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Nativity scene in Saint James. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Wise Men Figures Stolen From Long Island Nativity Scene

The figures were taken from a display at Route 25A and Lake Avenue sometime between Dec. 16 and Dec. 17, police said.


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Police Offer $1,000 Reward In Search For Vandals Desecrating Yonkers Religious Statues

Vandals hit eight times, desecrating nativity scenes across the area. So far no arrests have been made, but if and when the perpetrators are caught, it will be prosecuted as a hate crime and could be a felony, police said.


Christmas vandalism

Yonkers Police Investigate Bizarre Vandalism Of Christmas Statues

This time of year religious statues represent people’s reasons for the season — their belief in the birth of Jesus Christ. The season in Yonkers something unusual for the area has happened.


Nativity Scene at St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY - Dec 2, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Adds Something New To Nativity Scene

It’s a dog in the likeness of a real canine, Lexington, a 15-year-old yellow lab and loyal companion to St. Patrick’s rector Monsignor Robert Ritchie.


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Baby Jesus Removed From S.I. Ferry Terminal

Christmas trees now decorate the St. George Ferry Terminal on Staten Island after a Nativity scene was removed.


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GPS Technology Protecting Baby Jesus

Having a baby Jesus or other items taken from a nativity scene or holiday display at your home or house of worship can be painful during what should be a joyous time.