Alpha Fire Company ready to offer Santa a tour of region

December 19, 2013 

Each year, Santa and his elves make a special appearance throughout the Centre Region on Christmas Eve — on an Alpha firetruck.

Is Jolly Ol’ St. Nick trading his sled for a shiny red truck? Well, maybe just for a few hours.

Santa will leave Station 5 downtown between 4:30 and 5 p.m. on two concurrent routes, and begin a trek through several neighborhoods. So, if you want to catch Santa and his elves, below is their routes.

West Route

From Station 5 on South Atherton Street near West Beaver Avenue, 4:30-5 p.m., Santa will begin by heading onto West College Avenue toward Pine Hall.

Pine Hall

•  Left on West College Avenue to Chelsea Lane

•  Circle through Chelsea Lane back to West College Avenue

•  Left on West College Avenue to Rosemont Drive

Pine Grove Mills

•  Right on Rosemont Drive to Sunday Drive

•  Right on Sunday Drive to South Nixon Road

•  Right on South Nixon Road to West Whitehall Road

•  Right on West Whitehall Road to West College Avenue

Foxpointe/Brackenridge

•  Left on West College Avenue to Bristol Avenue

•  Left on Bristol Avenue into the cul de sac and turn around

•  Bristol Avenue to Concorde Drive

•  Left on Concorde Drive to Saratoga Drive

•  Left on Saratoga Drive to Gwenedd Lane

•  Left on Gewnedd Lane to Autumnwood Drive

•  Right on Autumnwood Drive to Pine Cliff Road

•  Right on Pine Cliff Road to Iroquois Road

•  Right on Iroquois Road to Brushwood Drive

•  Left on Brushwood Drive to Science Park Court

•  Left on Science Park Court to Pine Hall Road

•  Right on Pine Hall Road to Science Park Road

•  Left on Science Park Road to Circleville Road

Chestnut Ridge

•  Left at Circleville Road to Sleepy Hollow Drive

•  Sleepy Hollow Drive to Chestnut Ridge Drive

•  Right on Chestnut Ridge Drive to Hickory Hill Drive

•  Right on Hickory Hill Drive to Chestnut Ridge Drive

•  Left on Chestnut Ridge Drive to Summersweet Lane

•  Left on Summersweet Lane to Pinehurst Drive

•  Left on Pinehurst Drive to Oak Leaf Drive

•  Right on Oakl Leaf Drive to Summersweet Lane

•  Left on Summersweet Lane to Chestnut Ridge Drive

•  Right on Chestnut Ridge Drive to Sleepy Hollow Drive

Greenleaf Manor

•  Left on Sleepy Hollow Drive to Circleville Road to Farmstead Lane

•  Right on Farmstead Lane to Tanager Drive

•  Right on Tanager Drive to Sandy Drive

•  Right on Sandy Drive to Tanager Drive

•  Left onTanager Drive to Farmstead Lane

•  Right on Farmstead Lane to Circleville Road

Park Forest

•  Right on Circleville Road to Park Hills Avenue

•  Left on Park Hills Avenue to Cambridge Drive

•  Left on Cambridge Drive to Princeton Drive

•  Left on Princeton Drive to Park Hills Avenue

•  Left on Park Hills Avenue to Circleville Road

•  Left on Circleville Road to Teaberry Lane to Blue Course Drive

•  Teaberry Lane to Ridge Master Drive

•  Right on Ridge Master Drive to Megan Drive

•  Left on Megan Drive to Teaberry Lane to Blue Course Drive

•  Right on Blue Course Drive to Martin Street

•  Left on Martin Street to West Aaron Drive

•  Left on West Aaron Drive to Park Lane

•  Right on Park Lane to Devonshire Drive

•  Left on Devonshire Drive to Berkshire Drive

•  Left on Berkshire Drive to Devonshire Drive

•  Left on Devonshire Drive to Canterbury Drive

•  Right on Canterbury Drive to Douglas Drive

•  Right on Douglas Drive to West Hillside Drive

•  Left on West Hillside Avenue to North Oak Lane

•  Left on North Oak Lane to Westgate Drive

•  Right on Westgate Drive to Earl Drive

•  Right on Earl Drive to Severn Drive

•  Right on Severn Drive to Melissa Lane

•  Left on Melissa Lane to Devonshire Drive

•  Left on Devonshire Drive to Longbarn Road

•  Left on Longbarn Road to Stoneledge Road

•  Right on Stoneledge Road to Portsmouth Road

