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Friday, December 2, 2022

Thanksgiving

Editor’s Notebook: Thanksgiving with the Partridge family … and Johnny!

Rare is the free time of a local-media superstar (where? where?), but I did have some down time for Thanksgiving and managed to regress to childhood with binge-watching several episodes from the third season (1972-73-ish) of "The Partridge Family." If...

‘Old School’ column: Thanksgiving, the Play

My daughter recently unearthed two missing picture boxes from her attic that I had given her “for safekeeping.” As you know, that’s the kiss of death for anything you hope to find later. But after a lot of scrounging...

Q&A: Thanksgiving effort requires all hands on deck

HAS PHOTOS The Arlington Knights of Columbus is gearing up for its annual Thanksgiving-meal effort, which is expected to feed more than 2,500 people this year. For information on the initiative – a tradition for generations – see the Website at...

State Police: 4 deaths on roadways over Thanksgiving

During the 2021 Thanksgiving statistical-counting period, preliminary data show there were four fatal traffic crashes statewide, Virginia State Police said Dec. 2. This is the lowest number of traffic fatalities during Thanksgiving period in more than a decade, officials said. “Although...

Editor’s Notebook: Craziest days of the year

Let's turn the wayback machine to the mid-1990s. That little scamp Bill Clinton was in the White House and I was down in Myrtle Beach, toiling as design editor of the Sun-News daily newspaper of the (RIP) Knight-Ridder chain. I...

Editor’s Notebook: Oh, the humanity!

It was 43 seasons ago that "WKRP in Cincinnati" made its way into Thanksgiving legend with a classic episode and the immortal final line: "As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly." (Not sure if the late, great...

State Police urge caution as holiday travel ramps up

The American Automobile Association predicts that 1.4 million Virginians will travel for this Thursday’s Thanksgiving holiday, which equates to 11 percent more motorists than in 2020. Virginia State Police urge patience for motorists planning to hit the roadways. “With traffic...

‘Old School’ column: No, thanks

Now that we’ve thrown out those rotting pumpkins, or maybe left them for the animals as suggested in various online posts, we’re ready to embrace fall.

Neighborhood Village returns with in-person Thanksgiving luncheon

After many months of meeting online and downscaling its offerings, the Arlington Neighborhood Village (ANV) program’s participants will gather once again for their annual Thanksgiving dinner on Friday, Nov. 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal...
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