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A Joyful Tree Lighting in Scarsdale Village

santatruckAs the skies darkened on Friday evening December first, Scarsdalians gathered in the village center to ring in the holiday season at the Light the Dale celebration. People of all ages had the opportunity to grab a hot dog from Walter's truck, sip hot chocolate courtesy of Lange's, browse the local stores that extended their hours, and listen to Christmas carols beautifully sung by some talented Hoff Barthelson students. Children even had the opportunity to make some festive crafts.

Excitement filled the air when Santa, himself, arrived in on a fire truck. Children quickly crowded around Santa to have the chance to meet him and take a photo.

Around 5:30, there was a drawing to select the name of a lucky kid to help Mayor Dan Hochvert turn on the Christmas tree lights. After a name was picked, the lights were turned on and the holiday season officially began.

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Overall, Light the Dale was a huge success and set the tone for a joyful and celebratory holiday season in town.

Photos and text by Samantha Blieden.

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