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Christmas

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  • Celebrating Mardi Gras, Austrian style

    Every year around this time, Sabine Schneider misses her native Austria, especially the month-long celebration known as Fasching. "There are a lot of events and balls during the season," Schneider said to a small group gathered at Kent Memorial Library's...
  • York school board chairman says board against Saturday and holiday classes

    In the midst of another winter storm the York County School Division has put its snow makeup day plan on hold, said York County School Board Chairman Mark Medford on Wednesday.  The school board met Monday evening and discussed some makeup day options...
  • Oscar race is all about timing (except when it's not)

    Oscar race is all about timing (except when it's not)
    Timing is everything in the Oscar race. Except when it's not. This year's Academy Awards field has done more than most to upend traditional rhythms of Hollywood's awards season, a normally finely-tuned red-carpet ballet. "Not my tempo" — the...
  • 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...
  • Perfect match: Feb. 14 and chocolate

    Perfect match: Feb. 14 and chocolate
    It's crunch time, Cupid. If you didn't make a dinner reservation, start planning that home-cooked menu immediately. If you are still without a gift, welcome back to the Christmas Eve Santa scramble. If chocolate is your fall back, let's skip that drug-...
  • 'The Interview' earns $31 million from VOD, $5 million at box office

    'The Interview' earns $31 million from VOD, $5 million at box office
    Sony Pictures' "The Interview," the movie at the center of the crippling cyber attack on the studio, has grossed $31 million through video on demand as of Sunday.  The movie has been rented or purchased about 4.3 million times through services including...
  • An annual tradition

    Christmas morning comes like a whirlwind of discovery, leaving wrapping paper shreds and discarded ribbon in its wake. Weeks of building excitement culminates in those precious moments when a perfect gift is opened, but soon gives way as the holiday...
  • A meager Christmas has a happy ending

    Christmastime takes me back to 1949. We were refugees who came to the U.S. that September. I was 10 years old, placed in sixth grade and spoke no English. My teacher and classmates in the Catholic school were very kind and helpful, but it was a struggle....
  • What to do with Christmas leftovers

     What to do with Christmas leftovers
    Congratulations, you made it to Christmas Day. Enjoy your time with loved ones and all the festivities you have planned, but don't lose that holiday momentum. The season of celebration is still in full throttle. Kwanzaa feasts, New Year's Eve parties,...
  • Holiday Cup begins Friday

    Holiday Cup begins Friday
    Every year, the Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor High girls' water polo teams can't seem to avoid each other in the major tournaments. The Sea Kings and Sailors are always both entered in the Holiday Cup, Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions and...
  • Merry Xbox Xmas: Holiday decor used in trailer park assault, deputies say

    Merry Xbox Xmas: Holiday decor used in trailer park assault, deputies say
    If you're going to run with a rowdy crowd, then you'd better learn to run. As a Stock Island man was playing Xbox games on his trailer's porch, a group of people allegedly showed up began throwing bottles, cans -- and holiday decorations -- at him on...