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Holidays

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  • Light sleet, snow falling Wednesday afternoon on Thanksgiving travelers

    Light sleet, snow falling Wednesday afternoon on Thanksgiving travelers
    The last of a massive, wet storm was bringing a mixture of rain, sleet and snow across Maryland on Wednesday, along with gusty winds. Traces of sleet were reported around the state by midday, including Long Green in Baltimore Countyand College Park in...
  • Delta-area homes draw visitors to rescheduled holiday tour Sunday

    Delta-area homes draw visitors to rescheduled holiday tour Sunday
    Although the previous weekend's snowy weather forced organizers of the 35th Annual Delta Christmas Fair to cancel the home tour portion of the event, participating homeowners still campaigned for the event to be held Sunday, allowing visitors to...
  • Young musicians shine at Folly Quarter Middle School [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Andrew Spang, the band director at Folly Quarter Middle School, is proud to announce the selection of several of his student musicians to elite ensembles. Lance Mercy, playing trumpet, Jeffery Read, trombone, and Sam LeDoux, on bass, were chosen to...
  • Laurel Holiday House Tour offers a peek behind front doors

    Laurel Holiday House Tour offers a peek behind front doors
    Betsy Welsh said her friends have been pestering her for several years to include her 1920s home in the Laurel Historical Society's biannual Holiday House Tour. Welsh was waiting to have her kitchen remodeled, and when she finally got around to it a...
  • The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'

    The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'
    The holidays are a time when people believe in Santa, his reindeer, and, of course, his little helpers, elves dressed in green and red. "It's a time when people are willing to suspend disbelief," observed Rebecca Meszler, 25, of Charles Village, a...
  • Twinkle lights, wreaths with bows, nativity scenes herald the holidays

    Twinkle lights, wreaths with bows, nativity scenes herald the holidays
    Decorating their home in the 400 block of Gittings Avenue with strands of twinkle lights has been a 22-year-long tradition for Bill And Bonnie Ariano. Bill started with six strands — now the number is uncountable. It's not unusual for people to...
  • When turkey met latke: Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration

    When turkey met latke: Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration
    Brace yourself for the epic convergence of two holidays — a celebration of rich dishes, piles of sweets and family togetherness the likes of which have never before been seen and won't be repeated for more than 77,000 years. Thanksgivukkah is...
  • Recipe Finder | Eggnog, a seasonal favorite

    Gene Green from Baltimore requested a recipe for making homemade eggnog. Margit Weisgal from Baltimore shared a recipe that her mother, Jeanne Weisgal, always made for her annual New Year's Eve party. Weisgal said she is now carrying on her mother's...
  • Snowflakes possible Wednesday as cold air follows behind storm

    Snowflakes possible Wednesday as cold air follows behind storm
    Temperatures were forecast to rise into the mid-40s by Wednesday morning in the Baltimore area as the rain continues, but gusty winds and possible snowflakes could still blow in by the afternoon to again slow those traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday....
  • Havre de Grace Candlelight Tour showcases 'beautiful' homes for 41st year

    Havre de Grace Candlelight Tour showcases 'beautiful' homes for 41st year
    Neither snow, nor rain, nor scheduling dilemmas could keep the Candlelight Tour of Havre de Grace from putting on a festive show once again. After the event was postponed a week following a sneak snowstorm Dec. 8, several private homes, businesses,...
  • There are many ways to support the needy this holiday season

    There are many ways to support the needy this holiday season
    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our...
  • How are we thankful? Let's count the ways [Senior Circles]

    This is a special time for giving thanks and for sharing memories and blessings. One of our "Senior Circles" readers, Tom Brzezinski, of Marriottsville, shared information on a special Thanksgiving eve service of Giving Thanks at First Evangelical...