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York Community Christmas Tree to arrive Tuesday

Rebecca Klar
York Dispatch

Before the end of Halloween, York City announced the planned arrival of the Community Christmas Tree. 

The tree will arrive in Continental Square about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, Mayor Michael Helfrich announced Wednesday, Oct. 31. 

Residents can follow the progress of the tree on Twitter, @ContSqTreePA, or on the City of York Facebook page. 

York City's Community Christmas Tree arrived in Continental Square Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. The 30-foot, 4,000-pound blue spruce was donated by Brent Hatterer of York, and Life Path Ministries. The tree was cut, moved and installed in the square by Kinsley Construction with assistance from the York City Electrical Bureau. Bil Bowden photo

This year's tree was donated by Robin Hildebrand of York, according to a city news release.  

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Kinsley Construction and the York City Electrical Bureau will cut and move the tree to the square. 

The donated tree will be decorated to prepare for the annual Light Up York ceremony, scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.