THE 2012 @ Hamilton St. Patrick's Day Parade IS SET FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 10 . . .
12:30 OPENING CEREMONIES
1:00 PARADE BEGINS
The Saint Patrick's Day Parade Committee handed Mayor John Bencivengo the Irish tri-color sash on Friday, naming the Italian Republican as the grand marshal of the township's 2012 parade.
Bencivengo made the crucial sales pitch last year to persuade the parade committee to relocate the annual event from Trenton to Hamilton. Trenton hosted the first 25 parades, but the 26th was held exclusively in Hamilton and led by grand marshal Wayne DeAngelo, a sitting New Jersey lawmaker