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Santa Claus (fictional character)

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  • R. George Hopkins, funeral director

    R. George Hopkins, funeral director
    R. George Hopkins, a retired Anne Arundel County funeral director who filled his lawn each year at Christmas with handmade decorations he created and his basement with admirers of his model railroad empire, died Dec. 6 of cancer at Baltimore Washington...
  • Share your blessings

    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our...
  • Aberdeen city council honors Christmas Street, house decorating winners

    The winners of Aberdeen's Christmas Street Parade and the first year's home decorating contest held by the Heritage Trust were announced by the Aberdeen City Council at its meeting Monday night. Mayor Mike Bennett helped hand out certificates to the many...
  • Old Town: Laurel Elementary memory brings back Christmas past

    It was 1967. My sixth-grade classmates and I were in our final year of elementary school. Junior high loomed on the horizon. Margaret Weagley and Ruth Johnson, both longtime educators at Laurel Elementary, were no doubt looking forward to the holiday...
  • Catonsville contractor serves as postmaster for Santa Claus

    Catonsville contractor serves as postmaster for Santa Claus
    As a child, Rick Brostrom would write a letter to Santa Claus and leave it next to the milk and cookies he left out on Christmas Eve. Despite having only a few minutes notice, Santa would give Brostrom most of what he wanted — if not everything....
  • West Friendship: WF Elementary decks the halls with sing-a-long Dec. 23

    Deck the halls with boughs of holly. That's the resounding chorus which will be heard throughout West Friendship when the students and staff of West Friendship Elementary top off the holiday season with an all school sing-a-long Friday, Dec. 23 at 2:45 p....
  • Winterfest has goal of bringing holiday jingle to Towson businesses

    Winterfest has goal of bringing holiday jingle to Towson businesses
    Downtown Towson's second annual Winterfest is poised to begin with the lighting of the traditional Baltimore County holiday tree Saturday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m., at Olympian Park at the Towson roundabout. Sponsored by the Towson Chamber of Commerce and co-...
  • Up the Hill: Spending Christmas in our small towns

    Thanksgiving is gone, so it's safe to put out the Christmas stuff, though some major retailers thought it was OK to get started in September. If the mid-week forecasts are correct, the weekend should be pretty good outdoors for that sort of stuff....
  • Dedicated volunteers re-create Jacksonville in Christmas train garden

    Dedicated volunteers re-create Jacksonville in Christmas train garden
    An idea that originated on a blazing hot day in July at the Jacksonville Senior Center has turned into one of the coolest projects the seniors have ever attempted. A core group of a dozen men and women have created a Christmas train garden. But not an...
  • Toys for Tots holiday drive overflowing with support in West Friendship

    During the first week of collection, Suzy Hill counted more than 90 toys and games. By the time representatives from the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation came for a second pick up at Curves in Glenelg, the amount of playthings had doubled. If you would...
  • Weekend dining highlights: Suckling Pigs at Wit & Wisdom and Santa Claus at Slainte

    Weekend dining highlights:  Suckling Pigs at Wit & Wisdom and Santa Claus at Slainte
    It's the last full weekend before Christmas. Take a break from the shopping, trimming and preparations with, what else, some good pig meat. Midtown BBQ and Brew is scheduled to open on Friday. Tony Harrison, the co-owner and chef, was thinking about...
  • Towson jeweler again playing secret Santa

    Towson jeweler again playing secret Santa
    That small, elegantly-wrapped silver package doesn't look like it belongs in the frozen peas section of a grocery store. But that's what happens in December, when Nelson Coleman Jewelers plays Secret Santa for the third year in a row. Each year,...