Saturday, November 24, 2012
Perfect weather brought hundreds to Library Point to kick off the holiday season.
Hundreds gathered at Haddonfield's Library Point Nov. 23 to watch the lighting of the tree formerly known as the Holiday Tree. Only a few spectators heard about the event sponsor's request to change the name from a holiday tree lighting to a Christmas tree lighting. "The name change from holiday tree to Christmas tree was a general consensus of the association members," Ken Tomlinson, the committee chair of the lighting ceremony for the Haddonfield Celebrations Association, said. "The town solicitor researched it and learned that a private group holding a tree lighting is permitted to call the celebration a Christmas tree lighting." Mayor Tish Colombi said that the Christmas tree lighting was the same as always. The only difference was …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Don't forget the annual Christmas Tree lighting Friday at library point.
The annual Haddonfield Christmas Tree Lighting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday at Library Point, at Haddon Avenue and Tanner Street. Here are details from the borough: Bring: Canned foods for local needy families/food banks and Candles or flashlights Opening remarks: Ken Tomlinson HMHS Choir performance Holiday prayer and treelighting and countdown: Mayor Colombi Santa: arrives and all follow him to Kings Court Gazebo. Santa has a mailbox for children's letters and hands out candy canes. Please make sure all letters have a return address so Santa can respond to each letter. For more information about holiday entertainment and shopping in Haddonfield, visit shophaddonfieldnj.com Don't miss any Haddonfield or Haddon Township news. Sign up …
Saturday, November 26, 2011
The tree is dedicated to Diane Maslowski, a Haddonfield native who died in a terrorist bombing in 1988.
Images from an emotional tree lighting Friday.
Friday, November 25, 2011
The Maslowski family donates Christmas tree for a loved one who died in the Pan Am 103 bombing.
There will be a very special Haddonfield tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Friday, Nov. 25, at library point. Diane Maslowski, who died in the terrorist bombing of Pan Am 103 in 1988, will be remembered by family and friends as the holiday season is officially welcomed to Haddonfield. Her family donated a the 25-foot spruce tree this year now planted at Library Point, at Haddon Avenue and Tanner Street. The Maslowski family, longtime borough residents and owners of Jay West Bridal shop, also dedicated a plaque at the base of the tree and paid to light it with more than 2,000 bulbs in Diane's honor. Diane was a 1976 graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School. Sue Maslowski, Diane's sister, was waiting in New York City for her …