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A Very Merry Holiday on the Town: Day 2

A Very Merry Holiday on the Town: Day 2

Annaliese Harper

December 17, 2019

Rather than an inflatable snowman, visitors of Huntley’s First Congregational Church are greeted with a table of boy scouts selling wreaths. Through the doorway is a table right in front of the entrance to a cookie walk. Any cookies inside are $8 a pound. Up a half flight of stairs is the fa...

A Very Merry Holiday on the Town: Day 1

A Very Merry Holiday on the Town: Day 1

Annaliese Harper

December 16, 2019

Snow falls a week before the event, as the town prepares for a holiday celebration. The streetlights are decorated with tinsel and garland, the houses are decorated with lights, and the children are decorated with merry grins and smiles. A Very Merry Huntley, the annual holiday event, kicked off Frida...

Christmas coming too early

Christmas coming too early

Caitlyn Gooden

November 12, 2019

Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Lattes are being sold by the second. Everyone is welcoming fall in their fuzzy sweaters and Ugg boots. Then, boom; somehow everyone finds themselves listening to “Jingle Bell Rock” by the middle of October.  The transition from summer to fall is beautiful, but most of the...

“Last Christmas” is predictable but with a twist

“Last Christmas” is predictable but with a twist

Sarahi Barcenas

November 9, 2019

Every year there seems to be a new Christmas movie coming out hoping to be a holiday classic, and this year “Last Christmas” seems to be no exception. “Last Christmas,” the eighth movie of director Paul Feig, is labeled as a romantic comedy that stars Emilia Clarke from “Game of Thrones...

Don’t be that person who spoils the truth about Santa Claus

Don’t be that person who spoils the truth about Santa Claus

Jen Gordus

December 6, 2017

ights twinkle on the tree illuminating the darkness, cookies and milk reside by the fireplace, and children sleep in their beds waiting for Santa Claus to slide down the chimney on the night of Christmas Eve. Unless those children already know the truth about the man in the red suit and how old St. Ni...

A Very Merry Christmas for Huntley

A Very Merry Christmas for Huntley

Emily Kindl

December 5, 2016

Braving the wintry cold, families are standing in line outside sipping on the free hot chocolate, waiting for the horse-drawn trolleys to arrive. Excitement exudes from the children when they hear the clopping of the horses nearing them. Inside, beautifully and festively decorated Christmas trees line...

NHS gets in the spirit of giving

NHS gets in the spirit of giving

Sarah Henderson

January 14, 2015

he biting cold on the evening of Monday Dec. 22  was nothing compared to the warm, festive spirit that filled the air in the Huntley Culver's on Route 47. Blue and Silver decorations were strung up all around the store, Christmas music was playing, and families and friends were enjoying a simple ev...

Song of the Week: Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24

Song of the Week: Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24

Courtney Thomas

December 9, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GufRiBUZQPc The song “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24," by Trans Siberian Orchestra, was released in 1996. It is an instrumental mash-up of “Carol of the Bells” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” and is the single greatest jam-out Christmas song out there. It...

Marlowe middle school hosts a breakfast with Santa

Marlowe middle school hosts a breakfast with Santa

Rachel Brands

December 8, 2014

arlowe Middle School was decorated exquisitely for Christmas on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 6. The school hosted a Breakfast with Santa event from 8-9:30 a.m., and then 10-11:30 a.m. Many families showed up with their young children to have breakfast and play some of the holiday-themed games set u...

What To Watch: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

What To Watch: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

Tyler Lopez

December 7, 2014

is the season for spending time with family, caroling, gift-giving and putting up massive amounts of Christmas lights on top of your house and making it look a multicolored light bulb. Yet again, your father is not Clark Griswold. The Griswolds are back. Christmas is only a few  weeks away and qu...

Song of the Week: Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Song of the Week: Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Courtney Thomas

December 1, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnIqLlBwzrc n December of 1958, Brenda Lee, who was 13 years old at the time, released “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.” Over 30 people have recorded covers of her song and the song had its peak in December of 1965 when it reached number three on the Billboar...

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