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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • No Thanksgiving holiday for low-wage workers [Commentary]

    No Thanksgiving holiday for low-wage workers [Commentary]
    As most Americans doze off in front of the TV after a few too many helpings of turkey and pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving, some 20 million others will be heading out to work. Called on by their employers to work on the holiday, most feel they cannot say...
  • Feeding the hungry [Editorial]

    Feeding the hungry  [Editorial]
    As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, we urge readers not to forget that this year there are still hundreds of thousands of Marylanders who won't be able to count on a dinner of turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans and cranberry sauce to celebrate the...
  • Maryland health exchange director resigns after questions about vacation

    Maryland health exchange director resigns after questions about vacation
    The director of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered. Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107...
  • Dayton Oaks students helping to fight hunger [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Many local students are actively working to fight hunger in Howard County. Every month the students at Dayton Oaks Elementary collect and deliver groceries to senior citizens at the Morningside Park Apartments in Jessup. The program is called Food on...
  • Health exchange director resigns

    The director of Maryland's health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered. Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107 million...
  • Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil

    Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil
    While slightly fewer Marylanders are expected to be traveling for Thanksgiving this year compared to last, there will still be hundreds of thousands of people traveling through Harford County this week. A large portion of drivers in Maryland are...