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Laurel and Hardy: Two angels of our time

Peter Sellers, who took a poster-size autographed photo of Laurel with him wherever he travelled, modelled his character of the gardener Chance on Laurel for the film Being There . The star of Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb would have been tickled to know that....

Local sports scrapbook – October 21

Volleyball club to hold open gyms, tryouts. Hope Area Volleyball Club (HAVOC) will have two elite club teams this year. HAVOC will host an open gym today at Hauser High School. Tryouts will be Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. for high school girls and from 3 to 5 p.m. for junior high girls. For more information, e-mail or visit http://www.

Can’t wait for the return of ‘Stranger Things’? Do this (if you dare)

Can someone who once freaked out at a cheesy hometown haunted house (they had to call Diane’s mother to come get her) survive the seriously scary creep-a-thon that is Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights? And more importantly, why would she want to? Two words: Stranger. Things.

Dreams not completed

Actually, the sequence of possibilities started when I was a pup and my oldest sister, Louise, gave me one of those very small pianos with only a scant number of keys and legs that didn't take the musical instrument more than 5 inches off the floor. The entire St.

Christmas arts n' crafts

7 DAYS AGO
OK, I know Christmas is a long time away, but I need a lot of lead time on this. For the past couple years we've been giving someone funny portraits of their family in classical art styles. It's an excuse for me to learn another craft, and they've lo...

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Christmas vacation: mid-lantic cheapskate empty-nest MY TURN version

9 DAYS AGO
Where should we go for Christmas? My nest is finally empty and while that is mostly a good thing, it's not without complications and this Christmas is going to be rough for me emotionally. I would like to plan a road trip that helps me mark and celeb...

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Germany for Christmas?

13 DAYS AGO
My wife and I are planning on a vacation for Christmas this year and we were leaning towards Germany. Does Germany shut down for Christmas? We're planning on being there from ~ Dec 20 - Jan 2. We're currently living in LA so visiting snow seems like...

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Christmas in New York

17 DAYS AGO
My mother (70s) and my sister (40s) from North Carolina, are visiting me in Brooklyn for Christmas. I'm only going to have them for Christmas Eve and Christmas day but I need to figure out a) what to do with them and b) where to have a Christmas din...

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Books about Christmas!

17 DAYS AGO
I friggin love Christmas (82 days to go!), I'm in the last few weeks of pregnancy, and I need some light-hearted reads to get on my Kindle and get me in the holiday spirit. Any recommendations? I would love some books that take place at Christmas or ...

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What's it like flying Christmas morning?

1 MONTHS AGO
For Reasons I may need to fly Christmas morning - Sydney to LA, and a short domestic connecting flight. Due to time zones we'd leave at 11am and arrive at our final destination at 11:15. What are airports like Christmas morning?

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Too early to talk about Christmas?

1 MONTHS AGO
I'd like to make plans for the holidays but my family is a little complicated, yet I'm concerned that the longer we wait, the fewer options we will have. For as long as I can remember, I've spent a significant part of Christmas in the house where I g...

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Your memories of Clements: Lego, Blue Cross, the floorwalker, Christmas and more.

13 HOURS AGO

With the last trace of Clements to leave Watford next week , we asked for your memories of the famous shopping store and you delivered. We've picked out as many as we can for you to read and reminisce.

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John Light reflects on the perfect Cotswold Christmas

15 HOURS AGO

The festive time usually catches me out and I can be seen in Stroud, Swindon and Cirencester full of panic as present buying proves too great a challenge. From Whiteshill to Rodborough lights twinkle from surrounding hills and we head to the town cen...

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Kent: Where to see Father Christmas this winter 2018

17 HOURS AGO

A visit to Father Christmas is a must with young families, and although some sites have sold out of slots, there are still plenty of places across Kent to take the family. Check out our guide for where to visit near you: Bookings are open for the gro...

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Christmas comes early to Norwich as Jarrold unveils its magical Christmas windows

21 HOURS AGO

Jarrold's happy elves help to launch their Christmas window reveal. From L-R: Drew Turner, Becky Atkinson, Megan Griib and Lianne Lemmon.

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Cancer-stricken toddler Brody Allen, who got an early Christmas, dies Source: Cox Media Group

21 HOURS AGO

A 2-year-old Ohio boy suffering from inoperable brain cancer, whose town and family gave him an early Christmas, died Friday morning, the Journal-News reported. "This morning at 6 a.m. Brody passed quietly, and peacefully in the arms of his mother Sh...

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Gloria Clodfelter, co-creator of Mechanicsville Christmas festivities ...

