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Santa's Magical Express Is Back In The Capital Region
Your kids can help save Christmas when they ride the special double-decker Christmas coach from Yankee Trails known as Santa's Magical Express. They will become elves in training, meet Santa, sing and dance, do crafts, enjoy milk and cookies and help retrieve Santa's stolen hat from the ma…
Yes Virginia, There STILL Is A Santa Claus
In 1897, a veteran newsman with the New York Sun Francis Pharcellus Church wrote an editorial in response to a letter from 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon.  Virginia wrote:  “DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus...
15 Photos of Santa That Make You Go ‘Huh?’
1. Wait, he gets stuck in that chimney, but not in that tiny sled?
2. Santa likes his package.
3. This is why Santa doesn't deliver to Russia anymore.
4.  Mrs. Claus has had some work done...
5.  Working together to brainwash America's children...
What Kids Wanted for Christmas 100 Years Ago
This list is derived from actual letters written to Santa from children in 1913.  It's amazing how many of the gifts on this list I have gotten for my kids this year!
The top ten gifts on children's' Christmas wish lists in 1913 were...
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Night At The North Pole
For a second straight year, The Night At The North Pole at the Best Western Albany Airport Inn on Wolf Road has sold out.  However, one day before the event a few rooms have been released and made available for purchase.
FAA Clears Santa For Flight
On this weekend before Christmas everyone is busy making final preparations for the big day.  Nobody is any busier than Santa himself and he got some good news from the Federal Aviation Administration this week.
Top 5 Funny Letters To Santa!
Christmas is all about the kids. I so love kids when they are at the age write letters to Santa and ask for what they want this year. A Lot of them are the standard fare, a quick greeting, a declaration of "goodness",  an itemized list and "Love" or "Yours Truly" and th…
Virginia Finally Met Santa
"Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus" is a phrase you've surely heard and while many people know the general idea of the story, few people know the rest of the story -- until now. We have a very special photo of Virginia that was taken on Christmas Eve before she passed away.

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