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Holiday Guide to Last-Minute Gifts

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

January 3, 2019

The holiday season is now in full swing, so now is the time to get last minute gifts together for friends and family. Giving the perfect gift can be tough, but luckily there’s something out there for every personality. For the athletic   For the music lover For the traveller ...

Hershey’s Sweet Lights opens for another Holiday Season

Hershey’s Sweet Lights bids its visitors farewell with a kiss. Sweet Lights also used the Hershey kiss in the entrance of the ride since it a favorite character.(Broadcaster/Ashlyn Weidman)

Ashlyn Weidman, Reporter

December 17, 2018

It's that time of the year again, where Hershey sets up nearly 600 light displays for holiday enjoyment. These displays comprise Hersheypark Sweet Lights, which opened on November 16 for its 15th year. From November 16 through January 1, the Christmas attraction is open daily for locals and tourists ...

Hershey’s Sweet Lights Opens for Winter Season

The Frost vs Wild Ride Hershey sweet lights trail, on the left is a display of the Hersheypark ride Storm Runner. (Hersheypark website)

Iliana Veguilla, Reporter

December 20, 2017

HersheyPark will be hosting its annual holiday drive-through Sweet Lights event nightly from November 10 to January 1, 2018. According to the HersheyPark website, the ‘winter wonderland’, which is located between Route 39 and Sand Beach Road, features 600 animated and illuminated displays along two miles of ...

Movies to Watch this Holiday Break

Angelina Memmi, Layout

December 8, 2017

The weather may be getting frightful, but there is a flurry of excitement blustering in the air. It’s the time of year to prepare some popcorn and cozy up in some blankets because these December movies will be delightful. Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Rated PG-13 Millions of Star Wars fans are a...

They Won’t Be Home for the Holidays

The official White House Christmas tree, an 18-foot-6-inch Frasier fur from Jefferson, N.C., is trimmed with ornaments decorated by children of military families in the Blue Room of the White House in White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, during a preview of the holiday decorations. The theme for the White House Christmas 2012 is Joy to All. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Kieri Karpa, Layout Manager

December 20, 2016

For some families, the holidays can be a painful reminder of who isn't with them. Hershey High School’s senior Lindsey Hunsberger and sophomores Marc Hunsberger and Mackenzie Dehart all have an active duty military parent. They believe the holiday season is hard when one parent is gone, but each...

Sleepy Science: The real reason you’re tired after holiday meals

This Oct. 14, 2016, photo shows some of the food from a Thanksgiving dinner from Martha & Marley Spoon in New York. For $120, or $180 which would include an 11-15 pound free-range turkey, Martha & Marley Spoon will ship just about everything you need to cook a decadent Thanksgiving dinner for eight to 10 people. (AP Photo/Bree Fowler)

Kieri Karpa, Layout Manager

December 7, 2016

With droopy eyes and a full stomach, you lay down for a nap after feasting on a holiday dinner. This so-called “food coma” has traditionally been blamed on an increase in an amino acid called tryptophan, which is an essential component in the sleep-causing neurotransmitter known as melatonin. This increase i...

Top Christmas Movies for the Holiday Season

 In this Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007 file photo, the original Santa Claus and Rudolph puppets from the TV special

Molly Glus, Reporter

November 29, 2016

A time of joy, giving, snow, and lots and lots of movies. With Christmas time upon us, many are beginning to pull out the Christmas movies to spread Christmas cheer. Families coming together to spend the holidays means one thing: movies. Here, according to the Broadcaster staff, are the top five fam...

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