•  Left on Portsmouth Road to Brittany Drive

•  Left on Brittany Drive to Sierra Lane

•  Right on Sierra Lane to Wiltshire Drive

•  Right on Wiltshire Drive to Surry Lane

•  Left on Surry Lane to Cornwall Road

•  Left on Cornwall Road to Park Lane

•  Left on Park Lane to Park Forest Avenue

•  Right on Park Forest Avenue to North Oak Lane

•  Left on North Oak Lane to Eastwood Lane

•  Right on Eastwood Lane to Fairwood Lane

•  Right on Fairwood Lane to North Atherton Street

•  Left on North Atherton Street to Valley Vista Drive

Fifteen-minute rest stop at Sheetz

•  Left on Valley Vista Drive to Carnegie Drive

•  Right on Carnegie Drive to Ghaner Drive

•  Right on Ghaner Drive to Ghaner Road

•  Right on Ghaner Road to Scotia Road/Grays Woods Boulevard

Grays Woods

•  Left on Grays Woods Boulevard to Whitepine Place

•  Left on Whitepine Place to Thorndale Road

•  Right on Thorndale Road to Cherrywood Road

•  Right on Cherrywood Road to Grays Woods Boulevard

•  Left on Grays Woods Boulevard to Red Alder Road

•  Right on Red Alder Road to Forest Glen Circle

•  Right on Forest Glen Circle to Pin Oak Road

•  Right on Pin Oak Road to Grays Woods Boulevard

•  Left on Grays Woods Boulevard to Scotia Road

•  Straight to Scotia Road to Route 322 East

•  Right on Route 322 to North Atherton Street Business

Overlook Heights

•  Left on Woodycrest Street to Strouse Avenue

•  Right on Strouse Avenue to Waddle Road

•  Right on Waddle Road to Vairo Boulevard

•  Right on Vairo Boulevard to Atherton Street

•  Right on North Atherton Street to West Aaron Drive

•  Left on West/East Aaron Drive to Harris Street

•  Right on Harris Street to Clinton Avenue

•  Right on Clinton Avenue to North Atherton Street

Return to Station 5

East Route

Leave Station 5 on South Atherton Street, 4:30-5 p.m.

•  Right on South Atherton Street to Waupelani Drive

•  Right on Waupelani Drive to West Whitehall Road

•  Right on West Whitehall Road to Stonebridge Drive

Stonebridge

•  Right on Stonebridge Drive to Sheffield Drive

•  Right on Sheffield Drive to Stonebridge Drive

•  Left on Stonebridge Drive to Red Lion Drive

•  Right on Red Lion Drive to Kings Court

•  Left on Kings Court to Williamsburg Drive

•  Right on Williamsbrug Drive to Wetherburn Drive

•  Left on Wetherburn Drive to Stonebridge Drive

•  Left on Stonebridge Drive to Bristol Avenue

•  Right on Bristol Ave to Blue Course Drive

•  Right on Blue Course Drive to Bayberry Drive

•  Left on Bayberry Drive to Webster Drive

•  Right on Webster Drive to Saxton Drive

•  Left on Saxton Drive to Bayberry Drive

•  Left on Bayberry Drive to Barley Way

•  Right on Barley Way to Crabapple Drive

•  Right on Crabapple Drive to Hedgerow Drive

•  Left on Hedgerow Drive to Westerly Parkway

•  Right on Westerly Parkway to Saxton Drive

•  Right on Saxton Drive to South Sparks Street

•  Left on South Sparks Street to Westerly Parkway

•  Right on Westerly Parkway to Easterly Parkway

•  Easterly Parkway to Old Boalsburg Road

•  Right on Old Boalsburg Road to Ellen Avenue

•  Left on Ellen Avenue to South Pugh Street

•  Right on Pugh Street to Nimitz Avenue

•  Left on Nimitz Avenue to University Drive

•  Left on University Drive to Legion Lane

•  Left on Legion Lane to Kemmerer Road

•  Left on Kemmerer Road to Smithfield Street

•  Left on Smithfield Street to Smithfield Circle

•  Left on Smithfield Circle to Smithfield Street

•  Right on Smithfield St to Easterly Parkway

•  Right on Easterly Parkway to University Drive

•  Left on University Drive to Irvin Avenue

•  Left on East Irvin Avenue to South Pugh Street

•  Left on South Pugh St. to East McCormick Avenue

•  Left on East McCormick Avenue to University Drive

•  Right on University Drive to Walnut Spring Lane

Walnut Spring Grove

•  Left on Walnut Spring Lane (Turn Around at end of street)

