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Photos: Inaugural Wood-Ridge Town Day

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Project Graduation's dunk tank was one of the popular attractions at the inaugural Wood-Ridge Town Day. Here a young boy tries to dunk Board president Albie Nieves. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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The boy got a little help from a friend. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- Despite the gray skies and occasional sprinkle, Wood-Ridge hosted it inaugural Town Day on Sunday, sponsored by the Mayor and Borough Council.

The event ran from 2 to 7 p.m. and offered activities for people of all ages, including food and drink from local businesses, and rides. Community organizations had tables to spread the word of their mission. A fundraiser for Project Graduation which included a dunk tank and featured various "dunkees" including Board of Education president Albie Nieves, Madison Christiana, and head football coach Charlie Trentacosti.

In addition, logistical support was provided by the Wood-Ridge Police Department, Wood-Ridge Fire Department and EMS, and Department of Public Works.

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The Nerds were the headline entertainment, who played two shows on the stage at Valley Boulevard and Wood-Ridge Avenue.

 

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