Monday, November 19, 2012
Patch has the rundown of what government services are operating this week.
Most Howard County services will be closed Thursday Nov. 22, including trash and recycling pick-ups. The county’s “slide” schedule will be in effect, according to officials. Howard County’s 911 center remains open and staffed 24-7. All county operations resume normal business hours Monday Nov. 26. The following is a rundown of closings and openings over the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday in Howard County, according to Howard County Government. Closed on Thursday, Nov. 22 County Government Offices Courts Animal Shelter Landfill No trash or recycling service Senior Centers All parks Roger Carter Recreation Center Meadowbrook Athletic Complex Robinson Nature Center Gary J. Arthur Community Center at Glenwood North Laurel Community Center No Howard…
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Greek turkey, Cajun turkey, Indian-spiced turkey—any one of these non-traditional recipes can liven up your holiday meal.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
There are countless ways to cook everyone’s favorite holiday bird. Each family has its own special technique for preparing a turkey, whether it's using an old family recipe, adding a secret ingredient, or shopping at a certain store that helps make the turkey taste all the better. If you're hosting Thanksgiving this year, consider of the recipes below to add a new kick to your feast. (And if you're attending someone else’s dinner, hopefully their turkey will taste as good as one of these!) Greek Traditional Turkey (with Chestnut and Pine Nut Stuffing) Just the name of this recipe sets the mouth watering. An Allrecipes.com user contributes this Greek take on turkey, which combines ground beef and pork with tangerine juice, rice and other …
43.6 million travelers expected over the holiday weekend, the fourth consecutive increase.
Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner the countdown is on for the most congested roads and crowded airports of the year. AAA is predicting the fourth consecutive increase in the number of Thanksgiving travelers this year, albeit on smaller budgets. The travel group expects 43.6 million Americans will hit the highways and airports over the holiday, a 0.7 percent bump over last year, reports USA Today. But whereas travelers spent on average of $544 last year, they will spend only $498 this year, according to USA Today. Ninety percent of the holiday’s travel will be done by car and 7 percent in the air, The Washington Post reported. If you’ll be one of the holiday’s 24 million flyers, click here for Transportation Security Administration…