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Hanukkah

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  • Commentary: The lights that light the nights

    Making the drive every other week to Perryville from Bel Air can be long and boring. About 35 minutes, most of which is spent traveling along Route 155 through Churchville and Havre de Grace, there's very little stimulation along the way, especially...
  • 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...
  • Owings Mills: Library nears completion

    Owings Mills has reason to celebrate as the new library is nearing completion at the Metro Center. Tentatively slated to open in the spring of 2013, this will be the largest branch in Baltimore County. A joint use facility, the library shares space with...
  • 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...
  • Finding 'Made in Maryland' gifts for the holidays

    Finding 'Made in Maryland' gifts for the holidays
    Why stop at "Made in the USA" when you could have "Made in Maryland"? A group that advocates for local manufacturers is hoping that folks shopping for Christmas, Hanukkah or other upcoming holidays will opt for gifts with that distinction. The Regional...
  • 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...
  • Small retailers struggle in tough economy to stock up for holidays

    Small retailers struggle in tough economy to stock up for holidays
    Beth Hawks' cozy Federal Hill boutique is so chock-full of earrings, scarves, ornaments and other merchandise that customers taking it all in might never guess to what lengths she has gone to stock the shelves. As the post-recession slump drags on, Hawks...
  • Stargazing tool

     
    From The Sun's print editions:Baltimore Sun reporter Candus Thomson offers this guest post: Were you one of the planet's fortunate creatures to receive an iPad for Christmas of Hanukkah? If you did and you consider yourself something of a stargazer,......