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Hanukkah

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  • Making the Christmas parade come to life in Bel Air [Letter]

    Making the Christmas parade come to life in Bel Air [Letter]
    Editor: On behalf of the Town of Bel Air and the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, I would like to thank the citizens of greater Bel Air for their attendance and enthusiasm at [Sunday's] Bel Air Main Street Christmas Parade and Shamrock Park Celebration. The...
  • Hanukkah menorah lighting marks holiday's final night

    Hanukkah menorah lighting marks holiday's final night
    Maryland's largest menorah was all lit up in Baltimore's McKeldin Square for the final night of Hanukkah on Wednesday. A parade of cars with smaller menorahs on their roofs made its way from Park Heights to downtown, for the celebration of the Jewish...
  • HdG residents celebrate the last day of Hanukkah with menorah lighting

    HdG residents celebrate the last day of Hanukkah with menorah lighting
    On a mild December evening, a crowd of children and adults gathered around a giant blue and white painted electric menorah in Havre de Grace to celebrate the final night of Hanukkah. Synagogue members and their friends traveled from all over Harford...
  • Getting warm holiday feelings in Bel Air [Column]

    I got a taste of Harford County's holiday spirit Sunday, and lo, it was good. It tasted a bit like the Christmas cookies and the Hanukkah latkes – with applesauce! – served Sunday during Bel Air's holiday celebrations. I have covered many,...
  • Happy Thanksgiving, and Turkey Day, in Havre de Grace

    Hello dear readers, A very sad note is that today (Friday, Nov. 22) is the 50th anniversary of the President John F. Kennedy assassination in 1963 while he was riding in a presidential motorcade through Dallas' Dealey Plaza. Are you old enough to...
  • Light and enlightenment [Editorial]

    Sunrise on this Friday, a week and a day before the shortest day of the year, was at 7:18 a.m. and the time of the day's sun set is 4:44 p.m., which means out of this 24 hour span, only 9 hours, 26 minutes and 3 seconds would be considered daytime. By...
  • Bond Mill winter concert lights up holiday season [West Laurel]

    Bond Mill Elementary's winter concert kicked off the holiday season in a big way. As usual, there was a full house, and Principal Justin FitzGerald greeted the anxious crowd. Vocal director Rolanda Brown waited as the fourth- and fifth-grade students...
  • For local students, holidays mean helping the less fortunate [North Laurel/Savage]

    Hanukkah has ended and Christmas and Kwanzaa are about to begin. Students are counting the minutes till they start their winter break. You can tell it's the end of the year. Reservoir and Hammond High had food drives before the end of the year to help...
  • 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...
  • Finding there's no place like home

    Finding there's no place like home
    A deal that fell through three years ago led to an unusually happy outcome for Manny and Gayle Levy. The couple had thought a move to condominium living would simplify their lives and free them from the upkeep of the Pikesville mid-century modern,...
  • Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum

    Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum
    As a player in the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1960s, even at only 25 years old, Maulana Karenga was concerned about legacy. He wanted to leave behind something that would both celebrate the accomplishments of his people and challenge...
  • When a gift of oranges was a Christmas treat in Westminster [Eagle Archives]

    The Christmas season has always been a special time in Westminster. For generations; long before our current tradition of an electric light parade right after Thanksgiving, the city came together for a community celebration and a parade called the...