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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Head out for the holidays

    Head out for the holidays
    The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer. New Market Shadrack's Christmas Light...
  • Uncle Harry's Italian Christmas

    Uncle Harry's Italian Christmas
    Using their keen eyesight, octopi stare at the world from two beady eyes. They maneuver through the sea with four pairs of bilaterally symmetrical arms that bear suction cups. They possess a hard beak — similar to that of a parrot, the only hard...
  • Weather hazards threaten to complicate holiday travel

    Weather hazards threaten to complicate holiday travel
    State highway officials are urging motorists heading north and west for the holidays to be cautious, given winter weather conditions expected in some areas in the coming days. The weather could complicate holiday travel and celebration plans as people...
  • Tracking Santa on Christmas Eve as RavensNation celebrates

    Tracking Santa on Christmas Eve as RavensNation celebrates
    Merry Christmas Eve, happy holidays, feliz navidad and happy festivus.  Hope you are snuggled up in front of a warm fire and not fighting crowds at the mall (or your family in the living room). Rest happy with the knowledge that NORAD (The North...
  • December baby's lament: Differentiating birthday celebrations from Christmas

    December baby's lament: Differentiating birthday celebrations from Christmas
    My baby boy is about to turn 1. The where-is-time-going panic that is inducing is a post for another day, but I'm starting to wonder, as he gets older, how do we differentiate his birthday celebration from the holiday celebrations? Aaron was due on...
  • Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?

    Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?
    Retail analysts reported a curious trend this Black Friday. On the traditional first shopping day of the Christmas season, the number of visits to malls, big box stores and other retailers increased, according to the analytics firm ShopperTrak, but the...
  • Shoppers grab final gifts, supplies on Christmas Eve

    Shoppers grab final gifts, supplies on Christmas Eve
    When snowflakes began falling Monday afternoon, the commotion near Mondawmin Mall slowed. Children pointed to the sky. Shoppers, their shoulders previously hunched against the cold, stood to take in the scene. Inside, shoppers buzzed through stores...
  • Train show is running at Harford Historical Society

    Train show is running at Harford Historical Society
    The Historical Society of Harford County has two Christmas events happening this month at the society's headquarters in downtown Bel Air. The society's popular Model Train Show is running Fridays from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 8 p.m. and...
  • Aegis Empty Stocking Fund will again help less fortunate Harford families, seniors during the holidays

    Aegis Empty Stocking Fund will again help less fortunate Harford families, seniors during the holidays
    Once again in 2012, The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund is continuing its charitable activities to make the Christmas Holiday Season happier for Harford County residents in need. The Empty Stocking Fund accepts donations of money, new unwrapped toys and unused...
  • Christmas cheer from Baltimore's big names

    Christmas cheer from Baltimore's big names
    Charm City celebrities, no matter where they were, woke early to send seasons Tweetings. Here are just a few: Raven Terrence Cody ‏@TerrenceCody Merry Christmas twitter and twitter fam TV reporter Jessica Kartalija ‏@JessKartalija Can't wait...
  • Happy holidays from our team to yours

    The warehouse offices are officially closed today for Christmas Day, one of the only truly inactive days of the hot stove season.   The Orioles still have a roster spot available on the 40-man. I don't expect it to be filled today, unless Santa Claus...
  • Commentary: The year really ends with October

    To me, this seems like it is coming a little bit late, but it seems like it's time to start thinking about any personal goals that need to be set for 2013. A bit early for new year's resolutions? I don't think so. The year ended, at least in my mind,...