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Rye City to Hold Newtown Vigil Sunday, 5pm

Rye Mayor Doug French announced a vigil for those lost in Newtown, Connecticut. The Mayor sent the following email Saturday evening:

"The City of Rye will hold a vigil for those lost in the Newtown, CT school tragedy on our Village Green this Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 5:30 pm.  We ask our local clergy and officials to participate.

Please pass the word to the community, other networks, and other clergy.  Bring candles as well.

Commissioner, if you could do a reverse 911 and a nixle, that would be great.  Laura, if the School could use its listserv and Eleanor, the City listserv as well.

Sally Rogol, if you could arrange for a microphone.  Let's plan on meeting at 5:00 pm to coordinate.  This tragedy hits too close to home, and the City should come together to pay our respects and grieve as community.  Mayor Douglas French

Douglas French
Mayor, City of Rye"

  1. TRUE STORY: A little boy the age of 5 years old is woken up by his Mommy to go to school. He started crying, the Mommy asked him what was wrong, the little boy said; I don’t wanna go to school today Mommy, please can I stay home, Mommy says;NO, now get ready for school, the Dad intervenes and says; what’s the big deal, let him stay home. So the boy wins and stays home….GUESS WHAT DAY THIS WAS AND WHERE THIS LITTLE ANGEL WENT TO SCHOOL!!!!

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