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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Madison Street stores, including one hit by crash-and-grab thieves, open on Christmas

     Madison Street stores, including one hit by crash-and-grab thieves, open on Christmas
    Dressed in a red ballet skirt and white stockings, 6-year-old Scymaria Weeks pranced through dozens of clothing racks Christmas morning at Yolo Ladies Ware and Shoes, her red hair ribbons bouncing behind her. Christmas morning had been the "best day...
  • Catasauqua pizzeria owner feeds fellow humans on Christmas

     Catasauqua pizzeria owner feeds fellow humans on Christmas
    It took a while for Carol Wentzell to answer the knock at her apartment door on Christmas Day. The 65-year-old resident of Catasauqua Elderly Towers apologized as she balanced herself against the door frame, explaining that she's quicker when she uses her...
  • On New Year's Day, serve hoppin' John and other Southern comfort food

    On New Year's Day, serve hoppin' John and other Southern comfort food
    As a cook who is rarely happier than when roasting a huge joint of meat, I tend to measure out my year in holiday feasts, the same meals every year. Christmas dinner means goose; New Year's Eve, rib roast and Yorkshire pudding; Easter, leg of lamb. I...
  • Santa helps war widow and her family

     
    Los Angeles Times reporter Tom Bridger, as Santa Claus, pays unexpected visit to family of Mrs. Pauline Barrow and her seven children to deliver food, presents and a Christmas tree....
  • Ten big ways to welcome 2015 in the Lehigh Valley

    Yep, it's Christmas Day. All that planning has paid off in good times with family and friends. But now, if you haven't already, you gotta think about the next big calendar event — New Year's Eve. That's where we come in. Whether you're looking for...
  • Owner: Ropes course will remain closed until cause for deadly fall determined

    Owner: Ropes course will remain closed until cause for deadly fall determined
    The owner of the ropes course at the Orlando mall where a man fell to his death Christmas Eve said the attraction will remain closed until an investigation reveals what caused the accident to happen. A divider surrounded the space where customers...
  • Faith and Values: When is Christmas really over?

    When is Christmas over? Perhaps at 6:30 in the morning when the children have torn the wrappings off all their gifts and have begun quarreling over the inequities in their Christmas stash. When is Christmas over? Perhaps at 6:30 in the evening after...
  • 'A Colonial Christmas' underway in York

    The Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center are holding a monthlong event called "A Colonial Christmas" from Dec. 1 through Jan. 4. The event explores the 17th and 18th century traditions with interpretive programs and musical entertainment. The...
  • 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....
  • Batavia tree-lighting ceremony creates 'memories for a lifetime'

    Batavia tree-lighting ceremony creates 'memories for a lifetime'
    With a flick of the switch, a 65-foot spruce tree along the Batavia Riverwalk was illuminated Sunday night with old-fashioned holiday charm. The Batavia Celebration of Lights festival ushered in the Christmas season with the official tree lighting...