Many years ago, when Allendale was still a rural village, a few neighbors pooled their fireworks on the Fourth of July. Year after year, other neighbors joined in. 
Over 100 years ago, the group organized, appointed a standing committee, and called themselves The Holiday Observers.
Through the years, other holidays - - Christmas, Easter, Labor Day, and Halloween - - were included in the Observers’ scope of activities. 
The purpose of our group is to “provide and encourage patriotic observance of holidays, and to instill respect amongst our young people for our traditions.” Members of the Holiday Observers must be residents of Allendale. 
The generous financial support offered by our townspeople is returned, in full, to the community, in the form of recreation, entertainment, and assistance in community projects.It is our sincere hope that these efforts continue to make Allendale a better community.

Please download a copy of "Our Centennial" a history of the Holiday Observers organization. . 

Enjoy a video of the History of Allendale and the Holiday Observers

2021 - 2022 Officers
President –  Augie Zenzius   
Vice President – Joe Daloisio
Recording Secretary –  Gabe Dee
Treasurer –  Mike Carey Sr
Corresponding Secretary – Glenn Gramsch
Assistant Treasurer -   Miguel Granda


Active Observers

M. Adler

R. Albrecht
S. Amarante

C. Amatuzzi 
*J. Amatuzzi '99
L. Annis
P. Appelgren
F. Ayers
*A. Bandstra '88
*K. Benoit  '15
M. Biondo
E. Bonan
B. Borst            
*P. Borzilleri '09 
*R. Burgess '06

T. Cagney

P. Cammisa
M. Carey Sr.
M. Carey Jr.

P. Cicchetti
K. Coates
P. Conklin

B. Conroy
*J. Cromie
K. Cronin
J. Daloisio
J. Dean
G. Dee
C. Desmond         
*T. Desmond
T. DiMiceli
E. Doll 
J. Dubanowitz

D. Duffy Jr.
M. Duker
A. Ellison
G. Ferretti     

*T. Fliegel '20

J. Florance      
W. Geronimo

*E. Getto '04

J. Gibbons
S. Gins
G. Gramsch
M. Granda
J. Grando
*J. Gravina '08
N. Gray
*C. Greimel '93
M. Guarnaccia
J. Hefferon

S. Higgins
R. Hylas
J. Jasko
E. Johnston
D. Keller
*A. Klomburg '83

J. Knutzen

P. Kohn
B. Konvit
A. Kursar

A. Kyung
P. Larsen
R. LeBlancq
R. Levine
J. Lockard

C. Loskant
J. Lucas
L. Ludwig
*D. Manning '02

*C. Martin '07
S. Mason
B. McCarthy
J.R. Meloro
* S. Miller'19
C. Mino
T. Morley

R. Morris

J. Mulanaphy

B. Murphy

E. Nef

S. Nimmo
*S. Novak '17
C. O'Connell

E. O'Connell
*J. Onesios '03
M. O'Sullivan
B. O’Toole
M. O"Toole
J. Paul
P. Piech
S. Primrose
*K. Quinn '95
G. Ramsey

C. Rinaldi
*T. Robbins '18
J. Routh
R. Russell
A. Saadi
V. Sanchez
J. Shea

S. Shekari

S. Sherry
C. Stock

E. Suchkov

S. Sullivan
*K. Switala '14
C. Tatosian
*B. Taylor '05
*P. Thomasset '11

C. Thompson
*L. Van Orden '21
J. Vargas
*J. Welter '00
T. White
D. Whittam

T. Yaccarino
O. Yacobi
T. Zambrotta
*A. Zenzius '22
D. Zettler            

*Past President 

Life Member (over 25 years)

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