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We asked: What movies and songs mark the start of the holiday season for you?

Black Press readers share the classic songs and films they must hear and see each Christmas season

  • Dec 25th, 2017
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The year that was (in photos)
Elf on the Shelf running amok in Langley home
Knitting for homeless
Elf on the Shelf

Langley Realtors deliver 165 bags of warm clothing, blankets

Donation part of annual Realtors Care Blanket Drive in the Lower Mainland

  • Dec 25th, 2017

HISTORY: December of 1917 a time of social change in Surrey

Some women allowed to vote for first time, Halifax explosion reverberates through Surrey

  • Dec 24th, 2017

Black Press readers share their favourite holiday traditions

Picking out a tree or donating to the Christmas Bureau, it’s what makes the holiday season complete

  • Dec 24th, 2017

‘Twas the night before Christmas

Happy Holidays from Santa Claus and Black Press

VIDEO: To Santa, from the kids at Nicomekl Elementary

Little ones at Langley City school put a lot of thought into their letters to Santa

Ghosts of Cloverdale Christmases Past

The longest Christmas card in the world, jellyfish stings and tree-toppling toddlers

  • Dec 24th, 2017

Turkey troubles — when Christmas dinner doesn’t go quite as planned

We asked readers to share their best holiday ‘disaster’ stories. Grab some popcorn and enjoy.

  • Dec 24th, 2017

Walnut Grove Secondary Extravaganza a fun fundraiser to cap 2017

School raised funds for local causes including youth homeless shelter

Blood donors urgently needed in Langley on Boxing Day

Walk-ins welcome at Dec. 26 Canadian Blood Services clinic at Church in the Valley

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

VIDEO: Candy Cane Run rolls through Langley’s Murrayville neighbourhood

Firefighters hand out candy canes and collect donations for Langley Food Bank

Asking kids: What do you want for Christmas?

From changes to smoking laws, to peace on earth, seven-year-olds tell us what they want from Santa

Best Books of 2017

From local authors to bestsellers and award winners, lots of good reads for this holiday

Firefighters, Santa visit Murrayville neighbourhoods Dec. 23

Annual Candy Cane Run collects donations for Langley Food Bank

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

VIDEO: Elf on the Shelf running amok in Langley home

Elves Stephen and Orlando have taken Christmas to a new level in the Stibbs-Wilson household

Langley Seniors Village’s ‘Sock Grannies’ warm needy

Dedicated ladies knit winter items for Gateway of Hope, Ishtar Transition Housing Society

VIDEO: Gifts, snow rain down on excited Douglas Park Community Elementary School students

Extreme Outreach Society visited Langley City school with gifts in tow on Dec. 19