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Hanukkah

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  • Havre de Grace menorah lighting marks last night of Hanukkah

    A cold December night was no match for the glow from the menorah outside Temple Adas Shalom in Havre de Grace, where a crowd gathered to celebrate the eighth and final night of Hanukkah on Saturday. The synagogue's first public menorah-lighting event...
  • Mount Airy light display benefits foster children

    Mount Airy light display benefits foster children
    Glenn Zior's neighbors in Mount Airy have never been bothered by lights flashing four hours every night and traffic filling the narrow street as car after car stops to watch and maybe leave a donation, he said. In fact, many have asked him when his...
  • Rebuilt train garden at Mt. Washington Fire Dept. opens Dec. 1

    Rebuilt train garden at Mt. Washington Fire Dept. opens Dec. 1
    Morale in the Mt. Washington Fire Department was low last summer after Baltimore City relocated Truck No. 27 to a firehouse on Reisterstown Road. But now the Mt. Washington station's annual train garden, rebuilt for the first time in at least 15 years,...
  • North Laurel/Savage: Like pancakes? Have some with St. Nick at Emmanuel UM Church

    St. Nicholas will have breakfast at Emmanuel United Methodist Church and he would like you to join him on Saturday, Dec. 15. The church is holding its annual Breakfast with St. Nicholas from 8 till 11 a.m. The menu includes pancakes and sausages....
  • Ellicott City

    Around town Blood pressure screenings Stop in from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Ellicott City Senior Center for free blood pressure readings by a registered nurse. Information: 410-313-1425. English conversation The Miller branch of the Howard...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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    Find: Hanukkah events
  • With new book, Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets

    With new book, Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets
    In 1997, Madeleine Albright couldn't have been more certain that she knew everything important about herself and was in possession of every relevant fact about her life. And then, at age 59, just days after being confirmed as U.S. secretary of state,...