On Sunday, December 18, Rabbi Shimon Kramer held a Chanukah celebration at the Merrick Train Station. The celebration was attended by dignitaries, elected officials, representation from the Jewish War Veterans, and families and friends of the Chabad Center for Jewish Life. The first candle for Chanukah was lit by one of the dignitaries that attended. There was music, dancing, and entertainment by the children who learn at the Chabad Center. Latkes and other goodies were served at the end of the festivities.