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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Mayor Brown, South District Council Member Scanlon Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With Flag Raising

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Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron W. Brown and South District Council Member Christopher Scanlon, joined by members of the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, kicked off a week of St. Patrick’s Day festivities by hosting an Irish flag-raising ceremony at Buffalo City Hall this morning.


Mayor Brown stated, “The City of Buffalo is steeped in Irish history and tradition and my Administration is always pleased to shine a light on the many positive contributions of Irish Americans to our culture in Buffalo. I thank Council Member Scanlon and the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee for continuing to carry on the important traditions that we have here in Buffalo.”


“This week is a very important one to the people of Irish decent here in Buffalo and WNY,” said South District Council Member Christopher Scanlon. “It is a time to come together with family and friends and celebrate our culture, to celebrate our history, and to celebrate our contribution to making Buffalo all that it was, and is.”


The flag-raising ceremony kicked off a week of Irish cultural activities which culminate on Sunday, March 17, 2019 with the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade along Delaware Avenue in Buffalo. The parade begins at 2 pm. Mayor Brown also directed the top of Buffalo City Hall be lit Green in recognition of St. Patrick’s Day weekend and asked the BuffaloLIT (Landmark Illumination Team), to light their iconic structures and buildings in the same color at night.


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