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Santa spotted in Lyon Park
December 19, 2019 at 7:59 a.m.
Upland Street resident John Herrick, 2, and Santa Claus smile at each other during Santa in the Park on Sunday, Dec. 15. Herrick was one of hundreds who received a gift and met Jolly Old Saint Nick, played by Port Chester resident Charlie Sacco, after a Christmas Parade from King Street School to Lyon Park.
With a festively wrapped snare drum, Port Chester High School sophomore and marching band member Mark Scocchera plays as he walks down King Street during the Christmas Parade.
A smile appears on King Street School second-grader Yoas Chiche’s face when he sees the Port Chester Fire Department trucks approaching.
Port Chester Middle School student Joey Ciciriello, 13, taps his snare and walks with the rest of the marching band as they approach Lyon Park.
Willett Avenue resident Jesus Martinez holds his 3-year-old son Esteban as they watch the parade make its way up Putnam Avenue.
Walking with the Port Chester Fire Department, 7-year-old Gionna Carpentieri, whose father is a firefighter, hands out candy canes to onlookers during the parade.
Santa’s helper Amaya Orozco, a 1-year-old Fox Island Road resident, patiently waits in line with her mother Karina for a chance to meet Mr. Claus.
A horde of Santa hats marches from King Street School to Lyon Park during the Christmas procession.
Between 500 and 700 people waited in Lyon Park on Sunday for a chance to meet Santa Claus.