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Holidays

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  • The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]

    The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]
    How many times have you heard about the "War on Christmas" over the years, particularly from conservative commentators? During the past decade, concerned parties on both sides of the spectrum have argued and yelled and screamed at the top of their lungs...
  • United Way distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals in Carroll

    United Way distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals in Carroll
    The United Way of Central Maryland ensured that 100 Carroll County families will have a hearty Thanksgiving meal next week. Volunteers on Friday distributed 100 Thanksgiving meals, including a 14-pound turkey and a variety of side dishes, outside of the...
  • New family opera for Christmas from Washington National Opera

    New family opera for Christmas from Washington National Opera
    Folks convinced there's a "war on Christmas" should hurry to the Kennedy Center and catch a new opera that is as Christmas as all get out. We're talking Mary, Joseph and a no vacancy sign at the inn. We're talking a watchful angel and a bright star. ...
  • McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job

    McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job
    (Originally published January 25, 1944) Lee McCardell, who is now in Italy covering war activities in that theater for the Sunpapers, is not only an able reporter and writer – he is also one of the world’s greatest worriers. McCardell...
  • Laurel churches celebrate Christmas

    Laurel churches celebrate Christmas
    Assembly of God Lifehouse Church, 1102 Montgomery St., 301-490-0100. Christmas Eve candlelight service, 7 p.m. Baptist First Baptist, 15000 First Baptist Lane, 301-725-1688. Christmas Celebration Sunday, Dec. 22, 8 and 10:45 a.m. Christmas Eve...
  • Religion briefs

    Thanksgiving services •The Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer will hold a Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie. Finger food and coffee will be served after the service of Holy Communion,....
  • Additions to annual Christmas display on track

    Additions to annual Christmas display on track
    When your annual Christmas display already contains more than 50,000 lights and hundreds of moving, lighted reindeer, polar bears, a couple of Santas, angels and snowmen, what do you add to make the whole glitzy package even more appealing? You add...
  • A John Waters Christmas

    A John Waters Christmas
    You'll know you have arrived at John Waters' Christmas party when you see the wreath of thorns. Ricky the doorman — he's worked this party for 25 years — will not let you past the heavy wooden door unless your name is on the list. You...
  • Soldiers In Britain Visit For Hour At Home on Sunpapers' Broadcast

    Soldiers In Britain Visit For Hour At Home on Sunpapers' Broadcast
    (Originally published December 26, 1943) For an hour yesterday, over a radio network that extended through Maryland and into Pennsylvania and Virginia, a special Sunpapers’ Christmas broadcast brought to their folk and friends back home the voices...
  • Walmart, other retailers start Black Friday week early

    Walmart, other retailers start Black Friday week early
    In what's turning out to be one of the more competitive holiday retail seasons in recent memory, retailers are tripping over one another to be first with Black Friday deals. And they’re not waiting until Black Friday, or even Thanksgiving, when...
  • 'Elf the Musical' comes to the Lyric

    'Elf the Musical' comes to the Lyric
    Few holiday movies give such cinematic chestnuts as "It's a Wonderful Live" and "White Christmas" a real run for their money, but, every now and then, one takes off. In 1983, it was the wry, nostalgic "A Christmas Story." Twenty years later, it was the...
  • Ellicott City

    Thanksgiving bread All are invited to bring bread or another grain-based dish from their ethnic or cultural tradition for sharing at a 10 a.m. service Sunday, Nov. 24, at Channing Memorial Church, 3230 Bethany Lane. Information: 410-840-2354. Art...