Wednesday, December 26, 2012
There's not much better than a child's face when they run to the tree in the morning and start ripping into all the gifts Santa brought them. Share your moments of joy!
"Opening presents is like playing air hockey with God," is what Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal once wrote in trying to capture the joy of children opening gifts on Christmas morning. There's not much better than a child's face when they run to the tree in the morning and start ripping into all the gifts Santa brought them. Let's share those moments here and put a smile on everyone's face with a gallery of Medford kids opening their gifts on Christmas morning. Click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to add your photo or video to our gallery. Who knows, your kid might go viral like the Nintendo 64 kid (see attached video).
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Did you mail your holiday cards and packages yet?
According to The Business Journals, today is the busiest day for the delivery of holiday mail and tomorrow, Dec. 20, will be the busiest for delivering packages. On Monday, the United States Postal Service was expected to take in 658 million pieces of mail, compared to 528 million on an average day, an increase of more than 25 percent, according to the story. "Our employees work tirelessly to make sure cards and packages arrive on time for the holidays," said Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and chief executive officer. "With 237 years of experience, we're sure to process the mail provided to us by Dec. 22 in time for the holidays." Have you mailed your holiday cards and packages yet? How were the lines? What did your mailbox look …
Friday, December 31, 2010
Over 800 toys and $1,000 donated to 2010 Toys for Tots.
The response to this year's Toys for Tots drive was so overwhelming that, at times, it was difficult to get through the vestibule of the Medfield Police Station which served as a drop-off point this year. The successful Toys for Tots program is run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve, which collects new toys for children in need and distributes them as Christmas gifts. "It was pretty good for the first year," said Officer Eric Pellegrini of the Medfield Police Department. "This was the first year we had a donation drop-off at the station and I actually had to move some of the toys because the area was overflowing…It was a very, very good turnout." Pellegrini collaborated with fellow Marine Frank Iafolla who has organized …