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Chappaqua Vigil Calls For End To Gun Violence

The Rev. Martha Jacobs of First Congregational Church of Chappaqua led a candlelight vigil at the church in remembrance of those who died at Sandy Hook Elementary School and to end gun violence.
The Rev. Martha Jacobs of First Congregational Church of Chappaqua led a candlelight vigil at the church in remembrance of those who died at Sandy Hook Elementary School and to end gun violence. Photo Credit: First Congregational Church of Chappaqua

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Dozens of Westchester residents packed the First Congregational Church of Chappaqua for a candlelight vigil Sunday to mark the third anniversary of the massacre of children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., according to the Examiner News.

A gunman entered the school and killed 20 first-graders and six school staff members before killing himself on Dec. 14, 2012.

Sponsored by Chappaqua Cares and Inside Chappaqua Magazine, the event featured local speakers and prayers by religious leaders calling for an end to gun violence, ., according to the Examiner News.

Among those who spoke were the Rev. Martha Jacobs of First Congregational Church of Chappaqua, New Castle Police Chief Charles Ferry, New Castle Supervisor Robert Greenstein and many family members and friends of gun violence victims, said the Examiner News.

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