Thanksgiving

Holiday travelers at LaGuardia Airport. (Credit: CBS2)

Travelers Brave Crowded Airports, Roads Following Thanksgiving Weekend Trips

It all went smoothly for many air travelers on Sunday — a nice change of pace after a winter storm caused headaches for many ahead of Thanksgiving on Wednesday.

11/30/2014

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Tenafly, N.J., Police Save Man From Choking On Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving meal almost cost a man in New Jersey his life, if not for some quick action by police.

11/29/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions scores a second quarter touchdown in front of Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bears vs. Lions Thanksgiving Roundup

The Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.

11/29/2014

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Stranger Donates Stem Cells In Hopes Of Curing New York Woman With Leukemia

A New York woman battling leukemia was especially grateful this Thanksgiving, as she credited the kindness of a total stranger with helping save her life.

11/27/2014

Volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinners at the Goddard Riverside Community Center. (Credit: CBS2)

Volunteers Pitch In To Serve Thanksgiving Dinner To Those In Need

In what amounts to as big a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and stuffing, volunteers got together Thursday to help those who might otherwise go hungry.

11/27/2014

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11/27 CBS2 Thanksgiving Evening Weather Headlines

There were a few flurries/sprinkles around earlier today and that will remain the case this evening… but nothing will stick with temps above freezing. Good news there!

11/27/2014

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Relax In the Park

Thanksgiving is awesome. There’s nothing quite like watching the big game with your family, drinking until you fall over and spending the day eating nonstop.

11/27/2014

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Put The Giving In T-giving

Thanksgiving. The best holiday ever: football, parades and unnecessary amounts of over eating. Top that off with a bit of booze and an afternoon nap, and you have yourself the perfect weekend. Well, almost.

11/27/2014

Crews inflate the Snoopy balloon ahead of the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (credit: CBS2)

Balloons Dancing Along West 77th Street Ahead Of Thanksgiving Day Parade

Fan favorites Snoopy and Woodstock were the first to be inflated by crews decked out in necessary rain gear.

11/26/2014

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Last-Minute Thanksgiving Preparations Underway

A snow storm before Thanksgiving is making turkey dinner shopping a bit more challenging this year.

11/26/2014

Travelers at LaGuardia Airport on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Of Flights Canceled At Area Airports As Storm Moves In

FlightAware.com says approximately 180 flights were canceled Wednesday morning in Newark and at LaGuardia, Kennedy and White Plains airports.

11/26/2014

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Tips On Salvaging Thanksgiving Dinner Disasters

CBS2’s Emily Smith got together with Sabrina Sexton, with the Institute of Culinary Education, to talk about tips on how to avoid a dinner disaster this holiday.

11/26/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

Gov. Chris Christie serves pre-Thanksgiving lunch at Newark soup kitchen on Nov. 26, 2014 (Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Serves Up Pre-Thanksgiving Lunch At Newark Soup Kitchen

Gov. Chris Christie and his wife didn’t let the winter weather stop them as they spent more than an hour plating and serving a pre-Thanksgiving lunch at the soup kitchen at St. John’s Church.

11/26/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes the ball during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Thursday Football Breakdown: Chicago Bears At Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving before 24 of the current NFL franchises even existed. The Lions’ first owner scheduled the inaugural game in 1934 to try and generate interest in the team.

11/26/2014

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