The star has been lit annually since the 1970s. Image courtesy of Tradepoint Atlantic.

VIDEO: Star of Bethlehem Steel Lit as Revived Sparrows Point Thrives

The tradition goes way back to when Bethlehem Steel was a major industry site that put tens of thousands of people to work on the Patapsco River. Its demise was a hardship for the Baltimore area, but Tradepoint Atlantic’s growing port and logistics center is promising a bright future for the Sparrows Point site.

Cheryl Costello explains, the traditional “Star of Bethlehem” still lights the way this holiday. Watch below: