NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The holiday season is upon us and that means one thing in New York City – the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is on its way! The Norway Spruce – from the Village of Florida in Orange County – will be making its arrival in Manhattan next weekend before lighting up the city through New Year’s. As Time Out New York reports, the Rockefeller Center tree’s annual arrival has become its own event – just like the lighting ceremony on Dec. 4. View this post on Instagram 🎄Here it is: The 2019 #RockefellerCenter Christmas Tree 🎄 The Norway spruce hails from the Village of Florida in Orange County, NY. Each year, Rockefeller Center receives submissions from families in hopes their tree will bring joy to the millions who visit Rockefeller Plaza during the holiday season. We usually select a Norway spruce that is later on in its life cycle, and plant a young one in its place. Once the … [Read more...] about Here’s When You Can See The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Arrive In NYC!
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Halloween is 10 days away, but New York City is already getting in the Christmas spirit. Rockefeller Center has chosen the tree for its annual holiday display. The Norway Spruce hails from the Village of Florida in Orange County. View this post on Instagram 🎄Here it is: The 2019 #RockefellerCenter Christmas Tree 🎄 The Norway spruce hails from the Village of Florida in Orange County, NY. Each year, Rockefeller Center receives submissions from families in hopes their tree will bring joy to the millions who visit Rockefeller Plaza during the holiday season. We usually select a Norway spruce that is later on in its life cycle, and plant a young one in its place. Once the holidays have passed, the tree is donated to Habitat for Humanity, where it is recycled and used as lumber in their building projects. The tree will be raised on the plaza on Saturday 11/9—mark your calendars! A post shared by … [Read more...] about Rockefeller Center Chooses Christmas Tree For Annual Holiday Display
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s a sure sign that Christmas is coming. A 77-foot-tall Norway Spruce arrived in New York City early Saturday morning to take its place as this year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. PHOTO GALLERY: Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Arrives In New York City The 14-ton tree was cut down Thursday in the Village of Florida, New York, in Orange County. It traveled down Fifth Avenue as a loud speaker played holiday songs. Lights and sirens we drove down 5th Ave on our sleigh, asking overjoyed crowds to “Make Way, Make Way!” 🚨 So the 🌲 arrived safely to its new loving home, where delighted New Yorkers call it one of our own. pic.twitter.com/6nQwu2VNtv — NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) November 9, 2019 A crane then lifted the giant tree off its trailer before workers guided it into place at Rockefeller Center Plaza. Great job by @NYPDHighway ushering in the famous @rockcenternyc Christmas Tree, and thus officially … [Read more...] about Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Arrives In New York City
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – What’s a sure fire way to fail your driving test? Smash your vehicle through the license center building. That’s what happened to a 17-year-old from Monticello Wednesday afternoon. The teen, starting her behind-the-wheel test, had her vehicle in drive instead of reverse, hit the accelerator and smashed into the Buffalo driver’s license exam station. The incident happened at about 2 p.m. The building is part of a strip mall on 1st Avenue South in Buffalo. The driver was not injured and the license examiner, a 60-year-old woman, was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The teenager won’t be charged. Authorities say nobody inside the building was injured, but the building sustained significant damage. … [Read more...] about Teen Smashes Through Buffalo License Center During Driving Test
The City of Miami, illegal immigrant activists and churches throughout Florida filed a joint suit against Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis Tuesday after he mandated law enforcement cooperate with ICE in June. The Southern Poverty Law Center has orchestrated the lawsuit with backing from several other groups such as the Florida Immigration Coalition, the Farmworker Association of Florida and the City of Miami, among others. They cite racial profiling and decreased trust in law enforcement from DeSantis’ orders as reasons for the suit, a Local 10 report details.“The law is a dangerous implementation of the ‘go back to your country’ attitude promoted by this [Trump] administration,” Orlando Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith said in a press conference. “The attitude of those who support this law is that somehow things will be better if we double-down on a broken immigration system.” GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA – MAY 29: An ICE agent … [Read more...] about Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Facing Lawsuit For Banning Sanctuary Cities