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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'

    The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'
    The holidays are a time when people believe in Santa, his reindeer, and, of course, his little helpers, elves dressed in green and red. "It's a time when people are willing to suspend disbelief," observed Rebecca Meszler, 25, of Charles Village, a...
  • Dreaming of a warm holiday, regardless of the weather [commentary]

    It remains a mystery to me why Irving Berlin was dreaming of a white Christmas way back in the days when color movies were first coming into their own, but he was. Ever since Bing Crosby made his melancholy recording of the great American songsmith's...
  • Bel Air gears up for Christmas with visit from Santa

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, December 19, 1963: Santa arrived in Bel Air by fire truck and handed out candy canes to the onlookers. To add to the holiday spirit of the day, a light snow had fallen during the night which coated the...
  • A season to tie one on, and help others, too [Column]

    Uh, oh, dear readers, It's Friday the 13th. Beware of black cats, broken mirrors and traversing under ladders! December is National Tie Month. Could a tie be lurking in the birthday gifts of: Ella Renee Stratton (Dec. 6); Makayla Hopps (Dec. 9);...
  • Winter Wonderland lights up Havre de Grace beginning tonight

    It's Winter Wonderland, dear readers, In downtown Havre de Grace this eve (Friday) at 6 p.m. with a parade followed by meeting Santa Claus at 115 N. Washington St. There will also be a Pizza With Santa on Saturday, Dec. 7 at LaBanc (St. John Street)...
  • Getting back in gear after all the snow [Column]

    The Cecil County Holly Tree, off Jackson Station Road east of Perryville, was lighted for the season on Saturday, Dec. 7, as the Perryville High School Band played for the visitors. Earlier that day, I watched as Port Deposit's Christmas tree was set up...
  • All signs point to shopping locally in Carroll County this Christmas season [neighborhood]

    Many believe that in recent years the mega-merger of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons have conspired to make your life crazy. To make matters worse, this year Mother Nature and the calendar have joined the fray. Just to make the holiday...
  • 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"...
  • Santa will tour neighborhoods, thanks to our firefighters [West Friendship]

    If you hear the sound of sirens this week, it is probably Santa and his helpers from West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 making the yearly rounds through the neighborhoods. This week's stops include Barley Field Way, Lancelot Cross,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...