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Christmas

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  • Christmas City decking its streets with artificial trees

    Christmas City decking its streets with artificial trees
    Christened on Christmas Eve 1741, Bethlehem comes by its Christmas City moniker honestly and markets that heritage to tourists with fresh-cut evergreen trees hanging from the downtown light posts. But look closely this year: Some of that Douglas fir may...
  • Interview: This ... is Ryan Seacrest, preparing for 40

    Interview: This ... is Ryan Seacrest, preparing for 40
    Ryan Seacrest remembers when his dad turned 40. His dad's friends put a sign up outside of his home that read “Over the Hill.” It was at that moment, Seacrest recalls, that he said to himself, “Oh my God, he's really old now.” Next...
  • Film Review: 'A Merry Friggin' Christmas'

    The makers of "A Merry Friggin' Christmas" sprung for the fancy wrapping but skimped on the gift inside. How else to explain the gathering of such a talented and likable cast in service of such undercooked, utterly laugh-free material? Of trivial interest...
  • Bay Street's 'Redneck Christmas' got start in Ocoee

     Bay Street's 'Redneck Christmas' got start in Ocoee
    Ocoee writer Kris Bauske has waited nearly six years to see her first play performed in a Central Florida theater. She wrote "A Good Old-Fashioned Redneck Country Christmas" in 2008, when it was staged by Ocoee Oaks United Methodist Church. Then the...
  • Santas start arriving at area malls this weekend

    Santas start arriving at area malls this weekend
      Halloween may be barely over but the malls are already decked out for Christmas. And one sign that Christmas is soon its way is the arrival of Old Saint Nick which believe it or not is Friday at the Lehigh Valley Mall.   The big guy arrives at...
  • Nancy Willits SattlerSeptember 12, 1924 - October 26, 2014

    Nancy Willits Sattler<br/>September 12, 1924 - October 26, 2014
    Our dear matriarch, Nancy Willits Sattler, died of heart failure early Sunday morning, the 26th of October, after a blessedly brief illness.  She was born on September 12, 1924 in Corona, California to Robert and Shirley Willits, who founded the Corona...
  • U.S. Postal Service to deliver 7 days a week in some areas during holiday season

    U.S. Postal Service to deliver 7 days a week in some areas during holiday season
    The U.S. Postal Service announced Thursday that it would begin delivering packages seven days a week in some areas, specifically major cities and "high volume" delivery areas, from Nov. 17 until Dec. 24. “The Postal Service will be out making...
  • Stamford, Springfield Shows Among New England's Thanksgiving Parades

    Stamford, Springfield Shows Among New England's Thanksgiving Parades
    No question, the Macy's Thanksgiving parade is one of the best-known fall events. Close to 50 million viewers tune into the spectacle each year and about 3.5 million fans head to Manhattan to see floats, bands, celebrities and giant balloons. But the...
  • Wanted by the Salvation Army: Holiday bell ringers

    Wanted by the Salvation Army: Holiday bell ringers
    The Salvation Army in Broward is looking for a few good bell ringers. The organization is seeking to hire 50 energetic and outgoing, seasonal employees to help with fundraising efforts through its annual bell-ringing campaign. Those hired ring their...
  • Target rolls out free shipping for all orders during holidays

    Target Corp. rolled out free shipping as the holiday season gets underway in an effort to lure shoppers to its website and turn around its business after months of turmoil over a huge data breach. The Minneapolis retailer said Wednesday that customers...
  • Museum of Science and Industry opens holiday exhibit Nov. 13

     Museum of Science and Industry opens holiday exhibit Nov. 13
    People around the world celebrate the upcoming holiday season in myriad ways. The Museum of Science and Industry salutes that diversity with its colorful dual celebration, "Christmas Around the World" and "Holidays of Light." The festivities open with a...