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FAIR HAVEN: WAITING FOR SANTA

120514-fhsanta13-500x281-3910414There was no shortage of pizza as kids awaited Santa, who arrived with an assist by the Fair Haven Volunteer Fire Department. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge)

By SUSAN ERICSON

120514-fhsanta12-220x123-1816746A drizzly night didn’t stop the hearty kids and adults of Fair Haven from coming out to greet Santa Claus Friday night.

Leaving his sleigh at the North Pole until Christmas Eve, jolly old St. Nick got a lift to the annual Christmas tree lighting from the Fair Haven Volunteer Fire Department.

More pictures await, just around the corner…

120514-fhsanta-500x281-8013502Mayor Ben Lucarelli was on hand to greet the children and throw the switch that lit up Memorial Park’s Christmas tree. 

120514-fhsanta3-500x281-1473207Dentist Paul Ferguson hosted cornhole games and a lit a fire pit in front of his office on River Road.

120514-fhsanta6-500x281-9638232Tweedle Dee Antiques opened its doors to a festive array of vintage clad Christmas trees and live Christmas Carolers.

120514-fhsanta7-500x281-4440154Cravin’ Haven employees ladled out cups of free chili.

120514-fhsanta8-500x281-5767978A rather svelte Frosty the Snowman made an appearance.

120514-fhsanta16-500x281-3893052Maureen Bay, owner of the soon-to-close Gem of an Idea, helped Umberto’s Pizzeria hand out pizza.

120514-fhsanta9-500x281-9555148And childlike wonder… 

120514-fhsanta18-500x281-6324718…was all around.

Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
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