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Santa and Friends Spread Holiday Cheer in Clark Firetruck

Santa's message to the children of Clark, Dec. 17, 2016
Santa, Rudolph and Frosty had lots of help from the Clark Fire Department and Clark Police Department as they visited throughout the township on Saturday. Credits: Susan R. Bonnell
Children and their parents at the Carl H. Kumpf Middle School Saturday afternoon. Credits: Susan R. Bonnell
Canine companions helped Santa and his crew. Credits: Susan R. Bonnell
Santa took the Clark Police Department Hummer for a ride. Credits: Susan R. Bonnell
Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman spent the day with Santa Credits: Susan R. Bonnell
The Clark Police Department escorted the holiday travelers. Credits: Susan R. Bonnell
Santa visited with the Makosiej family of Clark. Credits: Susan R. Bonnell

CLARK, NJ - Santa traded in his sled for a ride on a Clark firetruck Saturday afternoon. The jolly old soul braved snow, ice, rain and cold to spread his message of holiday cheer throughout the township.  

Santa was joined by holiday buddies Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman and several happy elves.  The group was escorted by members of the Clark Fire Department and Clark Police Department.

Children lined up to share their wishes with Santa.  Paige Evert hopes to find a baby stroller under the tree on Christmas morning, while her brother Ethan wishes for a Darth Vader car.

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Santa stopped at Valley Road School early in the day, then buzzed by the Carl H. Kumpf Middle School at 3:30, then was scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. stop at the Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School before returning to the North Pole to ready himself for next Saturday's world-wide tour. 

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