The main Christmas tree to be lit up Friday during Winterfest at Bain Park comes from a Family with deep Fairview Park ties.
At 7 p.m. Saturday, Disney Channel star Peyton List will take the stage for a holiday music performance. Following her performance, Santa will arrive to magically light up Crocker Park for the season with a spectacular holiday light show.
Tom Swope began interviewing World War II veterans as a volunteer with the Veterans History Project. The recordings he makes for the oral history project are also heard in edited form on his radio show.
The current pastor, the Right Reverend Mitred Archpriest John Kachuba, who goes by “Father John,” is marking the parish’s 50th anniversary with a sanctuary restoration project. The church’s side walls have been painted yellow (they had been white) to provide a warmer feel.