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Christmas

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  • Windows at St. James — more than just light [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    About 30 years ago, the youth fellowship at St. James United Methodist Church fashioned a series of Advent "windows" — decorative inserts that nestle inside the building's glass windows — which the church displays every Christmas season....
  • Catonsville advocate for the environment battles cancer

    Catonsville advocate for the environment battles cancer
    As a man actively involved in the community for years, it's difficult for Kit Valentine to sit in the large brown recliner he has named "King Tut." But that's the only way he's able to get any relief from the constant pain in his back. The Catonsville...
  • We traffic in human misery

    One of the fundamental elements of journalism is action, and the aspect of action that most appeals is conflict. That's what we journalists are looking for.  You can hear endless head-shaking blather about the tide of ugly events from people who lament,...
  • 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...
  • Door of faith is open, yet revolving, at Columbia interfaith centers

    Door of faith is open, yet revolving, at Columbia interfaith centers
    Christmas Eve worshipers at Columbia's Village of Oakland Mills on Tuesday will do the interfaith shuffle: Catholics departing the sanctuary with their hymnals, white altar cloth, candles and crucifix; Protestants entering with their own hymnals, white...
  • Campus Hills aglow with luminaries, holiday spirit [Towson]

    Campus Hills aglow with luminaries, holiday spirit [Towson]
    Members of the Campus Hills community are taking advantage of the holiday season by revitalizing old traditions and introducing new neighborhood-building activities. On Nov. 29, members of the Campus Hills Community Association held an official tree-...
  • Last-minute shoppers rush to meet deadline

    Last-minute shoppers rush to meet deadline
    At this time of year, as Morstein's Jewelers fields calls from shoppers trying to make the Christmas Day deadline, third-generation owner Sonny Morstein finds himself asking the same question. "This is probably over 45 years of saying, 'Why are they...
  • Glenelg girls basketball conquers Mervo behind Nowlin's 22 points

    Glenelg girls basketball conquers Mervo behind Nowlin's 22 points
    Glenelg senior Olivia Nowlin knew that her Gladiators' squad – winners of just one of their last four outings – needed to get back on track. Behind the speedy guard’s season-high 22 points, including nine on three triples in the third...
  • Baltimore tradition makes Christmas happen for thousands

    Baltimore tradition makes Christmas happen for thousands
    Thoughts of childhood Christmases flooded Wendy Winebrenner's mind this month when she opened her mailbox to find an envelope stuffed with gift certificates. Growing up in the O'Donnell Heights project in Baltimore, Winebrenner and her family depended...
  • 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...
  • Retailers hope to eke out more sales after so-so holiday season

    Retailers hope to eke out more sales after so-so holiday season
    Reggie Arthur pulled an electric Razor scooter he'd bought his 8-year-old granddaughter, Shay Divers, for Christmas into the Mondawmin Mall Target store Thursday. The scooter — bright purple, her favorite color — was great, Arthur said, but...