BRIARCLIFF MANOR - A Briarcliff Manor man says his Christmas wish has come true this year after a court ruled that he can have a nativity scene displayed on village property.
Henry Ritell says he's been in a dispute with the village for six years to have a creche included in its "official" holiday display. Initially, both sides agreed only holiday symbols, a Christmas tree and a dreidel, would be displayed on public property.
A few weeks ago, Ritell went back to court after hearing the village allowed a menorah to be displayed in another public park. Ritell accused the village of discriminating against Christians.
Ritell was allowed to display his creche today.