Southend bike parade celebrates Independence Day

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OCEAN CITY — Kids, and grownups, decorated their bikes, wagons and more for the annual Independence Day parade in Ocean City's south end Wednesday, July 4.

The winners of the 2012 South Ocean City Improvement Associations Fourth of July bike parade by age group are as follows.

3 and under: first place, Anthony, Colby and Caden Costa of Villanova, Pa.; second place, Brynlee Zahler of Ocean City; third place, Fedyna of Madison.

4-7: first place, Riley Laudadio of Berwyn, Pa.; second place, Monica DelGuidice of Haddon Heights; third place, Christina Flanagan of Springfield, Pa.

8 and older: first place, Goldie Gravlich of Henryville, Pa.; second place, Brenden Kelley of Harleysville, Pa.; third place, Carter and Brandon Hubbard of Egg Harbor Township.

Family: first place, the Riebe family of Ringoes; second place, the downing family of Washington Crossing, Pa.; third place, the Battle family of Wynnewood, Pa.

Groups: first place, 37th Street Bach is Heaven on Earth of Ocean City; second place, Fun in the Sun of Ocean City; third place, 42nd Street Freedom Riders of Bryn Mawr, Pa. 

 Ainsley and Jillin Washco and Alexis Nussbaum of West Chester, Pa., enjoy some shade while they wait for Ocean City's southend bike parade to reach 53rd Street July 4. Ainsley and Jillin Washco and Alexis Nussbaum of West Chester, Pa., enjoy some shade while they wait for Ocean City's southend bike parade to reach 53rd Street July 4.

Ocean City's southend bike parade July 4. Ocean City's southend bike parade July 4.

 Katheryn Marshall and Courtney Allen carried the banner for the South Ocean City Improvement Association. They are also on the field hockey team. Katheryn Marshall and Courtney Allen carried the banner for the South Ocean City Improvement Association. They are also on the field hockey team.

 Lilly and her daddy, Dan Barlow, take a ride in the parade. Lilly and her daddy, Dan Barlow, take a ride in the parade.

Ocean City's southend bike parade July 4. Ocean City's southend bike parade July 4.

Caroline Bowman, a Miss Night In Venice contestant, was among the numerous participants in a parade presented by the South Ocean City Improvement Association July 4. Caroline Bowman, a Miss Night In Venice contestant, was among the numerous participants in a parade presented by the South Ocean City Improvement Association July 4.

Kids, and grownups, decorated their bikes for the annual Independence Day parade in Ocean City's southend. Kids, and grownups, decorated their bikes for the annual Independence Day parade in Ocean City's south end.

Ryley and Lacey Laudadio of Berwyn, Pa. take a nautical theme. Ryley and Lacey Laudadio of Berwyn, Pa. take a nautical theme.

 Gabriella Luck of Ocean City shows off patriotic shades. Gabriella Luck of Ocean City shows off patriotic shades.

 Artessa Caetenza works up a sweat during the parade. Possible rain and thunderstorms in the forecast held off for the event. Artessa Caetenza works up a sweat during the parade. Possible rain and thunderstorms in the forecast held off for the event.

Don Sanderson of Woodbury was a devil among angels. Don Sanderson of Woodbury was a devil among angels.

Ocean City's southend bike parade July 4. Ocean City's southend bike parade July 4.


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