THE FIRST NIGHT of Chanukah was celebrated Sunday night with the lighting of the Menorah on the Common. The celebration was sponsored by Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield and the Chabad of the North Shore. The event drew a large crowd and featured music, hot Latkes, delicious jelly donuts and lots of Chanukah Cheer. Among the participants were (from left) Rabbi Sruli Baron of Congregation Tifereth Israel in Everett, Town Councilor Ann Santos, Marianne Seidman Cohen, Town Councilor Tony Longo, Town Council Chairman Peter May, Town Administrator Stephen P. Maio, Police Chief Rick Smith and Rabbi Gregory Hersh of Temple Emmanuel. (Mark Sardella Photo)

Published in the December 4, 2018 edition.