Tuesday, December 18, 2012
NORAD website and smartphone apps lets you follow St. Nick's every move
No need to check out the skies of Westlake on Christmas Eve to see if Santa Claus is really coming to town. You can track the Jolly Old Elf the high-tech way. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is charged with keeping the United States and Canada safe from dangers originating from the sky or space. For Christmas, however, the Colorado-based government agency adds one more important task to its daily list of duties. The agency will again provide its Official Santa Tracker that marks The Big Man's every move as he makes his way throughout both hemispheres. Included on the site is a countdown and activity page and a flight tracking system. Going to be out of the house? Don't worry, you can track Santa on your smartphone or …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Spread some Christmas magic (or laughs) by sharing those adorable (or scary) pictures of kids sitting on Santa's lap here!
There's something magical about seeing the look in a child's eyes when they peer into Santa's. Or—it's the look of fear and terror. Let's face it, sometimes the trip isn't as pleasant as we all imagined. Either way, share some of the Christmas fun by posting your latest pictures of children sitting on the big man's lap. If there are enough submissions, the top photos will be shared in another story! Take a look at some photos shared on creepysantaphotos.com, for a good laugh or a shiver. To post your own photo, click "upload photos and videos" at the top of this story. Check Crocker Park's website for details on when Santa will be stopping by this season.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Get out and have some fun on your time off!
St. Bernadette's Third Annual Artisan Affair St. Bernadette's third annual Artisan Affair will be 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. There will be lots of handmade works from local artists, food, a raffle and more. Admission is $2 at the door. This event is inside, so it will go on rain or shine. Funds raised will support technology at St. Bernadette School and programs at The Gathering Place to support those touched by cancer and their families. North Union Farmers Market One of the last North Union Farmers Markets of the season at Crocker Park will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Check out the locally-grown produce and other handmade goods. Stop by and see what's in season! Dover UCC Holiday Earth Fair The Dover Congregational United …