(East Harlem, NY)- Senator Serrano joined The East Harlem Holiday Tree Committee, East Harlem community residents, and his colleagues for the 10th Annual El Barrio/East Harlem Tree Lighting Ceremony. As per tradition, the tree lighting took place at Franklin Plaza on the northeast corner of Third Avenue and 106th street.
"It is always a great time lighting the El Barrio Christmas tree with the East Harlem community," said Senator Serrano. "This event marks the start of the holiday season and allows everyone to rejoice and celebrate what's truly important during the holidays. Many thanks to The East Harlem Holiday Tree Committee for organizing this wonderful event year after year," concluded Serrano.
Also present at the event were Council Member and newly-elected City Council Speaker Melissa-Mark Viverito, as well as newly-elected Upper West Side Council Member Helen Rosenthal.