The New Lomza Jewish Cemetery Renovation Project
2007  Report

            

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January 27, 2007
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Antoni Dudo submitted the work proposal to Lomza City Hall, the owner of the cemetery.
February 5, 2007

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Lomza vice-major Mr. M. Sorczynski authorized our Foundation to petition the Office for the Preservation of Historical Monuments (Urzad Konserwatora Zabytkow) for permission to conduct the project. The extensively documented application was immediately submitted.
February 21, 2007

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The Office for the Preservation of Historical Monuments (Urzad Konserwatora Zabytkow) granted us the permission to conduct the work

March 21 - April 4, 2007

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The initial stage of the project is conducted by Henryk Skololowski and his crew, under direct and daily supervision of Marek Kaminski.

Trees that were in danger of falling on the graves were cut.  The entire grounds were manually tilled and grade and grass was sown.
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August 2007

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Presently, grass prevents the regrowth of weeds. From now on only occasional spraying with herbicides and regular grass cutting will be required to maintain the cemetery in  respectable shape.

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