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Holidays

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  • The forgotten meaning of Veterans Day [Letter]

    The forgotten meaning of Veterans Day [Letter]
    In 1918, at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, guns all over the world fell silent and the whole world experienced peace and hope. A French Christmas carol recalls the feeling in the "le monde entier tressaille d'espérance," which roughly translates as "the entire world...
  • A Wampanoag Thanksgiving [Letter]

    This November, my step-daughter is hosting a dinner based on food that might have been eaten at the very first Thanksgiving celebration centuries ago. I had qualms about the project and no idea where to find authentic recipes of Native Americans or the...
  • Scary Mommy easing mothers' fears for Thanksgiving

    Scary Mommy easing mothers' fears for Thanksgiving
    The confessions from moms on the Scary Mommy blog are often funny: the spoon kept in the glovebox for eating Ben & Jerry's in the store parking lot, letting ketchup count as a "vegetable," going to the gym to read magazines instead of work out. But as...
  • Hear from state and county representatives at chamber's legislative luncheon Nov. 14

    Hear from state and county representatives at chamber's legislative luncheon Nov. 14
    What new school construction is planned for the southwest area of the county? Are there economic development projects under way that will affect Catonsville? What key issues will be addressed in the coming legislative session? Find out what's...
  • Thanks for helping with Havre de Grace Winter Wonderland [Letter]

    The Winter Wonderland Committee of the Community Projects of Havre de Grace wants to thank everyone who attended our Halloween Ball at the Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 26, dancing the night away to the fantastic rock and roll sounds of LIX. We...
  • Anything worse than "Little Drummer Boy"?

    You lose two or three days to illness, and then it's such a stretch to catch up during a busy time at the paragraph factory that blogging lapses. And now, even though no one called out, "Shane! Come back," you return to the keyboard to examine the...
  • Toys R Us to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving

    Toys R Us to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving
    Less than a day after Walmart announced its earliest ever Black Friday doorbuster Р6 p.m. on Thanksgiving РToys R Us said it will open at 5 p.m. on Turkey Day. The toy chain said its doorbuster sale will feature more than 300 deals...
  • Walmart will kick off Black Friday at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving

    Walmart will kick off Black Friday at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving
    Walmart is planning its earliest ever Black Friday doorbuster sale – starting at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. That’s when shoppers who get a spot in a designated line in the store will be guaranteed the chance to buy certain sale items for one...
  • Empty Stocking Fund helps Harford's less fortunate during holidays

    In it's 24th year, the Empty Stocking Fund is once again planning to help hundreds of less fortunate Harford County residents during the Christmas Season. The Empty Stocking Fund is a nonprofit 501c-3 organization founded in 1990 to help needy residents...
  • Final weeks for Catonsville Farmers Market

    Final weeks for Catonsville Farmers Market
    Though the first whispers of snow have made their way into this week's weather forecast, the Catonsville Farmers Market is still going strong. The market began May 5 and has run every Sunday since on the parking lot behind Friendly's restaurant in the...
  • Aberdeen already gearing up for Christmas Street Dec. 7

    November is already marching through with cooler temperatures and the promise of holiday events coming up! Aberdeen, once again, is starting the season with Christmas Street on Saturday, Dec. 7. The theme this year is "Christmas Dreams," so get your...
  • Aberdeen set to approve its participation in joint SWAT team

    Aberdeen's city council introduced its version of the bill that would create a joint SWAT team with police in Bel Air and Havre de Grace. If approved, the bill, which was introduced at the Aberdeen City County meeting Oct. 28, would make Aberdeen the...