David McKell

David McKell - Long Island Santa (credit: CBS 2)

Angie Carpenter Accuses Steve Bellone Of Playing Politics In ‘Santagate’

Babylon town supervisor and Suffolk County Executive candidate Steve Bellone stepped in last week to save Santa Claus from budget cuts.


David McKell - Long Island Santa (credit: CBS 2)

Babylon Town Supervisor Writes Check After Cutbacks Threaten Appearance Of Suffolk County Santa

Every year, the Saint James General Store is transformed into a picturesque Christmas village, complete with a real life Santa Claus. The store is partially funded by Suffolk County tax dollars, and cutbacks meant Santa’s contract was canceled.