26 NOVEMBER 8, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
Middle Village salutes those who
served at Vets Day march
The Queens Veterans Day Parade
along Metropolitan Avenue
in Middle Village on Nov. 4
honored the service of all men and
women who defended the country in
the Armed Forces. The march, which
involved numerous local veterans and
community groups, was led by Grand
Marshal and World War II veteran
Gerard Opitz of Glendale.
Photos by Walter Karling/
Grand Marshal 95 year old World
War II veteran Gerard Opitz
greets the bystanders.
Pavement parade patriot participant
Pepe Perez and his spouse
James Antongiovanni proudly
poses with his 1935 Ford. Members of the Capistran family greet the marchers.
Members of Cub Scouts Pack 106 in Middle Village. (photo courtesy of