Tuesday, November 20, 2012
These DIY Thanksgiving crafts will lend festive fun to your holiday decor.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Before the turkey is in the oven, the dining room table is set and your family is on their way, making Thanksgiving and fall crafts is a fun way to pass the time. Thanksgiving crafts will keep little hands busy and provide family-friendly fall decor to your home. Try any of these crafts to add fun to your Thanksgiving table. OREO TURKEY WHAT YOU NEED: 2 Oreo cookies 1 miniature Reeses Peanut Butter Cup 6 candy corns 1 Whopper Yellow, red and black small tubes of frosting 1 container chocolate frosting (optional) WHAT YOU DO: 1. Take a small amount of frosting (I used chocolate frosting) and place it on one of the Oreos, where the tail feathers will go. 2. Put five candy corn tail feathers on top of the frosting - the frosting will help …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Portsmouth firefighters Local 1949 will be holding their second annual Thanksgiving food baskets distribution this month.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Let's hear it for Thanksgiving!
Nothing beats Thanksgiving. But that’s just me. The food. The football. The tradition. The desserts. The family. The Thursday leading into the long weekend. Did I mention the desserts? Like the chocolate pecan pie? For me, they’ve always combined to create the best holiday of the year. But I know that’s not universal. Some are partial to Christmas. Others like the summer holidays. For me, it’s always been Thanksgiving. What about you?
Sunday, November 28, 2010
Here's a look back at the week of Nov. 22-28.
Newly sworn-in Town Council and School Committee members hold first meetings of new term. Residents get their fill of Thanksgiving turkey. And, we take a look at Black Friday's local deals. Here's a look back at the week of Nov. 22 to 28. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday and Sunday
PHS students and teachers support the National Education Association of Rhode Island's Gingerbread Express program, while PHS Student Council members bake Thanksgiving pies for those in need.
Make way for the Gingerbread Express! Students and teachers at Portsmouth High School (PHS) recently dedicated their time and energy to making the holiday season much more enjoyable for the less fortunate this year. Portsmouth educators Amanda Boswell and Beth Travers explained their involvement with the National Education Association of Rhode Island’s (NEARI) Gingerbread Express program. The Gingerbread Express program has been helping link generous donors anonymously with needy Rhode Island students for 18 years now, and because of the difficult economic pressures and circumstances that many people find themselves dealing with recently, the program has certainly generated a new sense of appreciation among all involved. According to …
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Local area residents talk about what they are thankful for this holiday season.
We recently stopped by the Custom Coffee House and asked a few local residents the following: What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? Below are their responses:
Here's a look at the stores and restaurants open this holiday on Thursday, Nov. 25.
This Thanksgiving, when the cranberry sauce turns a little runny or the bird turns a bit too black for grandma's tastebuds, where do you turn for help? Luckily, we have the run down on where to grab that last-minute can of cranberries or bandages when things get a little too rough at the family's flag football game. Here's a list of the open stores and restaurants in Portsmouth this Thanksgiving: Grocery Stores Convenience Stores/Gas Stations Coffee Shops Taverns
Chief Jeffrey Lynch of the Portsmouth Fire Department talks about how to stay safe during the holidays.
The joy that Thanksgiving brings can often be compromised by fire hazards that affect households during this time of year. Chief Jeffrey P. Lynch of the Portsmouth Fire Department gave the following advice on how to stay safe during this Thanksgiving. Cooking Dangers "The major hazard is cooking in general," said Lynch. "Sometimes people will cook greasy things and must always remember to sit a lid on the pan." Lynch went on to warn that the biggest fire hazard in terms of cooking—deep-frying turkey. "People have the ability to set the house on fire," he said. "Make sure you don't have too much oil in the pan or it will boil over, and has the ability to create a substantial fire." Thanksgiving is a busy day in the kitchen with lots of …
The Portsmouth United Methodist Church welcomes everyone to attend a free Thanksgiving dinner today from 1-4 p.m. at the church on East Main Road.
Today is not just another Thursday in November. You might choose to tune the TV to watch the Macy's parade with Charlie Brown and his cartoon friends flying high in the sky. It might be a day to see your favorite team score a touchdown. Or, time to see relatives, or to cook, eat and enjoy the company of loved ones. On a day celebrated to give thanks, those at Portsmouth United Methodist Church will be engaging in "food and fellowship." The church will open its doors for a free Thanksgiving dinner today from 1 to 4 p.m. The church is located at 2732 East Main Road. The dinner is open to the public. No reservations are required. Three years ago, Kathy Smith was discussing the idea for a Thanksgiving community dinner with the church's pastor…
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Clements' Market was noticeably busy with shoppers on Wednesday, Nov. 24, the day before Thanksgiving.
Local shoppers rushed to Clements' Market on Wednesday, Nov. 24, to grab those last-minute dinner fixings. The last-minute Thanksgiving item mostly requested by shoppers? The rolls. Many patrons said they were at the family-owned and operated grocery store to pick up dinner rolls and pies. Residents also took time to say "thanks" and "Happy Thanksgiving" to store clerks and neighbors. To view more on activity at Clements' Market the day before Thanksgiving, please view the video below. And, have a Happy Thanksgiving!