Is there too much holiday cheer on Hudson Avenue? News 10NBC received a phone call from a viewer wanting to know why there were holiday decorations on light poles along Hudson Avenue in the middle of April. Today, we tried to get to the bottom of the issue.
If you come down Hudson Avenue between Norton and Avenue D you're in a time warp. The signs on the light poles wish you season's greetings and happy holidays. Christmas signs are all along the street.
“They should have been down a long time. Hank Randolph works at the University of Rochester and has to pass the signs every morning. He’s getting sick of the holiday cheer. “It's not that hard of a job to get them down. I mean they put them up.”
This is where it gets a little complicated.
These are city owned light poles but the signs are owned by the Hudson Avenue Business Association. The city charges them $25 to put them up and take them down.
“Twenty-five dollars. We don't have it.