PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. – Pleasantville residents hoping to sleep in Friday morning may have been awakened by the sound of drums as Revolutionary War re-enacters from Bedford Road School marched through the village.
Dressed as Continental soldiers, dozens of flag-bearing fourth-grades left the school at 8:45 a.m. to be led up Manville Road to Soldiers and Sailors Park by parent volunteers.
“It’s a lot of fun. The kids love it,” said parent volunteer Steve Lord. “I started doing this when my daughter was in fourth grade, and now she’s about to be in high school. But ...