Christmas Tree


‘Ugly’ Pa. Christmas Tree Gets Charlie Brown Treatment

A Charlie Brown Christmas tree has come to life in Reading.


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Reading Residents Say “Ugly” Christmas Tree Is Ruining Holiday Spirit

A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly.


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Christmas Tree Saves Family When Gunfire Rings Out In Jeannette

When shots rang out in a Westmoreland County neighborhood, one woman was wounded.


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Best Christmas Tree Cutting Experiences In The Pittsburgh Area

The Pittsburgh region has an abundance of tree farms and traversing the area with the proper cutting materials may be a wonderful memory when the tree is displayed in the home.


Allegheny Co. Christmas Tree Recycling Program Locations

Now that Christmas is over, you may be wondering what to do with your tree.



Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Find locations to recycle your Christmas tree!


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Eat N’ Park Commercial “A Symbol Of Pittsburghers Helping Kids”

Every once in a while there comes a commercial that people actually enjoy watching. Again and again, in some cases! KDKA’s Dave Crawley takes a closer look at a local yuletide favorite.


Christmas Tree Recycling Locations Announced

Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl wants city residents to remember to recycle during the holiday season. Residents can reuse or recycle their gift boxes and wrapping paper and you can also recycle your tree. Trees can […]


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Real Christmas Trees ‘Greener’ Than Fake Ones, Expert Says

There’s another big decision for tree lovers. Do you choose fresh or do you choose fake? And which is more environmentally-friendly? You might be surprised.


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Christmas Tree Farmer Gives Advice on Picking Tree

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to JD Fleming about picking and caring for your live tree.

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Live or Fake? The Great Christmas Tree Debate

KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert and John Shumway debate whether to get a real Christmas tree, or an artificial one.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/05/2011

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Officials Blaming Christmas Tree For Sparking Uniontown Fire

Fire officials in Fayette County are blaming a Christmas tree for sparking a house fire that displaced a family today in Uniontown.


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City Forestry Supervisor Weds At City-County Building Christmas Tree

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — One man has a special connection to the Christmas tree at the City-County building in downtown Pittsburgh. Roger Abbott, the city forestry supervisor, has put up the annual tree for 32 years, […]


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Nursery Donates New Tree To California Borough

CALIFORNIA BOROUGH (KDKA) – A local nursery is pledging to provide a new Christmas tree today to California Borough in Washington County. Jannine Metal, the head of the Borough’s Recreation Authority, says she received a […]


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Grinch Cuts Down California Borough Christmas Tree

CALIFORNIA BOROUGH (KDKA) – Police in California Borough, Washington County are investigating who’s been naughty, and not very nice. Authorities say someone went to Rotary Park, adjacent to Route 88, and cut down a six-foot […]