Independence Day festivities

Montrose held its annual parade downtown on Monday morning, after getting Independence Day kicked off with 5K and 10K races starting at Susquehanna County Courthouse. Fireworks held at Montrose Area High School capped off the Fourth of July celebrations.

Elk Lake girls and boys state champion cross country teams served as the Grand Marshals of the 2011 K-L-R Parade in Montrose. STAFF PHOTOS/STACI WILSON

Ayres-Stone VFW Honor Guard members carry the colors in Monday’s parade.

Fireworks, sponsored by the Montrose Area Chamber of Commerce, lit up the Fourth of July night sky at Montrose Area High School.