Today is the day some streets in Newark will be shut down for the 78th year of the Newark St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Patrick Dunican, chairman and managing director of Gibbons, will serve as grand marshal. The deputy grand marshal will be DSFC Eileen P. Gilleece of the New Jersey State Police.
I will be tweeting some photos from the day's festivities, beginning around 10:30 a.m. Follow the action @SharonAnnWaters or www.twitter.com/sharonannwaters
The official parade twitter feed is @newarkparade or www.twitter.com/newarkparade
More info about the parade is here.