WTC Tragedy: September 11, 2001

Candle Light Vigil
Saturday, September 15th at Depken Field

Photos by Fritz Rethage

An estimated 2,000 folks attended the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Candle Light Vigil held 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 15th at Depken Field.

The program included a Boy & Girl Scout Honor Guard, Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation by Fred W. Diekman (First Reformed Church), with comments by Mayor William J. Torre and Assemblywoman and Former Mayor Rose Marie Heck.

It was announced that our HHPD and HHFD had responded to the scene.

Officials from the Borough Council and Board of Education were introduced.  Several individuals and organizations were recognized for their contributions in organizing this event.

The Scout Color Guard then lead the Candle Light Walk around the field concluding with Benediction in the center of the football field.

Approximately a ton of food and provisions were also collected by the DPW.

Candles were provided by Justin DiPisa (Rite-Aid).  Flags were donated by Ron Kistner.  Patriotic music & PA system were provided by "DJ Vito of Fantasy Sounds".


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Mayor William J. Torre

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Fred W. Diekman (First Reformed Church) and Assemblywoman Rose Marie Heck.

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Approximately a ton of food and provisions were also collected by the DPW.

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