Community Life

Scotch Plains Tree Lighting a Big Success

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Orsini Family with Santa Credits: John Mooney
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Horse-drawn carriage ride Credits: John Mooney
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Ed Chrystal, John Lestarchick, Mayor Kevin Glover, Township Manager Al Mirabella, and Brian Mecca. Credits: John Mooney
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A clown made balloons Credits: Jon
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Fred Rossi of the Scotch Plains Times and Councilwoman Rose Checchio Credits: John Mooney
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A young girl approaches animals at the Scotch Plains holiday celebration. Credits: John Mooney
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Rob Villagras and Nick Letkowski Credits: John Mooney
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SPFD gave out hot chocolate. Credits: John Moone
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Theater for All carolers Credits: John Mooney
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Thomas DeVito had his portrait drawn. Credits: John Moone
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Under beautiful skies and unseasonably warm weather, Scotch Plains kicked off the holiday season with its annual tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall on Sunday, Dec. 6.

Mayor Kevin Glover lit the Christmas tree, while Theater for All carolers sang, and a man in a red suit took requests from children. The Scotch Plains Fire Department served hot chocolate and other treats. Other activities included horse-drawn carriage rides, cookie-decorating, and a petting zoo.

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