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Holidays

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  • Howard Co. police to increase presence for holidays

    Howard Co. police to increase presence for holidays
    Howard County police announced Monday that it will increase its presence around shopping malls, neighborhoods and on the roadways this holiday season. The increased police presence, which will begin on Thanksgiving and continue through New Year's Day,...
  • Cold rain, wintry mix possible for Thanksgiving travelers

    Cold rain, wintry mix possible for Thanksgiving travelers
    Early forecasts for the busy pre-Thanksgiving travel days call for cold rain or a wintry mix of precipitation possible to further disrupt the chaos. The Weather Channel is calling for a 90 percent chance of rain Tuesday and a 100 percent chance of rain,...
  • How to avoid carbon-monoxide poisoning when cooking Thanksgiving turkey

    How to avoid carbon-monoxide poisoning when cooking Thanksgiving turkey
    Turkey, duck, chicken or turducken — whatever you're cooking on Thanksgiving, make sure you're not whipping up a dangerous side of carbon monoxide. With a busy holiday and a house full of guests, it can be easy to leave the oven on and forget to...
  • Dazzle dashers and dancers kick off the holidays

    Dazzle dashers and dancers kick off the holidays
    Several thousand people gathered at Columbia's Symphony of Lights last weekend for the Dazzle Dash, a two-day event to raise money for the Howard Hospital Foundation. About 1,000 people registered for a run through the lights on Saturday, Nov. 23,...
  • Giving thanks for good health, good friends and good cheer [Perry Hall]

    From the Perry Hall/Kingsville Thanksgiving column last year: "During this reflective season, let us count our personal blessings and give thanks individually. Also, we join together as a group and share our gratitude for many community blessings." This...
  • Mount View Middle psyched for geography bee [West Friendship]

    Happy Thanksgiving to all in the community of West Friendship. How lucky are we to live in such a wonderful place? While most of us are enjoying the leftovers from the holiday meal, the students at Mount View Middle are busy drilling on the most...
  • Dayton Oaks students helping to fight hunger [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Many local students are actively working to fight hunger in Howard County. Every month the students at Dayton Oaks Elementary collect and deliver groceries to senior citizens at the Morningside Park Apartments in Jessup. The program is called Food on...
  • Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil

    Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil
    While slightly fewer Marylanders are expected to be traveling for Thanksgiving this year compared to last, there will still be hundreds of thousands of people traveling through Harford County this week. A large portion of drivers in Maryland are...
  • Sykesville hosts a holiday shopping extravaganza [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Happy Thanksgiving, and welcome to the holiday season! Sykesville Main Street will lead off with a holiday shopping extravaganza, 12 Hours of Christmas, on Friday, Dec. 6, from noon until midnight. Stores will offer special sales during this extended...
  • No Thanksgiving holiday for low-wage workers [Commentary]

    No Thanksgiving holiday for low-wage workers [Commentary]
    As most Americans doze off in front of the TV after a few too many helpings of turkey and pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving, some 20 million others will be heading out to work. Called on by their employers to work on the holiday, most feel they cannot say...
  • Feeding the hungry [Editorial]

    Feeding the hungry  [Editorial]
    As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, we urge readers not to forget that this year there are still hundreds of thousands of Marylanders who won't be able to count on a dinner of turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans and cranberry sauce to celebrate the...
  • Havre de Grace gearing up for Christmas holiday season

    Uh oh, dear readers! It's Black Friday. I hope you all had a blessed Thanksgiving holiday, perhaps with lots of friends and relatives. Many folks are now in the turmoil of holiday shopping madness, straight through until Christmas. Friends who work in...