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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Out and about on the day after Christmas

    Out and about on the day after Christmas
    There are Christmas traditions and there are day-after-Christmas traditions, which can be almost as nice as the big day itself. Even nicer, if you consider that all the anxiety of holiday preparation is out of the way. "Usually we sit around and eat...
  • At HelloSanta.com, families meet Santa but avoid the holiday traffic

    At HelloSanta.com, families meet Santa but avoid the holiday traffic
    Santa Claus has a problem. Aviation authorities approve flying reindeer only on Christmas Eve — which means Santa must park the sleigh the rest of December when he's out listening to kids' Christmas wish lists. The inconvenience is taking a...
  • Holiday home decoration winner to be announced Dec. 22

    For those who take pride in their over-the-top lights revealing an unabashed love for the Christmas season, Norridge’s annual holiday lights contest is a way to increase the friendly competition between neighbors and reward the most dedicated...
  • Blackberry Express: All aboard for Yuletide cheer

    Blackberry Express: All aboard for Yuletide cheer
    Imagine looking through the wide eyes of a child. Remember that age, when everything seemed so sensational and spectacular? We’re older now, but the sight of holiday lights still has that mystical effect. They sparkle with holiday spirit....
  • Around Town: Festival of Children joins charitable Christmas party

    Around Town: Festival of Children joins charitable Christmas party
    Staff members of the Costa Mesa-based Festival of Children Foundation will head to the Los Angeles Mission on Wednesday for their third year of helping needy families celebrate Christmas. After the families have a meal prepared by Ben Ford, son of actor...
  • Christkindl event draws shoppers, holiday spirit, to Frankfort

    With a chorus of caroling Girl Scouts belting out their version of “Frosty the Snowman” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” the Christmas spirit was ignited in downtown Frankfort on Saturday. The Frankfort Historic Business...
  • UCF football focused on winning bowl despite holiday distractions

    UCF football focused on winning bowl despite holiday distractions
    ST. PETERSBURG — Sweat dripped from the foreheads of several UCF football players before they erupted into celebratory chants shortly after packing the last of 3,000 bags filled with food set to be delivered to Boys and Girls Club locations across...
  • Christmas with Ayn Rand

    Christmas with Ayn Rand
    The "season of giving" comes with its own set of commandments. Give back, we're told. Remember the needy. Don't give because it makes you feel good; give because it's the right thing to do. But these platitudes don't represent my perspective on the...
  • Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers

    Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers
    FedEx brought in nearly all of its 185 employees at its Linthicum station early Monday to handle the crush of packages needing delivery around Baltimore on what was expected to be the parcel service's busiest day of the year. "We started earlier just...
  • Vegetable soup: Simple, delicious and a nice break from holiday fare

    Vegetable soup: Simple, delicious and a nice break from holiday fare
    I will bow to no one in my affection for holiday cooking. For our Christmas open house every year, I make gallons of posole and black beans. One family holiday tradition is spending a day decorating hundreds of cookies. There is no Christmas Eve without...
  • Niles crime briefs: Door lock filled with glue on Christmas day

    Niles crime briefs: Door lock filled with glue on Christmas day
    BURGLARY A home on the 9000 block of Grace Avenue was burglarized between 2 and 6 p.m., Dec. 22, and a home on the 8400 block of Milwaukee Avenue was burglarized on Dec. 30 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. No further details were provided. PROPERTY...