Patchogue announces July 4 boat parade
The Patchogue Chamber of Commerce announced its first Fourth of July Boat Parade.
The parade builds on the tradition of the Christmas boat parade
It will begin at 1:06 p.m. on Independence Day.
The time is in honor of those from the 106th Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard out of Westhampton Beach who were killed in Iraq.
Organizers hope it will be the of many July 4 boat parades.