The North American Aerospace Defense Command has a website that now offers a Santa tracker mobile app to follow the jolly man's magical flight.
Monday, December 24, 2012
They sent him their wish lists, sat on his lap, and left cookies and milk for his arrival. Now the only thing left for children to do is track Santa's progress as he delivers gifts around the world this Christmas Eve. Thanks to the folks behind the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) website, families worldwide can now follow Santa's Christmas journey in real time . The tradition started in 1955 after an advertisement for Sears Roebuck & Co. misprinted a telephone number for a special "Santa hotline." Instead of reaching Kris Kringle, the number put kids through to the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) Commander-in-Chief’s operations, according to a description on the NORAD Tracks Santa Facebook page , which has more…
Churches around town welcome members for Christmas Eve services.
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- Noel Stogs
Thursday, December 23, 2010
All around Woodstock, churches, temples and houses of worship are preparing to spread their message of peace on Earth and good will toward man. For any reader looking to connect with the coming holiday in a spiritual fashion, here are a list of Christmas Eve services in the area: First Baptist Church, 3380 Trickum Road, Woodstock, 770-591-4770, welcomes congregants and newcomers to join in its annual Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. www.fbcw.org The Christmas Eve service at Towne Lake Community Church, 132 N Medical Pkwy, Woodstock, 678-445-8766, begins at 7 p.m. and will be followed by the Holy Communion. www.tlcchurch.com Bascomb United Methodist Church, 2295 Bascomb Carmel Road, Woodstock, 770-926-9755, will host a Candlelight …