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The Christmas list for Reilly and Braddock Archibald isn’t a long one. This year, they have just one request for Santa at the Christmas Caverns in Fairfield.
The children, many of whom have or are recovering from a serious illness, are patients at University Hospital and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.
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.
The Elf on the Shelf is on the move – with elves checking on your kids to see if they’ve been naughty or nice.
Crowds in the know have been drawn to Macy’s to see the “special Santa,” an African-American Santa Claus tucked away in Santaland at the Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square.
Andrew Malcolm visits the Andrus Center each year dressed as Santa Claus and bearing gifts. The white-bearded man used to live at the orphanage from 1941-48.
An annual bar crawl known as SantaCon that features people dressed as Santa Claus drinking their way through the city has been blamed for stopping traffic, clogging streets, and wreaking havoc around Manhattan.
Santa and Mrs. Claus were on hand for the festivities, the couple watched as Emanuel Ringers and Yuletide Carolers put on live performances.
When will Santa hit the Tri-State Area? It’s hard to say exactly. By midday Monday, he was flying over Pakistan, according to NORAD.
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.
NYPD officer Arnaldo Magnoni said his 7-year-old son loved the colorful inflatable merry-go-round that spun around with Santa Claus on it. That is, until the holiday decoration was cut into pieces and left on the ground.
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Mayor Michael Pavia says preliminary information shows the blaze was related to the fireplace and was nothing more than a tragic accident.
Picture day with Santa is a long-standing tradition at Calabro Elementary School. But this year, one parent, who is Jewish, pointed out other traditions weren’t being represented. She complained — and Santa was shown the door.