Sections

Tree lighting at McKinley Park ignites seasonal spirit in Bay Ridge

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

McKinley Park glows with good cheer — thanks to state Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge).

The big-hearted pol ignited the seasonal spirit by organizing a tree lighting at the park on Fort Hamilton Parkway off Bay Ridge Parkway, complete with Yuletide caroling, hot chocolate and a visit from Santa.

The occasion, said Golden, was an opportunity to spread the word about Brooklyn’s grace.

“During this season, and all year, residents of our community should join together in the Christmas spirit and exhibit good will to serve the most needy,” he said.

Visitors also dropped off gifts to boost Golden’s annual drive for the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation.

— Shavana Abruzzo

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:


Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: