Chatham Turns Out for Tree Lighting by Santa at the Library

Bruce Maher and Wayne Shivers, PBA president, hand out candy canes at tree lighting on Saturday Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham music teachers Tracy Roskam and Veronica Shaw led the third graders in song before the tree lighting on Saturday Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris with Sgt. Michael Mahoney at tree lighting on Saturday night. The PBA local handed out candy canes for the event. Credits: TAP Chatham
The tree is lit at the Chatham Library Credits: TAP Chatham
Alicia Burnett, Amelia Burnett, Casey Clark and Nancy Clark of Chatham Girl Scout Troop 96141 serve hot chocolate at the tree lighting Credits: TAP Chatham

CHATHAM,  NJ - Chatham turned out on Main Street for the third annual tree lighting held at the Library of the Chathams on Saturday night.

Chatham music teachers Veronica Shaw and Tracy Roskam led the third graders in two songs, "Giddyup" and "Santa Uses Zebras Now" before Santa made his entrance from inside the library and then counted down to the tree lighting.

There were 142 students who sang and, according to Shaw, they came to school early to practice for the event.

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The Chatham Borough Police Department's PBA local came to hand out candy canes and Girl Scout Troop 96141 provided hot chocolate for all.

Chatham Third Graders sing "Giddyup" at the Chatham Library Tree Lighting

Santa lights the tree at the third annual Chatham Library Tree Lighting


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