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Thanksgiving

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  • Bargain hunters seek deals on Black Friday

    Bargain hunters seek deals on Black Friday
    Central Florida holiday shoppers prowled the aisles for deals at malls and big-box stores as the Thanksgiving weekend retail frenzy started slow Friday but stretched into a busy day two. Stores didn't see the daybreak crowds that were once a hallmark...
  • One injured in block-party shooting during annual Thanksgiving celebration

    One injured in block-party shooting during annual Thanksgiving celebration
    An annual Thanksgiving celebration in a Winter Garden neighborhood ended with gunfire Thursday. Each year, hundreds gather for the Thanksgiving tradition, but this year's party was interrupted when shots were fired, landing one person in the hospital and...
  • Hundreds of Met-Ed customers go without power on Thanksgiving

    Hundreds of Met-Ed customers go without power on Thanksgiving
    Hundreds of Met-Ed customers were left without power Thanksgiving Day after wet, heavy snow snapped tree branches and brought down power lines. The storm hit the area Wednesday, bringing a total of about 4 inches to the Stroudsburgs and about 9 inches...
  • Savvy Shoppers Say 'Black Friday' Less Chaotic; Deals Still Abound

    Savvy Shoppers Say 'Black Friday' Less Chaotic; Deals Still Abound
    The Target store in New Britain had been open for 12 hours as dawn broke, and the crowds normally associated with Black Friday had already subsided — or, perhaps, as one shopper suggested, were just taking a breather. "This is like the lull,"...
  • Fighting back against Black Friday's intrusion

    Fighting back against Black Friday's intrusion
    The Times' letter writers regularly challenge the status quo and offer up new ideas for addressing complicated problems. But when it comes to major holidays, change isn't typically something they believe in. On Christmas, Memorial Day and the 4th of...
  • Calm comes to troubled Ferguson; protests dwindle in other cities

    Calm comes to troubled Ferguson; protests dwindle in other cities
    Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager....
  • Volunteers continue tradition of serving those in need

    Volunteers continue tradition of serving those in need
    Gene Jaindl figures he was picked to serve the turkey at an Allentown soup kitchen Thursday because he happens to share the same last name as the local turkey farmer. Others volunteering next to him laughed as Jaindl, no relation to the famed farm...
  • Freebie Black Friday: $20 off at Macy's, $25 off at Best Buy, $100 off iPhone 6

    Freebie Black Friday: $20 off at Macy's, $25 off at Best Buy, $100 off iPhone 6
    It's Freebie Black Friday!  Today's edition is stuffed with freebies, coupons and doorbuster deals good at Friday store openings and online. Don't forget about Small Business Saturday. If you have an American Express card, register it for up to...
  • Chisholm and Ramirez: Immigration reform doesn't stop with Obama's executive action

    Chisholm and Ramirez: Immigration reform doesn't stop with Obama's executive action
    It's a blessing that President Obama issued an immigrant affirming executive action so close to Thanksgiving — a day that, in a way, celebrates the arrival and success of some of our land's earliest immigrants. We and millions like us are thankful...
  • Police: Man stabbed for eating Thanksgiving dinner without girlfriend

     Police: Man stabbed for eating Thanksgiving dinner without girlfriend
    Wilkes-Barre police arrested a city woman for allegedly stabbing a man who was eating Thanksgiving dinner Thursday evening. Officers responded to a reported stabbing at 119 Madison St. at 6:23 p.m., according to police. When officers arrived, they found...
  • JFS/JCC feed nearly 700 people

    On Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 27), Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) partnered with the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center (Levis JCC) to warmly welcome nearly 700 local residents who would have otherwise been alone to enjoy a...