CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. -- Cliffside Park School No. 5 is planning a big celebration for the 90th anniversary of laying the building’s cornerstone.
Principal Dana Licameli Martinotti is spearheading the effort to recognize the building’s anniversary "as an occasion for civic pride," she said.
Martinotti is new as the school’s principal, but a longtime figure in the district. and she is also a Borough Councilwoman.
"A resident sent me a photograph of the actual laying of the cornerstone in 1926 that I really think is so special," said Martinotti, a borough councilwoman.
"The theme will be centered around Palisades Amusement Park, and we are also looking for items that feature the park for our celebrations," she said.
Martinotti said the plans for the celebrations are preliminary, but the date has been set for Saturday, June 4.
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