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Last year, I did a Mommy Minute story about Bikes For Kids, a wonderful, local organization with a simple mission: all children deserve to enjoy a bicycle. In a crammed garage, a few guys refurbish used bikes for boys and girls in need. They are intense...
FoxCTYou don't have to travel to the North Pole to visit Santa's Village this holiday season, you can have the same experience right in Torrington. Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village has been lighting up Connecticut for 64 years. The employees of Torrington's...
CTW FeaturesTwo people. Two families. So, figuring out where to spend the holidays can get quite complicated for couples. The key is to get started early on your planning, know that you will have to compromise, and try to think of strategies that won’t leave...
By Jim MacPherson Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…" My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree. None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room. But...
firstname.lastname@example.orgDorothy Papa learned her work ethic on the farm during her childhood in Bedford County, Pa., then later after she and her husband bought a farm on Alternate U.S. 40 between Funkstown and Boonsboro. “She grew up on a farm and ended up on a farm,&...
Norwalk Reflector, OhioThe situation looked bleak for Edison Memorial United Methodist Church. The year was 1930 and the Great Depression had set in. On Christmas day of that year, congregants gathered for worship, only to find their building destroyed by a gas stove-...
We were opening Christmas gifts last year when my much better half dropped a package on my lap -- a cold, heavy package. Curious (and suddenly chilly), I opened it. Bacon. Six pounds of artisan bacon, ranging from thick-cut hickory-smoked to jalapeño-...
Tags: Pork Chops, Onions, Pies and Tarts, Breads, Hamburgers
Christmas comes early in Plantation Acres every year, but this year the battle over one family's holiday extravaganza is starting now. The "Hyatt Extreme Christmas" won't start appearing on their lawn until September, but some homeowners are already...
Tags: Religious Festivals, Family, Holidays
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
The Charlotte ObserverMore than 82,000 people enter uptown Charlotte every weekday morning. And every weeknight, most of those 82,000 people leave. That 9-to-5 swell-and-recede pattern could be unsettling to potential vendors for whom five days of commerce per week isn't...
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