Waterbury LaSalle Holiday Tree Lighting

Valentina (c) told Santa and his helpers all about her wish list for the holiday.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

The Waterbury LaSalle Community Association sponsored its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, December 2 at Schneider Sampson Park. The Yuletide extravaganza featured a surprise visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, gifts, hot chocolate and cookies for all.

Mrs. Claus and her elves made a special trip to assist in the Yuletide festivities.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

Karim Martin and her daughter Jocelyn enjoyed spending quality time with Mrs. Claus.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

(l-r) Nicholas, Joanne and Joseph Murphy showed their appreciation for Santa stopping by their neighborhood.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

(l-r) Kevin Daloia, Transportation Alternatives Bronx Volunteer Committee co-chairman; Councilman Mark Gjonaj; Mary Jane Musano, Waterbury LaSalle Community Association president with her husband James and locals celebrated the beginning of the holiday season.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

Lehman High School students and their advisor Anthony Cerini (r) volunteered their time as Santa’s Helpers distributing presents to local children.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

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