Christmas

Operation Homefront at the Moose Lodge in Lorton, Va. (Photo credit: WNEW's Cameron Thompson)

Operation Homefront Delivers Toys to Military Families

Operation Homefront is giving hundreds of military families and their children an early start on the Christmas holiday thanks to a toy distribution party at the Moose Lodge in Lorton Sunday afternoon.

12/15/2013

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Campers Help Amazon Keep Up With Holiday Rush

Twinkling lights, ornament-strewn trees and bustling campgrounds. Those are signs of the Christmas season in this Kentucky town, where the Amazon.com distribution center recruits an armada of RV owners as seasonal workers to help fill holiday orders.

12/15/2013

File photo of Home Alone poster. (credit: Home Alone Facebook)

Free Holiday Movies Playing in Our Backyard

While the box office may be in short supply of festive films, local museums, libraries and theaters have holiday movies galore.

12/13/2013

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St. Nicks Learn Tricks of Trade at Santa School

Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle “Ho, ho, ho!” and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?

12/10/2013

The Grinch, Played By Jim Carrey, Conspires With His Dog Max To Deprive The Who's Of Their Favorite Holiday In The Live-Action Adaptation Of The Famous Christmas Tale, 'Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas,' Directed By Ron Howard. (credit: Getty Images)

‘Tis the Season for Free Holiday Movies

Enough free movies to cover a Christmas tree are arriving at local museums, libraries and playhouses this week.

12/06/2013

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Wreaths Across America 35K Short of Holiday Goal For Arlington Nat’l Cemetery

The graves of some American heroes buried at Arlington National Cemetery may be wreathless this holiday season.

12/05/2013

Santa Claus prepares his Reindeer. (Credit: OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

NORAD’s Santa Tracker Draws Criticism Over Fighter Jet Escort

Some child advocates are upset that the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is providing Santa Claus with a fighter jet escort around the globe in this year’s tracking program.

12/05/2013

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’12 Days of Christmas’ Items Top $114,000

The price of lords-a-leaping and ladies dancing has spiked this holiday season, but other items mentioned in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” still cost the same as they did last year.

12/02/2013

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10 Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

Holiday time is upon us yet again, and before the stress weighs you down, it’s a good idea to have a plan in place to help ensure that you’ll make it through the season with a smile.

12/02/2013

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Easy Ways to Save On Holiday Travel

From shipping your luggage to taking public transportation to the airport, we’ve assembled a few of our favorite tips for saving money on holiday travel. You don’t have to waste your whole holiday budget on getting home this year!

12/02/2013

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