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  • Recalling the days when Savage was Santa's Maryland home

    Recalling the days when Savage was Santa's Maryland home
    If Santa Claus had ever contemplated expanding his toy-making empire from the North Pole to a more strategic hub closer to the nation's capital, he might have found the mill town of Savage to his liking in 1948. That was the promotional gimmick that a...
  • Like/Dislike with Amber Gaines, Ronald McDonald House volunteer manager

    Like/Dislike with Amber Gaines, Ronald McDonald House volunteer manager
    The Christmas season is (er, should be) all about giving to your fellow man. Amber Gaines, 28, helps others give back every day of the year. The Dundalk native, who now lives in Bel Air, is the volunteer manager at the Ronald McDonald House of...
  • Thank you for a successful holiday season in Aberdeen

    The holiday season has been very rewarding for all of us who have been a part of our annual Christmas Street in Aberdeen. The Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum wants to thank everyone who contributed by donating to our open house and attending the event...
  • Port mayors annually host Carol Sing in front of Bank Building

    Hope everyone had a peaceful and enjoyable Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. I sure did! Former mayor Rob Flayhart was to host the Annual Carol Sing in front of the Bank Building on Christmas Eve. This joint venture of the Port Deposit Lions Club and...
  • Plenty going on at Clarksville Middle School [Clarksville]

    There is plenty of good news from Clarksville Middle School this week. The CMS Band Concert is scheduled for Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Come out to see and hear the CMS Chorus in concert on Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Remember, all events are subject to weather...
  • Many helpful hands made holidays bright in Rodgers Forge [Rodgers Forge]

    Winners of the Rodgers Forge Door Decorating Contest are as follows: most festive, the von Kessler family; most original, the Quasebarth family; best traditional, the Saylor family; and best Colonial, the Carlino family. Gaywood Glow chaired by Brendan...
  • Christmas lights a tradition for Catonsville couple

    Christmas lights a tradition for Catonsville couple
    For the past 17 years, Catonsville residents Joe and Pinky Roedig have made Christmastime more colorful in their neighborhood. Neighbors have come to expect the elaborate light display in the front yard of the Roedigs' house in the 1200 block of...
  • Arbutus resident lights up street for Christmas

    Arbutus resident lights up street for Christmas
    With its waving snowman, Santa's sleigh, holiday train and bouquet of poinsettias, David McIntyre's home is a sight to behold in Arbutus on winter nights. "The exact number of lights I don't know," McIntyre admitted. "It's a lot. There's a lot of...
  • When a gift of oranges was a Christmas treat in Westminster [Eagle Archives]

    The Christmas season has always been a special time in Westminster. For generations; long before our current tradition of an electric light parade right after Thanksgiving, the city came together for a community celebration and a parade called the...
  • Churches welcome all to Christmas services

    "There's a song in the air. There's a star in the sky. There's a mother's sweet prayer and a baby's low cry. And that star rains its fire while the heavenly sing. For the manger in Bethlehem cradles a king." Welcome the King of Kings at a worship planned...
  • Christmas concert at Central Presbyterian features choir, handbells, orchestra

    Christmas concert at Central Presbyterian features choir, handbells, orchestra
    The front door had barely cracked open and already the lilt of harmonizing voices could be heard from the sanctuary at Central Presbyterian Church in Towson. This was just choir practice — an important one to be sure, for the Christmas concert was...
  • Some Harford Christmas gifts I don't wish for you - or me [Column]

    Some Harford Christmas gifts I don't wish for you - or me [Column]
    "At this festive season of the year," I have been known to quote a line or two from Charles Dickens. For some reason, the phrase, "A poor excuse for picking a man's pocket every twenty-fifth of December!" for me conjures up visions of government...