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My Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season to be totally panicked about gifts. Have no fear, I have compiled a list of items that caught my eye. All perfect for last minute gifting. You’re welcome in advance. Really, it is my honor: The NO…

Mike at the Movies

The Theory of Everything (PG-13) **** Everything you have heard about Eddie Redmayne’s performance in this film is correct. It is mind-blowing. Dr. Stephen Hawking’s story is so unlikely that it beggars belief to begin with, but this film and…

Shop Talk

Kentlands Businesses Win in Gazette’s ‘Best of Montgomery County’ Five Kentlands-area businesses are first place winners in the Gazette’s “Best of Montgomery County” contest. They are Capitol Benefits (Best Insurance) at 220 Main St., Kentlands Flowers & Bows (Best Florist)…

A Santa Saga

Santa Claus was almost Gospel truth in my family. All the questions about him that occurred to me over my early years just hung out there in the blue unknown for my first eight or nine years. I kept these…

Arts & Entertainment

Winter Market Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion, 301 Main St. Enjoy winter vegetables as well as produce grown in local greenhouses. Other items may include flavored crepes, empanadas, coffees and hot chocolate. The market will not open if…

Jags Repeat as State Champions

Photo | Arthur Cadeaux
(Left to right) Northwest seniors Chuk Anya, E.J. Lee and Austin Wickham hold up the championship trophy after their 34-31 victory at M & T Bank Stadium on Dec. 5.

For the first time in five weeks, the Northwest Jaguars found themselves trailing in a football game. Just under 3 minutes in, Old Mill Patriots’ running back James Venerable took a handoff 62 yards to the end zone, putting the…