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Celebrating the holidays

As vibrant holiday plants started to adorn the shelves of hardware stores, grocery stores and garden centers, consumers were attracted to the pinks, reds and whites atop deep green foliage, which added festive pops of color to winter homes. The appearance of plants like poinsettias and Christmas cacti usher in the holiday season, and we love to fill our halls and entryways with their holiday cheer. Read more from OnSachem News.

Celebrating Christmas

HOLBROOK, NY — Christmas is upon us and despite the challenges we have struggled through and continue to face, we still have much to celebrate this holiday season. This year, for OnSachem News' second Christmas, we continue our tradition by reprinting a timeless editorial from 1897, in which New York Sun writer Francis Pharcellus Church seeks to assuage the concerns of a young girl whose friends have called into question the existence of Santa Claus. Read more from OnSachem News.