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Santa Claus (fictional character)

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  • Mailbag: Land constraints can't be ignored

    Regarding a proposal to eliminate automobile lanes to accommodate the addition of bicycle lanes on Glenneyre Street: Over the past several weeks I have read a number of newspaper columns and watched town council meetings wherein a handful of people who...
  • Emergency responders give back at annual Santa Run in Botetourt County

    Emergency responders give back at annual Santa Run in Botetourt County
    What's the holiday season without Santa Claus? The Read Mountain Fire and Rescue Department has tracked him down to make Christmas brighter for the young and the young at heart. Christmas is less than two weeks away and to celebrate The Read Mountain...
  • Karen Mason's wickedly wise 'Christmas, Christmas, Christmas!'

    Karen Mason's wickedly wise 'Christmas, Christmas, Christmas!'
    Christmas never sounded smarter. Or wittier. Or more whimsical. You'd expect as much from Karen Mason, a savvy cabaret artist who brings more brainy introspection and worldly wise perspectives to American song than many of her peers. But any show...
  • Yorktown Market Days: Vendors, Toyland Parade and Santa and Mrs. Claus part of festivities

    Yorktown Market Days: Vendors, Toyland Parade and Santa and Mrs. Claus part of festivities
    Yorktown Market Days will conclude its sixth season at Riverwalk Landing on Saturday, Dec. 15, with the Holiday Market scheduled to run from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. and the Toyland Parade festivities from 1 to 3 p.m., according to a county news release....
  • Lynchburg families prepare gift bags for sick children

    Lynchburg families prepare gift bags for sick children
    Christmas is a season of remembrance for the Ellis family.  It's when their daughter, Amanda, was diagnosed with cancer. "It was hard for us," said Cheryl Ellis, Amanda's mother.  "We were in the hospital and Santa Claus brings us these little bags...
  • Thurston students share holiday cheer

    When Maya Ciemons, 13, visited a Laguna preschool with some of her peers to put on a holiday party for the tots, she found herself partnered with a small boy who wouldn't talk much and didn't seem to be having much fun. But, she eventually found the way...
  • Start the Presses: Finding some good amid gloom

    December can be a rough month. The stress, the obligations, the gift anxiety, and the memories of friends and family whose addresses no card will reach often make me long for January. All the talk of peace and joy makes tragedies loom so much bigger, and...
  • Reliving Christmas past

    Reliving Christmas past
    PARADISE, Pa. — On the day after Thanksgiving, the day on which millions of Americans turned their attention to shopping for bargains, a large family from Virginia decided to kick off the holiday season in a different way, with a trip back to an...
  • Shop With A Cop delivers Christmas to Gloucester families

    Shop With A Cop delivers Christmas to Gloucester families
    The annual Gloucester "Shop With A Cop" program delivered Christmas to dozens of families at the event on Dec. 8. In partnership with Walmart, Sheriff Darrell Warren and members of the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office helped provide Christmas presents...
  • White lies in the spirit of the season

    White lies in the spirit of the season
    I've always been amused by people who are anti-Santa Claus. The humbuggers surface every holiday season, complaining that the "Santa Secret" perpetuates consumerism, strays from the true meaning of Christmas and involves — gasp! — telling...
  • Twas the Night Before Christmas and All Through the House

    Twas the Night Before Christmas and All Through the House
    The whole Christmas thing has changed a lot since the 50’s. As a little yum-yum, there was not much happening around Christmas except for church and Santa. To say that my family was poor would be a bit of an exaggeration. We lived in a nice house,...