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Christmas

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  • For businesses on The Avenue, charity begins at home

    So here we are already, just days away from Hampden's kickoff to the Christmas season — the seasonal lighting of the Miracle on 34th Street, the light display in the 700 block. The lighting takes place each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving....
  • 2013 Domestic Box Office to Reach Record (and Other Interesting Factoids)

    Whelp, write it down in the history books: 2013 was another record-setting year at the domestic box office. Thanks to a robust Christmastime play period, which is estimated to be more than 10% up over last year, total B.O. is just $1.6 million behind the...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 24, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, we're at the Vatican with Pope Francis as he leads the celebration of Christmas Eve Mass. Bangui, Central African Republic: A man sells Nativity scenes made from clay and reeds. Bhubaneswar, India: Children dressed as...
  • December 2013 TV premieres, finales, movies and specials

    December 2013 TV premieres, finales, movies and specials
    "Downton Abbey" won't be back until Jan. 5, but PBS is teasing us in December with "Return to Downton Abbey," a special about the first three seasons airing Dec. 1. A few new series and miniseries will premiere this December among all the holiday...
  • Tickets the work of a grinch, recipient says

    On Balboa Island, narrow streets and houses built side by side can create parking challenges even before holiday visitors descend. But street sweeping, and the parking enforcement that comes with it, continued largely uninterrupted throughout the...
  • Will the UPS Christmas botch make Obamacare's critics shut up?

    Will the UPS Christmas botch make Obamacare's critics shut up?
    In a just world, all the people who have piled on to the federal government for blowing the launch of healthcare.gov would take a look at the UPS Christmas Day screwup and swallow hard. But it's not a just world, so the lesson of how the nation's...
  • In Theory: Do the central figures of Christmas have a race?

    Earlier this month a controversy arose after a tongue-in-cheek column written by Aisha Harris, a woman of color, was published online at Slate.com, suggesting maybe it’s time that Santa Claus is no longer depicted as a white man. A Fox news host,...
  • Decorator Cleaning House

     
    Those of you who have gone Christmas Light touring in the East Penn area probably are familiar with the Rauch residence at 2982 Magnolia Circle, Lower Macungie. Until the last few years, this was a must-see display. Wally Ely and......
  • Christmas delivery woes stack up for online merchants

    The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult. Though...
  • Campus Hills aglow with luminaries, holiday spirit [Towson]

    Members of the Campus Hills community are taking advantage of the holiday season by revitalizing old traditions and introducing new neighborhood-building activities. On Nov. 29, members of the Campus Hills Community Association held an official tree-...
  • A smile to be proud of: Glendale community effort helps transform one man's dental health and future

    A smile to be proud of: Glendale community effort helps transform one man's dental health and future
    Before he was a teenager, Joseph Cordova’s mother had died, he was living with his alcoholic grandmother and suffering from serious dental problems that tore down his confidence — and could have eventually led to life-threatening health...