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Winter Carnival, Tree Lighting Done in Winter Wonderland

Were you at the winter carnival and tree lighting this week? Send us your photos.

Credit: Mayor Richard LaBarbiera's Facebook page
Credit: Mayor Richard LaBarbiera's Facebook page

A Saturday snowstorm caused traffic safety troubles all over northern New Jersey and caused Paramus to push their Winter Wonderland and Tree Lighting Ceremony to Sunday. 

Despite a layer of snow and ice on the grassy areas, the parking lots were cleared and the winter carnival went off without a hitch. The snowy scenery made it an appropriately titled Winter Wonderland. 

According to a paramuspost.com report, several departments, including Shade Tree, Parks Department and DPW, worked well into Sunday morning in order to get things clear.

The Paramus 4th Grade Glee Club performed a concert for guests in attendance and helped count down to the tree lighting. 

The event was completely free for Paramus residents thanks to the sponsors below:

  • Servpro of Paramus
  • The Outlets at Bergen Town Center
  • Paramus Sunrise Rotary
  • Kaufman, Semeraro & Leibman
  • Prestige Motors
  • Marrazzo & Platt 
  • Boswell Engineering
  • Kauker & Kauker
  • Lowe's 

Food Sponsors:

  • Bahama Breeze
  • Olive Garden
  • Longhorn
  • Red Lobster
  • French Fry Heaven
  • Suburban Diner
Mayor Richard LaBarbiera posted the following on his Facebook page:

"TY to Diane, Dennis, Sue and the other employees and volunteers that worked so hard putting together the Winter Carnival yesterday. And a very special thanks to Connor who helped me light the tree. It was a huge success!"

Got any photos from the event? Email them to rob.heinemann@patch.com and we'll attach them to this post. 


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