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Par-Troy East All-Stars Get Hereos Welcome

Little Leaguers return home to cheers, hugs and the rock star treatment.

After being on the road for nearly a month, the All-Stars, fresh from their successful appearance at the , are back in Parsippany. The team arrived at the PTLLE complex on Eileen Court Friday afternoon and were met by enthusiastic, red-shirted residents, Mayor James Barberio, Town Council member Michael dePierro and representatives from media outlets.

Following a performance by girls who offered a special cheer for the Parsippany 11 and photographs, the boys enjoyed a league-only pizza party and the hope of sleeping in their own beds for the first time in weeks.

A formal from 2-4:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park.

The event kicks off with a motorcade in the team's honor.

The mayor's office said the motorcade will follow the Memorial Day Parade route: It will start at Katherine Drive and proceed south on N. Beverwyck Road to Crescent Drive to Condit Avenue to N. Beverwyck Road to Vail Road and will arrive at Veterans Memorial Park at Route 46 East and Vail Road.  

At the park, an official ceremony will take place with special introductions and presentations by Mayor James R. Barberio,  and .  

The party will follow the motorcade and end at 4:30 p.m., and the mayor's office said all are welcome.

patchitup1 August 25, 2012 at 10:06 PM
Love this story! Good reporting Patch! These kids are great for our community and show pride in Parsippany. Again congrats to the Team, Coaches and All the parents.
Scott Dean August 25, 2012 at 11:07 PM
Will there be a big screen set up to watch the finals, I wouild think our participants may want to watch them at 3 pm??

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