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Let there be light!
March 22, 2018 at 7:47 a.m.
Port Chester Soccer Club officers Aaron Guerrero and David Hidalgo presented plaques to Mayor Richard “Fritz” Falanka (left) and the Board of Trustees, Trustee Luis Marino (middle) and the Port Chester Park Commission, accepted by Jerry Terranova (right) and Connie Thalheimer, thanking them for their roles in getting the lights. Also pictured are, back row, from left: Trustees Frank Ferrara and Gene Ceccarelli, Village Manager Chris Steers and Recreation Supervisor Heather Krakowski. Jananne Abel|Westmore News
Girls play the first game of soccer on the newly-lit field at Columbus Park on Thursday, Mar. 15. Port Chester Trustee Luis Marino pushed for the lights, which allow for much more use of the field. The project came in at just under $400,000. Jananne Abel|Westmore News
Trustee Luis Marino and Mayor Richard “Fritz” Falanka cut the ribbon held by two female soccer players to mark the first official use of the lights at the Columbus Park soccer field on Thursday, Mar. 15. They are accompanied by, from left, Port Chester Soccer Club Treasurer David Hidalgo, Port Chester Soccer Club Acting President Aaron Guerrero, Trustee Gene Ceccarelli and Trustee Frank Ferrara. Once the ribbon was cut, everyone yelled: “Let there be light!” Recreation Supervisor Heather Krakowski flipped the switch and two teams of girls played the first game under the lights. Courtesy of Janusz Richards
Residents of the Louis Court senior housing development off Grant Street and friends gather for their first Christmas tree lighting on Saturday, Nov. 30. Cindy Moore and Liz Rotfeld (second and third from left) lead the group in singing Christmas carols. From left are Louis Court resident Anna Amaturo, Moore, Rotfeld, resident Joan McGrath Greve, complex superintendent Nicholas Gonzalez, Sharon Yates of 245 King St., residents Tom Cunningham and Daphne Mangeroo. The tree was decorated by CDM Landscaping in Stamford.
Louis Court residents Tom Cunningham and Daphne Mangeroo sing carols with the gathered group.
Anna Amaturo uses a flashlight to light up the words to the carols.