Andrew DePietro, a St. Thomas More School fourth grader, waits patiently for Santa to stop after he was alerted by the siren on the Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Department's restored 1965 American LaFrance fire engine. DePietro clutched a $5 bill which he offered as a donation for the Lion's Club. He was rewarded with a box of candy and an orange, and a private consultation with Santa and Mrs. Claus, assisted by Paul Eifler and Sherry Hillborn, who have been making the Alton Park area Santa run for
Press photo by Jim Marsh Nevaeh Ruth, whose name spells Heaven in reverse, an Allentown Cleveland School student, runs out to the Alton Park Lions Club Santa and spontaneously gives him a big hug, which he was happy to return along with a box of hard candy and an orange. The Alton Park Lions Club has been making the Santa run for enough years that they are greeting a second generation of neighborhood children and grandchildren.
These four Lincoln Leadership Academy students, from left, Isaiah Smith, Austin Alvarez, Tajah Lewis and Tatiana Smith get a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus during the annual Santa run to Alton Park area neighborhoods on the Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Department's restored 1965 American LaFrance fire engine. See additional photo on page A2.
A visit from Santa for Alton Park residents
PRESS PHOTOS BY JIM MARSH
Alton Park area Santa run delights residents of all ages.