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Holidays

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  • Year-End Holiday Traffic Predicted to Increase

    Year-End Holiday Traffic Predicted to Increase
    The 11-day year-end holiday period this season -Dec. 23, to Jan. 2 - is the longest travel holiday season of the year, according to AAA. That means it's also one of the busiest times for America's roadways. Some 83.6 million people will travel over 50...
  • Acura of Avon shows the spirit of giving over the holidays

    Acura of Avon once again successfully "Stuffed the SUV" this holiday season.  The event was a fundraiser to collect toys for the Canton Holiday Adopt-a-Family program. "It was a much merrier holiday for some local children due in large part to toy...
  • 'Tis the Season

    'Tis the Season
    Summer Pros: “The weather!” says Christina Friedrichsen, author of “Intimate Weddings: Planning a Small Wedding that Fits Your Budget and Style” (North Light Books, 2004). “If you’ve got your heart set on an outdoor...
  • Holiday Help For Families Of Inmates

    Holiday Help For Families Of Inmates
                During the holiday season, an organization called Angel Tree is dedicated to delivering presents to the 1.7 million children nationwide are unable to experience the typical family holiday due to incarcerated family members and to help them...
  • South Windsor Students Help Collect For Food Drive

    South Windsor Students Help Collect For Food Drive
      Hundreds of families find themselves without food throughout the winter. South Windsor High School students are taking steps to help those in need during the holiday season. Associate Principal Tiffany Violette says that by participating in the...
  • There's no reason, or excuse, for blackface Halloween costumes

    There's no reason, or excuse, for blackface Halloween costumes
    Every Halloween, people take the opportunity to step out of their lives and into a playful realm where they can dress up as anything they can imagine: make-believe for adults. Halloween is the one time of year largely free from judgment. Women can go as a...
  • 'Breaking' in some new looks for Halloween

    'Breaking' in some new looks for Halloween
    A bald cap, big lab-nerd eyeglasses, a crumpled black porkpie hat and a cold stare — or, if you prefer, a yellow hazmat-suit kit complete with breathing mask and a goatee — will make up the Halloween costume of the year, according to costume...
  • A Chilling Look Into Adam Lanza's World

    A Chilling Look Into Adam Lanza's World
    Three words scream out from a storybook 10-year-old Adam Lanza wrote as a fifth-grader. "Let's hurt children." The young Lanza put those words in the mouth of Dora the Beserker (sic), one of the homicidal characters included in "The Big Book of...
  • Lake Zurich Salvation Army kettle gets gold coins

    Lake Zurich Salvation Army kettle gets gold coins
    Five gold coins, worth $6,500 total, were dropped into a Salvation Army red kettle outside Wal-mart in Lake Zurich. Four of the gold coins, worth about $1,300 each, were dropped in the kettle Dec. 4, and another gold coin of the same value was dropped...
  • Boo! On Halloween, real stories of the afterlife in Central Florida

    In Mount Dora, two doomed lovers from the 1930s are still seen strolling arm in arm through the halls — and straight through the doors — of the Lakeside Inn. In Orlando, an 8-year-old girl plays with visiting schoolchildren while she waits...
  • Universal: Friday, Saturday added to Halloween Horror Nights passes

    Universal: Friday, Saturday added to Halloween Horror Nights passes
    Universal Studios has extended the buying power of its Frequent Fear and Frequent Fear Plus passes, added admission for Friday and Saturday night's editions of Halloween Horror Nights.  Those are the final two nights of the after-hours event. The...