Scenes from Union Beach Day

Many residents came out to the beachfront event to enjoy live music, food and vendors.Many residents came out to the beachfront event to enjoy live music, food and vendors.

Many residents came out to the beachfront event to enjoy live music, food and vendors.

 

While the American Legion Post 321 presented the American flag, the Memorial School Band performed the national anthem.

While the American Legion Post 321 presented the American flag, the Memorial School Band performed the national anthem.

 

Madison, N.J. Mayor Bob Conley came down to speak at Union Beach Day. He said that Hurricane Sandy may have destroyed homes and businesses, but Union Beach kept its heart.

Madison, N.J. Mayor Bob Conley came down to speak at Union Beach Day. He said that Hurricane Sandy may have destroyed homes and businesses, but Union Beach kept its heart.

Firefighters brought a house fire simulation was on hand to help children learn fire safety.

Firefighters brought a house fire simulation was on hand to help children learn fire safety.

 

Borough fire trucks were on display for attendees to see and photograph.

Borough fire trucks were on display.

A Pink Heals truck was on hand selling merchandise and raising money for local charities.

A Pink Heals truck was on hand selling merchandise and raising money for local charities.

 

The Madison Avenue band performed for the gathered crowds.

The Madison Avenue band performed for the gathered crowds.

A Mister Softee truck was a welcome way to beat the heat.

A Mister Softee truck was a welcome way to beat the heat.

 

Patrick Terry who has lived in the borough for more than 30 years was selling his paintings.

Patrick Terry, who has lived in the borough for more than 30 years, was selling his paintings.

Desiree Durkin and Pete Kelly sold shirts to raise money for next year's Union Beach Day.

Desiree Durkin and Pete Kelly sold shirts to raise money for next year’s Union Beach Day.

All photos by Katie Sobko for the Anchor.