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Thanksgiving TV: What to watch

Thanksgiving TV: What to watch

November 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

Could the secret word be “Thanksgiving”? Because Thursday delivers a 24-hour marathon of colorful ’80s cult fave “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” (6 a.m.-Friday 6 a.m., IFC) — be sure to scream when our kids-show host says the secret word! Check out dozens more holiday viewing options below. (All shows ...

Christmas tree lighting

Christmas tree lighting

Josh Crim, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus

Northeast Community College decided to start a new Holiday tradition this year. A tree lighting commenced behind the library at 5:30 on Wednesday night. Hot cocoa and apple cider were served while the Northeast choir performed classic Christmas carols. Dr. Chipps spoke as well. Chipps made it a point...

Holiday calorie consumption countdown

Holiday calorie consumption countdown

Marissa Lute, Editor-in-Chief

December 30, 2016


Filed under Viral Video

With the holiday season winding down, it's finally safe to come to terms with how many calories are consumed during Thanksgiving and Christmas. *cringe* Watch if you dare!

Christmas Books That Are Off The Beaten Track

Christmas Books That Are Off The Beaten Track

January 13, 2015


Filed under Books

By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) Do you have people on your holiday lists that are hard to buy for because their interests are off the beaten track? Think “Star Wars,” Steampunk, fairies. You’re lucky — there are presents for everyone out there this year. While fans await n...

Northeast Audio Department Holiday CD Now Available!

Northeast Audio Department Holiday CD Now Available!

Jackson Miller, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

December 4, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

It's that time of year again, the jingle bells are ringing, the angels are singing, and Rudolph is on the fly. Yep, thats right, it is Christmas time and the Northeast Community College Audio Department has released their annual Christmas CD. Since the early 90s, the audio recording students have created...

Bing Crosby Profiled In A Must-See Holiday Documentary

Bing Crosby Profiled In A Must-See Holiday Documentary

December 2, 2014


Filed under Music, Television

By Neal Justin Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) You could forgive Mary Crosby if she never wanted to hear “White Christmas” again. The most popular single in recording history was the signature hit for her father, Bing Crosby, and has become as tied to the holiday season as Santa Claus and fruitca...

Rob Owen: Hallmark Channel And Card Division Team Up For Christmas Special

Rob Owen: Hallmark Channel And Card Division Team Up For Christmas Special

November 14, 2014


Filed under Television

By Rob Owen Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT) It’s surprising it took this long, but Saturday’s 8 p.m. premiere of Hallmark Channel’s “Northpole” marks the first true collaboration between the cable network and Hallmark Cards for a two-hour movie. But it won’t be the last. The film tells the s...

The Romance Reader: ‘Christmas on Main Street’

November 29, 2013


Filed under Books

By Lezlie Patterson McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT) “Christmas on Main Street” by Joann Ross, Susan Donovan, LuAnn McLane, Alexis Morgan; SIGNET ($7.99, paperback) Anthologies are a great way for romance readers to delve into the holidays and “Christmas on Main Street” is full ...

Christmas Goodies: Reindeer Cupcakes

Christmas Goodies: Reindeer Cupcakes

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

December 3, 2012


Filed under Food

You will need: Box of Cupcake mix Red mini M&Ms mini Nilla wafter Mini brown M&Ms Small twist pretzels Chocolate frosting                                Directions: * Make the cupcakes *Red M&Ms used for nose *Nilla wafter used for m...

Christmas Goodies: Peanut Butter Balls

Christmas Goodies: Peanut Butter Balls

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

November 30, 2012


Filed under Food

You will need: 1 stick margarine 16 oz Chunky Peanut Butter 1 lb powdered sugar 3 1/2 cup rice krispys Chocolate almond bark Directions: * Melt margarine on low heat *Add peanut butter and stir well *Stir in powdered sugar and rice krispys until it sticks together to form the balls *Melt...

Christmas Goodies: White-Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies

Christmas Goodies: White-Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

November 29, 2012


Filed under Food

You will need: 1/2 cup maraschino cherries (drained and finely chopped) 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup cold butter 12 oz. white chocolate baking squares with cocoa butter (finely chopped) 1/2 teaspon almond extract 2 drops red food coloring (optional) 2 teaspoons shortening Optional:...

Consumerism and the Holidays

Consumerism and the Holidays

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/Cartoonist

November 27, 2012


Filed under Opinion

It’s a well-known fact that retail sales increase during the holiday season. According to an about.com article, 2012 Christmas Holiday Shopping Season Retail Sales, Job, Technology Predictions, written by Barbara Farfan, the National Retail Federation predicts that Holiday shopping season sales wi...

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