Thanksgiving is traditionally the time of the year to be county your blessings, to be grateful for the bounty most of us are fortunate to have. And by bounty, we don't mean a fat bank account, a fancy car and that flat-screen television on the wall. Think smaller and more basic. Think about your health, your family, food on the table and a roof over your head.
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is on seen in person and on television every year by millions of people across the country, and when it winds its way through the streets of New York City next week, four Harford County residents will be among the participants.
In case this part of the story was missing from your child's grade-school Thanksgiving pageant, TV is here to tell us this holiday week that the Pilgrims were a bunch of grave-robbing, food-stealing killers who lured a Native American leader to what he thought was a meal of peace only to cut off his head and stick it on a pole.
Whether it's dancers, musicians or actors, these young up-and-coming artists in the Baltimore region are eager to make their mark in the world. Here's a look at five local talented young performers rising to the top.
On an average Wednesday, Thursday or Friday night year-round, the members of the precision and competition Hoppin' Hawks Jump Rope Club teams can be found at Prospect Mill Elementary School in Bel Air. These young people, who represent six middle schools, six high schools and one home school, can be found perfecting skills, developing routines and experimenting with new tricks
United Way of Central Maryland distributed 3,600 Thanksgiving meal boxes this year, an increase over last year as the economic recovery passes some people by and others are struggling with cuts to food stamps.
Icy and snowy conditions could bookend a storm that is otherwise expected to dump heavy rains on busy pre-Thanksgiving travel days Tuesday and Wednesday in Maryland and many parts of the eastern United States.
As the 16 jump rope athletes headed into their 12th lap around the quarter-mile track at Howard High School — their ropes twirling, whirring and slapping in rhythm — the head coach of the Kangaroo Kids was ecstatic
From #SaveBigBird and #womeninbinders, to #Lauerfail and #DrunkDianeSawyer, it seems like we are awash in stories with hashtags these days -- stories about the 140-character wonders of Twitter and their impact on media and politics.
Caroline Shea studied for months before performing in local productions of shows such as "Oliver," "Phantom of the Opera" and "Babes in Toyland," but her performance before her largest audience yet — more than 50 million — came with just three days of prep time.
Monday, HBO premieres a new documentary from Alexandra Pelosi, "Citizen U.S.A.: A 50 State Road Trip." And I promise that if you give this modest little film an hour of your time, you will feel renewed, uplifted and possibly even inspired about being an American despite the troubled times in which we live.