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Holidays

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  • There are many ways to support the needy this holiday season

    There are many ways to support the needy this holiday season
    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our...
  • How are we thankful? Let's count the ways [Senior Circles]

    This is a special time for giving thanks and for sharing memories and blessings. One of our "Senior Circles" readers, Tom Brzezinski, of Marriottsville, shared information on a special Thanksgiving eve service of Giving Thanks at First Evangelical...
  • Toby's 'Miracle on 34th Street' captures holiday spirit

    Toby's 'Miracle on 34th Street' captures holiday spirit
    The sounds of the season are cheerfully asserting themselves at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, where "Miracle on 34th Street" brings Santa Claus to town. Considering that this musical adaptation of the 1947 Hollywood movie concerns a Macy's...
  • 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...
  • Heavy rains with chance for wintry precipitation to disrupt Thanksgiving travel

    Heavy rains with chance for wintry precipitation to disrupt Thanksgiving travel
    Icy and snowy conditions along with heavy rain could snarl traffic and complicate air travel in Maryland and many parts of the eastern United States on Tuesday and Wednesday — two of the biggest travel days of the year as people head home for...
  • No Orrell's beaten biscuits on Thanksgiving tables this year

    No Orrell's beaten biscuits on Thanksgiving tables this year
    Orrell's Maryland beaten biscuits won't be making their annual appearance on Thanksgiving tables this year. The factory that makes them has been closed since the death of its owner, Herman Miller "Dick" Orrell III. Orrell, whose mother, Ruth, started...
  • Move over Black Friday, many county shoppers will start Thanksgiving Day

    Move over Black Friday, many county shoppers will start Thanksgiving Day
    As many families retire to the couch Thursday after their annual Thanksgiving meal, Stephanie McClellan will pull on her sneakers, grab her purse and head out the door for an all-nighter. The Clarksville resident and her lifelong friend, Lara...
  • Manchester "Old Fashioned Christmas" set for Friday

    While the thought of Black Friday elicits visions of busy malls and big-box stores, the town of Manchester will continue its longtime tradition Friday by hosting its annual small-town version of Black Friday. "This brings it [Black Friday] back to small...
  • The four questions of Thanksgivukkah [Commentary]

    The four questions of Thanksgivukkah [Commentary]
    Jewish events and holidays are often fraught with the angst of 5774 years of collective peoplehood. The cycle begins with the bris (ouch!), proceeds through Bar or Bat Mitzvah panic on the pulpit, and climaxes during the union of two Jews under the...
  • Catonsville 5K Turkey Trot turns 10 on Thanksgiving morning

    Catonsville 5K Turkey Trot turns 10 on Thanksgiving morning
    The Catonsville Cross Country Turkey Trot was started by former Comets cross country coach Sandra Gallagher-Mohler in 2004 and featured about as many runners as a large family gathering for Thanksgiving dinner. Those 25 runners at the inaugural event...
  • Declare peace for Christmas

    I stumbled across an article from the summer recounting that a judge in California was accused of anti-Christian bias because he upheld the teaching of yoga in phys ed classes in the public schools.  There is, you may not be aware, a certain amount of...