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Holidays

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  • Stocking Stuffers That Ease Any Drive

     
    Christmas will be here before you know it. If you're like me, finding stocking stuffers is a last-minute scramble, and as my daughters recently pointed out, I buy way too many hair accessories (who couldn't use more ponytail holders?). To......
  • Krampus legend featured in two holiday TV episodes

     
    Most people are familiar with the legend of Saint Nicholas or Santa Claus, who rewards good children with presents during the Yuletide season. But in the folklore of some European countries, jolly old St. Nick has a dark counterpart in the figure of...
  • Great A-scare-ica: A grandmother complains and the amusement park responds

     
    A reader got in touch this morning: We took our grandkids to Great America on Columbus Day--our first visit there in a couple of decades. We knew the Halloween theme would be prominent, and we knew some park employees would......
  • REVIEW: Supra Blues Band, Cunningham & Associates are gifts at A Lehigh Valley Christmas concert

     
    At Sunday’s 17th A Lehigh Valley Christmas concert at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown, The James Supra Band was like waking up on Christmas morning. And Cunningham and Associates was like the present under the tree. Those two bands were......
  • Extreme holiday decorating is focus of ABC’s Great Christmas Light Fight

     
    It's a holiday showdown as extreme holiday decorating is the focus of ABC’s The Great Christmas Light Fight, a new competition series beginning Monday, Dec. 9 at 9pmET. Never have cameras captured the intense planning, drive and pure spectacle of &#...
  • What's Your Best Costume Ever?

     
    Tonight is trick or treat night in my community. I've been in the Lehigh Valley for 40 years, and I still think it's idiotic that Halloween isn't on Halloween. For several communities, this weird custom of non-Halloween trick or treating......
  • All of the Week 9 HS football predictions: Who'll get the goodies on Trick-or-Treat Night?

     
    Halloween is officially on Thursday night, and once it comes and goes, you'll see the Christmas decorations go up at various stores -- if they're not up already. I started seeing the Halloween stuff on Labor Day weekend. The sales pitch waits for no one....
  • Thanksgiving 2013 football preview

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 football preview: The Pilgrims would be proud to see this Thanksgiving Day lineup of NFL games on Thursday, Nov. 28, which begins on FOX with the Green Bay Packers at the Detroit Lions in an NFC North rivalry game. The Packers —...
  • Hub Network scares up Martha Stewart to judge its “Halloween Bash” costume contest

     
    For what it's calling “Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash” (let's just all agree to overlook that something can't really be “first” and “annual”), Hub Network has conjured up a scary-big celeb to take part:...
  • NHL Thanksgiving Showdown 2013 on NBC

     
    NHL Thanksgiving Showdown 2013 on NBC: Haven’t seen enough roughing, elbowing and fighting during your Black Friday shopping excursion? The NHL Thanksgiving Showdown is back for a Friday matinee game on Nov. 29 on NBC at 1pm ET between the N.Y....
  • Drivers and Pedestrians, Stay Safe on Halloween

     
    Here's a scare for parents and drivers: Kids are more than two times as likely to be killed by a car on Halloween night as any other night, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. If you're driving on Halloween, remember to......