Miracle on Main Street returning to Coshocton Dianne MerrillNewcomerstown NewsCOSHOCTON -- The big pine tree has arrived and erected in the City of Coshocton which signifies the start of the Christmas holiday season. The tree is a 40-plus-year-old blue spruce donated by the Taylor family of S. 14th Street, Coshocton. The tree will be decorated by the Coshocton City Fire Department with about 1,200 lights.Steve Murray of Carroll's Men Shop and Coshocton Towne Centre said it takes a lot of volunteers each year to get the Main Street area ready for the holidays. "Many community members and Main Street business owners work together to make this happen," said Murray. For example, the sheriff's office escorts the tree into town and the tree is hauled in by William Albert Excavating.Miracle on Main Street is an event started over 10 years ago by the Towne Centre organization. Murray said it was originated in an effort to get people to frequent Main Street more often over the holidays. "It is an attraction to see the Main Street in lights," he said.The thoroughfare will stay enchanted with the holiday lighting until after the first of the year.Besides the Main Street businesses, lighting in the trees and the big Christmas tree, Murray said a new addition this year will be a small pine tree on each corner surrounded with ornaments and decoration.The event schedule for the Miracle on Main Street on Friday, Nov. 19 includes: 5 to 8 p.m. business open houses, 5 p.m. lights turned on Main Street and 6:30 p.m. Santa Parade.Following the parade, Santa will greet children in the Civic Hall.