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Christmas

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  • Christmas Day schedule

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  • Fruitland Park church throwing community Christmas dinner

    Fruitland Park church throwing community Christmas dinner
    FRUITLAND PARK — New Life Presbyterian Church is hoping to fill lonely hearts and empty bellies on Christmas with fellowship, friendship and food. The Fruitland Park church will host its Fourth Annual Community Christmas Day Dinner from 1 to 3 p....
  • Fire restrictions downgraded due to recent rainfall

    Fire restrictions downgraded due to recent rainfall
    Fire restrictions for the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument will be downgraded from “Very High” to “High” starting Friday, according to the U.S. National Forest Service. The downgrade is due to...
  • Christmas Eve for many: Warm, windy and not white

    Christmas Eve for many: Warm, windy and not white
    Christmas Eve shaped up to be windy, wet and warm instead of white across much of the country, creating headaches for travelers in the Great Lakes, the Northeast and a storm-battered swath of the South. While parts of the South cleaned up from severe...
  • Houses of worship in Hampton Roads provide place for homeless during holidays

     Houses of worship in Hampton Roads provide place for homeless during holidays
    Along with preparing the church for Christmas services and straightening their homes for visiting relatives, members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Newport News are getting ready to welcome about 80 extra guests who are visiting for the holiday. From...
  • For some, giving is the best Christmas bonus

    For some, giving is the best Christmas bonus
    Bob Drago turned another year older on Wednesday — Christmas Eve. "So, I celebrate my birthday with my extended family, so to speak," said the Schnecksville man, dressed in a T-shirt that said, "Cook and they shall come." "I can't think of a...
  • Archbishop Cupich opens Christmas Eve at children's hospital

     Archbishop Cupich opens Christmas Eve at children's hospital
    Archbishop Blase Cupich began his first Christmas Eve at the helm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago with a few words on suffering. The city's ninth archbishop visited Lurie Children's Hospital on Wednesday morning, where he welcomed what he...
  • Last-minute Christmas shoppers push online, mall traffic

    Last-minute Christmas shoppers push online, mall traffic
    Luis Olmeda stood outside the Zumiez store at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg beside a stroller stuffed with bags from J.C. Penney and Vans. He carried his 1-year-old daughter, Natalia, because a new Pintail longboard skateboard sat where she normally would....
  • Christmas tree leftovers a boon for procrastinators

    Christmas tree leftovers a boon for procrastinators
    Ivy Speck has been selling Christmas trees for 25 years on her two lots in Lakeview. Each year, Speck, owner of Ivy's Christmas Trees, shuts down the business a week before Christmas, and if there are any trees left, she spreads holiday cheer with...
  • Valley artist remembers Washington's crossing with full-size replica of famous painting

    Valley artist remembers Washington's crossing with full-size replica of famous painting
    To David Berkner, there is no other more iconic Christmas-time painting. George Washington standing with one knee up in a small Durham boat, an early version of the Stars-and-Stripes flag billowing behind him. A handful of revolutionary soldiers sit...
  • In a time of tension, Christian faithful gather in Bethlehem

    In a time of tension, Christian faithful gather in Bethlehem
    Esam Awwad lifted his daughter onto his shoulders and joined the crowd gathered around the barricades, waiting for a glimpse of the patriarch as he passed by on his way into the Church of the Nativity. His daughter, Annamaria, was wearing a tiny Santa...