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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Late conductor remembered for his achievements

    Late conductor remembered for his achievements
    Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, is being remembered not just for his musical talent but his drive to achieve goals before his death at the age of 66 Thursday following a battle...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Bruce Kleppinger, Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers

    Newsmaker Q&A: Bruce Kleppinger, Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers
    Even though the holiday season is over, the Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers is still celebrating with its annual Open House events. The nonprofit organization of model train devotees opens up its displays at its Bethlehem headquarters to the...
  • A child, a cause: the legacy of the Columbia Mall shootings

    A child, a cause: the legacy of the Columbia Mall shootings
    One year ago, all that 2-year-old Elijah Benlolo Summers knew was that his mommy didn't come home from work. Brianna Benlolo — as her frantic family would learn on that shattering Saturday — had been shot and killed that morning along with...
  • Holiday window displays light up New York, Philadelphia and London

    Here’s a shopping spree at some of the world’s finest retailers that won’t cost you a dime: viewing holiday displays in store windows. The only thing you’ll spend is time. Think of fancy store windows as a sort of early...
  • Gingerbread, chocolate become delicious art at Orlando hotels

    Gingerbread, chocolate become delicious art at Orlando hotels
    Santa sure smells good. "Your nose will tell you it's chocolate before your eyes tell you it's chocolate," said Tony Porcellini, describing the Christmas scene in the lobby of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel. The hotel is just one of many...
  • Delray City Hall expected to close day after Christmas

    Delray City Hall expected to close day after Christmas
    Delray City Hall employees are expected to get an extra holiday present this year — another paid day off. Late Tuesday, Mayor Cary Glickstein said he would like to close City Hall and give city employees the day off Dec. 26. This year the day...
  • Restaurant events and tastings all over town

    Restaurant events and tastings all over town
    On Monday, Dooby's in Mount Vernon is hosting Rye & Roast, a Southern-style dinner featuring spirits from the Copper Fox Distillery in Sperryville, Va. Chef Tim Dyson's family-style menu for Rye & Roast includes dry-aged pork neck roast, chicken-fried...
  • The Valley Line: Bell ringers and singers highlight holiday party

    The Valley Line: Bell ringers and singers highlight holiday party
    At last our community got a good soaking of rain. It was so lovely and a wonderful excuse to stay home in front of the fireplace, listening to holiday music. I was furiously knitting with the hopes that I will get the scarf I’m making for a...
  • 10 tips for a very Parisian Christmas

    10 tips for a very Parisian Christmas
    Paris celebrates Christmas with its typical urban flair: extravagant lighting, yummy window displays, and ice skating in the heart of the city. If you go, here are 10 ways to have a "Joyeux Noel" in the City of Light ... without breaking the bank. FIND A...
  • 'A Charlie Brown Christmas,' at 50, is beloved by Lehigh Valley residents

    "A Charlie Brown Christmas" has been an important part of Susan Steiner's holidays for 50 years. "My husband and I watched it as teens," says Steiner of Allentown. "We watched it numerous times each Christmas season with our three daughters, and now...
  • How many job holidays will you get in 2015?

    DEAR JOYCE: My wife receives only three job holidays off each year, but I get six. We work for different, but similarly-sized companies. Are major differences common? What's the deal? -- P.P.M. Your wife is getting the short end of the holidays stick....