Irvington Hometown Parade slated July 4

Retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Lou Crenshaw

The 20th annual Irvington July 4 Hometown Parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 4.

Floats and other participants can mobilize at the end of King Carter Drive beginning at 9 a.m., kids can decorate their bicycles starting at 9:30 a.m. near the Tides Inn entrance.

The parade will be dedicated to former town administrator and parade coordinator Robert A. “Bob” Hardesty.

Retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Lou Crenshaw will be the military honoree, reported town clerk Sharon Phillips.

Vice Adm. Crenshaw retired from the U.S. Navy in 2007 after a distinguished career as a naval flight officer in the…