New Year

Happy Moose Year!

January 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

HAPPY MOOSE YEAR—Cannonsburg’s Ralph the Moose rang in 2010 in traditional style with this Baby New Year garb. Ralph was new to Cannonsburg last year, but has already become a familiar face around town and has traveled [...]

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — December 31, 2009

December 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

Happy New Year! Observance of the New Year is the granddaddy of all holidays. The people in ancient Babylon celebrated it 4,000 years ago. The Babylonian New Year began with the first new moon (actually the first visible crescent) after the vernal equinox (first day of spring). The Babylonian New Year holiday lasted for 11 days, each day with its particular mode of [...]