Senator Jack M. Martins took part in the St. Patrick's Day Parade by marching with his friends from his hometown of Mineola. The parade began at the Nassau County courthouse on Old Country Road; it proceeded north on County Seat Drive, turning left on Old Country Road and then north on Mineola Boulevard to Jericho Turnpike; the parade then headed east on Jericho Turnpike to Willis Avenue, where it ended.
Numerous organizations as well as schools took part in the parade, which brought out the spirit of St. Patrick's Day. The Grand Marshal was Betty McLoughlin, the past president of the Irish American Society.
Pictured with Senator Martins are John DaVanzo and Assemblyman Ed Ra.