By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Thursday was the final lighting ceremony ever for the Tree of Lights at Point State Park.READ MORE: Utility Assistance Applications Now Being Accepted Through Allegheny Co. Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Every year since 1988, Duquesne Light has turned the lights on at Point State Park.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Monday Warm-Up Ahead Of Dropping Temperatures
This year, the lighting is being done to raise awareness and funds for “Operation Warmth” which provides winter coats to kids.MORE NEWS: Year Up Program Offering Pittsburgh Housing Authority Residents Skills Training, Internships
However, the lights will be retired after this holiday season in an effort to persevere the historic grounds of Fort Duquesne.