Julie Harris, chairman of the Lehighton Area Halloween Parade, said the annual event will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday.

The parade will be telecast live on Blue Ridge Communications TV 13.

Harris said the rain date is 2 p.m. Sunday.

The grand marshall is Jim Wentz, a retired teacher in the Lehighton Area School District and a long-time football coach.

The parade will form in the vicinity of Eighth Street and Beaver Run Road, proceed to Third Street, travel south on Third Street to Mahoning Street, then west on Mahoning to Eighth Street. The marchers will proceed to the Community Grove where the parade will disband.

The parade lineup is as follows:

Division 1

(Note: Lineup is on Coal Street from Eighth to Beaver Run Road)

Marshalls: Committee members Charles Harris, Hilbert "Hilly" Haas, and Judy Harris, secretary/treasurer.

1) CARBON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT. – Deputy Paul Kattner.

2) PARADE BEGGERS – Boy Scout Troop #187 – Scoutmaster, Michael Hines.

3) LEHIGHTON POLICE DEPT. – Sgt. Joseph Lawrence &Mayor Donald Rehrig.

4) UNITED VETERANS ORGANIZATION, Glen Troutman

5) LEHIGHTON AREA HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING "INDIAN PRIDE" BAND – Director, Bryan Buffington

6) 2009 Grand Marshalls - James Wentz and wife Shirley.

7) DAISY TROOP #38 – "BUZZING AROUND WITH DAISY GIRL SCOURTS" – Leader, Angela Peterman

8) ZION UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST MISSION OUTREACH & FRIENDS – "THE ETERNAL CATCH" – Paster Allen Heckman – Barry Shupp.

9) BROWNIE TROOP #3862 – "GIRL SCOUTING INTO THE FUTURE" – Leader Barbara Ahner & Janet Rimbey.

10) CURIOUS KIDS PLAY & LEARN PLACE – "CURIOUS KIDS EXPRESS" - Charlene Sterling, in charge.

11) GIRL SCOUT JR. TROOP #3349 – "GIRL SCOUTS GONE WILD" – Leader,Stephanie Rehnert

12) CARBON COUNTY LIONS LIONESS FAIR ASSOC – "C.C. FAIR QUEEN 09-10KRISTY RODGERS" AND COURT – Madeline Ligenza, in charge.

13) BOWMANSTOWN/PARRYVILLE LIONS CLUB – "HAPPY HALLOWEEN LIONS AND FRIENDS" – Joseph Herzog in charge

14) LEHIGHTON AMBULANCE – President, Sandy Miller (1-2)

Division 2

Form Ninth Street Mahoning to Coal

MARSHALLS: Committe members Scott Rehrig and Grant Husicker.

1) FRANKLIN TWNSHP POLICE – Chief Thomas Beltz.

2) CITY OF BETHLEHEM BAGPIPE BAND – Director, James Ruhf

3) BROWNIE GIRL SCOUT TROOP #329 – "SCOUTING IS THE SPARK THAT LIGHTS UP OUR LIVES" – Leader, Renee Dunbar & Pam Berger

4) CARBON COUNTY CAREER & TECHNICAL INSTITUTE – COSMETOLOGY - "HAIRSTYLES OF THE DECOADES" – Person in charge – Lisa Walck

5) SALEM BIBLE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH – "OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD" Person in charge – Elizabeth Fritz

6) CADETTE GIRL SCOUT TROOP #3801 – "GIRL SCOUTS OF DIFFERENT COLORS" – Leader, Katherine Hosler

7) ALTERED NIGHTMARES HAUNTED ATTRACTION – "HALLOWEEN HAUNTED HOUSE" – Person in charge – Daniel & Marlo Ambrosio

8) PNC BANK – "GROW UP GREAT" – Person in charge, Rhonda Strohl

9) DAISY GIRL SCOUTS TROOP #3176 – "THE FLOWER GARDEN" - Leader, Paula Fisher

10) TUMBLE WITH DENISE – "FREAKYFLIPPIN" – Owner, Denise Maradeo

11) YUENGLING BEER WAGON & LEIBY'S HORSES and MILK WAGON &

LEIBY'S HORSES – Owner, Joan Leiby

12) DANCE WITH KIM SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS – "JR. & SR. DANCERS

OF THE YEAR & MOST IMPROVED SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS FOR 2009" –

Owner, Kim Semmel

13) PINE HILL LAWNS & SOILS – Person in charge, Steve Tyson

Division 3

Form Ninth STREET, COAL TO JAMESTOWN ROAD

MARSHALL: Chairperson Julie Harris

1) CARBON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT. – Sgt. David Midas & Sheriff Dwight Nothstein

2) PERSERVERENCE JAZZ BAND – Leader, Henry Long

3) S&S MOTORSPORTS TODD STEHLE – "RACING SPIRITS" Driver, Chub Steigerwalt & Owner, Pearl Sheckler

