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Bayside BBA and BID kickoff holiday season with lighting

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Alexander Creighton, 3, (r.) takes a closer look at Santa. Photo by Christina Santucci
Santa, who is more commonly known as Frank Skala, greets youngster Sage Roman, 2 1/2. Photo by Christina Santucci
Sophia Rueda (c.) and Stephanie Zimmerman wonder if Santa's beard is real. Photo by Christina Santucci
Former Assemblywoman Ann Margaret Carrozza (l.) is introduced by Santa. Photo by Christina Santucci
Dominick Bruccoleri, (l.-r.) vice president of the Bayside Business Association, Councilman Dan Halloran and Gregg Sullivan, excutive director of the Bayside Village Business Improvement District cheer on the festivities. Photo by Christina Santucci
Organizers from the Bayside Business Association and the Bayside Village Business Improvement District, elected officials and community leaders stand in front of the tree and menorah. Photo by Christina Santucci
The holiday lights go on. Photo by Christina Santucci
Rev. Thomas Brosnan (l.) from Sacred Heart Church says a blessing as Assemblyman Edward Braunstein (c.) and 111th Commanding Officer Captain Ronald Leyson look on. Photo by Christina Santucci
Santa breaks out into song. Photo by Christina Santucci
The tree is lit. Photo by Christina Santucci
Santa arrives at the lighting in his red sleigh. Photo by Christina Santucci
Judith Limpert, president of the Bayside Business Association, introduces guests. Photo by Christina Santucci
Alexander Creighton, 3, (r.) shakes hands with Santa. Photo by Christina Santucci
James Riso, chairman of the board of directors for the Bayside Village BID, speaks. Photo by Christina Santucci
Rev. Laurence Byrne (l.) from All Saints’ Episcopal Church says a blessing. Photo by Christina Santucci

The Bayside Business Association and Bayside Village Business Improvement District held the annual tree and menorah lighting Tuesday evening in front of the BBA’ headquarters.

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