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
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Santa, who is more commonly known as Frank Skala, greets youngster Sage Roman, 2 1/2. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Sophia Rueda (c.) and Stephanie Zimmerman wonder if Santa's beard is real. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Former Assemblywoman Ann Margaret Carrozza (l.) is introduced by Santa. Photo by Christina Santucci
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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
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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
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The holiday lights go on. Photo by Christina Santucci
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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
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Santa breaks out into song. Photo by Christina Santucci
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The tree is lit. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Santa arrives at the lighting in his red sleigh. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Judith Limpert, president of the Bayside Business Association, introduces guests. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Alexander Creighton, 3, (r.) shakes hands with Santa. Photo by Christina Santucci
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James Riso, chairman of the board of directors for the Bayside Village BID, speaks. Photo by Christina Santucci
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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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