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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • When turkey met latke: Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration

    When turkey met latke: Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration
    Brace yourself for the epic convergence of two holidays — a celebration of rich dishes, piles of sweets and family togetherness the likes of which have never before been seen and won't be repeated for more than 77,000 years. Thanksgivukkah is...
  • Gratitudinal [Editorial]

    It's that time of year when we give thanks for the former colleague who had the bright idea to forgo the heartfelt, mostly predictable appreciation of family and fortunes on this uniquely American holiday and instead reflect on the writing of the...
  • Calvert Hall, Loyola thankful to play Turkey Bowl, even if it's not at M&T Bank Stadium

    Calvert Hall, Loyola thankful to play Turkey Bowl, even if it's not at M&T Bank Stadium
    Playing in the Turkey Bowl last Thanksgiving at M&T Bank Stadium gave Loyola defensive end Matt Gillespie a little taste of what the Ravens go through on Sunday afternoons. His Dons and their rivals at Calvert Hall look forward to the chance each year...
  • 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...
  • River Hill football prepares to play Linganore in state semifinal

    River Hill football prepares to play Linganore in state semifinal
    Over the past decade, playing football in the state semifinals the day after Thanksgiving has become more than a tradition at River Hill, it has become a rite of passage. "We talk about tradition a lot, and how it started in 2005 with us beating Severna...
  • Edgewood High students surprise Thanksgiving grocery shoppers

    Edgewood High students surprise Thanksgiving grocery shoppers
    Last minute Thanksgiving shoppers at an Edgewood Food Lion Wednesday were surprised to see a group of teenagers running up to them at the checkout and offering to pay for a portion of their bill on the holiday eve. Dorothy Carneal, 78, of Edgewood,...
  • Sauerkraut and turkey: an essential Baltimore Thanksgiving

    Sauerkraut and turkey: an essential Baltimore Thanksgiving
    The workmen who built the Great Wall of China ate it for strength. Sailors on early American clipper ships consumed it for health during long voyages. It has tickled Teutonic taste buds and made its way across France, England and the New World. It has...
  • Bel Air and Havre de Grace churches open for Thanksgiving dinners

    Bel Air and Havre de Grace churches open for Thanksgiving dinners
    The holiday season is usually a time for families, friends and communities to come together, show their support for each other and give back to mankind. It's an ideal that's been exemplified the past two Thanksgiving Days in Bel Air and for a quarter of...
  • Volunteer circus warms long Thanksgiving food line

    Volunteer circus warms long Thanksgiving food line
    The Thanksgiving meal waiting inside was warm and rich, but the scores of people standing in line outside at the Virginia S. Baker Recreation Center on Thursday morning looked somber as the cold wind whipped past them. But just after 10 a.m., a tiny...