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Freeholders Join in Tree Lighting at Hall of Records

The Christmas tree in front of county offices in Freehold Borough has been lit.

While the weather on Tuesday did not feel very Christmas like, Freehold Borough got into the holiday spirit with the lighting of the Christmas tree in front of the Hall of Records.

Residents gathered outside the Hall of Records along with the Rock N Roll Chorus, radio personalities from the Breeze-FM and local elected officials to witness the town Christmas tree light up.

The tree, decorated by Freehold Girl Scout Troop 2780 had a hurricane relief theme this year along with their traditional “green” ornaments.

“There are a total of 300 ornaments on the tree this year,” said a Girl Scout Troop 2780 spokesperson. “The ornaments are all made from recycled materials and have a Hurricane Sandy theme to them. Each of the lighthouses and sailboats on the tree have a town name on them that was affected by Hurricane Sandy.”

After enjoying the sounds of holiday classics by the Rock N Roll Chorus and hot apple cider, Freeholders Lillian Burry, Thomas Arnone, and Serena DiMaso counted down to the tree lighting with the help of Maya Plistsky, 10, of Freehold, who flipped the switch that lit the tree.  

Once the tree was lit, Santa Claus made an appearance with the help of the Freehold Borough Fire Department and took pictures with all the good boys and girls of Freehold.

Alfred Bundy December 05, 2012 at 08:11 PM
Thank You for not bowing to anti-Christian and liberal democRATic hatred and intolerance of Christians, and calling it what it is and the reason for the season, a CHRISTmas tree! Thank you!
Fact Check December 06, 2012 at 01:56 AM
Ditto

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