Feature: Texans look to Christmas for family, food, presents

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Texans look to Christmas for family, food, presents 

HOUSTON, Dec. 25 — For many in Texas, the second-largest state in the United States, as throughout the Western world, Christmas Day has become more of a family celebration than a religious holiday.

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Misamis Oriental tallies 14 firecracker injuries

January 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Misamis Oriental tallies 14 firecracker injuries 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Jan. 1 — Local officials here have reported 14 firecracker related injuries as the province and the port capital of Cagayan De Oro City celebrated the New Year’s Eve Wednesday night.

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Koronadal all set for New Year's revelry; safety nets in place

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Koronadal all set for New Year's revelry; safety nets in place 

KORONADAL CITY, Dec. 30 — The Koronadal City government has devised safety strategies as it prepares in welcoming the New Year, officials said Tuesday.

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Cebu jail to beef up security for Christmas, New Year

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Cebu jail to beef up security for Christmas, New Year 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 15 — The Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), home of Cebu’s famous dancing inmates, will implement stricter security on Christmas Eve as well as on the New Year’s Eve because of the traditional family day wherein family members and relatives of inmates are allowed to stay overnight.

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