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Holidays

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  • Howard County joins in mourning JFK [History Matters]

    From a Times article about the death of President Kennedy: "Howard County joined this week in mourning for President John F. Kennedy, slain by an assassin's bullet on November 22. "Court House, banks and business were closed on Monday, proclaimed a...
  • Maple Lawn brings taste of farming to MPT audiences

    Maple Lawn brings taste of farming to MPT audiences
    For an agricultural operation that is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, Maple Lawn Turkey Farm is adept at blending the old and the new. Tried-and-true methods still prevail at Maple Lawn. But the Fulton farm also embraces modern concepts,...
  • Helen Bentley is still tough and kind today [Commentary]

    Helen Bentley is still tough and kind today [Commentary]
    The place was the U.S. House of Representatives. The time was the mid-1980s. I was a relative newcomer to Congress from California, and the Republican conference was hosting President Ronald Reagan. The president, beloved by the members, was coasting...
  • Day Trip

    Alexandria, Va. Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2013 On Saturday, visit Alexandria's historic harbor to watch dozens of extravagantly decorated boats parade along the Potomac River. Boats will be judged in a variety of categories, including "Best in Show,...
  • Catonsville's Little Sisters of the Poor rich in giving

    Catonsville's Little Sisters of the Poor rich in giving
    "Eight bucks," Patricia Coburn said, lugging two 13-pound frozen turkeys into the lobby of the Little Sisters of the Poor's St. Martin's Home for the elderly in Catonsville. "For both. Can you believe it?" Coburn, a Catonsville resident, has been...
  • SHA adds weapons to battle winter weather

    SHA adds weapons to battle winter weather
    As the region prepares for possible inclement weather during the Thanksgiving and Hanukkah holidays, the State Highway Administration unveiled a beefed-up arsenal Tuesday for tracking and battling winter storms. SHA spokeswoman Valerie Burnette Edgar...
  • Food distribution fills Thanksgiving menu for those facing greater need

    Food distribution fills Thanksgiving menu for those facing greater need
    Janice Scott works hard at KFC and stretches her budget to care for her 12-year-old son and her 1-year-old godson, whom she adopted this month. So she was grateful to be in a church basement in Essex on Tuesday, accepting a 14-pound turkey and a box full...
  • Eldersburg orchestra announces holiday events

    Eldersburg orchestra announces holiday events
    The Eldersburg-based JoeyDCares Rock Orchestra has announced three upcoming performances for charity this holiday season. The orchestra, formed in 2010, is a band comprised of sixth-through-12th-grade students who perform charitable concerts...
  • Snowflakes possible Wednesday as cold air follows behind storm

    Snowflakes possible Wednesday as cold air follows behind storm
    Temperatures were forecast to rise into the mid-40s by Wednesday morning in the Baltimore area as the rain continues, but gusty winds and possible snowflakes could still blow in by the afternoon to again slow those traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday....
  • 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...
  • Chabad Offers Pre Hanukkah Class, 'The Need for Jewish PR: Why We Must Engage the World'

    Hannukah is the most celebrated Jewish holiday in America today — but for many, the deeper significance is lost under piles of dreidels, gifts and latkes. To help rediscover the meaning of this ancient tradition, Harford Chabad will host a Pre-...
  • 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...