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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...
  • For many, cut-your-own Christmas tradition is evergreen

    For many, cut-your-own Christmas tradition is evergreen
    The weekend after Thanksgiving not only signals the official start of the Christmas season, but also the start of the Christmas tree hunting season.  For many families, holiday traditions include a visit to a cut-your-own tree farm the weekend of...
  • After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees

    After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees
    The weekend after Thanksgiving not only signals the official start of the Christmas season, but also the start of the Christmas tree hunting season.  For many families, holiday traditions include a visit to a cut-your-own tree farm the weekend of...
  • Santa's arrival starts holiday season in Arbutus

    Santa's arrival starts holiday season in Arbutus
    The area in and around the Arbutus Town hall bustled with activity on Nov. 30 as the Christmas season began with the traditional Saturday evening arrival of Santa Claus. This year's holiday event, hosted by the Arbutus Business and Professional...
  • Navigating the holidays once you've got two families

    Navigating the holidays once you've got two families
    Getting engaged or married means you will now be a part of two different families and have to coordinate how you will celebrate the holidays while trying to make everyone happy.  My fiancé and I have been together for five years and at the start of...
  • Harford celebrates the Christmas season

    Harford celebrates the Christmas season
    'Tis the season when all  attention turns toward Christmas – Santa Claus, trees, baking. Dozens of activities are scheduled throughout Harford County, and some of the biggest are back this year. The Town of Bel Air started things off with its...
  • 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...
  • Rudolph alight again in Easton

    Rudolph alight again in Easton
    The giant reindeer perched on the shopping center roof, a phone clutched in his hoof, his red nose glowing against the smudgy December sky. Beneath him, a line of children waited for their turn to step into the red telephone booth marked "North Pole"...
  • Upcoming events help support Empty Stocking Fund

    The Empty Stocking Fund is still nearly $50,000 short of its goal of $80,000 to help the needy of Harford County this Christmas season. As of Sunday, the fund had received $30,700. Support of The Empty Stocking Fund helps make the dreams of...
  • Another success for Ellie Feaga's charity drive [West Friendship]

    She's done it again. Glenwood Middle School student Ellie Feaga handed over two checks last week. After the sweet success of a charity bake sale that ultimately earned over $5,400 in donations and sales, the sixth grader delivered the funds to the...
  • Christmas lights in Bel Air

    Christmas lights in Bel Air
    Lou Beach, of Bel Air, watched Monday night as his 9-year-old daughter, Abi, and her friend, Amber Shaw, 10, danced and played around while being illuminated by strings of colored lights that resembled a Christmas tree on a wall of St. Matthew Lutheran...
  • Christmas weekend in Delta, Pa.

    Ahead of Sunday's snow, Delta had a big holiday weekend, with a slew of businesses, public entities and churches in the Pennsylvania village opening their doors to visitors and area residents getting into the Christmas season. A number of businesses...