Christmas

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Kristen Johanson
December 16, 2018 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nativity scene stolen from the Italian Market neighborhood in Philadelphia has been returned. Philadelphia police say South detectives were led to an address Sunday where they recovered the stolen items including replicas of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. RELATED:...
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Christmas Tree Safety
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Mike Dougherty
December 14, 2018 - 4:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The holiday season is in full swing, and fire officials say there are a few precautions you can take to prevent a Christmas catastrophe. It only takes a little spark and the right conditions for a Christmas tree to go up in flames. "Inside that booth, we simulated...
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Matt Porteous/Kensington Palace via AP
December 14, 2018 - 12:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — British officials have released the photos chosen by members of the royal family for their Christmas cards. Prince William and his wife Kate are shown outside in casual clothes, their three young children in tow. Prince Harry and Meghan chose a black and white motif that shows the...
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Dreamstime
December 13, 2018 - 9:30 am
By Rob Picheta (CNN) — Organizers of a Christmas event have apologized to outraged parents after a fire alarm reportedly prompted Santa Claus to burst out of his grotto, rip off his beard and scream at children to "get the f**k out." The incident occurred at an event in the English town of St. Ives...
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The Old First Reformed United Church of Christ has replaced its traditional live animal nativity scene with a refugee tent.
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John McDevitt
December 11, 2018 - 2:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You may remember last December: Stormy the cow escaped from the crèche at the Old First Reformed United Church of Christ at Fourth and Race streets in Old City. It even wondered onto nearby I-95 at 2 a.m. during one of the instances it escaped — yes, Stormy the cow...
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In this Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, photo, a man looks at artificial Christmas trees for sale at the Balsam Hill Outlet store in Burlingame, Calif.
AP Photo/Eric Risberg
December 11, 2018 - 7:58 am
TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The boys, ages 2, 4 and 6, were picking out a real tree this year — a new tradition their young parents...
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Homemade, high-tech Christmas light shows synced up to music are a big draw. One of the more popular ones in Gilbertsville, Montgomery County is back after a two year break.
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Jim Melwert
December 10, 2018 - 10:40 pm
GILBERTSVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Homemade, high-tech Christmas light shows synced up to music are a big draw. One of the more popular ones in Gilbertsville, Montgomery County is back after a two year break. In 2006, Adam Canigiani’s newborn son had kidney issues, and he and his wife were...
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Willey Farms near Townsend, Delaware, selling Christmas trees, wreaths and roping. The business sustained massive damage during a fire in November 2018.
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Michelle Durham
December 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As you decorate your home and prepare to fill it with those you love most, experts say there is one important step in the tree-trimming and stocking-stuffing process you should not overlook: safety. Deputy Chief of Fire Prevention for the Philadelphia Fire Department...
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For the sixth year in a row, SEPTA's elves got to have some fun with their holiday bus decoration contest.
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Antionette Lee
December 05, 2018 - 6:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the sixth year in a row, SEPTA's elves got to have some fun with their holiday bus decoration contest. From Santa to the Grinch, the elaborately themed buses were definitely a sight for sore eyes. Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio Vehicles from the eight-bus district...
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Workers at Mattress Firm collect Christmas toys for foster kids.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
December 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A special Christmas delivery for some kids in need. For hundreds of foster kids in Philadelphia, Christmas will be a little brighter thanks to workers at Mattress Firm doubling as Santa's elves. "There's Star Wars toys here. There's games, there's cars, there's dolls...
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