COLUMN: Holiday Hoopla exemplifies the spirit of Cedar Falls | Local News

It is the day after Thanksgiving and as the turkey coma releases us from its grasp, we wake early, pack our warm clothes and snacks, remembering our red fleeces. We grab our snippers, zip ties, and ladders. We head to River Place Plaza , buzzing with excitement as the HooHerd has shown up to help … Read more

Danny Powers named grand marshal

Savannah’s oldest tradition is back. After two years without a parade and one year without a grand marshal, the Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee gathered at the Benedictine Gym on Sunday and name retired Chatham Tax Commissioner Danny Powers as the grand marshal for the 2022 parade. The post is the highest honor for … Read more

The Fasnacht tradition is rooted in spiritual and practical practices

When Bradley K. Smith bites into a fasnacht slathered with butter and dripping with syrup, he isn’t doing it for religious reasons. “I just eat them because they taste good,” said Smith, archivist and assistant director of the Berks History Center. For Smith and many in Berks and surrounding counties, the deep-fried doughnuts are requisite … Read more

Famous Christmas Tradition Stolen By Illinois St Patty’s Day Fans

Fans of St. Patrick’s Day in Illinois have stolen a famous Christmas tradition. Christmas Tree Are A Famous Christmas Tradition If you did a top five list of the most famous Christmas traditions, I believe the Christmas tree would be included. Most people and places have them. Plus, you can find the decoration all over … Read more

Bank Holidays March 2022

After the list of February 2022 bank holidaysit’s time for the second month of the new year, and with it comes a new set of bank holidays. Banks will be shut for 13 days in March 2022 including second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays. As per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guidelines, banks will … Read more

Bank Holidays March 2022

After the list of February 2022 bank holidaysit’s time for the second month of the new year, and with it comes a new set of bank holidays. Banks will be shut for 13 days in March 2022 including second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays. As per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guidelines, banks will … Read more