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December 26, 2012

Christmas tree care still crucial, fire officials say


JOHNSTOWN — What to do with old trees

Christmas tree disposal and reuse:

Johnstown residents:

Take trees to the Derby Street parking lot for city to shred and use for mulch.

Somerset Borough:

Curbside pick-up in early January. Dates yet to be set.

All others:

Contact local borough or township office to check on drop-off or pick-up services.

Check with county recycling departments about possible recycling service.

Some other possible uses:

• Secure them to a tree or post and use branches for suet and bird feeders.

• Find a local sportsmans organization for other uses.

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