Thomas Rouser has Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the banquet at Light of Life Rescue Mission on the North Side.

Light of Life shines on Thanksgiving

about 3 hours ago

About 1,000 people received a warm Thanksgiving meal Thursday as part of the annual tradition.

 A semi-portable Varidesk Soho standing desk, $175 at

Shop Holiday 2015: Gifts for young professionals

about 3 hours ago

Let them know they’re at the top of your shopping list with these ideas.

 "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown," is one of many Christmas specials airing this holiday season.

Holiday television specials spread seasonal cheer

about 3 hours ago

No matter what your preference, there is surely something on the seasonal schedule to suit your tastes.

 Thanks, Aunt Ina.

Local Dispatch: The Christmas ham that got us going

about 3 hours ago

In 1950s, an aunt with a large ham for Christmas dinner motivated 13 of us to pile into a car to visit. And then it began to snow. A lot ...

 Shoppers get a head start on their holiday shopping Thursday evening at the Toys R Us in Cranberry.

More consumers going mobile to do their holiday shopping

about 3 hours ago

Mobile devices could account for more than 40 percent of transactions this holiday season.

 An armed police officer stands guard Thursday at the start of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Macy's Thanksgiving parade features balloons, bands, heavy security

about 17 hours ago

Heavy police presence join balloons and floats on parade route.

 Audio-Technica AT-LP60 turntable, $99

Seeking gift ideas? Here are a few favorite tech things

1 day ago

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to give an absolutely fantastic technology gift. Here are 10 products under $100.

Black Friday retailers pile on discounts to lure shoppers

about 19 hours ago

About 135.8 million Americans are expected to shop in stores or online over the four-day weekend.

 The National Retail Federation estimates about 135.8 million people will shop this weekend.

Holiday shoppers get a head start on Thanksgiving

about 12 hours ago

Most of the more than a dozen major retailers like Macy’s, Target and Kohl’s were sticking with their evening Thanksgiving openings.

 Greetings, friends.

Local Dispatch: Why we still send Christmas cards

1 day ago

One can see how this quaint custom might fade. But when you send someone a real Christmas card, you are also sending a piece of yourself.


Holiday Celebrations

We've dished out a lot of recipes and how-tos over the years, so check out this collection of our favorite guides to a wonderful Western Pennsylvania holiday meals!

Frying a turkey

Turkey carving tips


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