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Thanksgiving

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  • At growing SEED School, Ed Reed's impact endures

    At growing SEED School, Ed Reed's impact endures
    It's a gorgeous September afternoon, and students at the SEED School of Baltimore are spending it just like countless peers across the country — donning their home colors to play a game of football. Classmates drift across campus to watch, sitting...
  • Funds needed for Havre de Grace community Thanksgiving dinner

    Funds needed for Havre de Grace community Thanksgiving dinner
    About $3,000 has been raised so far for this year's Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Havre de Grace, but at least another $1,000 must be raised in the next week to determine if the event will take place. "If I can get to $4,000, it's going to be a go,"...
  • HdG Community Thanksgiving is a go

    The tradition of a community Thanksgiving dinner in Havre de Grace will continue this year, thanks to an outpouring of support from individuals, churches and businesses that has allowed organizers to close in on their fundraising goals. "The response...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shoppers come out for calmer Black Friday

    Shoppers come out for calmer Black Friday
    Opposed to shopping on Thanksgiving Day, Betty Allen of West Friendship waited until midnight to head to Walmart in Ellicott City for $2 DVDs and then shopped through the night without crowds to buy boots and clothing for her four children with stops at...
  • 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...