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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Trash pickup schedule altered by the holidays

    The holidays mean a lot of gift giving, special events, and family gatherings – but it can also mean changes in the trash pickup schedule. Residents living in unincorporated Lake County who normally have residential curbside collection services...
  • Heart of the Holidays: Enjoy Each Moment

    I know they're in a box somewhere-but where could that box be? For without ornaments, it's simply not a Christmas tree. What's a fireplace without stockings? A doorframe without lights? A bed without an extra quilt for frigid wintry nights? Without...
  • Lake County government offices closing for the holidays

    Lake County government offices closing for the holidays
    Lake County’s government offices – including the Board of County Commissioners, Clerk of Courts, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector -- will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday...
  • New Britain's Rita Giancola, 90, Keeps Up Holiday Tradition

    New Britain's Rita Giancola, 90, Keeps Up Holiday Tradition
    NEW BRITAIN — For 11 months of the year, the stainless steel ellipses and languid bronze bodies in the sculpture garden at the New Britain Museum of American Art are the focal point of the little neighborhood just above Walnut Hill Park. But not...
  • 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....
  • Unconventional holiday movies have Lehigh Valley connections

    If you're burned out on Christmas perennials like "It's A Wonderful Life," "Miracle on 34th Street" and "Elf," check out a couple of unconventional holiday movies, both of which have local connections. Bethlehem native Daniel Roebuck is one of the...
  • 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&...