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Nature Provides Decorative Touch

If you look out your window on a winter’s day, it’s easy to see where most christmas decorations find their inspiration.

12/25/2013

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Time To Start Thinking About Recycling The Tree (And Electronics As Well)

By now, the Christmas tree is up and decorated (hopefully!), but it’s the time to mark your January calendar for recycling — both tree recycling and “e” recycling — as in electronics.

12/22/2013

The Christmas tree in the Pennsylvania state capitol rotunda. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Christmas Tree Arrives At Pa. Capitol

The guests of honor at the ceremony where the 21-foot Douglas Fir was lit were members of the military.

12/06/2013

A Christmas tree is pictured in the Blue Room during a media walk-through of the holiday decorations at the White House in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2010. (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Lehigh Valley Tree Farmer Provides White House Christmas Tree For Third Year

The White House takes delivery, today, of its official Christmas tree– an 18-and-a-half-foot Douglass fir from right here in Eastern Pennsylvania. This is the third time the Lehigh Valley’s Crystal Springs farm has provided the first family’s tree.

11/26/2013

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Top Tree-lighting Ceremonies In The Philadelphia Area

The holiday season just isn’t official until the trees have been lit downtown. Here are some of the area’s best tree lighting events and ceremonies.

11/22/2013

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The Mutter Museum Wants Your Weirdest Holiday Ornaments

A photo of a previous Mutter holiday tree includes baubles such as two-headed gingerbread men and what appears to be a piece of cardboard advertising “The Clap.”

11/21/2013

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Christmas Tree Recycling Begins In Philadelphia Today

The trees, dropped off at specific locations, are put to use by the Department of Parks and Recreation for composting or shredded for mulch.

01/07/2013

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3 On Your Side: Holiday Decoration Warning

Holiday decorations make a home more festive, but they can also be dangerous if consumers are not careful. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice to keep your family and your pets safe.

12/18/2012

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Villanova Professor Offers Fresh Christmas Tree Tips

A 4-year- research project indicates getting a fresh tree for Christmas may be better for the environment.

12/15/2012

Christmas trees at Maple Acres Farm in Montgomery County. (Credit: Brad Segall)

Black Friday Big Day For Christmas Tree Shopping

Many people say they wait until a couple of weeks before Christmas to make sure the tree stays fresh.

11/23/2012

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Christmas Village Opens In LOVE Park

A giant tree stands at the center of the drained fountain. Kids were running and playing on the big green stage surrounding the tree.

11/22/2012

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Streets Department Announces Residential Christmas Tree Recycling Program

The Philadelphia Streets Department has announced that The Residential Christmas Tree Recycling Program will run for two weeks in 2012.

12/27/2011

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Percy Street Barbecue Creates Beer Can Christmas Tree

For all those who like to like to party hard during the holiday season, you may find an interest in this cool attraction.

12/16/2011

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Top Spots To Cut Your Christmas Tree

Check out these great farms to make getting the tree a memorable and hands-on family fun experience!!

12/01/2011

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Annual Tree Lighting In Rittenhouse Square Marks Start Of Holiday Season

Standing over 30 feet tall and adorned with over 3,000 lights, the Christmas Tree in Rittenhouse Square lit up the night sky Wednesday night

11/30/2011

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