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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Upcoming events help support Empty Stocking Fund

    The Empty Stocking Fund is still nearly $50,000 short of its goal of $80,000 to help the needy of Harford County this Christmas season. As of Sunday, the fund had received $30,700. Support of The Empty Stocking Fund helps make the dreams of...
  • Joffrey Ballet dancers talk 'The Nutcracker'

    Joffrey Ballet dancers talk 'The Nutcracker'
    Holidays in Chicago are synonymous with the Joffrey Ballet's lavish production of "The Nutcracker," the classic ballet adapted in 1987 by Robert Joffrey from E.T.A. Hoffmann's "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" and set to the traditional Tchaikovsky...
  • Santa comes to Catonsville to start holiday season

    After 20 years, Catonsville's annual lighting of the town's Christmas Tree and welcoming of Santa easily qualifies as a cherished tradition for this tightly-knit community. The Nov. 30 event was ample proof of that. Greg Morgan, the spark plug...
  • NORAD Santa Tracker under fire for giving Santa a fighter jet escort

    NORAD Santa Tracker under fire for giving Santa a fighter jet escort
    Santa and his reindeer have some company this year: military fighter jets. And that has some people very unhappy, saying it is a thinly veiled marketing video aimed at children. NORAD is equating jolly old St. Nick and the military in the minds of kids,...
  • This easy fruitcake recipe is ideal for holiday entertaining and gift-giving

    This easy fruitcake recipe is ideal for holiday entertaining and gift-giving
    My dear late mother, Maria Puck, started her Christmas baking at the beginning of December. A wonderful cook, and especially gifted when it came to cookies, cakes and pastries, she loved baking as a way to express not only her creativity but also her love...
  • When is It’s a Wonderful Life on TV 2013?

     
    When is It's a Wonderful Life on TV 2013? You might recall the days of being able to watch It’s a Wonderful Life on TV a LOT. The 1946 Frank Capra classic was in the public domain at that time, about 20 or 30 years ago, and it seemed to air nearly...
  • Holiday music specials on TV 2013

     
    The holiday season tends to fill the world with music — from radio stations playing Christmas songs all day long, to church choirs rejoicing, to people just singing on the street. TV, of course, is also a place to find much music and singing this...
  • Marion Cotillard wears Dior, Dame Edna helps Stella McCartney

    Marion Cotillard wears Dior, Dame Edna helps Stella McCartney
    Marion Cotillard wore a striking dress from Dior Haute Couture to the "Waltz With Monica" premiere at the 13th Marrakech International Film Festival on Wednesday. The elegant dress adds a touch of whimsy with orange-and-black-striped silk layered under...
  • Panettone, the Italian Christmas classic made at home

    Panettone, the Italian Christmas classic made at home
    Q: Fruitcake seems so outdated. Any modern twists on this classic holiday gift? A: Christmas morning in our home means panettone. Cooking breakfast for my boys brings me unsurpassable joy every day of the year, but Christmas is one occasion when I prefer...
  • When is it too early to play Christmas music? Tell us your thoughts

     
    With Thanksgiving still a day away, Lehigh Valley variety radio station WLEV-FM 100.7 already has been playing all Christmas, non-stop, for the past for the past two days, and will continue to do so through Christmas Day. Actually, the change-over......
  • '47 Ronin' Tanks at Japanese Box Office; Is U.S. Doom Next?

    If a samurai movie can't work in Japan, where can it? Universal execs are asking themselves just that after the weekend's weak performance of "47 Ronin" in Japan, where the mega-budgeted Keanu Reeves starrer launched ahead of the Dec. 25 Stateside bow,...