|Date:||September 18, 2016|
|Topic:||55th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade|
55th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade
The streets of Newark were lined with thousands of people that gathered to watch and participate in the 55th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade of Newark, N.J. held Sunday, September 18, 2016. This year the parade was dedicated to Alzheimer's awareness and to the City of San Juan. The parade was attended by various dignitaries including U.S. Congressmen Luis Gutierrez (D-IL 4th District) and Albio Sires (D-NJ 8th District), U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and New Jersey Senators Stephen Sweeney (D) and Teresa Ruiz (D).