MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced, November 3, that a special network of Santa’s Mailboxes has arrived in various Nassau County Parks. Now through Friday, December 16th, the children of Nassau County can send their holiday lists directly to Old St. Nick at the North Pole.

The Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums will forward letters to Santa at the North Pole. Letters received by Friday, December 16th with a legible name and return address will be answered by Santa before the holiday. There is no postage necessary.

Colorful red and green mailboxes will be accessible from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily at the administration buildings of the following parks:

Cantiague Park in Hicksville, (571-7056);
Christopher Morley Park in Roslyn-North Hills, (571-8113);
Grant Park in Hewlett, (571-7821);
Rev. Arthur Mackey, Sr. Park in Roosevelt, (571-8692);
Wantagh Park in Wantagh, (571-7460);
*Eisenhower Park: Nassau Aquatic Center at Parking Field No. 1A, (572-0501); and Eisenhower Park Administration Building: Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., (572-0200).

For more information about Santa’s mailboxes, please call (516) 572-0200 weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., or visit the Park’s Department website at: