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Christmas

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  • 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...
  • Festival Flea Market Mall open on Christmas, New Year's Day

     Festival Flea Market Mall open on Christmas, New Year's Day
    On Thursday, it's Festivus for the rest of us at the Festival Flea Market Mall.  Thousands flock to the 400,000-square-foot indoor mall in Pompano Beach, open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday.  The mall has been a popular gathering place for shoppers...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...