By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Leaders from Point State Park and Duquesne Light are set to come together to work on a possible future for the Tree of Lights.READ MORE: Flames Engulf Home Along Market Street In Leechburg
The meeting is set to take place Monday according to KDKA’s news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Earlier this year, Duquesne Light said this would be the final year for the iconic tree at Point State Park.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Girl Shot In Knoxville
The joint decision was made as a way to preserve the historical grounds of Fort Duquesne.
But now, due to public outcry and a petition circling the city, the two sides are re-engaging in a discussion about the tree’s home.MORE NEWS: One Person Hospitalized After Crash In Uniontown
Pete Linko, the petition founder states “It’s so important that folks who are going through some difficult times continue to see this light. It’s more than just a tree of lights. It’s a symbol of the resilience of Pittsburgh.”