Hundreds of families around Galveston County will have a Blue Christmas this year — and that’s a good thing.

A wonderful thing, really.

Margaret Battistelli Gardner: 409.683.5227;

Deputy Managing Editor

Margaret joined The Daily New in December 2019, bringing more than 20 years of editorial experience to the team. A Philadelphia native, she lives in Galveston County with her husband, Steve, and their dog Nanook.

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Bailey Jones

I hope that everyone who is lucky enough to still have their health, a paycheck, and a roof over their head has taken the opportunity to double down on their favorite charities, or expanded their giving to some new ones. In times like these, giving is a tangible expression of thankfulness, and if you've made it through 2020 relatively unscathed, you have much to be thankful about.

Mary Gillespie


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