Annual Throggs Neck Christmas tree lighting ceremony was held on Sunday, December 4 at DeRosa and O’Boyle Triangle
Throggs Neck Christmas Tree Lighting Brightens Spirits
North Pole natives Mrs. Claus and her husband, Santa, delivered holiday cheer to local children and their families.
Santa, Mrs. Claus and the St. Benedict Children’s Choir wished everyone the most happiest and healthiest of holidays this season.
Budding artist Melina Aponte received a new drawing board from jolly old St. Nick.
Laiba Mahmood helped Santa distribute presents to all of the good boys and girls.
(l-r) Santa’s helpers from Lehman High School: Miguel Martinez, Kalitri Grant, Ashley Resto, Carl Acevedo, Miguel Martinez and Jackie Han celebrated the Yuletide in style.
(back, l-r) John Cerini, TNMA treasurer; Stephen Kaufman, TNMA president; John Marano, Community Board 10 first vice chairman and Anne Myers, director of music and St. Benedict’s Church Youth Choir with Santa, Mrs. Claus and St. Benedict’s Children’s Choir members.
Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj emceed this year’s Christmas tree lighting celebration.
The Throggs Neck community had a merry time celebrating the holiday season with a Christmas tree lighting sponsored by Assemblyman Michael Benedetto on Sunday, December 4 at DeRosa and O’Boyle Triangle.
Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus traveled all the way from the North Pole to meet local children and help distribute gifts supplied by the Throggs Neck Merchants Association.
Posted 12:00 am, December 16, 2016
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