21 HOURS AGO

Noah Clodfelter, the then-2-year-old son of fallen USS Cole crew member Kenneth Eugene Clodfelter, was held by his grandmother Gloria Clodfelter during a memorial service held at Lee-Davis High School on Nov. 5, 2000. Kenneth Clodfelter was one of 17...

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Home Depot's Best Outdoor Christmas Decorations for 2018

23 HOURS AGO

It's not quite the most wonderful time of year, but with the holiday season approaching, our minds are already turning to the task of decking out our porch, door, and yard in holiday cheer. This year, Home Depot's outdoor decor has us jingle ...

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Teenagers Charged After Vandals Spoil a Dying Boy’s Early Christmas

1 Month AGO
Two boys, 16 and 17, were charged with damaging an inflatable Santa after Cincinnati-area neighbors decorated early for a toddler given two months to live.

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2-Year-Old Boy With Deadly Cancer Gets an Early Christmas From His Neighbors

1 MONTHS AGO
An Ohio boy isn’t expected to live until Christmas, so his neighbors decorated their homes, sent holiday cards and planned a parade with Santa for him.

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Santa Wants Millions of New Elves

1 DAY AGO
Santa has been meeting with elves at the Tracking Department this week and yesterday he dropped big news on the whole bunch. In a late afternoon meeting Santa challenged the Tracking Department to...

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Ask Crash: What a Tracker Needs

2 DAYS AGO
Frank and Crash are back with another question from a fan. This time the talk is about tracker elves. You know what that is, right? A tracker elf is no regular elf. He or she could be anywhere in...

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North Pole Podcast Coming Soon

8 DAYS AGO
Greetings! Big news from the guys in the radio department: Based on a suggestion from fifth grade teacher Sharon Sanders of Wisconsin the North Pole has decided to launch a new podcast. The focus of...

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Ask Crash: What Santa Brings

9 DAYS AGO
In their first official news segment of the 2018 season Frank and Crash go right to the mailbag to answer a big question: Will Santa bring me anything I want? That’s a very interesting question and...

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Thanksgiving in Canada

14 DAYS AGO
Happy fall greetings to you! Santa has taken a brief trip away this weekend to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family in Canada. Thanksgiving in Canada is much like it is in other parts of...

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Elves Busy on Websites

15 DAYS AGO
Howdy! I cannot tell you how fast things are moving at the North Pole this year. Everyone is working. The website elves have been meeting and working on updating the websites for this season. They...

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A Big Year Planned for North Pole Radio

22 DAYS AGO
Greetings! There are a lot of elves here in my office this week. They are here to train and to plan for the broadcast of news on Kringle Radio here at the North Pole for this season. Like everyone...

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Katie Taylor defends world titles with dominant win over Serrano

-1 DAYS AGO
Declan Taylor. Midway through the seventh round of the toughest test of her career to date, Katie Taylor dropped her hands, retreated to the ropes and invited her opponent, the former world champion Cindy Serrano, to take a free shot. It was an attem...

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Laurel and Hardy: Two angels of our time

-1 DAYS AGO
Peter Sellers, who took a poster-size autographed photo of Laurel with him wherever he travelled, modelled his character of the gardener Chance on Laurel for the film Being There . The star of Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Lov...

Read more...

Local sports scrapbook – October 21

-1 DAYS AGO
Volleyball club to hold open gyms, tryouts. Hope Area Volleyball Club (HAVOC) will have two elite club teams this year. HAVOC will host an open gym today at Hauser High School. Tryouts will be Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. for high school girls...

Read more...

Can’t wait for the return of ‘Stranger Things’? Do this (if you dare)

-1 DAYS AGO
Can someone who once freaked out at a cheesy hometown haunted house (they had to call Diane’s mother to come get her) survive the seriously scary creep-a-thon that is Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights? And more importantly, why would she wan...

Read more...

Dreams not completed

-1 DAYS AGO
Actually, the sequence of possibilities started when I was a pup and my oldest sister, Louise, gave me one of those very small pianos with only a scant number of keys and legs that didn't take the musical instrument more than 5 inches off the floor. ...

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Action at last: Plans for a new film studio in Scotland

-1 DAYS AGO
The 20-acre site, called Mercian Studios, will be located near Birmingham airport and include six sound stages. Scotland, by contrast, seems to have, when faced with the prospect of building film studios Wardpark aside been gripped by a case of sound...

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From selling lemonade to forming international 3D smartphone company

-1 DAYS AGO
MONTEGO BAY, St James — About four decades ago Loyal Haylett, who is on the verge of launching his IQH-1 glasses-free 3D smartphone in America, showed glimpses of his enterprising skills in his youthful days, by selling lemonade, firstly in Canada wh...

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