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Thanksgiving

A collection of news and information related to Thanksgiving published by this site and its partners.

Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • 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...
  • Your first Thanksgiving made easy with Bryan Voltaggio

    Your first Thanksgiving made easy with Bryan Voltaggio
    It’s a great time of year, but it can also be one of the most stressful — especially if you’re organizing (and cooking!) Thanksgiving dinner on your own for the first time. Your parents keep calling with suggestions to the menu, your...
  • AAA predicts national decline in Thanksgiving travel

    AAA predicts national decline in Thanksgiving travel
    Fewer Americans are expected to travel long distances for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday than last year, despite the lowest gas prices in years, AAA predicted Wednesday. The driver advocacy organization, which tracks travel across the country,...
  • Religion briefs

    Thanksgiving services •The Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer will hold a Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie. Finger food and coffee will be served after the service of Holy Communion,....
  • Additions to annual Christmas display on track

    Additions to annual Christmas display on track
    When your annual Christmas display already contains more than 50,000 lights and hundreds of moving, lighted reindeer, polar bears, a couple of Santas, angels and snowmen, what do you add to make the whole glitzy package even more appealing? You add...
  • Walmart, other retailers start Black Friday week early

    Walmart, other retailers start Black Friday week early
    In what's turning out to be one of the more competitive holiday retail seasons in recent memory, retailers are tripping over one another to be first with Black Friday deals. And they’re not waiting until Black Friday, or even Thanksgiving, when...
  • Long Reach High School troupe dancing on clouds after invite to Macy's Parade

    Long Reach High School troupe dancing on clouds after invite to Macy's Parade
    Robin Flood was making plans to celebrate Thanksgiving in Boston with her family when she received the invitation last month. As the director of Long Reach High School's dance program, it was an important change of plans: The school's dance company...
  • Turkey visits Youth's Benefit to celebrate Thanksgiving [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Nov. 24, 1988: Harford was getting ready for Thanksgiving 25 years ago this week, and students at Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston got a visit from Tom Turkey, a 40-pound bronze breed who was not going to be the main...
  • Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving

    Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving
    For the first time since the economy tanked and the country went into recession in 2008, fewer Marylanders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday than did the previous year. Don't get your hopes up for an easy commute, though. While less...
  • United Way distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals in Carroll

    United Way distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals in Carroll
    The United Way of Central Maryland ensured that 100 Carroll County families will have a hearty Thanksgiving meal next week. Volunteers on Friday distributed 100 Thanksgiving meals, including a 14-pound turkey and a variety of side dishes, outside of the...