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Christmas

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  • 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...
  • We traffic in human misery

    One of the fundamental elements of journalism is action, and the aspect of action that most appeals is conflict. That's what we journalists are looking for.  You can hear endless head-shaking blather about the tide of ugly events from people who lament,...
  • 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)...
  • When a gift of oranges was a Christmas treat in Westminster [Eagle Archives]

    The Christmas season has always been a special time in Westminster. For generations; long before our current tradition of an electric light parade right after Thanksgiving, the city came together for a community celebration and a parade called the...
  • Churches welcome all to Christmas services

    "There's a song in the air. There's a star in the sky. There's a mother's sweet prayer and a baby's low cry. And that star rains its fire while the heavenly sing. For the manger in Bethlehem cradles a king." Welcome the King of Kings at a worship planned...
  • 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,...
  • Door of faith is open, yet revolving, at Columbia interfaith centers

    Door of faith is open, yet revolving, at Columbia interfaith centers
    Christmas Eve worshipers at Columbia's Village of Oakland Mills on Tuesday will do the interfaith shuffle: Catholics departing the sanctuary with their hymnals, white altar cloth, candles and crucifix; Protestants entering with their own hymnals, white...
  • 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...
  • 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...