Bob Hyland named Grand Marshal of WP ST Patrick's day Parade

Posted Tuesday, February 13, 2007 by Jason Edwards

Set To March

The White Plains St Patrick's day Parade committee is happy to announce that the 10th annual White Plains St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 10th at 12 noon on Mamaroneck Avenue & Main Street White Plains NY. A solemn mass will be held before the parade at Our Lady of Sorrows Church at 9:00 AM in White Plains.
Parade Grand Marshal will be Bob Hyland. Bob, a life long White Plains resident, has been a active member of the community and has been honored with induction to the Westchester County Hall of Fame, Stepinac Hall of Fame, the CHSAA Hall of Fame as well as the Boston College Hall of Fame. Bob graduated from Stepinac High School in 1963, he accepted a full scholarship to Boston college to continue his education and football career. Bob was named All American his senior year and drafted #1 by the Green Bay Packers. Bob's professional career spanned eleven seasons in the NFL [Packers , Bears, Giants, Patriots & Raiders] which included being the center on the champion Packers in Super Bowl II.
Bob has been married to his loving wife Liz [O'Brien] since 1975 and has four wonderful children [Michael, Dennis, Kevin & Christine].
Bob also has enjoyed a long career in the restaurant business in White Plains. He has owned the Single Wing & the Sports Page Pub for over 30 years. Bob also is a Special Agent for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.
The Parade committee will have it's annual Installation of our Grand Marshal on Monday February 26th 2007 at Vintage Restaurant in White Plains at 6:30 PM.
The Aides to this year's Grand Marshal are: Ann Bernstein, William Cuddy Jr., Austin Cunney, Mary Damico, Hon. Jo Falcone, and Chief Richard Lyman - WPFD.
Parade is co sponsored by City of White Plains Parks & Recreation, Heineken USA, Post Road Enertainment, White Plains BID & AOH division 17