ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Christmas tree at the Empire State Plaza was lit Sunday night during the official tree lighting ceremony.
The New York State Holiday Tree Lighting and Fireworks Festival marked the last one for Mayor Jerry Jennings before he steps down from office at the end of December.
"It highlights our capital city, highlights was we should be doing as a community. and I want everyone to enjoy a happy and healthy holiday season and have a great time," said Jennings.
Jennings added he loves the tradition and hopes it continues for many years to come.