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Tree Lighting, Santa Ring in Christmas Season in Seaside Heights

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Santa Claus rounded Sherman Avenue onto the Boulevard, greeting the children of Seaside Heights as he hopped off a borough fire truck and helped light the town’s Christmas tree.

Seaside Heights kicked off the Christmas season with one of its newest traditions – the annual tree lighting, complete with caroling by the borough’s children and plenty of sweets afterward as kids lined up to list their Christmas wishes on Santa’s lap.

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“It brings the community together, it’s a very popular event and it’s a good time that we all have,” said Mayor Anthony Vaz.

Children from Seaside Heights perform Christmas carols at the borough's annual tree lighting, Dec. 4, 2015. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Children from Seaside Heights perform Christmas carols at the borough’s annual tree lighting, Dec. 4, 2015. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

The well-attended event drew over 100 children and just as many parents.

“There are plenty of adults and even more children and, of course, we do it for them,” Vaz said.

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