A Sad Time For Tappan Christmas Trees

Dated: January 9 2014

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     It's always a little sad to see all the discarded Christmas trees lying on he side of the street.  It speaks of presents opened, good times had, and now they they are, abandoned.  If they're lucky, they will be still of service by being turned into mulch by the town highway department.  Seeing them brings back memories of long go, when as a boy I lived in a New York City housing project on Staten Island.  After Christmas, people left their trees in the vacant lot across the street, and when there was  enough of them, they were piled together and turned into a bonfire.  This home-grown tradition went on for many years until the lot was developed, and gave the trees a chance to go out in a blaze of glory. 
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Susan Goulet

I am thrilled to join Wright Bros as a new member of the Nyack community. After spending most of my life working as a Head Electrician on Broadway, I discovered through buying and selling my own prop....

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