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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

The following editorial first appeared in the New York Sun on Sept. 21, 1897. Penned by Francis Pharcellus Church, the editorial responds to a letter written by eight-year-old Virginia...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-25/yes-virginia-there-santa-claus
Opinion
This Day in History

...plan to shift Juneau's time zone from Pacific to Yukon Time, effective April 27, 1980. In the nation In 1897, the New York Sun ran its famous editorial that declared, "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus." In 1937, "The Hobbit," by...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092106/sta_20060921015.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...have in a show,'' Smith said. ``archy and mehitabel'' is based on the columns by Don Marquis that ran in the New York Sun newspaper between 1916 and 1930. ``They were written as if archy was writing them,'' said Smith. ``The premise...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010600/Ent_plays.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...production of Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre, the musical runs through March 12. Don Marquis, a columnist for the New York Sun, reported a bizarre discovery to his readers one day in 1916. Someone had snuck into his apartment at night and written...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021700/Ent_archy.shtml
This Day in History

...plan to shift Juneau's time zone from Pacific to Yukon Time, effective April 27, 1980. In the nation In 1897, the New York Sun ran its famous editorial that declared, "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus." In 1948, Milton Berle made his...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092107/sta_20070921028.shtml
News
A bug's life

...production of Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre, the musical runs through March 12. Don Marquis, a columnist for the New York Sun, reported a bizarre discovery to his readers one day in 1916. Someone had snuck into his apartment at night and written...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021700/Ent_archy.html
Entertainment
Renewing an old Christmas tradition

The following editorial appeared in the old New York Sun in 1897 and has been handed down as a journalistic classic. The author was Francis Pharcellus Church, but it was not until his...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122299/Ope_virginia.html
Opinion
Senator introduces bill to rename Mount McKinley

...McKinley, the name bestowed on the peak by William Dickey in 1896, stuck because of his "'discovery' account" in the New York Sun in January 1897. This was in spite of the fact that Alaska Natives, Russians and American visitors had offered names...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-01/senator-introduces-bill-rename-mount-mc
State
Is there a Santa? Try Googling it

...Somebody always trots out Francis Pharcellus Church's 1897 "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" editorial in the New York Sun, and for a brief shining moment, people think hey, maybe editorialists aren't creeps after all. In my experience...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122309/opi_538938585.shtml
Comedy, allegory highlight coming stage season

...have in a show,'' Smith said. ``archy and mehitabel'' is based on the columns by Don Marquis that ran in the New York Sun newspaper between 1916 and 1930. ``They were written as if archy was writing them,'' said Smith. ``The premise...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010600/Ent_plays.html
Entertainment

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