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Hanukkah

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  • Home for the holidays

     Home for the holidays
    While some reporters shy away from holiday stories, I cheerfully dive right into those toy drives, festivals, Santa appearances, seasonal parades and concerts. But this year, I have written only two and am retiring before the real quest for all things...
  • Columbia Digest

    'The Nutcracker on Ice' The Columbia Figure Skating Club, featuring more than 80 performers, presents this holiday event at 5:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Columbia Ice Rink, 5876 Thunder Hill Road. Tickets are $12; free for ages 2...
  • Dealing with death during holidays a part of life

    Holiday lights, carols and traditional foods are just the things to create a festive mood this month. But for the adult child who recently lost a parent, a longtime member of a couple whose spouse has died, or the family facing an empty chair at their...
  • December baby's lament: Differentiating birthday celebrations from Christmas

    December baby's lament: Differentiating birthday celebrations from Christmas
    My baby boy is about to turn 1. The where-is-time-going panic that is inducing is a post for another day, but I'm starting to wonder, as he gets older, how do we differentiate his birthday celebration from the holiday celebrations? Aaron was due on...
  • Rodgers Forge: Preparing for Christmas with music, school events and visits from Santa

    Well my friends, the holidays have definitely arrived. Seasonal music, festive lights and halls decked with boughs of holly are all around us. So before we go any further, let us see what is planned locally for these gala weeks. That jolly man in...
  • Local troupes offer scenes from a memorable holiday season

    Local troupes offer scenes from a memorable holiday season
    The holiday theater season in Anne Arundel County started early in December and lasted through this past week, with festive and sacred concerts, "The Nutcracker" ballet and annual favorites showcasing the talents of local children. Memories of these...
  • Havre de Grace: HdG welcomes Christmas with parade Friday

    The Day of Infamy, dear readers, Is what President Franklin D. Roosevelt called today, Dec. 7, 1941 with the Japanese attack upon Hawaii. Now called Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, it is embedded in our national psyche and continued by our veterans in...
  • Hanukkah menorah lightings planned in Bel Air, Havre de Grace

    This year is bringing not just one but two public menorah lightings, in celebration of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, to Harford County. Temple Adas Shalom in Havre de Grace decided to hold its own menorah lighting at 6 p.m. on Dec. 15, the last night...
  • Jewish community comes together to celebrate Hanukkah

    Jewish community comes together to celebrate Hanukkah
    Bel Air's Jewish community and friends came together Sunday evening to light the menorah and celebrate the second night of Hanukkah. It was a celebration inside the Bel Air Reckord Armory on Main Street, with about 60 people drinking hot apple cider,...
  • West Laurel: Time to judge the holiday light displays

    This is that extraordinary time of year when West Laurel lights up with brilliant holiday lights. Every Christmas I look forward to the small — and the more spectacular — light displays in our community. Last December, Prince George's County...
  • Ornamental art project aids victims of Superstorm Sandy in Cockeysville

    Ornamental art project aids victims of Superstorm Sandy in Cockeysville
    Dulaney High School students have embraced an art project that is helping victims of Superstorm Sandy. Art students at Dulaney have been busy designing, creating, painting and selling ornaments with a shore theme, "Shells for N.J. Shore," which will...
  • Owings Mills family's holiday mitzvah is donating toys to needy children

    Owings Mills family's holiday mitzvah is donating toys to needy children
    As the day of his bar mitzvah approached, Zack Lubliner, of Owings Mills, decided on a mitzvah project that would help others and celebrate the coming Festival of Lights. "Since my bar mitzvah was during Hanukkah, I thought I'd give people presents,"...