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Christmas

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  • Sweet 16: Songs of Good Cheer recap

    Sweet 16:  Songs of Good Cheer recap
    Sunday night, Mary Schmich and I and the Songs of Good Cheer band -- informally known as the Cheerios -- finished our 2014 run with our fifth sold-out program in the Old Town School of Folk Music's concert hall The show tends to surprise first timers --...
  • Community: Contest winners help light up the holidays

    Alan Falkner's home holiday light show is a technological marvel while La Providencia Guild's thrift shop's window displays glow with sophisticated elegance. Each took first place in their respective categories in the city's 32nd annual Holiday...
  • Community: Couple celebrates Christmas all year long

    Community: Couple celebrates Christmas all year long
    Neighbors in the north end of town may have noticed a cross illuminating the top of the hill above Brace Canyon Park throughout the year. Last year, Elena Cook decided to make a statement about how society has replaced the cheerful greeting of Merry...
  • Eight ways to celebrate the season in Las Vegas

    Eight ways to celebrate the season in Las Vegas
    If you like the jingle of slot machines along with Santa’s “Ho, ho, ho,” Las Vegas offers a wealth of ways to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the holiday. Here are eight ways to celebrate the season in Las Vegas: —If you...
  • Ellicott City

    Candlelight service A service of story, song and spirit will be held at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve at Channing Memorial Church, Unitarian Universalist, 3220 Corporate Court, Suite C in Ellicott City. Refreshments will be served after services. Information:...
  • Tradition Continues To Feed The Homeless On Christmas Day

    Raju "RJ" Gomes is once again serving a meal for the homeless on Christmas Day, continuing a tradition he started when he was a student at Manchester High School. Gomes, 29, said he came up with the idea, which he calls "Make a Christmas," as part of a...
  • Advent Whiskey Calendar at Hamilton Kitchen

    Admit it: Unwrapping presents is a big plus of the holiday season. And The Hamilton Kitchen and Bar is getting in the holiday spirit — no pun intended, says manager Jason Lonigro — with not only vibrant decorations but an impressive Advent...
  • Theater: Final weekend for many holiday shows

    On this last weekend before Christmas, ramp up your spirit with some holiday theater. This is the final weekend for most of the shows by local groups, including Civic Theatre of Allentown, with its 25th anniversary production of "A Christmas Carol" and...
  • Bethlehem axes party planning from budget

    Bethlehem axes party planning from budget
    Bethlehem City Council trimmed about $150,000 from a nearly flat $71.2 million budget, winnowing the tax increase to about 5.6 percent. But with taxes still about to rise $44.50 for the typical homeowner, it's nothing to celebrate, council members say....
  • Ask Amy: This year, put a "Book on Every Bed"

     Ask Amy: This year, put a "Book on Every Bed"
    Dear Readers: This is one of my favorite days of the year because this is the day I get to step out from behind my desk and advocate — simply and sincerely — for literacy. I choose this particular day because it is my mother's birthday. She...
  • U.S. satellite spies holiday lights from space

    U.S. satellite spies holiday lights from space
    Americans are serious about their Christmas lights -- so much so that a NASA satellite can see them from space. The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite, which NASA operates with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, can&...