Newtown steps out in style for Hollywood Awards
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Diane LeBas, ready to capture the moment with her camera, and Judy Musto arrive for Newtown’s Hollywood Awards Night.
Sam Kelly, Elizabeth and John Hunt, Betsy King, Carole Kelly-Daversa and Laurel King.
From left: Jodi Finney, Thomas Phillips (writer and director The North Star) Tracey DeLellis, Dave DeLellis (executive producer The North Star), LisaBeth Weber, Mayor Dennis O’Brien and Kati Sowiak.
Ralph and Bobbi Posmonteir.
Mayor Dennis O’Brien and LisaBeth Weber.