It may have been delayed one week due to questionable weather, but the West New York Little League kicked off for the season on Saturday.
                        Several hundred youngsters marched from Town Hall to the field at 54th Street and Broadway for opening ceremonies.
More than 300 West New Yorkers between the ages of six and 14 have signed up to play Little League this spring.  The season, for various age groups is fifteen games long, ending in June, when an All-Star team will be selected to continue playing throughout the summer, with the ultimate dream of reaching Williamsport, Pennsylvania for the Little League World Series.
The Little League is made up of volunteer coaches and umpires, organized by a Board led by President Ruben Rivera.
As Commissioner Adam Parkinson said during the opening ceremonies, the important thing is for the players to have fun.  It’s not about winning or losing games.
A special shout out to Commissioner Marielka Diaz, who threw a “perfect strike” when delivering the ceremonial first pitch.
Before Saturday’s games got underway, the players and their parents were treated to hot dogs and soft drinks.

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