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  • On the Town: Coordinating Council delivers the goods

    On the Town: Coordinating Council delivers the goods
    Just as he had asked us to imagine a better world and to give peace a chance, singer/songwriter John Lennon also posed a question in his 1971 holiday offering “Happy Xmas (War Is Over).” “And so this is Christmas,” sang the ex-...
  • Burb's Eye View: Not getting derailed by the Christmas rush

    Burb's Eye View: Not getting derailed by the Christmas rush
    On my parents’ Christmas tree hangs a wooden train ornament. It is a simple, quaint expression of the youthful joys of the holidays — not the flashy hi-techitude of the laser-cut teddy bear that hangs nearby. It doesn’t provide the...
  • Holiday safety tips for pets

    Here are 12 safety tips to insure your pets enjoy a safe and healthy holiday season: 12) Candles Burn: Curiosity can kill a cat. If a candle is knocked over, a house fire may start. A pet can get singed brushing against a candle. Scented candles can be...
  • Holiday season sales rise but foot traffic slides

    Holiday season sales rise but foot traffic slides
    Santa slacked off during the holidays, delivering a solidly so-so season for retailers. Shoppers were less impressed and more careful during the season compared with the previous one, doing their research before picking through shelves of uninspiring...
  • Last-minute shoppers rush to meet deadline

    Last-minute shoppers rush to meet deadline
    At this time of year, as Morstein's Jewelers fields calls from shoppers trying to make the Christmas Day deadline, third-generation owner Sonny Morstein finds himself asking the same question. "This is probably over 45 years of saying, 'Why are they...
  • La Crescenta Santa gives out golden dollars

    La Crescenta Santa gives out golden dollars
    After impersonating Santa Claus at a senior care facility in Glendale last week, Joe Mandoky was still dressed in his red hat topped with a holly leaf, red velour suit and golden bells jingling at his waist when he went to pick up mail at the Verdugo City...
  • 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...
  • On Christmas Eve, remember Steven Dienno and the others who are no longer here to celebrate with us

    On Christmas Eve, remember Steven Dienno and the others who are no longer here to celebrate with us
    Like many of us, Phil Dorn will wake up Christmas morning and spend time with his family. And then after all of the presents are opened, he will take his family to Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital in Allentown for a special visit. Dorn, the...
  • 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...
  • Happy Holidays

     
    I was copied on an email over the weekend from a very nice reader who wanted to commend the paper for using Christmas in a Sunday Go Guide headline: "Have Yourself a Merry Lehigh Valley Christmas." "I am so tired......
  • 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...