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Seasonal Features

Published December 18, 2019

TROY — For Mark Walters and wife Heather, son Brody, 6, and daughter Stella, 5, decorating for the holidays is something they do every year.

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Published December 18, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Anticipation for the holidays begins with the ramping up of holiday decorations, bringing ornaments and trimmings out of storage, and erecting fresh or artificial trees.

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Published December 18, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Gingerbread artist Donna Rorabaugh, of Rochester Hills, has been at her craft since she was 13.

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Published December 17, 2019

CLAWSON — The second annual Fill the Cruiser toy drive more than tripled the number of donated toys collected last year.

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Published December 17, 2019

ROYAL OAK — From 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, the Royal Oak Jewish Center will host its inaugural menorah lighting event on West Fifth Street, between South Washington Avenue and South Center Street.

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Published December 17, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Viewers of the popular Food Network competition show “Christmas Cookie Challenge” may see a familiar face this season.

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Published December 13, 2019

DETROIT — Midtown Detroit shared its best offerings for the holidays Dec. 7 during the 47th annual Noel Night.

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Published December 13, 2019

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GROSSE POINTE FARMS — For more than 15 years, the Helm at the Boll Life Center has put together some special Christmas gifts for seniors in the Harper Woods and Grosse Pointe communities.

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Published December 13, 2019

DETROIT — The Detroit Goodfellows were happy to report that they had raised more than $40,000 this year during their annual newspaper sales.

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Published December 13, 2019

WARREN — Christmas with a Firefighter has become an annual tradition between the Warren Fire Department and Van Dyke Public Schools.

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Published December 13, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Red Oaks Waterpark is typically closed during the long winter months when it’s too cold to go swimming. But this year, things are different. A business has set up a vast array of Christmas light displays for cars to tour, and a portion of the proceeds will go to local nonprofits.

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Published December 11, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Behind every social media snapshot of glittering trees, wonderstruck kiddos on Santa’s lap and families toasting over a bountiful dinner is someone who is haggard and weary and probably cursing a little bit after working hard to make the magic happen.

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Published December 11, 2019

METRO DETROIT — A towering, ornament-laden Christmas tree, lights strung with care over the entire front of the house, and a yard filled with festive decorations are great, but not everyone has the time or energy to deck the halls with tinsel, garland and endless boughs of holly.

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Published December 11, 2019

METRO DETROIT — It would be unusual for a day to pass without Brendan Ross, of St. Clair Shores, or his wife texting one or another of their children or grandchildren, who live out of state.

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Published December 11, 2019

ROCHESTER — Main Street in downtown Rochester will be filled with locals of all ages ready to spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear.

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Published December 11, 2019

ROCHESTER — Community members can help make dreams come true for local children battling life-threatening illnesses through The Rainbow Connection’s annual toy drive.

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Published December 10, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Below freezing temperatures, Christmas carols and a visit from Santa Claus.

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Published December 10, 2019

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DETROIT/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Monteith Elementary School student council wanted to help out others, so Nov. 1-25, students held a food drive at the school to feed the hungry.

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Published December 10, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The end of the year can bring a lot of joy. Some are getting excited about ordering presents for Christmas, and others are planning trips to escape the cold weather. In both cases, police warn residents to take special care of their homes and personal items.

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Published December 9, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Are you looking to stir up some holiday fun before the holiday season? Join the community for a festive event this Sunday outside Shelby Township Hall.

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