With The Mummers

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24TH ANNUAL Mummer’s Mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel held in heart of Mummery Land at 3rd & Wolf saw presentation of Symbolic Gifts of Mummery placed at altar prior to Mass.

GUESS AGAIN! You can identify Jim Harrity, but try to find former Council Frank DiCicco in this group of Mummer Clowns.

GARNISHING a lot of beaded necklaces, wheelchair-bound Mona and her mom Mona Mason as they watched Mummers Parade with James Henderson.

TYPICAL Mummers’ families span generations in participation in annual welcome to New Year’s Day. Here 55-year veteran Joe Sbaraglia, our columnist, escorts 13-month-old grandson Conner in his first parade, and son Robert, who has not missed parade for 38 years, even though he now has to come up from Florida.

WE KNOW you couldn’t guess the Councilman inside this spectacular costume! So we’ll tell…

PRIME SPONSOR of this year’s Mummers Parade, SugarHouse Gen. Mgr. Wendy Hamilton was thanked by Mayor Michael Nutter for sponsoring TV coverage.

GOV. & MRS. Tom Corbett enjoyed great seats viewing parade beside City Hall.

OH, DEM Soggy Slippers. Mummer shows his comic side as he sends Hurricane Sandy message during New Year’s Day. Photo by Rory McGlasson

BEDROCK of Broad Street. Mummers dressed as Flintstones characters strut down S. Broad during New Year’s Parade celebration. Photo by Rory McGlasson

WILLIAM COSKEY – Honorary Captain of Finnegan Comic Brigade – struts in Mummers Parade. Hours earlier, Coskey was in hospital receiving chem­otherapy treatment. Despite illness, this S.W. Phila. resident marched with family, including son Anthony Coskey.  Photo by Rory McGlasson

THIS RESPLENDENT Pharaoh beams his royal reign over Philly.

REPUBLICAN leader Joseph J. DeFelice strutted his annual best as he performed with comics.

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