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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Aurora mother offers Thanksgiving meal to entire apartment building

    Aurora mother offers Thanksgiving meal to entire apartment building
    When she wakes up Thanksgiving morning, Latricia Stone of Aurora won’t be rushing to cook her own holiday meal. Instead, the single mother of two will rush to cook nearly 50 meals, served on red porcelain plates and hand-delivered to her neighbors....
  • Volunteer convinces Jeff Turner to continue with annual Thanksgiving dinner in Elgin

    Volunteer convinces Jeff Turner to continue with annual Thanksgiving dinner in Elgin
    Jeff Turner wasn’t so sure he was ready to chair the annual community Thanksgiving dinner this year. The owner of Edison Street’s In the Neighborhood Deli announced in October that his newest endeavor — the Meet Market Cafe in East...
  • Kane County Farm Bureau continues tradition of offering fresh turkeys from Kauffman Farms

    Kane County Farm Bureau continues tradition of offering fresh turkeys from Kauffman Farms
    The Kane County Farm Bureau is continuing its long standing Thanksgiving tradition of offering fresh Ho-Ka turkeys from the state’s largest turkey farms, which is good news to legions of fresh turkey fans. “The feedback we get is ‘I&...
  • Slow start in downtown Naperville on Black Friday

    Slow start in downtown Naperville on Black Friday
    Lawrence Spaulding of New Lenox had a theory Friday morning about the slow pedestrian traffic in downtown Naperville. “I think the big rush is over already,” said Spaulding, as he pushed his son in a stroller toward the Apple store where...
  • Prepare to buy local on Saturday in downtown Naperville

    Prepare to buy local on Saturday in downtown Naperville
    The shopping tradition known as Black Friday seems to have fallen victim to overzealous retailers offering deals much earlier in November and even opening on Thanksgiving. But in Naperville, and throughout the country, the annual Small Business Saturday...
  • Bill Mego: Thanksgiving cooking mistakes you don't want to make

    Thanksgiving can be an exciting day. One fellow wanted roasted chestnuts, so he set his oven to 400 degrees, as he had been told, and his timer for 15 minutes, again as he had been told. Then he put the nuts on a tray, as he had been told, and started...
  • Countryside Business Association thanks sponsors for Thanksgiving event

    Countryside Business Association thanks sponsors for Thanksgiving event
    The Countryside Business Association Board members and Capri Banquet staff, along with volunteers from the City of Countryside and the local community, served Thanksgiving dinner to 94 low-income families and senior citizens (365 people) on Thursday, Nov....
  • Preschool students celebrate 'first' Thanksgiving

    Preschool students celebrate 'first' Thanksgiving
    The children of the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Active Learners Preschool held two Thanksgiving feasts at the Community Center Nov. 24. Boys and girls wore homemade Indian headbands and Pilgrim hats and took the time to give thanks for their...
  • Muslim Education Center in Morton Grove hosts interfaith Thanksgiving

    Muslim Education Center in Morton Grove hosts interfaith Thanksgiving
    For the past 50 years, several Morton Grove congregations have held an interfaith service to celebrate Thanksgiving. The location of the service is rotated annually between the congregations. This year, it was held at the Muslim Education Center. The...
  • Evanston police plan extra Thanksgiving patrols

    Evanston police plan extra Thanksgiving patrols
    Evanston police will be targeting drunken drivers over the Thanksgiving holiday, officials announced. The department is participating in the statewide enforcement effort, called Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, which runs from Nov. 17 through Nov. 30. It...
  • Cyber Monday growth slows after retail sales fell Thanksgiving weekend

    Cyber Monday growth slows after retail sales fell Thanksgiving weekend
    Online sales on what has become known as Cyber Monday were 8.7 percent higher than last year as of 2 p.m., according to IBM Digital Analytics. But the increase is far short of the 21 percent yearly growth seen last year. The smaller pace of growth...