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by JOE CROCETTA / Staff Photographer | December 26, 2006
Trading a sleigh for a Williamsport firetruck, Santa Claus gives the thumbs-up sign and offers a hearty "ho ho ho" to parents and children who wandered outside in their pajamas to investigate the siren noise Monday on Christmas morning.
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NEWS
December 16, 2010
Santa Claus makes a special guest appearance at the Hagerstown Kiwanis Club Christmas party for underprivileged children Wednesday at Otterbein United Methodist Church. This is the 49th year the local Kiwanis Club has organized the Christmas party.
NEWS
By ASHLEY HARTMAN | December 16, 2007
WAYNESBORO, PA. - Debby Hampton brought her four grandchildren to downtown Waynesboro Saturday to visit Santa Claus, listen to stories with Mrs. Claus and decorate cookies as part of Yuletide in Waynesboro. "We just enjoy seeing Santa and Mrs. Claus," said Hampton, a lifelong resident of Waynesboro. "It's just a fun time with my grandchildren. " Santa Claus was in three downtown shops throughout the day Saturday - Eichholz Flowers in the morning and James Shoes and Castle Fabrics and Home Decor in the afternoon.
NEWS
November 15, 2006
WILLIAMSPORT - Williamsport's annual Santa Claus/Christmas Parade will be Sunday, Dec. 3, beginning at 4 p.m. Santa will lead the parade. A ceremony lighting the Christmas decorations in Byron Memorial Park will follow. Those wishing to participate in the parade may call Town Hall at 301-223-7711 and ask for Mayor James G. McCleaf II. Santa Claus will visit Williamsport from Dec. 17 through Dec. 20 in Byron Memorial Park at the Community Building from 6 to 8 p.m. The Williamsport Area Food Bank will also be collecting food donations at the Community Building on those same days and hours.
NEWS
December 12, 2008
WILLIAMSPORT -- Santa Claus will be in Byron Memorial Park in the community building Dec. 17-19 from 6 to 8 p.m. Santa will have a treat for children who bring a toy or food item. The Williamsport Food Bank will be on hand all three nights, collecting food donations and financial contributions. A collection box for the Marine Corps League Toys for Tots collection will be available. The park is decorated with lights for the holidays.
NEWS
November 23, 2004
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department on W.Va. 45, west of Shepherdstown, will host a community Christmas dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. The event will include the annual Christmas open house with fire and ambulance displays. Santa Claus also will make an appearance. at the dinner. The event is free and open to all who are interested. Bring the children and your cameras.
NEWS
December 5, 2009
The Maugansville Ruritan Club will host its annual community Christmas party on Thursday, Dec. 17, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Ruritan community building on Maugans Avenue. The event will feature a visit from Santa Claus and photo with your child, games and activities, Christmas carols and refreshments. All Maugansville area children and their parents and/or grandparents are invited.
NEWS
By ASHLEY HARTMAN | December 8, 2007
GREENCASTLE, PA. - During the second Friday of Heritage Christmas in Greencastle, children could be seen crowded around clowns, waiting for a photo with Santa Claus or busily decorating gingerbread cookies. Adults might have chosen to take a ride on the horse and buggy or warm up with a cup of hot chocolate or apple cider. The lights on Greencastle's 35-foot Christmas tree illuminated the center square, which was lined with vendors selling their wares or giving away cookies and hot drinks.
NEWS
September 11, 2007
FUNKSTOWN - Plans are already under way for the Dec. 7 Olde Tyme Christmas, but Rich Gaver said more volunteers are needed to make the event a success. The next planning meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of Town Hall, Gaver said. Anyone who wants to help out is encouraged to attend. There will be a parade, visits with Santa Claus, a tree-lighting ceremony and participation from area businesses, many of which will be open for Christmas shopping.
NEWS
December 10, 2009
MONT ALTO, Pa. -- Volunteers continued Wednesday to wrap toys and other gifts in preparation for Mont Alto's annual toy drive. Started more than 10 years ago, the toy drive for families in need culminates with the gifts' delivery from a caravan of firetrucks. Santa Claus jumps out of a truck to greet children. Families also are given baskets of food and gift cards. Donations of gifts, food and money are still being accepted. For more information about the toy drive, call 717-749-5151 or visit the firehouse on Pa. 997 about 6 miles north of Waynesboro, Pa.
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