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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Penguins players OK with longer NHL holiday break

    OK, so it's not one of the major provisions in the collective bargaining agreement the NHL and its Players' Association agreed to in 2013. It has nothing to do with, say, setting salary-cap limits or establishing the parameters of free agency. But for a...
  • Owner: Ropes course will remain closed until cause for deadly fall determined

    Owner: Ropes course will remain closed until cause for deadly fall determined
    The owner of the ropes course at the Orlando mall where a man fell to his death Christmas Eve said the attraction will remain closed until an investigation reveals what caused the accident to happen. A divider surrounded the space where customers...
  • 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...
  • Hindu activists organize mass 'reconversion camps' in India

    By his count, Vyankatesh Abdeo has helped convert 700,000 Indian Christians and Muslims to Hinduism over the last two decades, but he would describe it differently. "It is not conversion; it is reconversion," said the professorial Abdeo, national...
  • Central Florida foster kids make Christmas Day memories

    Central Florida foster kids make Christmas Day memories
    Danielle Boerner and Katie Marshall may not have seen each other in eight years, but that didn't stop them from running to hug each other on Christmas Day. "We may be foster kids together, but we treat each other like family," said 17-year-old Katie....
  • Ten big ways to welcome 2015 in the Lehigh Valley

    Yep, it's Christmas Day. All that planning has paid off in good times with family and friends. But now, if you haven't already, you gotta think about the next big calendar event — New Year's Eve. That's where we come in. Whether you're looking for...
  • On The Fly: Christmas, A Time To Look Back

    On The Fly: Christmas, A Time To Look Back
    This being Christmas season and all in a year in which The Courant has been celebrating its 250th anniversary, it felt right to look back at some holiday columns by two men who helped make the Sports section, Bill Lee and Owen Canfield. But before that, a...
  • Navy ship Peleliu, near retirement, returns for Christmas

    Navy ship Peleliu, near retirement, returns for Christmas
    Slowly, as if to indicate its advanced age, the amphibious assault ship Peleliu moved into its pier-side position Wednesday, home after a seven-month deployment to the western Pacific. Waiting at Naval Base San Diego were hundreds of cheering family...
  • Christmas an excuse to be young, bold again

    Christmas an excuse to be young, bold again
    Strap on your smiles, kids, it's Christmas Day. Today is the day to giggle. To be silly. To believe beyond what your eyes can see. It's Christmas. It's time to be young at heart again. "I'm too old for this stuff," you say? "Christmas is for kids,...
  • Christ's coming changed the world forever

    Q: What do you think was the most important event in human history? And why is it important? I've asked this question of many people, and no one seems to agree on the answer. --H.R. A: I'm convinced that the most important event in human history was...
  • 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...