Newark Elks Lodge No. 1249 recently celebrated Flag Day with its annual parade and ceremony in Newark’s Central Park.
Participants included Veterans of Foreign Wars Color Guard, EMTs, Boy Scout Pack 122, Girl Scouts, Newark Reds, Wayne County Fair Royalty, local firemen, Newark High School Band, Park Presbyterian Church Choir and antique car owners.
The garrison flag carried by Elks members was raised above the spectators by Empire Tree Surgeon.