Holiday music and stories filled the air on Stepney Green Saturday night with the help of the Just Voice Singers, as well as the late President James and his wife Elizabeth Monroe’s rendition of “’Twas the night before Christmas”.
The arrival of Frosty the Snowman on a Stepney fire truck was a favorite of the Save Our Stepney Task Force’s annual tree lighting ceremony. Shortly after, Frosty led the countdown of the tree lighting.
First Selectman Terry Rooney greeted the crowd at the beginning of the ceremony.
The Task Force played a game of town trivia with six young volunteers who received gifts, and Monroe Boy Scout Troop 62 served fresh made donuts to all in attendance.
The Rev. Kevin Merritt, senior pastor of Stepney Baptist Church, encouraged everyone to step inside the church to sing carols and indulge in refreshments following the tree lighting.
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