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Hanukkah

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  • Bel Air High alums' holiday cookies touted on 'Today'

    Bel Air High alums' holiday cookies touted on 'Today'
    Ugly holiday sweaters are bad enough. But ugly holiday sweater cookies? Isn’t that taking things a bit too far? Apparently not for Bel Air High and MICA alums Brennen and Zoe Lukas, whose perhaps-too-colorful Christmas confections were spotlighted...
  • Get your jingle on at these Laurel holiday happening

    Holiday candlelight tours — Fri., Dec. 7 and Sat., Dec. 8, 6-9 p.m., Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road. Music, candlelight and traditional holiday greens. Local garden clubs display decorations throughout house; area performers entertain...
  • Editorial: A few thoughts for the holiday season

    In announcing her congregation's decision this year to have a public menorah lighting celebration to mark the Hanukkah season, Rabbi Gila Ruskin made a key observation that is a painful reminder of the not-so-distant past. "Some of the old-timers in the...
  • Havre de Grace: More cake for HdG birthday celebrants

    Hello dear readers, Happy birthday wishes to Debbie Jobes and Drew Shank (Dec. 2); Jean Mentzer (Dec. 3); Tina Mike, Tina L. Ripken and Harford County Director of Tourism Wini Roche (Dec. 4); Julie Baker (Dec. 5); Casey Jobes and Michi Shank (Dec. 6);...
  • Menorah collections bring light to homes

    Menorah collections bring light to homes
    Next Saturday, the Baker family home will be full of light. On the first night of Hanukkah, the Bakers — Liz, Steve, and 7-year-old Matthew — will celebrate by lighting several menorahs in their home and in the Hampden studio where Steve...
  • De-stress with hot toddy, chocolate, other yummy spa treatments

    De-stress with hot toddy, chocolate, other yummy spa treatments
    When did the holidays become an exercise in anxiety, tension mounting with each fa, la and la? Shopping stress. Baking stress. Light-stringing stress. Relatives. And that "Are you ready for Christmas?" thing. Hardly helping. But the year is winding...
  • 'Glee' recap: Glee, Actually

    'Glee' recap: Glee, Actually
    So apparently this week's episode is supposed to be based on the holiday movie "Love Actually;" thus, the title. But, seeing as how I've never seen it from beginning to end and I don't remember exactly what happens, I can't quite reference the...
  • SAT scores up; Christian holidays omitted from school calendars

    From The Aegis dated Oct. 8, 1987: The public school system was making the news 25 years ago, when SAT scores were up significantly from 1986 and the annual school calendar failed to note the Christian holidays. The 1,958 students in the Class of 1987...
  • From Sun Magazine: Trying to control the holidays is just crazy

    From Sun Magazine: Trying to control the holidays is just crazy
    I always go a little crazy this time of year. Yes, I am one of those annoying people who listen nonstop to Christmas music on Sirius each season. I start shopping for gifts before Halloween, and one of the highlights of October is choosing a color scheme...
  • You know the holiday cliches. Shun them

    The repetitions of ritual are the point. They establish continuity and reassurance through familiarity. So you can be sure that you will hear "O Come, All Ye Faithful" at the late-night service on Christmas Eve, that you will eat the same holiday dinners,...
  • Immigrant family celebrates 100 years in Baltimore

    Immigrant family celebrates 100 years in Baltimore
    Abram, his wife, Bessie, and his teenage brother Sam came first, traveling by train from their Russian village to a German port a thousand miles away in 1912. Then they boarded the ship that would bring them to their new home — Baltimore. The...
  • The art of what does and doesn't get "printed"

    A funny thing often happens when I'm doing an interview that inadvertently turns "religious." The person I'm talking to will mention God or Jesus or something else religious, and then quickly add: "But you won't print that, will you?" or "I'm sure you...