Christmas tree

A spotted lanternfly.
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Jim Melwert
November 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
As you head out to get a Christmas tree, experts say any fears of spotted lanternflies hatching in your home are overblown. Read more here.
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Tree lighting at Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Antionette Lee
November 27, 2019 - 9:48 pm
Museum-goers flocked to the Rocky steps Wednesday to officially flip the switch on the holiday season. Read more here.
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Christmas tree recycling
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Kristen Johanson
December 26, 2018 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Streets Department is holding their annual Christmas-tree recycling program through the middle of January. Starting on Wednesday, Jan. 2, and running through Jan. 12, residents can drop off ol' tannenbaum at one of the following Sanitation Convenience...
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Christmas Tree Safety
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Mike Dougherty
December 14, 2018 - 4:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The holiday season is in full swing, and fire officials say there are a few precautions you can take to prevent a Christmas catastrophe. It only takes a little spark and the right conditions for a Christmas tree to go up in flames. "Inside that booth, we simulated...
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In this Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, photo, a man looks at artificial Christmas trees for sale at the Balsam Hill Outlet store in Burlingame, Calif.
AP Photo/Eric Risberg
December 11, 2018 - 7:58 am
TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The boys, ages 2, 4 and 6, were picking out a real tree this year — a new tradition their young parents...
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Willey Farms near Townsend, Delaware, selling Christmas trees, wreaths and roping. The business sustained massive damage during a fire in November 2018.
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Michelle Durham
December 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As you decorate your home and prepare to fill it with those you love most, experts say there is one important step in the tree-trimming and stocking-stuffing process you should not overlook: safety. Deputy Chief of Fire Prevention for the Philadelphia Fire Department...
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From Mayor Jim Kenney to the Flyers' mascot Gritty, Philadelphians of all walks of life come together for the city's annual Christmas tree lighting.
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Justin Udo
November 28, 2018 - 9:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From Mayor Jim Kenney to the Flyers' mascot Gritty, Philadelphians of all walks of life come together for the city's annual Christmas tree lighting. The Christmas tree lighting at City Hall was a totally new experience for South Carolina native Mara Cowen, who...
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Rittenhouse Square is alive with Christmas cheer after hundreds of people showed up Tuesday night to watch the tree lighting ceremony.
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Mike Dougherty
November 27, 2018 - 9:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rittenhouse Square is alive with Christmas cheer after hundreds of people showed up Tuesday night to watch the tree lighting ceremony. With a big crowd, and a brisk night, it certainly felt a lot like Christmas. The 30-foot tree and thousands of white twinkling lights...
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Ryan Brocker with The Christmas Tree Stand
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Justin Udo
November 26, 2018 - 12:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, many people are on the hunt for the perfect Christmas tree. "Most of the time people are looking for size and shape, a nice cone shape, clean bottom," said Ryan Brocker with Philadelphia-area delivery service The Christmas Tree...
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Christmas trees are lined up outside of Porta Philadelphia.
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Andrew Kramer
November 26, 2018 - 7:24 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When ordering a pizza, it's common to choose among several toppings. At one pizza spot in Philadelphia this holiday season, customers have another decision to make: What Christmas tree do you want with your pies? Patrons of Porta Philadelphia, on Chestnut Street near...
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