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Holidays

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  • Holidays reach a crescendo of local dance and song

    Holidays reach a crescendo of local dance and song
    It's been a glorious season of performance on our local stages, and there are still a few opportunities to let music and dance carry us through the holidays. Early this month we opened the season with Anne Arundel Community College Dance Company's...
  • Pet care donation drive reaches Perry Hall [Perry Hall Kingsville]

    The Holiday Season is the season for giving. With this sentiment in mind, Gaithersburg resident Debby Hartten began the Warm Hearts Happy Paws Donation Drive. This seasonal effort is spreading like a poinsettia, even reaching the Perry Hall community this...
  • For some, Black Friday shopping began on Thanksgiving

    For some, Black Friday shopping began on Thanksgiving
    Anna Szuba of Pasadena shopped on Thanksgiving last year -- two hours in line to get in the store and three hours in line to get out. No thanks, she said. This year she started around midnight Friday and worked through her gift list among much smaller...
  • Gas prices rise in Maryland amid holiday travel

    Gas prices rise in Maryland amid holiday travel
    If you traveled for Thanksgiving, you'll likely pay more for gas getting home than you did getting away. Amid strong seasonal demand, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in Maryland rose to $3.42 on Friday, an increase of 10 cents compared to...
  • Harford announces waste disposal site holiday closings

    The Harford County Department of Public Works has announced its waste disposal facility closures for the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Both the Harford Waste-to-Energy Facility in Joppa and the Harford Waste Disposal Center in Scarboro will be...
  • Harford County government announces holiday closings

    Harford County government will be closed this Wednesday in observance of the Christmas holiday. County offices will also be closed on Thursday, Dec 26, and Friday, Dec. 27, as an administrative closure, according to an announcement released this week....
  • 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...
  • Shoppers come out for calmer Black Friday

    Shoppers come out for calmer Black Friday
    Opposed to shopping on Thanksgiving Day, Betty Allen of West Friendship waited until midnight to head to Walmart in Ellicott City for $2 DVDs and then shopped through the night without crowds to buy boots and clothing for her four children with stops at...
  • 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...
  • NBC Sports' Michele Tafoya on the importance of sideline reporters

    NBC Sports' Michele Tafoya on the importance of sideline reporters
    This has been a very busy season on the “Sunday Night Football” sidelines for NBC Sports reporter Michele Tafoya, who will be in Baltimore tonight covering the Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers matchup. In the season opener between the Ravens and...