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Hanukkah

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  • Values in shrink-wrap

    Amid the love and ripped shrink-wrap plastic of Christmas, my 7-month-old great nephew, Joey, sat contentedly gumming the cardboard label on a stuffed pink elephant he'd been given -- his grin piercing the excesses of the season that lay crumpled all...
  • Light and enlightenment [Editorial]

    Sunrise on this Friday, a week and a day before the shortest day of the year, was at 7:18 a.m. and the time of the day's sun set is 4:44 p.m., which means out of this 24 hour span, only 9 hours, 26 minutes and 3 seconds would be considered daytime. By...
  • Finding there's no place like home

    Finding there's no place like home
    A deal that fell through three years ago led to an unusually happy outcome for Manny and Gayle Levy. The couple had thought a move to condominium living would simplify their lives and free them from the upkeep of the Pikesville mid-century modern,...
  • 71 years after a baby girl's birth, her mother gets a gift

    71 years after a baby girl's birth, her mother gets a gift
    PASO ROBLES, Calif. — The host was a good cook, famous for his mashed potatoes. No — not potatoes. Beans. Baked beans. That was it. Brooke Mayo held a finger to her cheek. "Old age is getting to me," she said at last. The images of that...
  • R. Kelly to release a Christmas album

    If you're planning to play one of R. Kelly's recent albums to liven up your holiday parties (and really, who isn't?), make sure you check the album art first. That's because his forthcoming Christmas album (due out in time for next year's holiday) would...
  • Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum

    Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum
    As a player in the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1960s, even at only 25 years old, Maulana Karenga was concerned about legacy. He wanted to leave behind something that would both celebrate the accomplishments of his people and challenge...
  • Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas

    Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas
    When Glendale News-Press Editor Dan Evans introduced us new columnists to his staff and each other last August, he expressed a wish for some lively exchanges of perspective between Hoover High School teacher Brian Crosby and me. Today I’ll grant...
  • Light the Menurkey for Thanksgivukkah? Oy vey

    Light the Menurkey for Thanksgivukkah? Oy vey
    Gobble tov! Hanukkah is just 45 days away, and Christmas is coming right up! Forget Halloween candy and costumes. The upcoming holidays qualify as a shopping emergency. If you think I've lost my mind, don't. It's your sanity that may be on the line....
  • SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: Sweet potato pancakes a colorful twist for Hanukkah

    For those celebrating Thanksgivukkah, the once-in-a-lifetime convergence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving this November 28, I have the perfect dish for you. And even if you are just celebrating Thanksgiving, try these crispy sweet potato gems as an...
  • Mailbag: School district taking back promise to share

    Re: "District wants shorter joint use for pool," Coastline Pilot, Nov. 15. Our Laguna Beach Unified School District board is at it again, revising history and ignoring commitments made to the community. I sat on the oversight committee during the...
  • Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving

    Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving
    For the first time since the economy tanked and the country went into recession in 2008, fewer Marylanders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday than did the previous year. Don't get your hopes up for an easy commute, though. While less...