Even when the temperature soared to the 60-degree range during the recent holiday season, it was smooth sailing — rather, skating — at the PAL ice-skating rink at Longshore.

But now that the region is a winter-appropriate deep freeze, the rink more than ever is a town hot spot.

Here’s a photo gallery of the action earlier in the week.

For more about the PAL rink, visit www.wpalrink.com.