Tag: christmas

Don’t let tempting predatory loans spoil holidays

Don’t let tempting predatory loans spoil holidays

| December 19, 2014

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist From Christmas carols to decorations that celebrate the season, the holidays mark the time of year when families and loved ones anticipate joyous celebrations and gift-giving. It’s a season when excesses can easily go beyond overeating to over-spending, bringing debts that can last well into the New Year. The holidays […]

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The Christmas creep

The Christmas creep

| December 11, 2014

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Did you notice that some stores are already touting Christmas sales? They are encouraging people to start buying for Christmas now. We’ve been experiencing this “Christmas creep” for years. Some of us are reluctant to call it “Christmas Creep” because there is no Christ or Christianity in the profligate spending […]

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Parkview Health named title sponsor for 29th Annual Festival of Gingerbread

| November 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The History Center has announced Parkview Health as the title sponsor for the 2014 Festival of Gingerbread. Now in its 29th year, this fund raiser for the museum brings edible creations by local artists to the museum during the holidays as well as special weekend programs. Special holiday exhibits during the Festival include a Wolf […]

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In-Sanity Claus

In-Sanity Claus

| December 30, 2013

HOUSE CALLS Well, commercial Xmas is over and folks are beginning to regain their sanity after buying, buying and buying. Charging, charging and charging. Now they realize it is time to pay, pay and pay for those overpriced things that they bought during their period of insanity. Why do we buy so much? Why do […]

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One Christmas wish

One Christmas wish

| December 25, 2013

This Christmas, let’s wish for a gift that both the giver and the recipient can enjoy… Let’s just wish for smiles; more of them, loads of them, this holiday season and all year.

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Sani (tation) Claus

Sani (tation) Claus

| December 24, 2013

I’m sure that during this holiday season, all of us will be eating foods that are prepared from other hands whether it be from relatives, coworkers, caterers and those in the restaurant business.

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Santa spreads happiness at MLK Club event

Santa spreads happiness at MLK Club event

| December 24, 2013

About 150 boys and girls attended the 17th MLK Club’s Annual Santa on Tour and Trolley Ride at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA Dec. 7.

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Dr. Deas’ Soul Santa song

Dr. Deas’ Soul Santa song

| December 20, 2013

“Since nobody’s seen Santa on Christmas / When he steals down the chimney with care / Wouldn’t it be so revealing / If Santa had black kinky hair”

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A novel (but good) idea for a holiday gift

A novel (but good) idea for a holiday gift

| December 19, 2013

Think about giving friends and family something that will help them for years to come—assistance in creating their own my Social Security account.

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Only a few days left ‘til Christmas

Only a few days left ‘til Christmas

| December 18, 2013

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Special to Frost Illustrated I know most of you scurried around on Black Friday trying to find those bargain gifts, and if you did not find that which you wanted that Friday after Thanksgiving, some of you returned to the stores on slick salespeople shopping Saturday. Why do I refer to […]

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