4) GIRL SCOUTS OF EASTERN PA BROWNIE TROOP #3224 – "AROUND THE WORLD" Leader, Valarie Kates & Heather Strohecker

5) EARL KATES – "ANTIQUE CAR – 1949 PONTIAC" Owner, Earl Kates

6) LEHIGHTON ELDERLY APARTMENTS – "HAWAIIAN LUAU" – Person incharge, Amy Ziegenfuss

7) SENIOR GIRL SCOUT TROOP #3583 – "MISS GIRL SCOUT OF THE USA" Leader, Geri Haas

8) ST. MATTHEW'S PRESCHOOL – "ST. MATTHEW'S PRESCHOOL ALL AROUNDTHE TOWN" – Person in charge, Donna Austin-Ahner

9) GIRL SCOUT DAISY TROOP #3241 – "JOURNEY THROUGH THE DAISY

GARDEN" – Leader, Cheryl Snyder

10) LEHIGHTON AREA SOCCER CLUB – "SOCCER IS OUT OF THIS WORLD" Person in charge – Sherry Smith

11) COMMITTEE TO ELECT STEVE SERFASS JUDGE – "ELECT STEVE SERFASSJUDGE" – Person in charge, Steve Serfass

12) JUKEBOX CRUISERS CAR CLUB – Person in charge, Joe Boyle (25 cars)

13) LEHIGHTON AREA HIGH SCHOOL FIELD HOCKEY TEAM – Coach, ShawnHindy

14) WENTZ & NASH RACING – Person in charge, Matt Wentz and Jody Fenstermaker.

Division 4

Form Eighth Street from Mahoning to Coal.

Marshalls: Todd Kriner and Andrea Kriner.

1) FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP POLICE – Officer Frank Lorah

2) NORTHEAST VARIETY BAND – Leader, Harry Dunheimer

3) MY LITTLE WORLD 2 – "DISNEY" – Person in charge, Diana Graziano

4) AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT #314 – "SADDLE UP & RIDE WITH THE ALA COWGIRLS" – Person in charge, Deb DeCindio

5) MOUNTAIN KARATE ACADEMY – Owner, Sharyl Maglionico

6) PACK #145 – WEBLOS DEN #6 – "THRILLED TO BE A WEBELO!" Leader,

Joyce & Carolyn Dubble

7) BLOCKER'S ENTERPRISE – "4 SEASONS OF FUN" – Person in charge, Matt Long (float&10 motorcycles)

8) BOULEVARD RESTAURANT – "HARVEST" – Owner, Ronald Kemfort

9) LEHIGHTON AREA POOL PALS – "LEHIGHTON AREA POOL PALS-

HALLOWEEN DANCE"

10) SCHUYLKILL-CARBON MARINE CORPS LEAGUE – "TOYS FOR TOTS" –

Person in charge, Cheryl Laub, Toys for Tots Coordinator

11) WALBERT WALKERS – "GET ON THE WAGON FOR WALBERT" – Person inCarole Walbert

12) REED'S PAINTING & POWER WASHING – "REEDS PAINTING" – Owner,

Dennis Reed

13) MAHONING VALLEY AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION – Person in charge, Jeffrey Miller (2veh)

Division 5

Form Eighth Street from Coal to Jamestown.

Marshalls: Edward Beckett and Thomas Silvonek.

1) CARBON COUNTY SHERIFF – DEPUTY MIKE MELBER

2) BLUE EAGLES ALUMNI DRUM & BUGLE CORP – Leader, Phil Brickler

3) YENSER'S TREE FARM – "TREES FOR TROOPS" – Owner, Drew Yenser

4) NORTH SIDE CRUIZERS – "GO CRUISING, NOT BOOzing" – Person in

Charge, William Stahl (10 cars)

5) ALTHOUSE MOTORSPORTS – "2009 ASPHALT LATE MODEL" – Owner,

Frankie Althouse

6) 2009 LITTLE MISS LEHIGHTON PARK – "2009 TINY MISS LEHIGHTON

PARK AUTUMN BOLLINGER"

7) JIM THORPE NATIONAL BANK – "EVEN SANTA HAS TO BANK SOMEWHERE" Person in charge, Renee Biechy

8) LEHIGHTON ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB – "L.A.B.C. FLOWER CHILDREN" -

Person in charge, Missy Hunsicker

9) DJ TAZ CO. & DAN ADAMS CONTRACTING – "DJ TAZ CO. ROCK SUPERSTARS OF THE PAST & PRESENT" – Person in charge, C.D. Davis

10) KREITZ HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING – "KREITZ HEATING" – Person in charge, Kim Civitano

11) LEHIGHTON KIA – Person in charge, Mike Gonzalez

12) LEHIGHTON FIRE CO. – Person in charge, Paul Mriss (6 trucks)

13) MAHONING VALLEY FIRE CO. – Person in charge, Mark Ebbert (3 trucks)