BRIELLE — Twenty months of planning for the borough’s Centennial Celebration were capped off by a grand finale in Brielle Park on Saturday night.
A day of historical exhibits and observations ended with a Centennial Celebration Gala that drew rave reviews.
The party was held under a 160-by-100-foot tent, complete with an open bar, food stations, a band and a dance floor.
“I don’t think we could have done anything better,” said Mayor Thomas Nicol. “Everyone I spoke to — and people came to me unsolicited — said what a wonderful time it was.”
Councilman Frank Garruzzo, a life-long Brielle resident, said his favorite part of the night was seeing “a big cross section of Brielle all getting together and enjoying each other’s company.
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