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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Sandy Hook tragedy prompts added safety precautions at Rodgers Forge Elementary

    The safety of our students and the security of our schools has always been a priority but the Sandy Hook incident has certainly put all schools on high alert. To that end, Mrs. Missy Fenshaw, principal of Rodgers Forge Elementary School, has told...
  • Jewish community comes together to celebrate Hanukkah

    Jewish community comes together to celebrate Hanukkah
    Bel Air's Jewish community and friends came together Sunday evening to light the menorah and celebrate the second night of Hanukkah. It was a celebration inside the Bel Air Reckord Armory on Main Street, with about 60 people drinking hot apple cider,...
  • Historic buildings, decorations attract many to Candlelight Tour in Havre de Grace

    Historic buildings, decorations attract many to Candlelight Tour in Havre de Grace
    Undaunted by the stormy weather, plenty of people in the holiday spirit walked up and down the streets of downtown Havre de Grace Sunday night to visit historic homes and churches on the city's 40th annual Candlelight Tour of Historic Havre de Grace....
  • Ruth's Chris serving holiday lunch

    Ruth's Chris serving holiday lunch
    Ruth's Chris Steak House is usually open only for dinner, but now through Christmas Eve, the restaurant is serving a holiday lunch menu on weekdays. It's a bit of a splurge, but what the heck, there's prosperity in the land. The menu includes a $15...
  • Arts, crafts and a multicultural parade

    Washington ZooLights Spend the holidays with some furry creatures and scaly critters at ZooLights, which features animal sculptures composed of environmentally friendly lights. Animal houses will stay open during this seasonal event, and gingerbread...
  • UPS holiday rush is fueled by technology with local roots

    UPS holiday rush is fueled by technology with local roots
    When Keith Short began delivering packages for UPS in Glen Burnie 23 years ago, he used bulky pads of paper to track parcels and pens that froze in the cold. Today, Short scans packages on and off his truck with a handheld computer that tells him what...
  • Advent, sticklers, which/that, and more

    A brief preface for the liturgically uninformed: Kathleen looked up from the comics pages this morning and marveled, "There are really people who think that this is the second day of Christmas." I believe she was looking at Mother Goose and Grimm. The...
  • Bel Air announces holiday trash pickup schedule

    The Town of Bel Air has announced changes to its trash and recycling pickup schedules during the holiday weeks. In addition to Christmas Day, town offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve; Monday Dec. 31, New Year's Eve; and Tuesday,...
  • 25 years ago: 'A time to wish our friends ... a very Merry Christmas'

    From The Aegis dated Dec. 24, 1987: It was the last issue before Christmas, and The Aegis was wishing its readers happy holidays 25 years ago. "Perhaps it was the sight of the first snowfall of the winter; or a visit to the Oak Grove Baptist Church'...
  • Appreciating the Christmas Season just a little bit more this year

    Appreciating the Christmas Season just a little bit more this year
    Just five days to go and all that's left is the wrapping. Well, I'd like to say that, but I still have a few things to buy, some cooking to do and everything to wrap. But it's OK, it'll get done. And if it doesn't, oh well. I'm appreciating this...
  • Commentary: Why not pretend every day is Christmas day?

    Christmas is a time to say, I love you; so says Canadian rock star Billy Squire. It's a season when bells will be ringing, according to Southern California's Eagles. Notably, it's the season when Bing Crosby and countless others have been dreaming of a...
  • Thoughts about past Christmas seasons in Aberdeen

    When Harford County changed from farmlands to enclaves for suburban communities, it left an impact on many old families, and subsequently the way we spend our Christmases has changed. Long ago, candy and oranges, seldom eaten during the rest of the...