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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Even in making their own snow, ski slopes relying on Mother Nature

    Even in making their own snow, ski slopes relying on Mother Nature
    As flurries fell on browned Appalachian foothills northwest of Hagerstown, Whitetail mountain looked a misty white Thursday, with plumes of snow floating like steam over ski trails. The region's ski resorts all took advantage of surprisingly cold...
  • Man survives 12 days adrift in small boat off Hawaii

    After spending 12 days surviving off raw fish while lost at sea, Hawaii fisherman Ron Ingraham, 67, had a simple request for the friends who gathered to greet him when the U.S. Coast Guard brought him home: Anybody got a cigarette? Jerusula Manaba and...
  • November sales grew despite Black Friday's decline

    November sales grew despite Black Friday's decline
    Despite a wimpy Black Friday, early estimates show retail sales posted solid growth in November as a whole, suggesting that earlier and more frequent discounts are stealing the thunder of the traditional shopping weekend, but giving the industry...
  • With Scherer Leading Way, Xavier Gets Second Crack At Shelton

    With Scherer Leading Way, Xavier Gets Second Crack At Shelton
    SOUTHINGTON – Passing the ball in the backyard to his neighbor and playing those Thanksgiving Day pickup games, Mike Scherer dreamed of being the quarterback at Xavier High in Middletown. He needed to look no farther than his next door neighbor,...
  • Thanksgiving dinner has been catalyst for recent surge by UMES men's basketball

    Thanksgiving dinner has been catalyst for recent surge by UMES men's basketball
    A number of factors have contributed to UMES’ three wins in the past four games, but the team’s recent surge could be traced to the breaking of bread – or in the Hawks’ case, turkey. All 15 players and the entire coaching staff...
  • 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...
  • Soft pumpkin cookie a reminder of home

    Soft pumpkin cookie a reminder of home
    Finalist: Michelle Simons, Deerfield Beach The recipe: Pumpkin spice pecan cookies Why they're so good: Softer than most cookies, they taste like crunchy-edged muffin tops. Baker bio: After her roommate Anthony Sommers, a petty officer second...
  • Homeless students receive laptops to help them succeed

    MIAMI Four high school girls who are currently homeless and have high career aspirations in nutrition, computer engineering, the culinary arts and fashion merchandising got a helping hand recently. Dayna Steele, a motivational business speaker and...
  • What is Green Monday?

    What is Green Monday?
    So what exactly is Green Monday?  Green Monday, the second Monday in December, is yet another online shopping holiday coined by retailers to spark consumer excitement.  “It’s not as big as Cyber Monday, but it’s bigger than Black...
  • Creating holiday traditions of your own

    Creating holiday traditions of your own
    In some families, Thanksgiving tradition is turkey and stuffing served on heirloom china. In others, it’s going to the Macy’s parade or visiting grandma. In Jill Smokler’s family, it’s a game of telephone. Started by the kids...
  • Fireman down, co-workers come to the holiday rescue

    Fireman down, co-workers come to the holiday rescue
    A fire truck ran over Boca Raton firefighter Capt. Mike McBrien when he passed out during a call on Thanksgiving Day. So when word got out he would completely recover, relieved fellow firefighters weren't content to bring flowers. Instead, more than...