IHC postpones comedy night “out of respect” following shooting


WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) — Following the shooting that took the lives of two Watertown community members, Immaculate Heart Central School District has postponed its Comedy Night with Dan Viola.

According to IHC Principal Daniel Charlebois, the school has decided to postpone the event “out of respect” for the victims’ families.

In a press release on April 29, Charlebois stated:

The IHC community, along with the greater Watertown area, are mourning the devastating loss of two prominent members. IHC feels this loss first-hand as Mr. Terence O’Brien was a beloved alumnus of IHC, graduating in 1986. Out of respect for the O’Brien and Quigg families, we decided to postpone our Comedy Night with Dan Viola.

Instead, Charlebois encouraged community members to attend the City of Watertown Communtiy Vigil in honor of Maxine Quigg and Terry O’Brien scheduled for May 1 at 7 p.m. on Watertown’s Public Square.

The IHC Comedy Night with Dan Viola was initially scheduled for May 1and a new date has yet to be determined.

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