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Greenburgh sings on Christmas in honor of Newtown

Paul Hines of Greenburgh signs a poem that

Paul Hines of Greenburgh signs a poem that will be sent to Newtown as Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in front of the Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. The event was hosted by Fathers And Children Together, which encouraged people to sing in front of the school and remember those who died in the Newtown school massacre. (Dec. 25, 2012) Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Residents sing Christmas carols and pay tribute to those who were killed in Newtown, Conn., while gathering at Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh. Fathers and Children Together, a community outreach program, hosted the event. It released 26 balloons, one for each victim of the Connecticut school shooting, and will send a poem card signed by all participants to Newtown this week. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Paul Hines of Greenburgh signs a poem that
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Paul Hines of Greenburgh signs a poem that will be sent to Newtown as Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in front of the Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. The event was hosted by Fathers And Children Together, which encouraged people to sing in front of the school and remember those who died in the Newtown school massacre. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Felicia Solis of Greenburgh sheds a tear as
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Felicia Solis of Greenburgh sheds a tear as a poem is read remembering those who were killed in Newtown, Conn., as Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in front of the Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Samuel Washington III of Greenburgh performs Christmas music
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Samuel Washington III of Greenburgh performs Christmas music with Greenburgh residents as they gather to sing carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Toni Campbell, center, hugs Shaunice Alexander before they
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Toni Campbell, center, hugs Shaunice Alexander before they sing with Greenburgh residents in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh and sign a poem that will be sent to Newtown, Conn., in honor of those killed in the Dec. 14 massacre. (Dec. 25, 2012)

David Candiver, a physical education teacher, sings as
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

David Candiver, a physical education teacher, sings as Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. (Dec. 25, 2012)

James Robinson, center, hugs Greenburgh residents who gather
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

James Robinson, center, hugs Greenburgh residents who gather to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Greenburgh residents gather to pray and sing Christmas
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Greenburgh residents gather to pray and sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Samual Washington III, 18, of Greenburgh, plays Christmas
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Samual Washington III, 18, of Greenburgh, plays Christmas music as Greenburgh residents gather to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh on Christmas morning. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Reece Williams, 18, of Greenburgh, sings with fellow
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Reece Williams, 18, of Greenburgh, sings with fellow residents as they gather to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh to honor those who died in the Newtown, Conn., shooting. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Toni Campbell, center, hugs fellow singer Dominique Forbes,
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Toni Campbell, center, hugs fellow singer Dominique Forbes, both of White Plains, after gathering to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh to honor those who died in the Newtown, Conn., shooting. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Children and adults wait in line, each holding
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Children and adults wait in line, each holding one of 26 balloons to be released in honor of the 26 people killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Greenburgh residents also gathered to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Members of the singing group ESNTI and friends
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Members of the singing group ESNTI and friends sing a Christmas carol as Greenburgh residents gather to sing in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Jadyn Washington, 7, center, hits his brother Desmond,
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Jadyn Washington, 7, center, hits his brother Desmond, 9, with a balloon before they're released into the air to remember those who died in the Newtown, Conn., shootings as they gather to also sing carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh. (Dec. 25, 2012)

Twenty-six balloons are released in tribute to those
Photo Credit: Rory Glaeseman

Twenty-six balloons are released in tribute to those who were shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Greenburgh residents also gathered to sing Christmas carols in front of Richard J. Bailey School in Greenburgh. (Dec. 25, 2012)

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