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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Spare the turkey, pass the fruit [Letter]

    President Obama will get a break from "Obamacare" when he pardons the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. Each of us can also set aside our cares by pardoning a turkey and choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance — one that gives thanks for our...
  • After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees

    After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees
    The weekend after Thanksgiving not only signals the official start of the Christmas season, but also the start of the Christmas tree hunting season.  For many families, holiday traditions include a visit to a cut-your-own tree farm the weekend of...
  • 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...
  • Despite more time to shop, Black Friday weekend customers spend less

    Despite more time to shop, Black Friday weekend customers spend less
    Despite extra time to shop as more retailers opened for business on Thanksgiving Day, consumers spent less money this year during the first four days of the official start of the holiday shopping season, according to a survey released Sunday by the...
  • Not quite back to normal, Navy's Rafi Montalvo still plans return to football

    Not quite back to normal, Navy's Rafi Montalvo still plans return to football
    The conversation between father and son seemed like hundreds they had before. Ralph Montalvo can't remember the specifics of what he talked about with his 21-year-old son, only how Rafi Montalvo sounded on the other end of the cell phone. After...
  • Thanksgiving shopping not a cause for protest [Letter]

    Thanksgiving shopping not a cause for protest [Letter]
    I mean no disrespect, but I expected better from Susan Reimer than her recent column on Thanksgiving shopping ("Thanks for not shopping," Nov. 25). Having read her previous columns, I felt she was of reasonable mind. She has since convinced me otherwise....
  • 'Black Friday' on Thanksgiving a hit in Harford

    'Black Friday' on Thanksgiving a hit in Harford
    Cathi Mielke, a committed Black Friday shopper, got a slightly earlier start this year than in prior years. "I like Black Friday shopping," the Carroll County resident said as she was leaving Best Buy in Bel Air Thursday night. "This is the first time I'...
  • 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,...
  • Shopping season hits Harford [editorial]

    Calling the day after Thanksgiving Black Friday, at least according to one explanation, came into being as a business term. Its location on the calendar, coupled with it being a perfect day for people with the day off to do a little shopping, made it...
  • 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...
  • Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving

    Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving
    For 94 years, the streets of Philadelphia have been home to the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country, complete with marching bands, floats, balloons and visit from Santa Claus. And for the last 12 years, the Clarksville Elementary School chorus has...
  • 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...