Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Tijeras' Birthday Bash Saturday.(local)

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

A group of East Mountains residents got together and decided to incorporate as a municipality because they didn't want to be caught in the crossfire of a proposed consolidation by the governments of Bernalillo County and Albuquerque.

This could be the start of a newspaper story today, but it happened 30 years ago.

The result of the incorporation effort was the village of Tijeras, which will hold a 30-year anniversary celebration on Saturday.

The party, which will be held at the Tijeras Village Hall, will be kicked off by a parade. Everyone is invited to participate.

The parade will start at A. …

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