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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....
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Naperville Eats: Christmas Cheer Luncheon a team effort

    Naperville Eats: Christmas Cheer Luncheon a team effort
    For the 39th year women will gather in the kitchen at Wesley United Methodist Church in Naperville to put together the annual Christmas Cheer Luncheon. The work begins before sunrise with turkeys going into the oven to bake. When they are finished...
  • 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...