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Patchogue businessman Michael Rau leads 18th annual St. Patrick's Day parade
Never in his wildest dreams did Michael Rau imagine that he would one day serve as the grand marshal for the Patchogue St. Patrick's Day Parade.
But dreams do come true.
“I feel honored and privileged,” said Rau, 46, of East Patchogue. “My family came from Washington, D.C and upstate New York to see me in the parade today. This is a great day for me to celebrate with my family and the...