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MEDIA ADVISORY for Dec. 3 Christmas Tree Lighting at Islandia Village Hall

The village of Islandia will kick off the holiday season with its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

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Who: Allan Dorman, Mayor, Village of Islandia
Islandia Village Board of Trustees
Central Islip Fire Department

What: The village of Islandia will kick off the holiday season with its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. "Joe the Singing Bus Driver" will sing and play holiday favorites. Village residents will perform karaoke as they get behind the microphone and sing their favorite holiday songs. Santa Claus will arrive on a fire truck, giving out presents for the good little boys and girls of Islandia.

Where: Islandia Village Hall
1100 Old Nichols Road, Islandia

When: Saturday, December 3, 2011
4:00 p.m. - Carolers arrive
5:00 p.m. - Tree lighting, followed by arrival of Santa Claus

Photo Mayor Dorman joining the Trustees in lighting the tree. Carolers singing!
Ops: Mayor Dorman with Santa and members of the fire department.

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Incorporated in 1985, the Village of Islandia is home to over 3,000 residents and over 1,300 businesses. The village's proximity to New York City and the North and South shores of Long Island make Islandia an attractive destination for residents and businesses who may be thinking of relocating to Long Island. For more information, please visit