It was an extraordinary day for a group of students in the Bronx Wednesday, as they took the trip of a lifetime to the North Pole – if only in their imaginations.
About 150 students from PS 197 in the Rockaways were greeted by Santa’s elves as they arrived for the trip of a lifetime.
The U.S.S. Nautilus is one very special boat. It was built in 1954 and is now open to public viewing as part of the museum in Groton.
Nearly 40 deserving children and teens — all dealing with health problems at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and University Hospital — anxiously awaited a visit to Santa and a day filled with magic.
Alex Denis and the Mobile Couch hung out with some lucky kids that got to travel to the North Pole on Wednesday.
The program, which has operated for nearly 100 years, enables members of the public and charities to respond to letters from children that are addressed to Santa Claus.