23 People Have Been Named “Eggnog” in the Past 500 Years

23 People Have Been Named “Eggnog” in the Past 500 Years

A site called “Find My Past” went through 14 billion documents from the past 500 years, looking for people with HOLIDAY- themed names.   The most common was “Ivy”.  But at least 3,200 kids have been named “Reindeer,” 579 have been named “Snowman,” and they found 23 people named “Eggnog.”  Read more HERE

“Toys For Tickets” Donate Toys Instead Of Paying Parking Tickets

“Toys For Tickets” Donate Toys Instead Of Paying Parking Tickets

The city of Kingston, Ontario in Canada just finished up its annual “Toys for Tickets” campaign.  Anyone who got a parking ticket between November 1st and December 3rd could avoid paying by donating a toy instead.  They have been doing this since 2005 and have collected over 3,500 toys to hand out to kids during…

A “Walking Stick Of Bologna” Is The Big Star At One Town’s Holiday Parade

A “Walking Stick Of Bologna” Is The Big Star At One Town’s Holiday Parade

Kids don’t care about Santa in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.  At parades there, everyone wants to see the Mr. Big Stick mascot, a “waving, walking stick of bologna.” He is the mascot for The Maple Leaf Foods brand. He has been a part of the parade for over 25 years and according…

Operation BeYoutiful Continues To Grow and Help More Area Women

Operation BeYoutiful Continues To Grow and Help More Area Women

Operation BeYoutiful is a program that was launched to provide wigs to young girls going through Cancer treatments. It has grown to include women of all ages (and a couple guys) going through Cancer treatment, but also other types of medically related hair loss. They also provide meal plans, counseling, and more! We talked to…

Two Pen Pals Have Been Friends For 84 Years!

Two Pen Pals Have Been Friends For 84 Years!

The world’s oldest pen pals just celebrated their 100th birthdays together, and tried Zoom for the first time.  He lives in England, and she’s in Texas.  They’ve been pen pals since 1938 when they were 16 years old. They have met, in person, only twice- 2002 and 2004. Read the story HERE

A Johnstown Christmas, Local Musicians Teamed Up For Charity

A Johnstown Christmas, Local Musicians Teamed Up For Charity

In 2017 and 2018, A Johnstown Christmas Volumes One and Two were released. The collection featured area musicians like Josh Gallagher, Walt and Jackie, Jazz In Your Face, The Johnstown Symphony, and more. You can still purchase the CD or purchase your favorite tracks online. The money raised goes to The Santa Fund, which raises…

A Five-Foot Inflatable Box Of Wine Holiday Decoration?!

A Five-Foot Inflatable Box Of Wine Holiday Decoration?!

If you love boxed wine, Franzia is selling five-foot tall inflatable lawn ornaments for the holidays for $50.  They also light up, because you really want people to see this!  They also sell Christmas sweaters, pajamas, and wrapping paper for you to celebrate the holidays with your favorite wine brand. Read more HERE

A 96-Year-Old Man Spends Year Making Toys For Kids

A 96-Year-Old Man Spends Year Making Toys For Kids

For the seventh year in a row, Kenneth Craig, 96, made more than 100 wooden toy airplanes to give away to kids in need. This year, he made a total of 300 planes that will be split between two different charity organizations. He spent all year working on the toys and says he does it…

Are These The Five “Best” Ugly Christmas Sweaters?

Are These The Five “Best” Ugly Christmas Sweaters?

 A website combed the internet and found the five UGLIEST ugly Christmas sweaters. Ugly sweaters have just become as much a part of the holidays as egg nog and Rudolph some, and some of them really push the ugly. How are you driving to a party with this reindeer sweater on? Is it wrong that…

An Infamous Time in Cambria County’s History Profiled In New Book

An Infamous Time in Cambria County’s History Profiled In New Book

In 1988, Judge Joe O’Kicki was one of the top legal minds in the country. He was president judge of Cambria County with a straight path to even bigger positions until an investigation found bribes, gambling, and more. Found guilty but pledging his innocence, he would flee and become an international fugitive. Author Bruce Siwy…