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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Tall Trees Turkey Trot benefits Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook

    Tall Trees Turkey Trot benefits Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook
    An estimated 500-600 participants, not including spectators, turned out for the sold-out 18th annual Tall Trees Turkey Trot Nov. 27 in Glenview. The event attracted Thanksgiving runners or walkers from Westerville, Ohio to locales like Northbrook,...
  • Necessity breeds cooking skill

    Jackie Reuland, 55, freely admits that she does not like to spend too much time in the kitchen. “I tolerate cooking because we all need to eat,” jokes the longtime Aurora resident. With twin sons and a husband, she has plenty of people to...
  • Good Cause: Go for a run before you tackle that turkey

    Good Cause: Go for a run before you tackle that turkey
    This will be the 18th year the fox will chase the turkey along with about 2,500 other runners through downtown Batavia as part of the Fox River Trail Runners Fox and the Turkey race on Thanksgiving Day. Some participants likely take part in the...
  • Speak Out for Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

    I enjoyed the story of adopt a sailor for Thanksgiving. I also adopted a sailor. My grandson is in boot camp. He also brought a friend. The first thing they wanted to do was go to McDonalds for breakfast. It was their first time off base. They were really...
  • 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...
  • Black Friday in full swing in Fox Valley

    Black Friday in full swing in Fox Valley
    Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The big question: How much the Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of...
  • Turkey Trot draws racers ready for early run

    Turkey Trot draws racers ready for early run
    Most folks Thursday morning woke up to a cup of coffee and a lot of last-minute food preparation or travel plans to celebrate this year’s Thanksgiving Day. But as the sun came up over Naperville Central High School at 8 a.m., more than 7,000 folks...
  • Pre-Thanksgiving revelers in Naperville unfazed by new alcohol rules

    Pre-Thanksgiving revelers in Naperville unfazed by new alcohol rules
    Restrictions on liquor service approved by the Naperville City Council in October did not deter those who gathered downtown Wednesday night for the ritual of partying the night before Thanksgiving. As early as 9 p.m., the Wise Boxer Pour House at , 16 W....
  • 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....
  • 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...