2017-06-07 / Features

The Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade


7 New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) team for Community Board 6. 7 New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) team for Community Board 6. This year’s Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade was held on Sunday, May 28. It began at Metropolitan and Ascan Avenues and proceeded to the Remsen Family Cemetery. The parade’s Grand Marshals were Major Michael Dunne and Michael Pearlman. Maj. Dunne was a first responder at 9/11, served in Afghanistan, and is a member of the Forest Hills/Rego Park Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Michael Perlman wrote the book, “Legendary Locals of Forest Hills and Rego Park;” founded the Rego-Forest Preservation Council; received the Historic Districts Council 2014 Grassroots Preservation Award for his work reviving Forest Hills Stadium as an entertainment venue; and had a mural painted under the Ascan Avenue railroad overpass honoring historical leaders of Forest Hills. Both Grand Marshals are from Forest Hills.



The Men’s Club of Forest Hills. The Men’s Club of Forest Hills.

Rob Schnell, Maj. Michael Dunne, Community Board 6 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) team member. Rob Schnell, Maj. Michael Dunne, Community Board 6 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) team member.

Community Board 6 Chairman Joe Hennessy, Michael Pearlman and Major Michael Dunne Community Board 6 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) team member. Community Board 6 Chairman Joe Hennessy, Michael Pearlman and Major Michael Dunne Community Board 6 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) team member.

Rob Schnell and Community Board 6 Chairman Joe Hennessy. Rob Schnell and Community Board 6 Chairman Joe Hennessy.

Pic 3 (L. to r.); Borough President Katz and Rob Schnell. Pic 3 (L. to r.); Borough President Katz and Rob Schnell.

NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo , Jr. and Rob Schnell. NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo , Jr. and Rob Schnell.

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