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Christmas

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  • Whitehall is one program that prefers to be home for the holidays

    Whitehall is one program that prefers to be home for the holidays
    When it comes to holiday basketball tournaments, every high school coach has a different philosophy. Some prefer to go as far away as possible and experience a different atmosphere. Certainly, Emmaus coach Steve Yoder, Liberty's Chad Landis, Bethlehem...
  • In Iraq, displaced Christians gather for a somber Christmas

    The children awoke the day before Christmas behind blast walls and armed guards, in a dingy Syrian Catholic schoolhouse strung with clotheslines. Their families have been cooking on hot plates and sleeping on pallets there in recent months, forced from...
  • Five things about this year's Disney Christmas parade

    Five things about this year's Disney Christmas parade
    Surely you saw this coming. There was a lot of "Frozen" in Disney's annual Christmas Day broadcast, which traditionally has been built around a variation of the theme parks' holiday celebrations and self-promotion of the parent company. But this year, the...
  • Blackhawks' 6 Swedes happy together for Christmas

    Blackhawks' 6 Swedes happy together for Christmas
    Marcus Kruger is a penalty killer extraordinaire and as the anchor of the Blackhawks' fourth line, one of the best shutdown centers in the NHL. On Wednesday, he was prepared to take on a more challenging role: helping cook Christmas dinner for some of...
  • 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...
  • Netflix in Talks to Stream 'The Interview' as Starz Releases Pay TV Rights (EXCLUSIVE)

    Netflix is in talks with Sony Pictures to make "The Interview" available for streaming by its subscribers. If a deal comes together, the movie would not be available day and date with its Christmas Day release in theaters but would likely stream on the...
  • 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...
  • Views From Our History: A Growing Spirit Of Christmas

    Views From Our History: A Growing Spirit Of Christmas
    In Colonial days, the Puritan residents of Connecticut did not celebrate Christmas. Thus for its first half-century of publication, The Courant took no notice of the holiday. But in the 19th century, the Christmas traditions of other cultures took root,...
  • Best bets for Dec. 24

    Theater When You're in Love, the Whole World Is Jewish: 'Seinfeld' star Jason Alexander is in South Florida to direct the comedy revue, 3 p.m., Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, $50-$70, 561-910-7727, worldisjewishtheplay.com....
  • This Santa is finding a home in kitchens all year long

    This Santa is finding a home in kitchens all year long
    If the holiday season tends to bring a lot of business to companies large and small, there’s no question December was a particularly good month for Barnie’s Coffeekitchen. First, on Friday, Dec. 19, Barnie’s opened its own cafĂ© at...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Dec. 24

    Five things for Wednesday, Dec. 24
    Here are your stories for Christmas Eve: the Satanic Temple holiday display is vandalized; "The Interview" will be shown in some theaters; the anniversary of the freeze that killed the citrus groves; and more. 1. A police shooting of an armed man in a...