•  Walnut Spring Lane to University Drive

•  Right on University Drive to College Avenue

•  Right on East College Avenue to Puddintown Road

Houserville/Clover Highlands/Spring Creek/Spring Lea Acres

•  Left on Puddintown Road to Balmoral Way

•  Balmoral Way to Glengarry Lane

•  Right on Glengarry Lane to Gregor Way

•  Left on Gregor Way to Balmoral Way

•  Left on Balmoral Way to Puddintown Road

•  Right on Puddintown Road to Meadow Lane

•  Right on Meadow Lane To Bottorf Drive

•  Left on Bottory Drive to Houserville Road

•  Right on Houserville Road to Spring Lea Drive

•  Left on Spring Lea Drive to Hickory Road

•  Left on Hickory Road to Willow Avenue

•  Right on Willow Avenue to Oak Lane

•  Left on Oak Lane to Fairlawn Avenue

•  Right on Fairlawn Avenue to Scholl Street

•  Right on Scholl Street to Fairlawn Avenue

•  Left on Fairlawn Avenue to Kuhns Lane

•  Right on Kuhns Lane to Creekside Drive

•  Left on Creekside Drive to Mitch Avenue

•  Left on Mitch Avenue to Rhaubert Circle

•  Left on Rhaubert Circle to October Drive

•  Right on October Drive to Mossey Glen Road

•  Left on Mossey Glenn Road to Mountain Laurel Drive

•  Left on Mountain Laurel Drive to Trout Road

•  Right on Trout Road to Shiloh Road

•  Right on Shiloh Road to Sheetz Store

Fifteen minute rest stop at Sheetz

•  Right on Shiloh Road to Benner Pike

•  Right on Benner Pike to East College Avenue to Gerald Street

Penn Hills

•  Right on Gerald Street to Buchenhorst Road

•  Left on Buchenhorst Road Cricle back to Gerald Street

•  Right on Gerald Street

Lemont

•  Gerald Street to Struble Road

•  Struble Road to Jalice Circle

•  Right on Jalice Circle turn around back to Struble Road

•  Left on Struble Road to 1st Avenue

•  Left on 1st Avenue to Nixon Drive

•  Right on Nixon Drive to Mulberry Street

•  Left on Mulberry Street to Dale Street

•  Left on Dale Street to Berry Street

•  Right on Berry Street to Mary Street

•  Right on Mary Street to Pike Street

•  Left on Pike Street to Boalsburg Road

•  Left on Boalsburg Road to Whitehill Street

•  Left on Whitehill Street to Baldwin Street

•  Right on Baldwin Street to Cortland Drive

•  Right on Cortland Drive to Whitehill Street

•  Left on Whitehill Street to Boalsburg Road

•  Right on Boalsburg Road to East Branch Road

•  Left on East Branch Road to Norle Street

•  Left on Norle Street to Claremont Avenue

•  Right on Claremont Avenue to Villandry Boulevard

•  Left on Villandry Boulevard to East Branch Road

Dalevue/Center Hills

•  Left on East Branch Road to Hunter Avenue

•  Left on Hunter Avenue to Charles Street

•  Left on Charles Street to Goldfinch Drive

•  Right on Goldfinch Drive to Mayberry Lane

•  Right on Mayberry La to Hunter Avenue

•  Left on Hunter Ave to Ballybunion Road

•  Right on Ballybunion Road to Greenbriar Drive

•  Right on Greenbriar Drive to Hunter Avenue

•  Right on Hunter Avenue to Edwards Street

•  Left on Edwards Street to Goldfinch Drive

•  Left on Goldfinch Drive to East Branch Road

•  Left on East Branch Road to Country Club Road

•  Right on Country Club Road to Oak Ridge Avenue

•  Right on Oak Ridge Avenue to Squirrel Drive

•  Right on Squirrel Drive to Shamrock Avenue

•  Right on Shamrock Avenue to Country Club Road

•  Left on Country Club Road to East Branch Road

•  Right on East Branch Rd to South Atherton Street

•  Right on South Atherton Street

Return to Station 5

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