NEWS

Everyone loves an Old Home Week parade

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot
Crowds cheered wildly as the 2009 Pennsylvania State Champion G-AHS Girls Softball team float passed through the streets of Greencastle during Thursday night's OHW parade. The team members were the grand marshalls of the parade.

There were 112 entries in the 37th Triennial Old Home Week parade and a total of 150 units.

Prizes were awarded in the following categories:

Uniformed Organization — 1. Hub City Lindy Hop; 2. Shriner’s; 3. Orrstown Bank; 4. Color Guard; 5. Horses are Us.

Junior Organization — 1. Rocky Ridge; 2. All Seasons; 3. Pacocha (alpacas).

Floats — 1. Greencastle Presbyterian Church; 2. Needle Creations; 3. Red Hat Ladies; 4. Venture Crew; 5. First United Methodist Church.

Theme Dressed Individuals — 1. Pete Seville; 2. Miss Piggy.

Theme Dressed Couples — 1. Lindsay Family; 2. Lost in the Fifties.

Majoriette — Spinning Illusion.

Fire and Rescue Units

Engine — 1. Marion E8-2; 2. MMPW RE9-1; 3. Franklin E4-5; 4. Chambersburg E-11.

Engine/Tanker — MMPW 9.

Squad — Franklin; 2. Washington 202.

Special Unit — 1. Air 10; 2. South Mountain; 3. Mont Alto.

Ambulance/Medic — 1. MMPW 9; 2. A88 Marion; 3. Mont Alto; 4. South Mountain.

Antique — Chambersburg.

Best Overall — Franklin Co. 4.