His cartoons famously depicted Santa Claus and Uncle Sam, but there’s a move afoot to keep Thomas Nast out of the New Jersey Hall of Fame.
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.
As Christmas approaches and children look forward to the big day, there’s a teacher in Rockland County who took it upon herself to deal with the issue of Santa Claus. Now it’s become a controversy.
Babylon town supervisor and Suffolk County Executive candidate Steve Bellone stepped in last week to save Santa Claus from budget cuts.
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.
Dave McKell, 83, who has played Santa Claus at the St. James General Store for the past nine years, was let go because of Suffolk County budget cuts. Today, McKell found out he won’t have to put his Santa suit away after all.
Tracking Santa’s travels is a celebrated tradition at the North American Aerospace Command, and it unfolds Friday for the 55th year.
Looking ever so jolly, Archbishop Timothy Dolan played Santa Claus sitting in a corner handing out gifts wrapped in red paper to needy kids at St. Cecilia’s on 106th Street.
Brian Cashman will be accompanying Santa Claus on a 350-foot descent down the side of the Landmark Building in Stamford, Connecticut, Stamford Downtown Special Services District announced on Tuesday.
Children could come to any one of Nassau County’s parks, including Eisenhower Park in East Meadow to drop off their letters to jolly St. Nick.