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Retired Hackettstown crossing guard Viola Heneck has intersection named in her honor (PHOTOS)

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – Members of the Hackettstown Town Council and Hackettstown Police Department dedicated a street corner to Viola Heneck, a town crossing guard for 33 years.

(Photo: Viola Heneck)

Town Council member Scott Sheldon unveiled the white and blue sign for “Viola Heneck Way” on Monday on the corner of Main Street and Center Street.

Heneck was a crossing guard from 1973-2006 and her post was at the intersection of Main St and Center St, Hackettstown Mayor Jerry DiMaio said.

“Prior to her working as a crossing guard, she worked for the Hackettstown School District for 11 years,” Dimaio said.

“Thank you, Thank you,” Heneck said.

Heneck, who is 99-year-old, was joined by her family at the dedication ceremony.

(Photo: (L) Hackettstown Mayor Jerry DiMaio and (R) Viola Heneck)
(Photo: (L) Viola Heneck and (R) Hackettstown Town Council member Scott Scheldon)

 

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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