Megan McNerney attends the Philadelphia City Hall tree lighting to see the Philadelphia community come together. Kaitryn Wetzel heads to Longwood Gardens to see the vast array of festive lighting used throughout the renowned gardens. Erica Hochman gives a rundown of the top gifts of for this Christmas season. The Temple Update anchor desk invites Temple’s Baker Dave to teach viewers how to make gingerbread cookies. Laura Robb goes down to Shane’s Confectionery in Old City, the oldest running candy store in America. Isabel Garcia reports on a lecture about social media delivered by CNN correspondent Ali Velshi. Simone Cuccurullo covers the non-profit organization Trevor’s Place work on providing homeless individuals with a place to stay during the holidays. Rebeccah Hendrickson reports on the leave of Temple Football’s Head Coach Steve Addazio and the search for a new head coach. Karen Blyton breaks down the actual cost of the holiday song “12 Days of Christmas”. And a tribute is to all graduating seniors at Temple Update is shown.
Original Airdate: 12/21/12
Anchors: Megan McNerney and Johnny Mehler
Sports: Rebeccah Hendrickson
Weather: Nomi Leasure