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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Erika Ettin: Online dating in the Valentine's Day window

    Ah, Valentine's Day. Some people love the roses and chocolates. Some people hate the saccharine sweet Hallmark cards that permeate the aisles. And, of course, some people just choose to treat February 14th as any other day of the year. Regardless of where...
  • It's not what we put in our mouths, it's what comes out

    Many Christians will begin to journey on a path simply referred to as Lent. The Lenten period gives us all a period of time that should be used wisely. All of us are given 60 minutes in an hour and 24 hours in a day. These are ample periods of time to do...
  • Wade-less Heat fall 113-93 to LeBron, Cavaliers

    The perspective with this roster is different, and on nights such as these, the reality is clear: The Miami Heat, at least at the moment, are not in the same league as the Cleveland Cavaliers. Just as there was only so much the Dwyane Wade-less Heat...
  • Lombard cancels summer 'Taste' festival for 2015

    The Village of Lombard is promising fireworks and fun, but no food at this year's annual Fourth of July celebration. In a decision announced Friday in a new release, village officials said they will suspend Taste of Lombard, the multi-day carnival and...
  • A child, a cause: the legacy of the Columbia Mall shootings

    A child, a cause: the legacy of the Columbia Mall shootings
    One year ago, all that 2-year-old Elijah Benlolo Summers knew was that his mommy didn't come home from work. Brianna Benlolo — as her frantic family would learn on that shattering Saturday — had been shot and killed that morning along with...
  • Late conductor remembered for his achievements

    Late conductor remembered for his achievements
    Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, is being remembered not just for his musical talent but his drive to achieve goals before his death at the age of 66 Thursday following a battle...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Bruce Kleppinger, Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers

    Newsmaker Q&A: Bruce Kleppinger, Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers
    Even though the holiday season is over, the Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers is still celebrating with its annual Open House events. The nonprofit organization of model train devotees opens up its displays at its Bethlehem headquarters to the...
  • Orchestra leader Norman Mamey dies

    Orchestra leader Norman Mamey dies
    Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, has died following a battle with pancreatic cancer. A conductor, producer and musical director, his accomplishments include a Grammy for an...
  • Donald Munger, ex-Chicago cop a fixture on O'Hare detail, dies at 90

     Donald Munger, ex-Chicago cop a fixture on O'Hare detail, dies at 90
    Donald Munger spent almost half of his 33-year Chicago police career in what he often said was "the best job he ever had" — commanding lieutenant of the O'Hare International Airport detail. He'd say that despite being around the deadliest aviation...
  • Lovefeast to usher in Christmas season

    The Brooklyn Federated Church of Christ will usher in the Christmas season with a new tradition this year. On Dec. 14, the church will hold a Moravian Lovefeast, a song and prayer service highlighted by the serving of sweet buns and hot cider or coffee....
  • Cooking tips and tricks to smooth the holiday

     Cooking tips and tricks to smooth the holiday
    Doing a lot of cooking over the holidays? We've gathered some tricks and tips from our reporting to help you with the little things. Peeling squash: Attack it like chefs do when making supremes, those jewel-like, membrane-less sections of orange. This...