– A Penfield teacher writes about an anonymous Christmas gift for her troubled student.
– The Democrat and Chronicle looks at what Christmas is like for youth incarcerated at the Monroe County Children’s Center.
– A Central New York woman is recovering at Strong Memorial Hospital after getting her Christmas wish – a new heart.
– The Buffalo News explains the obsession with Air Jordans by delving deep into the psyche of “sneakerheads.”
“It’s not really about the cupcake; I can get another cupcake,” she said. “It’s about an encroachment on civil liberties. We’re just building up a resistance and tolerance to all these things they’re doing in the name of security, when it’s really theater. It is not keeping us safe.”