Last night I covered the 84th Birthday Celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Church of St. Anastasia in Teaneck, NJ for Patch.com. Below are some of the images. Click here to see the rest and full captions.
|Anthony Johnson, on-air newsman for WABC-Channel 7 served as emcee for the event. This was his "7th or 8th year" at the podium.|
|Church was filled to capacity for the event.|
|The Teaneck Community Choir sang "Harvest for the World", written by Teaneck's own Isley Brothers and Chris Jasper.|
|County Executive Kathleen Donovan, Senator Loretta Weinberg, Assemblyman Gordon Johnson and Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle gather to congratulate 21 outstanding 12th grade students on their Dr. MLK, Jr. Youth Certificates of Merit Awards.|
|Candle Lighting Ceremony by four outstanding 12th graders who earned the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Youth Certificate of Merit.|