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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Kevin Hunt: This Is A Refurb Laptop? How 1Sale.com 'Deal' Turned To Dud

    Kevin Hunt: This Is A Refurb Laptop? How 1Sale.com 'Deal' Turned To Dud
    Daniel Reis of East Hartford couldn't believe it when he ordered a Lenovo ThinkPad laptop with a 15.6-inch screen and solid-state hard drive for $450 from the deal-a-day 1Sale website just before Christmas last year. "I thought I had just gotten the...
  • 'Eco Bungalow' arises Phoenix-like from holiday tragedy

    When Robin Wilson called Steven Ambers in early 2012 to lightheartedly ask why she hadn't received a holiday card from his family that year, the conversation took a surprising twist. The interior designer hadn't been removed from the Amberses' mailing...
  • Lucille "Link" P. Mathewson March 18, 1932 - January 22, 2014

    Lucille "Link" P. Mathewson  March 18, 1932 - January 22, 2014
    Link Mathewson truly lived. Her life was blessed and she blessed her friends, family and community with her generous loving spirit. She passed away in her home surrounded by those she loved and who loved her. Link was a woman of considerable talents and...
  • Pope John Paul II High School keeps Christmas spirit alive with "A Fairytale Christmas Carol"

    As the heat waves approach in the true Floridian “winter” fashion, Pope John Paul II High School is keeping the Christmas spirit alive with their production of “A Fairytale Christmas Carol.”               Written by...
  • Shoppers Relish Memories of Hartford's Downtown Stores — G. Fox, Sage Allen, Grant's

    Shoppers Relish Memories of Hartford's Downtown Stores — G. Fox, Sage Allen, Grant's
    Mention shopping to anyone who lived in the Hartford area during the '50s and '60 and they'll tell you about taking the bus downtown, (often in hat and gloves, if you're talking to a woman), on Saturdays, to spend the day browsing the shops and lunching...
  • Decorator Cleaning House

     
    Those of you who have gone Christmas Light touring in the East Penn area probably are familiar with the Rauch residence at 2982 Magnolia Circle, Lower Macungie. Until the last few years, this was a must-see display. Wally Ely and......
  • Sports scheduling requires all the right moves

    The ball teetered on the lip of the 16th hole at Augusta National Golf Club. It was 2005, and after Tiger Woods' now-famous chip shot fell in for a birdie and Woods went on to win the Masters for the fourth time, Jim Michaelian made a decision. With...
  • Theme named for Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

    Call it a Christmastime pun, an ode to wintertime life on the harbor: "Deck the hulls with bows of jolly." That's the theme for the 106th annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, event officials said in a release Friday. The local person who...
  • Century of Christmas tradition graces Kansas City's Crown Center

    Century of Christmas tradition graces Kansas City's Crown Center
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Much is made of how New York City dresses up for the Christmas season, but this city makes a strong case for its own brand of holiday cheer, and some of it continues year round. Hallmark Cards Inc. has a lot to do with it....
  • Greg Schwem: Real men don't wrap Christmas gifts

    I chopped down the tree. I scaled the ladder, balancing precariously on one foot so those innermost, hard to reach branches would sparkle with light. I endured the physical ardors of hauling boxes of decorations from the basement, knowing full well that...
  • Taking the Kids -- and escaping the holiday craziness

    Taking the Kids -- and escaping the holiday craziness
    It is two days before Christmas and we couldn't be farther from a mall or a computer feverishly buying last-minute gifts. I'm not wrapping, cooking or hosting a crowd of out-of-town guests either. Instead, my husband and I, our 21-year-old daughter,...