EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio - The lighting of Nela Park has been a highlight of the Christmas season for nearly 90 years.
The General Electric campus struts its headquarters status of GE Lighting with an elaborate holiday lighting display.
In the late 1980s, WEWS reporter Alan DePetro showed us what was new in the East Cleveland display.
DePetro interviews the head of GE Lighting Frank LaGiusa.
LaGiusa was the brains and the researcher behind the display. He gives us a quick history lesson of Christmas in Sweden and the lighted display showing Saint Lucia carrying a tray of pastries.
An amazing statistic in DePetro's story is the number of people expected to visit the GE campus to view the lights -- 250,000.
His story has a mix of the lighted display along with it being assembled.
Nela Park gets its name from abbreviating National Electric Lamp Association.
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