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Tree lighting brightens community spirit


Special to The Press

South Whitehall Township had its annual Tree and Bridge Lighting ceremony Dec. 4, 2021, at Covered Bridge Park.

According to Lt. Steve Brown, South Whitehall Police Department, more than 5,000 people attended this year’s event.

Winter inhabitants Frozen's Olaf, Mrs. Claus and the Grinch showed up at South Whitehall's Tree and Bridge Lighting at Covered Bridge Park.
Center Valley's Madison Lertzman, 4, has her face painted by Jennifer Metcalf of Face Painting by Butterfly Kisses.
South Whitehall Management and friends were on hand at South Whitehall's Tree and Bridge Lighting at Covered Bridge Park. Mike Kukitz, director of parks and recreation; Randy Cope, township manager; Tori Morgan, president of township commissioners holding Reagan Brown, 2; Julie Young and son Henry; Police Chief Glen Dorney, Lt. Steve Brown and Savannah Brown, 9.
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND A row of colorful Christmas trees line one of the sidewalks at Covered Bridge Park, South Whitehall. Additional photos appear on page A2.
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND Boy Scout Troop 12 was on hand to serve up their wonderful apple, cherry and peach crisp. Scout Master Brian Harman, Aadhavan Raja Nainar, Assistant Scout Master Bill Prehl, Isaac Lentz, Yogi Gupte, Pareen Sureshkumar, Jude Yakamavage, Josh Phillips, Alex Lucadamo, Matthew Muthard, Assistant Scout Masters Mark Kichline, and Laura Lyle manned the booth.
Zavier, 4, and Zaden, 8 Sanchez, Parkland, wish Happy Holidays to their family.
PRESS PHOTO COURTESY CHRISTINA “TORI” MORGAN Christina “Tori” Morgan, president, South Whitehall Board of Commissioners joins Dorney Park's “Snoopy” and Kelly Dilbeck, administrative assistant, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom for a group photo.