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Issue 8 — Thursday, September 16, 2021
 
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9-11 Service At Veterans Park
By Kay Lemon


MATAMORAS — This year will mark the 20th Anniversary of 9-11, and there will be a Candlelight Memorial Service at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Veterans Memorial Park and Education Center at Airport Park in Matamoras.
The ceremony will begin with the placing of a Memorial Wreath, a color guard with Legion members, and local Scouts. As you enter you will pass under the Matamoras Fire Department’s huge American Flag.
There will be a very special service with music from a choral group and a group playing patriotic music. Two local pastors will be praying to bring us together as a community. There will be a guest speaker.
The service will end with the lighting of candles, the singing of “Let There Be Peace on Earth”, a closing prayer, the singing of “God Bless America,” followed by “Taps.”
Please bring a chair and come together as a community from all around Pike County, New Jersey and New York. You will leave feeling closer together as we face a world that is facing so much trouble and turmoil.

Library Book Sale

MILFORD — Both branches of the Pike County Public Library will hold a two- day book sale on September 10-11. In Milford, the sale is located in the Community Room, lower level.
Book sale hours are: Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 3 p.m. Books of every category are bargain priced at $5.00 a bag. Bring your own bag! For further information, please call us at 570-296-8211
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