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Belleville Deputy Mayor Vinny Cozzarelli Spreads Holiday Joy


BELLEVILLE, NEW JERSEY— Pediatric Patients at Clara Maass Medical Center got into the holiday spirit thanks to a surprise visit from Belleville Deputy Mayor Vinny Cozzarelli, members of the Belleville Police and Fire Departments, along with Santa Claus and friends who delivered toys and spread joy throughout the hospital.

“We are so grateful to Deputy Mayor Vinny Cozzarelli and the Belleville Police and Fire Departments for bringing joy to our young patients during the holiday season,” said Mary Ellen Clyne, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Clara Maass Medical Center. “This is what the spirit of the holidays is all about. It’s so inspiring to see what wonderful support we have in our community.”



Photo 1: Deputy Mayor Vinny Cozzarelli, Elmo, Santa Claus and an Elf from the North Pole visit with Clara Maass Medical Center nurses.

Photo 2: Members of the Belleville police and fire departments, Deputy Mayor Cozzarelli, an elf from the North Pole, Elmo, Santa and Mario were accompanied by Clara Maass Medical Center staff as they delivered toys to pediatric patients.