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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Toby's 'Miracle on 34th Street' captures holiday spirit

    Toby's 'Miracle on 34th Street' captures holiday spirit
    The sounds of the season are cheerfully asserting themselves at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, where "Miracle on 34th Street" brings Santa Claus to town. Considering that this musical adaptation of the 1947 Hollywood movie concerns a Macy's...
  • Havre de Grace gearing up for Christmas holiday season

    Uh oh, dear readers! It's Black Friday. I hope you all had a blessed Thanksgiving holiday, perhaps with lots of friends and relatives. Many folks are now in the turmoil of holiday shopping madness, straight through until Christmas. Friends who work in...
  • Day Trip

    Ocean City Winterfest of Lights Sure, you've been to Ocean City. But have you been in the winter? Enjoy the offseason with one last beach trip before next summer. Head to Ocean City for the inaugural weekend of the 21st annual Winterfest of Lights....
  • Empty Stocking Fund receives more donations but needs even more

    More donations have been received this week by the Empty Stocking as the Harford County based charity works toward its 2013 fundraising goals. The fund raising goal for 2013 is $80,000. As of Thursday, the fund has received $21,740 in monetary donations....
  • The Ravens' Sam Koch discusses family and holidays

    The Ravens' Sam Koch discusses family and holidays
    Prior to being drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2006, Koch played in his native Nebraska at University of Nebraska, where he earned a degree in business administration. He and his wife, Nikki, live in Westminster with their three sons, Ryan, 15,...
  • Brace yourself for the Christmas cliche onslaught

    As a service to readers, I have posted annually since 2006 a compendium of dreary but apparently irresistible holiday cliches that any writer with a modicum of self-respect should shun. As Tom Lehrer sings in his Christmas carol, "Brother, here we go...
  • Generations flock to visit Mondawmin's 'color blind' Santa Luke

    Generations flock to visit Mondawmin's 'color blind' Santa Luke
    When he was growing up near Mondawmin Mall and the Christmas season rolled around, Andrew Dubose rarely missed a chance to visit the old man in the red suit and white beard who always gave him such a warm holiday greeting. Now 39, married, and the...
  • Julia Andrews knows geography -- her medal proves it [West Friendship]

    Julia Andrews knows geography -- her medal proves it [West Friendship]
    The Chesapeake Bay. That was the winning answer for Mount View Middle School sixth grader Julia Andrews, who took first place during a Geography Bee on Dec. 4. Julia's winning response included specifics about the Chesapeake Bay. Julia now qualifies...
  • 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...
  • Hundreds brave cold for Laurel Historical Society's holiday house tour

    Hundreds brave cold for Laurel Historical Society's holiday house tour
    Cold temperatures, sleet and snow did not stop the nearly 200 people who came out for the Laurel Historical Society's Holiday House Tour on Saturday, Dec. 14. Warmly dressed people braved the cold to tour brightly lit homes and buildings, elegantly...
  • Merry Christmas to all in Havre de Grace

    A joyous and Merry Christmas, dear readers. May your Christmas celebration be one of joy with family members and friends for the next 12 days...remember, the partridge in a pear tree? In Great Britain and Canada, folks celebrate Boxing Day (Dec. 26) with...
  • Water Witch ladies auxiliary hosts county-wide dinner meeting

    The Ladies Auxiliary to the Water Witch Fire Company hosted the county-wide auxiliary's quarterly dinner meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the VFW Post 8185, Port Deposit. Six fire company auxiliaries plus the state-wide auxiliary sent representatives to...