Sharon gym excited to welcome back members after holiday shutdown

Gyms and recreation centers in Pennsylvania had to close around Thanksgiving for three weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19

SHARON, Pa. (WKBN) – Pennsylvania businesses that have been shut down for the last three weeks due to the COVID-19 mitigation order are getting ready to open again Monday. A

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Sharon gym anxious to welcome back members after holiday shutdown

Gyms and recreation centers in Pennsylvania had to close around Thanksgiving for three weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19

SHARON, Pa. (WKBN) – Pennsylvania businesses that have been shut down for the last three weeks due to the COVID-19 mitigation order are getting ready to open again Monday. A

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Holiday Gift Ideas Offer Unique Texas Twist

AUSTIN, TX — It’s the season of giving as a way to show goodwill in the coming year. Not to be left behind, area retailers offer an abundance of gift options — many with a quintessential Texas twist —from barbecue sauce to skydiving. The list is heavy on spirits to help ring in the New Year with a meaningul toast.

BROTHEL SAUCE

“The Old Coupland Inn and Dance Hall is

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US holiday travel surges despite outbreak

Tampa, Fla. — Some are elderly and figure they don’t have many Christmases left. Others are trying to keep long-distance romance alive. Some just yearn for the human connection that’s been absent for the past nine months.

Millions of Americans are traveling ahead of Christmas and New Year’s, despite pleas from public health experts that they stay home to avoid fueling the raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than

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Give the gift of Michigan travel this holiday season

The gift giving season is upon us, and 2020 is a year like no other. Presents take on a whole new meaning when you might not see your loved ones this holiday season. This is the year where a gift of experience might be most welcome, and thankfully, Michigan is ready to deliver.

“Giving the gift of travel, or the present of an amazing Michigan experience, is such a personal

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The Skanner News – Forest Service Holiday Tree Permits Available

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By The Skanner News
Published: 11 December 2020

Portland, Ore. – It’s that time of year to visit your national forest and find the perfect holiday tree for your home!

Most national forests issue permits for visitors to cut their own holiday tree. As guidelines vary from forest to forest, visitors should contact their local national forest office for information on permits, areas to harvest, maps, and other important details.

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Sparta Recreation Department Presents Holiday Celebrations

SPARTA, NJ-  With all the challenges facing the community this year, the Sparta Recreation Department has announced a number of holiday activities.  Some are new, some are tradition and some have been recreated.

On Thursday afternoon, the township will light a menorah on the grounds in front of the Sparta VFW on Main Street.  Because of the limits to the number of people who can gather, the Recreation Department will

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York County modifying operations over holiday season

Public entry into York County government buildings will be suspended effective Dec. 21 and continue to Jan. 11, 2021. All county operations will continue during this suspension, according to a press release.

The commissioners encourage the public to conduct their business with the county either online or over the phone, if possible. The county’s website, yorkcountypa.gov, contains contact information for county departments, the release said.

Modified operations for essential services

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O’Fallon IL readies for holiday season amid COVID-19

Christmas celebrations may look different this year, but efforts to safely offer good tidings and cheer are ongoing in O’Fallon.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic and the state’s Tier 3 mitigation restrictions, some of the O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce Tinsel Around Town activities have been canceled, but the Downtown District will still be a festive destination Saturday, Dec. 12, with the Vine Street Winter Market open while several businesses have

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Pandemic won’t stop these annual Tri-Cities holiday events

Tri-Citians will once again be able to enjoy two Tri-Cities Christmas holiday traditions that date back to the 1960s.

Both can be viewed from the socially-distanced safety of a car like they have been for decades. And they start this weekend.

A light boat parade along the Columbia River launches Friday, Dec. 4, and the decorated yards of Christmas Carol Lane in Kennewick will be ready for viewing starting Saturday,

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Maria Lake State Park offers free admission on holiday | Sports

On Friday, Nov. 27 Maria Lake State Park was offering free admission to visitors and people from all over took advantage.

Usually visitors need a parking pass placed on the dashboard of their vehicle in order to enter the park but not on the Friday after Thanksgiving.

The Lake Maria State Park and Sand Dunes FRA Staff said that there are several days throughout the year when admission is free

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Find one-of-a-kind holiday gifts at We Care Arts

ExploreYou can help Hannah’s Treasure Chest make Christmas wishes come true

Schalnat always said the We Care Arts philosophy stands in bright contrast to the traditional workshops many people with disabilities attend each day. The studio is lively, an environment where participants learn valuable job and life skills and are encouraged to stretch their minds in ways traditional programming might not provide. Coming to the agency or participating in

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One of Plano’s biggest Christmas events is canceled, but the holiday celebrations move online

Christmas celebrations will be different this year during the COVID-19 pandemic, as Plano’s annual Dickens in Downtown festival has been canceled and other events have been curtailed.

But the city has lined up a series of virtual events to help keep residents in the holiday spirit, including a series of “Dickens Holiday Countdown” sessions this week leading up to an online edition of the festival, complete with a virtual tree

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7 gifts to help you connect during this socially distant holiday season

Gift giving can be hard at the holidays, but it can be even harder when you haven’t spent any time with your intended recipient for the past nine months, won’t be there to explain the gift, and just don’t know what it is your sister’s kids are into anymore. That’s why we put together a special gift guide for this socially distant holiday season to help you connect better with

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Online sales set to smash records during pandemic holiday gift season

SALT LAKE CITY — Rainbocorn and Cutetito may just sound like gibberish, but they’re actual names of new toys likely to lead the pack in the upcoming online holiday shopping season, one setting up to smash existing records.



a man standing in front of a truck: FedEx trucks are loaded for deliveries in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Ongoing and widespread COVID-19 restrictions are fueling an unprecedented volume of online shopping for the holiday season.


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FedEx trucks are loaded for deliveries in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Ongoing and widespread COVID-19 restrictions are fueling an unprecedented volume of

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Pandemic can’t dampen Montclair Village’s holiday spirits

Montclair Village is a unique and special place, especially at this time of year, festooned with decor and lit up for the holidays. This year, even more than in years past, the independently owned businesses that make up the village are counting on the community for support. Village merchants are asking the community to come out, enjoy the holiday ambience and help them end the year on a high note

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The Eater NY 2020 Holiday Gift Guide



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The holidays will look a little different this year, with many choosing to stay at home due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and many others spending them apart from their families. With that in mind, gifting will likely take on even more meaning this year.

That’s also reflected in this year’s gift guide, which is larger that it’s been in the past. This selection of local gifts includes spice mixes

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Greensboro offering holiday programs, events and shopping experiences

The city of Greensboro is hosting a wide range of social distancing-friendly programs and events for all of the winter holidays from Thanksgiving to New Year’s. There are creative programs, special events, performances, giving and shopping opportunities – plus your chance to get a letter from Santa. All activities of the activities are free unless otherwise noted. COVID-19 health and safety guidelines will be followed for all in-person activities.Creative Programs’Tis … Read More

Trailer released for gay cowboy holiday film ‘Dashing in December’

The cast of Dashing in December (L-R): Juan Pablo Di pace, Peter Porte, Andy MacDowell — Photo: Mitch Meyer / Paramount Network

‘Tis the season for LGBTQ-themed holiday films. With Lifetime and Hallmark set to make gay history with their offerings this festive season, Paramount Network is also jumping onboard with its own gay Christmas rom-com, Dashing in December.

Offering everything you could want in a holiday film —

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