Congregations of Shaare Shamayim assembled for the ceremonial lighting of the “World’s Largest Balloon Menorah” as part of their Hanukkah celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 17. The menorah’s height exceeded the current record of 20 feet by more than two feet.
Klein JCC held a ceremony in honor of the first day of Hanukkah on Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Hanukkah is wrapping up, and Christmas Eve is upon us.
Thursday, December 25
A jolly good time: The 2nd Police District hosted a Christmas party on Tuesday, Dec. 16.
The Somerton Spartans football team recently won the Mighty Mites Division (9 and under) championship in the Northeast Suburban Athletic Conference (NESAC) with a 30-0 victory over Calvary A.A. It was Somerton’s first football championship in any division in about 30 years, according to team officials.
Hanukkah started Tuesday night, and Santa Claus will be visiting Northeast homes in a week. Besides exchanging gifts, local folks are looking forward to sharing meals with loved ones.
Minnie is a lover
Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 on Tuesday pleaded guilty to their roles in incidents that caused destruction at construction sites.