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‘The Sparkle of Christmas’ parade kicks off Wednesday in Jeannette

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Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Santa Clause makes his way down Clay Ave. in the back of the Jeannette Fire Department ladder truck, during the Jeannette Christmas Parade, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

Festivities surrounding Jeannette’s annual Christmas parade will kick off Wednesday.

“The Sparkle of Christmas” is a joint effort between the business association, recreation commission and American Legion. Food trucks and other vendors will be available on Fifth Street starting at 5 p.m. The parade, with at least 76 entries, will march on Clay Avenue beginning at 7 p.m. led by grand marshals Paul and Dora Gaudi.

Afterwards, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the American Legion and treats will be available for children younger than 12 who are accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Renatta at 724-837-5374, [email protected] or via Twitter @byrenatta.

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