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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • What Labor Day needs is an official meal

    What Labor Day needs is an official meal
    Like Thanksgiving, Labor Day is a national holiday. Unlike Thanksgiving, it does not have an official meal. One-hundred-and-twenty years on, it's time we had one. I'm nominating the peppers-and-eggs sandwich as the official meal of Labor Day, and I'll...
  • Ravens hold off Steelers' rally for 22-20 victory on Thanksgiving night

    Ravens hold off Steelers' rally for 22-20 victory on Thanksgiving night
    The Ravens are very much back in playoff position, and they can thank Joe Flacco's arm, Justin Tucker's foot and the hands of the Pittsburgh Steelers' Emmanuel Sanders. Who needs anything like the wildcat offense when your quarterback is keeping the...
  • Wintertime has its own holidays, but they mostly fall flat [column]

    For a lot of years now, I've been convinced that somewhere between Halloween and the week before Thanksgiving, American society largely grinds to a halt for the holiday season. Aside from essential activities, just about every waking hour is consumed...
  • St. Philip's supports Thanksgiving outreach year-round [Old Town Laurel]

    Most of you no doubt, are anticipating the arrival of warm spring days, and balmy summer evenings that will soon grace Old Town. The calendar clearly says it's early March, and even the quickest glance at any outdoor thermometer seems to say that winter...
  • Losing the Christmas spirit in piles of wrapping paper [For Better or Worse]

    Losing the Christmas spirit in piles of wrapping paper [For Better or Worse]
    There are many ways to get into the Christmas spirit: decorating the tree, hanging a wreath, baking sugar cookies, singing carols, and fainting at the sight of your credit card bill. But there are lots of ways to get out of the Christmas spirit, too....
  • Campus Hills aglow with luminaries, holiday spirit [Towson]

    Campus Hills aglow with luminaries, holiday spirit [Towson]
    Members of the Campus Hills community are taking advantage of the holiday season by revitalizing old traditions and introducing new neighborhood-building activities. On Nov. 29, members of the Campus Hills Community Association held an official tree-...
  • Holiday shoppers are feeling time-crunched

    Holiday shoppers are feeling time-crunched
    With a shortened holiday season punctuated by weekend winter storms, holiday shoppers in Maryland are feeling the pressure. There are six fewer days this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas than last year. And three Baltimore-area snowfalls in three...
  • 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...
  • All signs point to shopping locally in Carroll County this Christmas season [neighborhood]

    Many believe that in recent years the mega-merger of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons have conspired to make your life crazy. To make matters worse, this year Mother Nature and the calendar have joined the fray. Just to make the holiday...
  • Happy Thanksgiving, and Turkey Day, in Havre de Grace

    Hello dear readers, A very sad note is that today (Friday, Nov. 22) is the 50th anniversary of the President John F. Kennedy assassination in 1963 while he was riding in a presidential motorcade through Dallas' Dealey Plaza. Are you old enough to...
  • Parkville grocer distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals

    Parkville grocer distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals
    ShopRite of Parkville and its parent company, Klein’s Family Markets,┬ádistributed items to provide 100 Thanksgiving dinners in the Parkville community during an event last week. The store had fielded nominations from customers for families that,...
  • 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...