Seasons readings! 15 great Christmas books
Your shopping list is almost all checked off. The tree is up with a few new decorations. The cookie cutters are arranged on the counter. And yet, you’re just not in the holiday mood. So how about a few good books to put you in the spirit? Here are 15 great Christmas reads.
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A Christmas Story
A broken family, a promise kept: The annual Press-Republican Christmas Story.
Generosity ensures gifts for children
A business that wanted to remain anonymous paid off layaway balances at Kmart in Plattsburgh.
Singing Santa celebrates 50 years of entertaining
The Singing Santa, Ron Wood, is still entertaining children and adults alike with his music, shenanigans and Christmas stories from Mrs. Claus.
Give gift of entertainment this holiday season
Chicago, Machine Head, 'Mamma Mia!' and more set to perform in Montreal this winter.
Plattsburgh man lights up when talking holidays
Roy Nagle first plugged in his outdoor decorations of more than 50,000 lights at his Cumberland Avenue home seven years ago.
Meat-pie tradition ushers in Christmastime
Rose Furnia, 93, uses her mother's recipe to make the French-Canadian dish for many loved ones and friends. INCLUDES VIDEO
5 last-minute Christmas gifts you can buy online
There are only five days left until Christmas, and many people are scrambling to finish their holiday shopping. But there is still time to find last-minute gifts for family and friends, without having to spend hours roaming the local shopping mall.
Skating Club presents 'Holiday Extravaganza'
The Skating Club of the Adirondacks will perform to live music by Benjamin Bright Saturday at the Plattsburgh State Field House.
Residents reminded of holiday fire safety
From Christmas lights to decorative candles, this season is one of the most fire destructive times of the year, claiming more than $990 million in fire damage annually.
Gift card givers, beware: 6 tips to protect your purchase
Many shoppers looking for a simple, easy present for friends and family this holiday season will turn to gift cards, letting the recipient do the shopping at their favorite store or restaurant. But the Better Business Bureau says consumer complaints about gift cards are on the rise, and buyers need to beware of potential pitfalls.
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