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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NPD Group's Shop-o-Meter finds 8 percent of holiday shopping is done

    NPD Group's Shop-o-Meter finds 8 percent of holiday shopping is done
    If you’re thinking the holiday shopping season has crept up sooner in the year than usual, you might be right. The buying and selling "is off to an earlier start than any other holiday season I can remember," says Marshal Cohen, who follows...
  • The Ravens' Sam Koch discusses family and holidays

    The Ravens' Sam Koch discusses family and holidays
    Prior to being drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2006, Koch played in his native Nebraska at University of Nebraska, where he earned a degree in business administration. He and his wife, Nikki, live in Westminster with their three sons, Ryan, 15,...
  • 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...