The Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways, aided by the Beach Club’s Steve Good, hosted the annual Beach 116 Street holiday tree lighting ceremony last Saturday night across from the firehouse. Pictured, a large crowd turned out in the cold to hear holiday music, meet Santa Claus and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies provided by the Good family. Chamber Hosts Beach 116 St.Tree Lighting Ceremony
The children’s chorus from the Rockaway Theatre Company performed Christmas Carols for the large crowd. Santa Claus poses with one of his young admirers. Steve Good, 100 Precinct Commanding Officer Captain Charles Neacy, Chamber Executive Assistant Joanie Omeste pose for The Wave camera. Santa Claus, who parked his sled on the roof of the firehouse, comes down the pole to bring goodies to the boys and girls at the ceremony.