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Holidays

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  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Free parking Two hours of free parking are available to Annapolis shoppers at all two-hour metered parking spots through Jan. 1. Spaces on Main Street, Francis Street, West Street, Maryland Avenue, Prince George Street, City Dock and Market Space, as...
  • River Hill football prepares to play Linganore in state semifinal

    River Hill football prepares to play Linganore in state semifinal
    Over the past decade, playing football in the state semifinals the day after Thanksgiving has become more than a tradition at River Hill, it has become a rite of passage. "We talk about tradition a lot, and how it started in 2005 with us beating Severna...
  • Soldiers In Britain Visit For Hour At Home on Sunpapers' Broadcast

    Soldiers In Britain Visit For Hour At Home on Sunpapers' Broadcast
    (Originally published December 26, 1943) For an hour yesterday, over a radio network that extended through Maryland and into Pennsylvania and Virginia, a special Sunpapers’ Christmas broadcast brought to their folk and friends back home the voices...
  • Edgewood High students surprise Thanksgiving grocery shoppers

    Edgewood High students surprise Thanksgiving grocery shoppers
    Last minute Thanksgiving shoppers at an Edgewood Food Lion Wednesday were surprised to see a group of teenagers running up to them at the checkout and offering to pay for a portion of their bill on the holiday eve. Dorothy Carneal, 78, of Edgewood,...
  • Share your blessings with those in need

    Share your blessings with those in need
    Many people find the holiday season to be a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use. • Oaklands Presbyterian Church has a food pantry on-site...
  • Local activist fights for traffic signal on Washington Boulevard [Elkridge]

    Anyone who lives in this corner of the County is no stranger to the overwhelming increase in traffic over the past few years as development has boomed. I am passing on a request, on behalf of an Elkridge neighbor Janeen Brennan, which had been...
  • Gratitudinal [Editorial]

    It's that time of year when we give thanks for the former colleague who had the bright idea to forgo the heartfelt, mostly predictable appreciation of family and fortunes on this uniquely American holiday and instead reflect on the writing of the...
  • Calvert Hall, Loyola thankful to play Turkey Bowl, even if it's not at M&T Bank Stadium

    Calvert Hall, Loyola thankful to play Turkey Bowl, even if it's not at M&T Bank Stadium
    Playing in the Turkey Bowl last Thanksgiving at M&T Bank Stadium gave Loyola defensive end Matt Gillespie a little taste of what the Ravens go through on Sunday afternoons. His Dons and their rivals at Calvert Hall look forward to the chance each year...
  • Finding there's no place like home

    Finding there's no place like home
    A deal that fell through three years ago led to an unusually happy outcome for Manny and Gayle Levy. The couple had thought a move to condominium living would simplify their lives and free them from the upkeep of the Pikesville mid-century modern,...
  • Hard-knock life of 'Annie' draws holiday crowds at Colonial Players

    Hard-knock life of 'Annie' draws holiday crowds at Colonial Players
    How successful is Colonial Players' current production of "Annie?" Well, after the first weekend, available seats for this heart-warming family-friendly show were all but sold out — including a recently added matinee performance on Sunday, Dec. 8....
  • Havre de Grace man offers a new telling of the old Thanksgiving story

    Havre de Grace man offers a new telling of the old Thanksgiving story
    In 1620, 393 Novembers ago, a small ship was being rocked and tossed in the cold North Atlantic. And on board were its captain and Ship's Master, Christopher Jones, Pilgrim leaders: William Bradford, William Brewster, Myles Standish, 101 English men,...
  • Harford to be lit up for Hanukkah

    Harford to be lit up for Hanukkah
    Members of Harford County's Jewish community begin the annual eight-day celebration of Hanukkah tonight (Wednesday) and, like their counterparts across the country, they will also enjoy Thanksgiving in the midst of that observance. Hanukkah begins...