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The City of New Rochelle's official Christmas Tree went dark over the weekend as thieves made off with the light bulbs that had adorned the tee. In a daring and despicable act of holiday humbug right out of Dr. Seuss's The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, the tree was stripped bare.
The tree has been shining each night since the annual holiday lighting ceremony on December 3rd. The event sponsored by the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Business Improvement District and the City of New Rochelle Parks Department celebrated the Holiday season for all faiths. Rabbi Wohl, Father Francis and Reverend Wearver spoke of the significance of the lighting-up the darkness in this time of seasonal observances.
City of New Rochelle saves Christmas. The lights have been replaced.Read more
Santa Claus stopped by the Hugh Doyle Senior Center this afternoon, spreading Christmas cheer and candy canes to the good little seniors enjoying the Center's Christmas Party. Santa even took some time to get on the dance floor and shake a leg with a bevy of willing partners.
Two drivers fighting over a parking space in front of Cormondel restaurant on Division Street in downtown New Rochelle ended up in a rather awkward position with one vehicle backed up onto the hood of the other vehicle. No injuries were reported. Ironically, parking in the City lot at Avalon 2, just a few feet away from the parking space in question, is free during the holidays.
OK. It's not actually winter yet but the first snow fall of the season is always a nice thing -- unless you were driving. Here are a few photos from about 3 AM, before the salters were out when the roads were coated with ice and snow. The driving was extremely treacherous.
Heh! Rob Astorino is borrowing a line from Jimmy McMillan in an Op-Ed in today's New York Post:
Long-shot gubernatorial candidate Jimmie McMillan became an overnight sensation this fall with his "rent is too damn high" chant. Here's mine. It may not be as catchy, but its truth is unimpeachable: Government spending is too damn high.
Sometimes I wonder things and I look them up. Today I was watching TV and saw a commercial during the Giants game that made me wonder "Did some real person really create Reese's Peanut Butter Cups or is that just a made up name? If the name is real, who is Reese?Read more