In brief

| 22 Feb 2012 | 02:27

    Get on board the Tuxedo Express on Nov. 26 with Santa Tuxedo - The Santa train ride on the Tuxedo Express departs Tuxedo at 2:10 p.m. sharp on Friday, Nov. 26. This early holiday excursion is sponsored by the Tuxedo Recreation Department. Ride along the rail with Santa and his helpers, enjoy refreshments, sing carols and whisper wishes to Santa. The train arrives back at 4:15 p.m. Upon arrival to Tuxedo there will be an opportunity to take pictures with Santa in the Train Station and partake in the lighting of the Town Christmas Tree. Children’s tickets cost $15, adult tickets cost $20. All tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets can be purchased at Tuxedo Town Hall Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by calling the Supervisor’s Office at 845-351-2265. M-W students need your help to send care packages to troops Central Valley - Members of Students Supporting Our Soldiers, an extracurricular group at Monroe-Woodbury High School, are working on two major projects: one in the fall, the other in the spring. The fall project involves assembling care packages that will be sent to soldiers in all branches of the military in active duty and this is where the group needs the community’s help. “Our intent is to send the care packages to active duty servicemen and servicewomen who have graduated from Monroe-Woodbury,” said teacher and club advisor Steve Nagle. “To that end, we are requesting the addresses of active duty soldiers, so that they may receive a care package. “ All inquiries sent to Nagle at this e-mail: