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Thanksgiving

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  • Community Thanksgiving dinners serve up food, friendship

    Community Thanksgiving dinners serve up food, friendship
    Everyone who went into St. Margaret School in Bel Air Thursday was greeted by a host of volunteers and the sight of a festive meal. About 70 volunteers, mostly from St. Margaret Church and nearby New Hope Baptist Church, spent the morning organizing neat...
  • Early bird holiday train travelers in Aberdeen hope to avoid traffic, long distance driving

    Early bird holiday train travelers in Aberdeen hope to avoid traffic, long distance driving
    Taking an Amtrak train to Connecticut from Aberdeen sure beats driving to Connecticut from Ohio for the Thanksgiving holiday. That's what Blake Skoda was thinking as he waited for the 7:35 a.m. Northeast Regional Train at the Aberdeen train station...
  • Retailers say they are bullish on in-store and online holiday sales

    Domingo Catalan powered through the Thanksgiving night crowds to get his children toys. He methodically checked all the boxes on his relatives' wish lists on Black Friday. And before he goes to work as a data analyst for a government contractor on Cyber...
  • Thanksgiving Day shopping options create 'Black Thursday'

    Thanksgiving Day shopping options create 'Black Thursday'
    The sun was barely creeping over the horizon on Thanksgiving morning, but already hundreds of cars were parked outside the Boscov's store at White Marsh Mall as shoppers hustled in and bustled out — getting a pre-turkey jump on Black Friday. On a...
  • An unruly guest treated with love, not anger

    An unruly guest treated with love, not anger
    I view most efforts to coerce people into doing a particular thing on a particular day with suspicion. Consider Christmas. It can be great, but I'm not sure little baby Jesus would need an Xbox. And why did President Ronald Reagan make June 25 National...
  • Hudson's Corner: 'Tis the season for holiday mishaps and malfunctions

    'Tis the season of light and joy. 'Tis also the season when mishaps and malfunctions are more noticeable. This year it began right before Thanksgiving. The night before Thanksgiving, five burglaries and three larcenies took place in the neighborhood,...
  • Commentary: Throwing out some pre-Thanksgiving facts and figures

    The last few weeks have been pretty eventful, and I'm really looking forward to the four-day weekend that the Thanksgiving holiday affords most of us. Also, though I do love the fall sports season, I'm looking forward to winter athletics beginning, mostly...
  • 'Just text me'

    'Just text me'
    I woke Thanksgiving morning to text messages from my sisters. Happy Thanksgiving, they said. My daughter sent a text saying she was jumping in the shower and would be leaving shortly to help me cook. I texted pictures of my dining room table, set with...
  • 'Glee' recap: Thanksgiving

    'Glee' recap: Thanksgiving
    No, you're not crazy. This week is the "Glee" Thanksgiving episode...because actually showing it on Thanksgiving would make too much sense, right, Ryan Murphy? Anywho, this week is more of a homecoming as well for the New Directions alums. The old...
  • The Hawk Bowl, by the numbers (Urbana at River Hill football)

    The Hawk Bowl, by the numbers (Urbana at River Hill football)
    Thanksgiving travelers commuting along Route 108 in Clarksville this Friday night will notice a familiar sight in the River Hill High stadium: a football game. For the fifth time in the last seven years, River Hill will play host to a state semifinal, as...
  • Thanksgiving 1938 brought record-breaking snow

    A record-breaking storm struck on Thanksgiving Day in 1938 across Maryland. While November had started off mild, the storm brought as much as 14 inches of snow in Harford County, with 8.5 inches in Baltimore over two days, according to an article on...
  • Baltimore homes condemned just before Thanksgiving

    Falita Liles marked Thanksgiving eve by inviting some of her best friends to what could be grimly described as a condemnation party. The Upper Fells Point resident hauled possessions out of her tiny historic rowhouse Wednesday, after a city inspector...