Archive for November, 2011


Features

When did you stop believing in Santa Claus?

When did you stop believing in Santa Claus?

Every Christmas, Santa Claus stops by each of our houses to deliver gifts. But how many of us still believe in the man in red?

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Lifestyle

The Drink of the Season

The Drink of the Season

by Nicole Karsch-Meibom
Contributing writer

In a few plain words, glühwein is a mulled wine

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Schools

Cooking, caring for local charities

Cooking, caring for local charities

by Susan Melnyk
contributing writer

Your cooking and baked goods have the ability to warm more than just your

family and friends

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Sports

Meet the dinos!

Meet the dinos!

by Nicole Karsch-Meibom
Contributing writer

Watch out where you go. There could be a dinosaur just around the corner!

Walk through a prehistoric landscape and feel like you are in a
different time at the Praehistorium in Landsweiler-Reden, which is a 45
minute drive from Kaiserslautern near Neunkirchen.

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Lifestyle

This season, steal a kiss under the misteltoe

by Susan Melnyk
Contributing writer

Although mistletoe seems as much a part of the holidays as Santa Claus, the plant is equally shrouded in folklore and mystery.

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Sports

Firewoks Safety: Start the New Year Off Safely!

by Nicole Karsch-Meibom
Contributing writer

Enjoying New Year

November 25, 2011 ×

Lifestyle

Submit to your chocolate desires!

Submit to your chocolate desires!

by Nicole Karsch-Meibom
Contributing writer

Enough of all that self-control! Let your sweet tooth take over for a
day and experience the world of chocolate at the chocolArt 2011, the
biggest and ultimate chocolate festival in Germany.

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Commentary

Minnesota Christmas

A poem by A.L. Shaff
Contributing writer

How can I tell my queen, City-born homecoming-crowned, Of my Father Mounted on a pulp-loaded four-bottom sled Bringing five children One steel-runner Christmas gift? She says I tell too many poor stories But I know when the Baptists Boxed oranges and apples And renewed toys For the poor that Christmas […]

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Lifestyle

Have an unforgettable New Year’s!

by Simone Leonard
Contributing writer

Every year, my husband and I watch the ball drop for the annual New Year

November 25, 2011 ×

Sports

Winter Driving – Be prepared!

Winter Driving – Be prepared!

by Nicole Karsch-Meibom
Contributing writer

Winter puts a strain on the driver and the car. Weather conditions often
cause slippery surfaces. Low temperature can lead to engine failure.
Fading lights reduce visibility. So, be prepared.

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