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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • West Friendship: Turkey giveaway brings 'hope and happiness' to county families

    Community organizers. That's what the members of Howard County's Community Action Council, partnered with associates from Wegman's Grocery, were on Nov. 20 when together the groups doled out turkeys, fixin's and fellowship during the eighth annual...
  • The Woman's Club of Catonsville to disband at end of 2012

    Years ago, the Christmas season meant a time of special activities for members of the Woman's Club of Catonsville. Patricia Rivas, a member for nearly 25 years, remembered how club members would make wreaths and other holiday decorations to display in...
  • Thanksgiving Day shopping options create 'Black Thursday'

    Thanksgiving Day shopping options create 'Black Thursday'
    The sun was barely creeping over the horizon on Thanksgiving morning, but already hundreds of cars were parked outside the Boscov's store at White Marsh Mall as shoppers hustled in and bustled out — getting a pre-turkey jump on Black Friday. On a...
  • When the clock strikes 'done shopping'

    There is a most magical hour every Christmas season, and it is not the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve, when the darkened church glows with candles in anticipation of a child's birth. It is not dawn on Christmas morning, when excited children wake...
  • Black Friday brings out crowds, some slopping over from Thursday

    Black Friday brings out crowds, some slopping over from Thursday
    Diane Townes waited in line for 12 hours to get her door-buster deals — printers, a laptop and a 50-inch television — so imagine her chagrin when it looked like she wouldn't be able to squeeze it all into her car Friday morning. The Owings...
  • At Towson Town Center, off to the shopping races

    At Towson Town Center, off to the shopping races
    Black Friday got a jump start in some locations around Towson, including at some stores and outlets that opened Thanksgiving evening. But the biggest player in town, Towson Town Center, opted to wait for a slightly more traditional debut — at...
  • Uncle Harry's Italian Christmas

    Uncle Harry's Italian Christmas
    Using their keen eyesight, octopi stare at the world from two beady eyes. They maneuver through the sea with four pairs of bilaterally symmetrical arms that bear suction cups. They possess a hard beak — similar to that of a parrot, the only hard...
  • Weather hazards threaten to complicate holiday travel

    Weather hazards threaten to complicate holiday travel
    State highway officials are urging motorists heading north and west for the holidays to be cautious, given winter weather conditions expected in some areas in the coming days. The weather could complicate holiday travel and celebration plans as people...
  • Head out for the holidays

    Head out for the holidays
    The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer. New Market Shadrack's Christmas Light...
  • Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?

    Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?
    Retail analysts reported a curious trend this Black Friday. On the traditional first shopping day of the Christmas season, the number of visits to malls, big box stores and other retailers increased, according to the analytics firm ShopperTrak, but the...
  • Train show is running at Harford Historical Society

    Train show is running at Harford Historical Society
    The Historical Society of Harford County has two Christmas events happening this month at the society's headquarters in downtown Bel Air. The society's popular Model Train Show is running Fridays from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 8 p.m. and...
  • Aegis Empty Stocking Fund will again help less fortunate Harford families, seniors during the holidays

    Aegis Empty Stocking Fund will again help less fortunate Harford families, seniors during the holidays
    Once again in 2012, The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund is continuing its charitable activities to make the Christmas Holiday Season happier for Harford County residents in need. The Empty Stocking Fund accepts donations of money, new unwrapped toys and unused...