The New York Daily News reports:
The men and women who saved lives and kept the city going through the darkest days of the pandemic will be honored with a parade down New York City’s “Canyon of Heroes” on July 7, Mayor de Blasio announced Monday.
Healthcare workers, first responders and all kinds of essential workers will get the hero treatment, he said. “We are going to hold a parade to honor them, to thank them, to celebrate them,” de Blasio said at a press conference.
It will be the first major parade since the citywide shut down in March 2020 and comes as most restrictions on daily life have been eased amid a historic vaccination effort.
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It’s the “Hometown Heroes Parade” 🍎
Mayor de Blasio says NYC will hold a parade on the “Canyon of Heroes” for all kinds of essential workers who saved lives and kept the city going through the darkest days of the pandemic
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— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) June 14, 2021