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The 2018 Pittston Tomato Festival Parade will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, in downtown Pittston.

Due to the 5K Run, the streets will be blocked at 9:30 a.m. All participants in the parade must be lined up by 9:30 a.m. There will be no exceptions. The parade route goes from Main Street in South Pittston through the downtown, then around to Kennedy Boulevard ending on East Street. The tentative lineup is as follows:

Lead Division: East Main Street, corner of South Main Street at Triangle

Pittston City police cruiser/ motorcycle

Knights of Columbus Color Guard

Knights of Columbus marching members and vehicle

Knights of Columbus Jacquelines Auxiliary

Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

Grand Marshals Chester Montante and Louise Smith

Stew the Tomato (Brianna Cheskiewicz)

Pittston City Mayor Michael Lombardo and city council

Division 1: South Main Street adjacent to the Mini Mart

State Rep. Mike Carroll

District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis

Magisterial District Judge Alexandra Kokura Kravitz

Italian-American Association of Luzerne County

Cino Paci Band sponsored by Juddson Spenser Construction

San Cataldo Society

Greater Pittston Progress/The Citizens’ Voice/Times-Shamrock

Division 1-A: South Main Street adjacent to Mini Mart

Pittson City Fire Department and marching firefighters

Bureau of Forestry – Smokey The Bear

Miss Greater Reading Outstanding Teen 2019 Brittany Cheskiewicz

Little Miss Tomato 2018 Mia Leann Bartus

Little Miss Tomato 2018 Violet Pantuc

Emerald Isle Step Dancers

1st Lt. Jeff DePrimo Foundation

Division 2: Winter Street on Main Street into Jenkins Twp.

Pittston Area school board

Pittston Area marching band

Pittston Area cheerleaders

Pittston Area softball

Pittston Area baseball

Pittston Kiwanis Club

Pittston Area Key Club

Pittston Memorial Library Board/Friends of the Library

Jenkins Twp. board of supervisors

Hughestown borough officials

Duryea Mayor Keith Moss

Other area officials

The Pet Zone

Landmark Community Bank

Groove Train

Division 3: Winter Street on first and second block

Greater Pittston 9/10 softball and junior softball

Greater Pittston 9/10, 11/12 and junior baseball

Wyoming Area marching band

Wyoming Area cheerleaders

UNICO of WIlkes-Barre

Master Athletic Elite

Care and Concern Ministries

Duryea Wildcats

Division 4: Nafus Street to Vine Street

Jack Williams Tire

Tom “Nitro” Simko/Arm Wrestling Association

Bonner Chevrolet

Cartridge World

Rock Street Music

Tyler Spurlin 2007 Corvette

Broadway on the Boulevard

Fortis Institute

St. John’s, Class of 1969, marking their 50th reunion

City Trenz Boutique

John Fisher, attorney

George Morgan Corvette

Division 5: Swallow Street adjacent to Sapphire Salon

Liberty Tax Service Float/ Lady Liberty

Salvation Army

2018 Greater Pittston Person of the Year Tony Marranca

United Methodist Homes Wesley Village

Northeast Military Club Army jeeps

Division 5-A: Corner of South Main Street onto Plank Street

Greater Pittston Ambulance and Rescue Association

All other communities fire trucks and ambulances and rescue squads