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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • For businesses on The Avenue, charity begins at home

    So here we are already, just days away from Hampden's kickoff to the Christmas season — the seasonal lighting of the Miracle on 34th Street, the light display in the 700 block. The lighting takes place each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving....
  • Holidays reach a crescendo of local dance and song

    Holidays reach a crescendo of local dance and song
    It's been a glorious season of performance on our local stages, and there are still a few opportunities to let music and dance carry us through the holidays. Early this month we opened the season with Anne Arundel Community College Dance Company's...
  • The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]

    The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]
    How many times have you heard about the "War on Christmas" over the years, particularly from conservative commentators? During the past decade, concerned parties on both sides of the spectrum have argued and yelled and screamed at the top of their lungs...
  • Carroll's Christmas celebrations tempered by news of war, Great Depression [Eagle Archive]

    Many years ago, most of the newspaper accounts about Christmas in Carroll County were not published until after Christmas. Most of the advertisements for Christmas did not appear until well after the first day of December. Christmas was celebrated for a...
  • McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job

    McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job
    (Originally published January 25, 1944) Lee McCardell, who is now in Italy covering war activities in that theater for the Sunpapers, is not only an able reporter and writer – he is also one of the world’s greatest worriers. McCardell...
  • Laurel churches celebrate Christmas

    Laurel churches celebrate Christmas
    Assembly of God Lifehouse Church, 1102 Montgomery St., 301-490-0100. Christmas Eve candlelight service, 7 p.m. Baptist First Baptist, 15000 First Baptist Lane, 301-725-1688. Christmas Celebration Sunday, Dec. 22, 8 and 10:45 a.m. Christmas Eve...
  • 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);...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...