Annual Throggs Neck Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony was held on Sunday, December 3 at DeRosa and O’Boyle Triangle
Throggs Neck Christmas Tree Lighting Brightens Spirits
(l-r) Tracey Madio, Nick Madio, Dina Bell and Stephen Kaufman distributed tasty treats to guests.
The Throggs Neck community had a merry time celebrating the holiday season with a Christmas tree lighting sponsored by Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and Senator Jeff Klein on Sunday, December 3 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.
(l-r) Tanasia Hamilton, Ashley Resto, Zwquan Anthony, Angel Viera, Kayla Smalls, Emily Romero, Kevin Egan and Aripul Haque, volunteers from Lehman High School, got into the holiday spirit.
Fr. Stephen Norton (front, c), St. Benedict’s pastor, and the St. Benedict’s Children’s Choir welcomed everyone to the Yuletide celebration.
The Christmas Tree at DeRosa O’Boyle Triangle was decked to the nines with bright lights and ribbons.
Local youth joined Assemblyman Benedetto (back, 3rd from l), Senator Jeff Klein (back, c), Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (back, 2nd from r) and Councilman Andrew Cohen (back, r) in welcoming North Pole natives Santa and Mrs. Claus to Throggs Neck.
Updated 5:12 pm, July 9, 2018
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