Archive for December, 2016

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Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Stuttgart

German traditions and a few of the activities coming up to ring in 2017 in Stuttgart.

December 29, 2016 ×
Science: Why to stop chugging energy drinks

Science: Why to stop chugging energy drinks

Health reasons aside, if you want to save money, drink water.

December 29, 2016 ×
Stuttgart’s ASAP Director receives IMCOM Stalwart Award

Stuttgart’s ASAP Director receives IMCOM Stalwart Award

Stuttgart ASAP Director is the first local national to receive the IMCOM Stalwart Award.

December 29, 2016 ×
Keep safe, remain vigilant during holidays

Keep safe, remain vigilant during holidays

Get the latest U.S. State Department travel alerts and warnings for all locations worldwide.

December 20, 2016 ×
Safe trees and decorating for the holidays

Safe trees and decorating for the holidays

As you deck the halls this holiday season, be safety smart.

December 19, 2016 ×
The origin and traditions of Kwanzaa

The origin and traditions of Kwanzaa

The Kwanzaa celebration is a cultural and not religious holiday, Dec. 26.

December 15, 2016 ×
Tradition, history of religious Holy Days within December

Tradition, history of religious Holy Days within December

Explore the many holidays recognized in the month of December.

December 10, 2016 ×
The origin and traditions of Hanukkah

The origin and traditions of Hanukkah

Celebrated for eight nights, Chanukah 2016 begins in the evening of Sunday, Dec. 25.

December 10, 2016 ×
How to purchase safe toys and gifts for kids

How to purchase safe toys and gifts for kids

An estimated 84,400 of all toy-related injuries, or 34 percent, happened to children younger than 5 years of age.

December 8, 2016 ×
Mall shopping during the holidays. Photo by Shutterstock

Customs shopping guide for the holidays in Europe

Many items available in Europe may seem like good Christmas presents but violate U.S. import rules.

December 7, 2016 ×
Students share cultures from around the globe

Students share cultures from around the globe

A hundred countries and states from around the world were represented by students.

December 2, 2016 ×
Epiphany, or Three King’s Day, is observed in Germany Jan. 6.  The day commemorates the journey of the three wise men, or kings, Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to Jesus after his birth in Bethlehem. – Photo by Shutterstockc.com.

Avoid duty tax on gifts sent stateside

U.S. law imposes a tax on imported foreign goods called duty.

December 2, 2016 ×
Stuttgart HS principal retires

Stuttgart HS principal retires

Danny R. Robinson, principal, Stuttgart High School, retired, Nov. 30.

December 1, 2016 ×