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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.


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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.”



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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.



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.



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!!


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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



Record Rainfall Has Mixed Effects On Christmas Tree Crop

So with all the rain we got this summer, is that affecting the Christmas tree crop? Depends on where you go and how the farmer handled it all.


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Delaware County Urges Residents To Donate And Take Part In Annual Mitten Tree Campaign

Helping youngsters in need get through the winter is the aim of the 14th annual Mitten Tree campaign in the Delaware County courthouse in Media. And for the second year in a row, you’re being invited to take part.


Del. Christmas Tree Recycling

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware residents can recycle their Christmas trees at five locations around the state. Locations in New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County will accept trees that have had ornaments and […]


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Christmas Tree Procrastinators: It’s A Tradition

Christmas is three days away. By design or by circumstance, many people don’t get their Christmas trees until the last minute.