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Izraelevitz: Burning Memories Of Hanukah

on December 19, 2014 - 8:51am
By DAVID IZRAELEVITZ
Los Alamos

When my boys were little, they loved Hanukah for two distinct reasons. Like any red-blooded capitalist, they loved the accumulation of wealth during each of the eight nights; the toys, the software, the books, the new underwear; well, maybe not the new underwear, but they knew to be polite about it. They also knew the routine for each night. We would say some brief Hebrew prayers, turn out the house lights, light the Hanukah candles, sing a song or two, and open presents.

Many Elves Make Local Event Successful!

on December 16, 2014 - 7:19am
The gift wrapping table at the annual Children's Christmas Bazaar held during Winterfest 2014 at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. Photo by TK Thompson
 
The annual event drew 160 children. Photo by TK Thompson
 
By BETH PATTILO and CATHY WALTERS
Children’s Christmas Bazaar Co-chairs

It takes many “elves” to make our community event a huge success! Thank you to everyone who played an “elf” role this year for the Children’s Christmas Bazaar at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church.

There were 77 elves who setup, cleaned up, wrapped gifts, greeted and helped children shop, baked

TOTH: The Miracle Of The Nativity

on December 13, 2014 - 12:57pm
'Adoration of the Shepherds' by Gerard van Honthorst, 1622. Courtesy/wikipedia.com
 
By LISA ROTHROCK
TOTH

It’s so amazing and wonderful when a baby is born! We goo, we coo, we act like little children ourselves. But why was Jesus’s birth so special? Why did He get a special place, special visitors, and even His own star? As Father Gary Baldwin says, “I sure didn’t get all that when I was born!”

This Sunday evening, Dec. 14, at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, Father Gary will discuss the Nativity and the birth of Jesus.

Arron's Kids Closet Open Thursday And Friday

on December 10, 2014 - 7:31pm

FUMC News:

The community is invited to stop by and shop at Aaron's Kids Closet 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 and 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Dec. 12.

Los Alamos Knight of Columbus Council #3137 Earns 2014 Star Council Award

on December 8, 2014 - 12:40pm

Grand Knight Steve Ciddio, left, here with State Deputy Richard Espinosa, received the Star Council Award for the Los Alamos Knights of Columbus Council #3137. The award, presented at the 2014 New Mexico Knight of Columbus Mid-Year Meeting, recognized the Los Alamos council for outstanding achievement in membership, insurance, and service program activities. Program activities for which the council was recognized included a Golf Tournament, which raised $9,000 for scholarships and the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship Contest. Courtesy photo

IHM Annual Christmas Arts And Crafts Fair Saturday

on December 8, 2014 - 11:55am

LADIES AUXILIARY News:

The Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring the annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.

The event is being held in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Parish Hall, 3700 Canyon Road in Los Alamos.

Breakfast and Lunch will be available for purchase:

  • Breakfast is a Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch is Green Chile Stew and Posole

This is a great Christmas shopping opportunity! For more information, call Gloria Lopez at 505.920.3143.

Catherine Crotzer Returns Home To Los Alamos From Mission In Argentina

on December 4, 2014 - 7:54am

Hermana Catherine Crotzer steps off the plane Tuesday at Los Alamos County Airport after traveling from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Courtesy photo

Catherine Crotzer is welcomed home at Los Alamos County Airport by her family and friends, from left, Sarah Crotzer, Ron Crotzer, Catherine Crotzer, family friend Gideon Nelson, Laura Crotzer, family friend Martha Katko and Madelyn Crotzer. Courtesy photo

Special to the Los Alamos Daily Post

Catherine Crotzer, a 2012 Los Alamos High School graduate, returned to Los Alamos Tuesday after serving an 18-month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of

Shop On The Corner Annual Christmas Sale 8:30 a.m. To 12:30 p.m. At TOTH Wednesday, Dec. 3

on December 2, 2014 - 8:52am
Shop on the Corner volunteers are ready to assist shoppers 8:30 a.m. tp 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at TOTH. Courtesy photo
 
Hundreds of holiday items and gifts await shoppers Wednesday at the annual Christmas sale at the Shop on the Corner Thrift Store. Courtesy photo
 
TOTH News:

This year’s annual Christmas sale at the Shop on the Corner Thrift Store is 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 in the Old Parish Hall on the lower level of Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church on Canyon Road by the corner of Diamond Drive.

Shop on the Corner volunteers have been preparing for the Christmas

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