The first bout turned into a slugfest down the line for Homestead’s boys basketball team during a seven-team event at Carroll High School on Dec. 22, as the No. 4 state-ranked Spartans knocked off No. 14. Warren Central 63-60.

On Christmas Eve 1822, Santa Claus was born. Yet in various parts of the world, a man known as Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Abbot of Unreason, Julenissen and many other names had been associated with the Yule season since the fourth century.

What happens in the White House has always been of interest to Americans, particularly how the President and his family celebrate the holidays.

As consumers continue to check items off their shopping lists, BBB encourages them to keep small businesses in mind as the place to shop. COVID-19 has had the largest impact on small, local businesses, so this holiday season is the perfect time to show your support.