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Thanksgiving

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  • No Thanksgiving dinner: Shoppers hit Toys R Us and Best Buy

    No Thanksgiving dinner: Shoppers hit Toys R Us and Best Buy
    In the early evening, in the thick of Thanksgiving dinnertime, another round of retailers opened their doors to deal-hunting shoppers. Toys R Us began welcoming customers at 5 p.m. At the store in Bell Gardens, Cathleen Leal, 35, had been waiting...
  • Tips to celebrate Thanksgiving meals all week long

     
    Most of us can come up with plenty of reasons to be grateful on Thanksgiving. Perhaps the most obvious is the elaborate food. Holiday meals are prepared with devotion, and some sweat and tears. But be mindful when cooking and storing these delicious...
  • Kutztown University Dance Team to open Thanksgiving Parade

     
    Nearly 30 students from the Kutztown University Dance Team, including eight from the Lehigh Valley will perform during the opening and finale of the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade which begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday will be broadcast on.....
  • Duck Dynasty stars offer turkey frying safety tips

     
    Pennsylvania is one of the top states for grease and cooking related claims filed on Thanksgiving day, so State Farm insurance has partnered with Duck Dynasty stars to offer tips for how not to burn down the house. State Farm......
  • Holiday shoppers are feeling time-crunched

    Holiday shoppers are feeling time-crunched
    With a shortened holiday season punctuated by weekend winter storms, holiday shoppers in Maryland are feeling the pressure. There are six fewer days this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas than last year. And three Baltimore-area snowfalls in three...
  • Retailers extending Black Friday deals amid lukewarm demand

    Retailers extending Black Friday deals amid lukewarm demand
    With holiday spending on clothes and toys off to a chilly start, worried retailers are plying shoppers with an early gift: Black Friday-style bargains extended into the first weeks of December. Merchants get nervous each year during the dreaded early-...
  • Burb's Eye View: Putting some Black Friday options on the table

     Burb's Eye View: Putting some Black Friday options on the table
    There was a tradition in the Mahoney household that involved a lot of sleep after the Thanksgiving meal. As a card-carrying member of the kids' table, I took this for granted, that one day I would be old like my father, uncles and grandfather who...
  • Broadway Box Office: '700 Sundays' Is Worth Its Weight in Crystal

    Billy Crystal's solo show " 700 Sundays" may not have made the most money at the Broadway box office last week compared to other shows, but it sure is efficient about the way it goes about raking in its not-insubstantial take. The $1,197,109 the title...
  • HS football picks while spending my 33rd straight Thanksgiving covering a game

     
    Happy Thanksgiving. This is one of those holidays steeped in tradition where you tend to do the same thing year after year and for the 33rd straight year I will be covering a high school football game. For the 22nd time it's the Northampton-Catasauqua...
  • Maryland health exchange director resigns after questions about vacation

    Maryland health exchange director resigns after questions about vacation
    The director of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered. Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107...
  • NBC's 'Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade' Draws 25 Million Viewers

    On the same day NBC was basking in the ratings success of its live "Sound of Music" presentation, it also learned that one of its annual live events -- the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade -- has produced its best numbers yet. According to Nielsen,...