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October 23, 2011

Street closings set for parade

CUMBERLAND — Several streets in South Cumberland will be closed during the 62nd annual Halloween Parade on Wednesday, which begins at 7 p.m.

Virginia Avenue, East First Street, Wempe Drive, South Street, Pennsylvania Avenue, Seymour Street, East Second Street, East Third Street and East Fourth Street are all included within the parade route and formation areas.  Race Street will remain open as an emergency route.

Industrial Boulevard westbound will be closed in the area of Virginia Avenue.  Messick Road can be used to reach Interstate 68 and Blackiston Avenue will detour around the parade formation areas.

No parking will be allowed after 5 p.m. on the streets affected by the parade.  Formation of the parade divisions begins at 6 p.m.

Buses carrying students and vehicles participating in the parade may move on the streets that form the lineup areas and parade route, all other vehicles are to detour around the lineup areas and parade route. All streets affected by the parade will be closed at 5:30 p.m.

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