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Thanksgiving

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Toby's 'Miracle on 34th Street' captures holiday spirit

    Toby's 'Miracle on 34th Street' captures holiday spirit
    The sounds of the season are cheerfully asserting themselves at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, where "Miracle on 34th Street" brings Santa Claus to town. Considering that this musical adaptation of the 1947 Hollywood movie concerns a Macy's...
  • Havre de Grace man offers a new telling of the old Thanksgiving story

    Havre de Grace man offers a new telling of the old Thanksgiving story
    In 1620, 393 Novembers ago, a small ship was being rocked and tossed in the cold North Atlantic. And on board were its captain and Ship's Master, Christopher Jones, Pilgrim leaders: William Bradford, William Brewster, Myles Standish, 101 English men,...
  • Harford to be lit up for Hanukkah

    Harford to be lit up for Hanukkah
    Members of Harford County's Jewish community begin the annual eight-day celebration of Hanukkah tonight (Wednesday) and, like their counterparts across the country, they will also enjoy Thanksgiving in the midst of that observance. Hanukkah begins...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...