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Newburgh Area Students Treated to Rockefeller Center Tree-Cutting

Newburgh Students Treated To Rockefeller Center Tree-Cutting

Over 130 K-2 students from Fostertown Elementary School took a field trip this week to witness the majesty of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree as it was being cut and prepared on Rt. 32 in Newburgh for its 75-mile journey to Manhattan.

The Fostertown students were excited to see the massive tree and got to stand in front of it and a specially cut slab from the stump for class photos. Some classes made signs and each student made a tree hat to wear for the trip.

Christmas Tree Newburgh to Rocke

The 72-foot tall Norway Spruce is 12 tons and 45-feet in diameter. It’s being cut from the Wallkill home of Shirley Figueroa and Lissette Gutierrez who handed out “Spruce Cones” from their tree to impressed onlookers.
(Photos provided

Christmas Tree Fostertown

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