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Holidays

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  • Troop 555 wraps up another year of volunteering

    Free holiday gift-wrapping services by teenagers representing a variety of organizations have become increasingly popular. One organization is unique because its youth members have been wrapping gifts for the same store for almost 10 years.
  • Baubles, bangles and beads

    Baubles, bangles and beads
    Barbara Canady gets a twinkle in her eye as she unwraps the tissue paper from the antique Christmas ornament and places it gingerly on the purple terry cloth next to a bevy of others in her collection. Most of them are mouth-blown glass ornaments made...

    Small Wonders: Stocking stuffers for the modern family

    I open this Christmas morning with a fable: "Long ago there lived a nobleman who fell upon hard times after the untimely death of his wife. He was distraught, having no means to provide a dowry for his stunningly beautiful daughters. A certain kind and...

    Assisteens wrap gifts for needy

    Assisteens wrap gifts for needy
    On Sunday afternoon when many teenagers were hanging out at the mall, about 40 Assisteens from the Glendale Assistance League spent their time wrapping gifts for Glendale families in need at the league chapter house. The gifts, mostly clothing and toys,...

    I'm Just Sayin': 'Tis the season of lefse and sweets

    I'm Just Sayin': 'Tis the season of lefse and sweets
    Thanksgiving may be the biggest food holiday of the year, but Christmas is a food holi-month. I remember when I was a kid and my mom would start her Christmas baking sometime around Halloween. Thank goodness we had a gigantic chest freezer in the...