NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce and the City of New Rochelle carried on a festive tradition this evening at Memorial Plaza in Downtown New Rochelle.
The Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree and the Hanukkah Menorah was conducted by Bob Marrone, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Noam Bramson and religious leaders of the New Rochelle Community.
The New Rochelle tree is a 22-foot tall Norway Spruce.
Carols were sung by the Songcatchers.
After the tree was lit, Santa Claus arrived courtesy of his good friends at the New Rochelle Fire Department.