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Christmas

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  • 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...
  • Catasauqua pizzeria owner feeds fellow humans on Christmas

     Catasauqua pizzeria owner feeds fellow humans on Christmas
    It took a while for Carol Wentzell to answer the knock at her apartment door on Christmas Day. The 65-year-old resident of Catasauqua Elderly Towers apologized as she balanced herself against the door frame, explaining that she's quicker when she uses her...
  • On New Year's Day, serve hoppin' John and other Southern comfort food

    On New Year's Day, serve hoppin' John and other Southern comfort food
    As a cook who is rarely happier than when roasting a huge joint of meat, I tend to measure out my year in holiday feasts, the same meals every year. Christmas dinner means goose; New Year's Eve, rib roast and Yorkshire pudding; Easter, leg of lamb. I...
  • Santa helps war widow and her family

     
    Los Angeles Times reporter Tom Bridger, as Santa Claus, pays unexpected visit to family of Mrs. Pauline Barrow and her seven children to deliver food, presents and a Christmas tree....
  • Ten big ways to welcome 2015 in the Lehigh Valley

    Yep, it's Christmas Day. All that planning has paid off in good times with family and friends. But now, if you haven't already, you gotta think about the next big calendar event — New Year's Eve. That's where we come in. Whether you're looking for...
  • Owner: Ropes course will remain closed until cause for deadly fall determined

    Owner: Ropes course will remain closed until cause for deadly fall determined
    The owner of the ropes course at the Orlando mall where a man fell to his death Christmas Eve said the attraction will remain closed until an investigation reveals what caused the accident to happen. A divider surrounded the space where customers...