PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The historic houses of Fairmount Park are getting all dressed up for the holiday season. And starting Thursday, visitors can tour the six homes as part of A Very Philly Christmas. The houses are run by the Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and local stewardship groups. “We have houses opened to the public all year round, this year the local kids who were involved with the playground recreation aftercare program, hand-colored all of these ornaments for us. They came in, decorated our tree. Even wrote things they love about Philadelphia on the back. ” Executive Director of the Fairmount Park Conservancy Maura McCarthy said. For more details, click here. Watch the video above for the full interview. … [Read more...] about Historic Houses In Fairmount Park Decked Out For Holidays
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Two more people have died of the flu in Arkansas, bringing the state's influenza death toll up to six. All of the victims were at least 45 years old or older, according to the Arkansas Department of Health's (ADH) weekly report. That's twice as many people that had died of the flu this time last year, reported the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Last season, 120 deaths in the state were attributed to the flu. The season generally runs from October through May. It comes on the heels of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warning earlier this week that the 2019-20 flu season is off to the fastest start in more than a decade and is likely to be severe. Six people have died of the flu so far this season in Arkansas, twice as many as this time last year. Health officials are warning that the best defense is to get the shot (file image) Last season, the flu caused between 37.4 million and 42.9 million illnesses and between 36,400 and 61,200 … [Read more...] about Flu death toll surges to six in Arkansas as officials warn the US is in for a severe, early season
For more stories like this, check out The Chronicle’s weekly Travel newsletter! Sign up here. To get a job right now at a ski area, about all you need to do is walk up and say, “I’ll show up.” The big Thanksgiving holiday snows brought nearly 80 inches to some mountains in the high Sierra and caught so many ski areas and resorts by surprise that many are now scrambling for seasonal workers. In fact, several ski areas list themselves online as “urgently hiring.” As winter ramps up, the annual ski industry staffing spree will produce thousands of jobs in the region. The National Weather Service has forecast another big wave of snow, this one warmer and wetter, for this weekend. By then, at least 18 of 21 significant ski areas in the Sierra Nevada and Tahoe Basin will be open, with the rest by mid-December. Most plan to operate more lifts and open additional runs and terrain as more snow arrives. To do so, they need warm bodies. Vail Resorts, for … [Read more...] about Need a job? Tahoe ski resorts are scrambling to hire early-season help
Paras Chhabra, who has been a popular name on Bigg Boss this year, has been evicted from the house, as per the new promo. Now, fans are curious to know what happened which led to his eviction. In the promo, Shehnaz Gill, another participant in this season, is seen crying inconsolably after Bigg Boss announces Paras' name for elimination. Paras even hug all the other contestants as he walks out of the house. The promo came in as a shock for many fans as Paras has been a strong contestant. Kya #ShehnaazGill aaj kahegi apni dil ki baat? Jaanne ke liye dekhiye aaj raat 10:30 baje.Anytime on @justvoot @Vivo_India @BeingSalmanKhan #BiggBoss13 #BiggBoss #BB13 #SalmanKhan pic.twitter.com/YQyTeqSHKh— Bigg Boss (@BiggBoss) December 5, 2019 As per a report by The Times of India, it turns out that the TV actor has injured his finger during a task in the Bigg Boss house. So, to get it treated, Paras is stepping out of the house for a minor surgery and will return soon on the show. For the … [Read more...] about Bigg Boss 13: Has Paras Chhabra been Evicted from the House?
By Anna Rumer - November 15, 2018 06:33 pm EST Share 0 Comments 0 Farrah Abraham is making her return to MTV after a volatile exit from Teen Mom OG on the dating show Ex on the Beach, Us Weekly reported Thursday. The former Teen Mom star will appear on the second season of the American adaptation of the British hit, hosted by Romeo Miller. Co-starring with Abraham will be other reality personalities, including alumni from shows like Survivor, The Bachelorette, Big Brother, Bad Girls Club, The Challenge, Are You The One? and Fire Island. The show, which has been on for nine seasons in the UK, takes hot young singles and puts them together in a beach house, waiting for them to find love amongst each other before bringing their exes back one by one to shake things up a bit. Each week, one single is voted off by their peers, leaving room for more exes and more drama. Here are the singles who will be looking to find love on the MTV dating show's all-new season: … [Read more...] about Farrah Abraham Marks Her Return to MTV With ‘Ex on the Beach’ Season 2
MANASSAS, VA — Kick off the 2019 holiday season at Santa Lights Manassas, planned for 5:15 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6. The event takes place in Historic Downtown Manassas and precedes the city's annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7. In addition to the ceremonial tree lighting, Santa Lights features holiday musical performances and a visit from Santa himself when he arrives by train just after 6 p.m. After Santa lights the tree, he will greet the children and listens to their holiday wish lists. Manassas will be hosting other holiday events throughout the month of December. Check out the calendar for an event that interests you. Dec. 6 — Santa Lights Manassas, 9201 Center Street, 5:15 p.m. Dec. 6-31 — Deck the Museum exhibit, Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William Street Dec. 7 — Christmas Parade, Historic Down Manassas, starts at Mathis Avenue and Carriage Lane, 10 a.m. Dec. 8 — Merry Old Town Free Carriage Ridge, Historic Manassas Visitor's Center, 9431 … [Read more...] about Christmas Parade, Tours: Manassas 2019 Holiday Events