Sunday, November 25, 2012
Need to make sure you're on the nice list? Visit Santa at the Moorestown, Cherry Hill or Deptford mall before Christmas Eve.
Santa Claus is comin’ to town—actually, he’s already been at the Moorestown Mall for two weeks now. Now that the countdown to Christmas is officially on, it’s time to prep your wish list for St. Nick to consider. If you (or the kiddies) want to visit Santa at the Moorestown Mall, you have until Christmas Eve. Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays Nov. 25: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 2 and 9: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 16: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 23: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Christmas Eve Dec. 24: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Santa takes breaks to feed his reindeer from 1 to 2 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. Pet photos with Santa at the Moorestown Mall are Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10 and 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. Enter through the Route 38 entrance between Macy’s and Chipotle. All animals must …
Friday, November 23, 2012
The deadline for mailing Christmas presents is closer than you may think. Find out the shipping deadlines for USPS, UPS and FedEx.
With the arrival of Black Friday, the holiday shopping season officially started. If you want to mail presents to loved ones, remember there are deadlines to ensure a package reaches its destination by Christmas Eve. Check out the deadlines and policies for U.S. Postal Service, UPS and FedEx for holiday packages: U.S. Postal Service Deadlines for domestic shipping: Locations Extras: Visit the USPS website for international shipping deadlines, plus information on mailing packages to military personnel. You can also order packaging supplies, holiday stamps and find store operating hours on the USPS website. FedEx Deadlines for domestic shipping: Locations Extras: The FedEx website offers location information and ideas for packing and …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Get these Thanksgiving facts before you're too full of tryptophan to stay awake post-turkey feast.
Turkey Day is here, the time to gather with family and stuff yourselves silly. Our celebration today dates back to the 17th century, when the Pilgrims in Plymouth Colony held what’s regarded as the first Thanksgiving with a three-day feast in 1621. It wouldn’t be a holiday without some commercialization, though. Thanksgiving became a national holiday in 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November as a day of thanksgiving. But President Franklin Roosevelt changed it to the fourth Thursday—so a pesky fifth Thursday wouldn’t discourage earlier holiday shopping. As you sit down to eat today, take note of these Thanksgiving facts and figures, courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau. Places in the U.S. named for …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Drive up your turkey donation to the Food Bank of South Jersey all day on Saturday.
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Friday, November 16, 2012
Did you score an extra turkey for Thanksgiving? A needy family in our area could have a tastier Thanksgiving if you donate it and other turkey day staples. The Food Bank of South Jersey is running a drive-up turkey drive Saturday, Nov. 17 to help fill holiday tables of local families in need. Simply drive up to the food bank at 1501 John Tipton Blvd. in Pennsauken from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a staffer will take it from there. The food bank is collecting turkeys (only frozen), canned goods and boxed goods. All donations must not be expired. While you’re dropping off a turkey, don’t forget to open your wallet as well. For every $1 donated, the Food Bank of South Jersey can buy almost four entire meals for people in need. For details, contact …