Hanukkah

Aging
5:00 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Seniors want presence, not presents, this holiday season

From left: Doris Kuszler, Joyce Uetrecht, Harold "Chappie" Chapman, and Marybelle Chapman.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Gift-giving season is in full swing and many people have at least one hard to shop for person on their list. For some, that person might be an elderly relative. If so, put down the bubble bath, leave the gooey sticky candies on the shelf, and for goodness sake, No More KnickKnacks!

"A terrible gift idea, I think, is more junk," says Harold "Chappie" Chapman. "Most of us have downsized."

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Editor Emily Franklin
12:30 am
Fri December 7, 2012

"How to Spell Chanukah..."

Mark Perzel discusses the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah with Emily Franklin, the editor of the new book How to Spell Chanukah...And Other Holiday Dilemmas- Eighteen Writers Celebrate Eight Nights of Lights. This is a collection of short stories about Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, which starts Saturday, December 8 and runs to December 16.