Radiant Peace Tree Lighting – By C. Barton

Schaghticoke-The 2nd annual Radiant Peace Memorial Tree lighting ceremony took place on November 29th at the Schaghticoke Town Hall. Despite the wind and chilling temperatures, crowds of people filled the lawn to participate in the evening’s ceremony and tree lighting, which began at 5pm.  The Radiant Peace Memorial offers people a unique opportunity to decorate a light a memorial tree as a way to  “remember those who can’t be with us this holiday season.” This year, 53 trees, including the large community tree, showcased in the Gazebo, were simultaneously lit following the conclusion of a heartfelt ceremony of music, and poetry which offered a peaceful remembrance of lost loved ones.

Read the entire article in the Dec. 4 issue of the Express.

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