Radiant Tree Lighting – by Christine Barton

Schaghticoke-“May the radiance of these tress bring you peace this holiday season.” November 30th marked the first annual Radiant Peace tree lighting memorial held at the Schaghticoke Town Hall. 36 trees were simultaneously lit following a 5pm ceremony in remembrance of lost loved ones. The ceremony offered songs and poetry performed by local talent, refreshments, music, and a blessing, followed by a reading of the memorial tree dedications. The ceremony ended with the lighting of the trees. Hundreds of people from Schaghticoke, and surrounding communities including Mechanicville, Stillwater and Albany gathered together on the Town Hall lawn to support this first ever event.

Read the full article in the Dec. 5 issue of The Express