A Capital-Star holiday tradition: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
A thousand years from now, Virginia, nay, ten times ten thousand years from now, he will continue to make glad the heart of childhood.
A Capital-Star holiday tradition: The WPIX-TV Yule log
From all of us at the Capital-Star, our fondest wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season and a peaceful New Year.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, or not | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
While decorated trees, flying reindeer, perilous gift shopping excursions, and an overweight hirsute elf receive much of the holiday adulation, we should not forget that Christmas is at its heart a religious commemoration for Christians, the birth of Jesus, the Christ. For believers, Christmas is much more than a time that represents, on average, 19% of retail sales for a year.
Pa.: The Tree Farm State | The Numbers Racket
In 2017, the most recent year for which data were available, there were 15,008 tree farms in the United States, occupying more than 295,000 acres of land for production, according to data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service.