EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Praise Tabernacle Church will be transformed into a Christmas village Sunday, Dec. 11, complete with vendors selling gifts and an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus.
The lawn at St. Gianna Beretta Molla Parish in Northfield is dotted with trees decorated with red, white and green lights for the holidays. The lights are part of a sold-out fundraiser held this year. Each of the trees is dedicated in memory of a parishioner's loved one.
The Hamilton Mall offered ice skating on an indoor rink Friday through Sunday, Dec. 16-18. Set up on the second floor of the mall, the rink was open for public skating and holiday parties.
NORTHFIELD – Pat and Margaret McGowan started decorating their house for Christmas several months ago. Both are disciples of history, and 2016 was a special year for them as they marked the 150th Christmas of their Shore Road home.
This column was originally published in a December 2013 issue of The Wildwood Leader. The author, Jacob Schaad Jr., turned 95 Oct. 22, 2016.