Milford community bands together to show Newtown support - New York News

Milford community bands together to show Newtown support

Posted: Updated:
MILFORD, Mich. (WJBK) -

People in Milford say they feel like Newtown is a community a lot like their own. It's small, tight knit - and violence is the last thing they're worried about. Sunday they held a candlelight vigil to show respect for those precious children, and brave women who's lives were stolen.

What happened inside Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday has shaken all of us to our very core. And while investigators search for answers, communities like Milford are left searching for peace.

So they're doing it the only way they can - by coming together.

Alan Coloske organized the vigil Sunday night. He was assisted by students from Milford High who posted it on Facebook. The vigil was held in the school's parking lot.

The event included an abundance of prayers and love for a community struggling through the aftermath of unspeakable violence.

Watch the video to see the full report, and hear from the people who attended the vigil.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Baby found in teen's shopping bag called homicide

    Baby found in teen's shopping bag called homicide

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:07:27 GMT
    The New York City medical examiner has ruled that the death of a baby found in a teenager's shopping bag was a homicide.
    The New York City medical examiner has ruled that the death of a baby found in a teenager's shopping bag was a homicide.
  • Chelsea Clinton: I might run for office

    Chelsea Clinton: I might run for office

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:36:50 GMT
    Chelsea Clinton says she might run for office someday - if she becomes dissatisfied with the job her elected representatives are doing.
    Chelsea Clinton says she might run for office someday - if she becomes dissatisfied with the job her elected representatives are doing.
  • NJ mom charged with trying to kill her 3 teens

    NJ mom charged with trying to kill her 3 children

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:25:35 GMT
    A southern New Jersey woman is in custody on charges she tried to kill her three children by driving her car into the Delaware River.
    A southern New Jersey woman is in custody on charges she tried to kill her three children by driving her car into the Delaware River.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices