A BY JACOB KAYE handful of business leaders in Astoria came
together to gift the neighborhood with a
Christmas tree just in time for the holidays.
On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Athens Square
Tree Committee, comprised of Gus Lambropoulos,
Elias Fillas, Tonino Sacco, Gus Antonopoulos,
Luca Di Ciero, Kirk Karabela and
Andrew Latos, were joined by the community for
the lighting of a 30-foot Norway Spruce in Athens
Around 100 attendees, all of whom were checked
for a fever and told to keep social distance, saw the
lighting of the festive tree, the tallest to be installed
in the neighborhood.
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Shining Bright Astoria’s Athens Square Park hosts Christmas tree lighting ceremony