Thursday, November 22, 2012
Need to do some last minute shopping? Here are a few places to try.
Happy Thanksgiving! Twinsburg Patch hope you are able to have an enjoyable and safe holiday. For those of you who still need some last minute shopping items for the big dinner, you're in luck: Several stores in Twinsburg are open Thursday. Thanksgiving Day Store Hours Giant Eagle: 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. CVS: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Walgreens: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (pharmacy is closed). Heinen's: Closed Did we miss something? Tell us what other stores may be open in the comments section below.
That's your annual turkey consumption, according to U.S. Census.
In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims, early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest, an event many regard as the nation's first Thanksgiving. Historians have also recorded ceremonies of thanks among other groups of European settlers in North America, including British colonists in Virginia in 1619. The legacy of thanks and the feast have survived the centuries, as the event became a national holiday in 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of thanksgiving. Later, President Franklin Roosevelt clarified that Thanksgiving should always be celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the month to encourage earlier holiday shopping, never on the …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
It's one of the biggest drinking days of the year — but authorities are urging people to celebrate responsibly.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol, anticipating heavier than usual traffic over the Thanksgiving weekend, released a video last year that could dampen some enthusiasm for holiday spirits. The eight-minute video shows compelling footage from actual traffic stops. Last Thanksgiving weekend, 14 people were killed in traffic accidents. That figure has increased from 10 people who were killed on Ohio's roadways in 2011. Each year between Thanksgiving and New Year's, nearly 39 people die in crashes, the Patrol says. Of the 42.5 million Americans who will travel over the coming holiday weekend, about 90 percent will be driving, according to AAA. Patrol officials say motorists should schedule plenty of time for road trips, so as not to speed. Safety …
We rounded up a few things to do this weekend before and after you carve the turkey.
Once the main event is over, many families still have restless kids and grown-up guests for three more days Thanksgiving weekend. But we’ve got you covered. Check the list below for great things to do over Thanksgiving weekend. Annual Thanksgiving Brunch Bunch What: This charity auction features guest auctioneers from Kent State Athletics and all the free coffee, cider and doughnuts you can eat. Prizes/auction items include memorabilia from the 2012 College World Series and tickets to see the Golden Flashes play in the MAC Championship game and a ride on the Goodyear Blimp. When: Nov. 22, 8 am-Noon Where: Kent American Legion (Underwood Hall) Cost: $3 Donation at the door More: Annual Brunch Bunch Auction Supports Charities Free Admission …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
If you need a new recipe for your Thanksgiving turkey, give one of these non-traditional twists a try.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
There are many ways to cook everyone’s favorite holiday bird. Each family has its own special technique for cooking a turkey, whether it's using an old family recipe, adding a secret ingredient or shopping at a certain store in town that helps make the turkey taste all the better. If you're hosting Thanksgiving this year, you can try any of the recipes below to add a new kick to your feast. If you're attending someone else’s dinner, hopefully their turkey will taste as good as one of these! Just the name of this recipe makes my mouth water. An Allrecipes.com user contributes this Greek take on turkey, which combines ground beef and pork with tangerine juice, rice and other ingredients for an in-bird stuffing. This one requires no pre-made …