West Pittston hosts parade, tree lighting ceremony Dec. 6


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From left, Kayla Karcutskie, Ellie Karcutskie, Luke Koptechny, Joey Manganiello wait for the arrival of Santa Claus during the West Pittston Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony Dec. 6.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Jennifer Houston, Exeter, and her daughter Abby, 9, stop by for hot chocolate and cookies.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

The McCarthy Christmas train makes an appearance in the West Pittston Borough Christmas Parade.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Fresh off his sleigh, borough children gather around Santa during the event on Dec. 6.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

The Wyoming Area cheerleaders sing Christmas carols during the parade and tree lighting event in West Pittston Dec. 6.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

The Pollock family of Exeter stops to see Santa. From left, Amber Sgarlat, Santa, Landon, 6, Ariel, 1 1/2, and Jason Pollock.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch


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    WEST PITTSTON — Santa Claus came to town on Sunday, Dec. 6 during the annual Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony in the borough.

    After a parade featuring first responders, police, firefighters, and other local organizations marched down Wyoming Avenue, community members met on the corner of Wyoming and Delaware avenues to light the borough tree, sing Christmas carols and enjoy festive refreshments.

    From left, Kayla Karcutskie, Ellie Karcutskie, Luke Koptechny, Joey Manganiello wait for the arrival of Santa Claus during the West Pittston Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony Dec. 6.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_WP-Boro-Christmas-parade-1.jpgFrom left, Kayla Karcutskie, Ellie Karcutskie, Luke Koptechny, Joey Manganiello wait for the arrival of Santa Claus during the West Pittston Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony Dec. 6. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

    Jennifer Houston, Exeter, and her daughter Abby, 9, stop by for hot chocolate and cookies.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_WP-Boro-Christmas-parade-2.jpgJennifer Houston, Exeter, and her daughter Abby, 9, stop by for hot chocolate and cookies. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

    The McCarthy Christmas train makes an appearance in the West Pittston Borough Christmas Parade.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_WP-Boro-Christmas-parade-3.jpgThe McCarthy Christmas train makes an appearance in the West Pittston Borough Christmas Parade. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

    Fresh off his sleigh, borough children gather around Santa during the event on Dec. 6.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_WP-Boro-Christmas-parade-4.jpgFresh off his sleigh, borough children gather around Santa during the event on Dec. 6. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

    The Wyoming Area cheerleaders sing Christmas carols during the parade and tree lighting event in West Pittston Dec. 6.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_WP-Boro-Christmas-parade-5.jpgThe Wyoming Area cheerleaders sing Christmas carols during the parade and tree lighting event in West Pittston Dec. 6. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

    The Pollock family of Exeter stops to see Santa. From left, Amber Sgarlat, Santa, Landon, 6, Ariel, 1 1/2, and Jason Pollock.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_WP-Boro-Christmas-parade-6.jpgThe Pollock family of Exeter stops to see Santa. From left, Amber Sgarlat, Santa, Landon, 6, Ariel, 1 1/2, and Jason Pollock. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

    Staff reports

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