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This is Rutherford's Weekend Happenings {May 24th- May 27th, 2019}

By Tracy Leigh

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a list of events happening in town including the annual Memorial Day Parade.

Friday May 24th, @ 5:00 pm: Opening Ceremony of the Second Annual Memorial Day Weekend Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament

Teams Traveling from all over the state will compete in the Second Annual Memorial Day Weekend Tournament. Presented by Diamond 8 Baseball

National Anthem will be presented by RHS Choir followed by first pitch by a United States Air Force Veteran.

13 Year Old Division

5:00 pm: Rockaway Vs Rutherford D2

5:00 pm: Carlstadt E. Ruth Vs West New York D3

7:15 pm: Rutherford Vs Bergen Hawks D2

E. Windsor (BYE)

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Saturday May 25th 13 Year Olds 9:00 am Rutherford Vs E. Windsor at D2 9:00 am C/ER Vs Rockaway at D3 11:30 am E. Windsor Vs C/ER at D2 11:30 am Rockaway Vs West New York at D3 2:00 pm West New York Vs. Bergen Hawks at D2 Bergen Hawks (Bye) 14-15 Year Olds 9:00 am Rutherford Vs Bergen Hawks Tamblynn Field 11:30 am Bergen Hawks Vs West New York Tamblynn Field 2:00pm West New York Vs Rutherford Tamblynn Field

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Sunday May 26th (Playoffs)

American Division at D2 1 (BYE) 9:00 Am 2 vs 3 11:30 Am 1 vs Winner

Veteran Division at D3 1(BYE) 9:00 am 2 vs 3 11:30 am 1 vs Winner

14 -15 Year Olds 2 vs 3 2:00 pm at D2

Monday May 27th (Championship) 13 Year Olds 10:00 am American Vs Veteran at D2 Award Ceremony 12:20 pm

14 -15 Year Olds 1 vs Winner 10:00 am Awards Ceremony 12:20 pm

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Monday, May 27th at 8:00 am: Memorial Service at Union Ave. Bridge

Ceremony for Veterans who lost their lives at sea.

8:30 am: Sunset Park Memorial Service for WWI Veterans

9:00 am: Memorial Day Parade Posthumous Grand Marshals Six Laval Brothers from Rutherford who served in WWII

10:30 am: Memorial Service Town Hall

Reviewing Stand Memorial Service for all Veterans who lost their lives in service of their country. Commend the Laval Family’s Service during WWII

11:30 am: Laval Family Tribute Ceremony

153 Wheaton Place Start of Program Presentation of Resolutions Presentation of Street Signage Presentation of Monument.

1:30 pm: End of Program

All are Welcome. For additional information contact Rod Leith, Borough Historian email:

To find more events going on in town, check out Rutherford 365.

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