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Thanksgiving? It’s complicated, but nothing’s simple any more

With families scattered around the country or around the world, holiday plans have gotten complicated.

Social distancing, spatchcocking and other reasons why this Thanksgiving is different

Thanksgiving will be different at our house this year — starting with a change of venue, because social distancing won't work at our house, built when "cozy" was good. And that's just the beginning.

Thanksgiving: a time for reflection, gratitude and hope

The mystery and the magic of the Thanksgiving holiday is the gift of gratitude.

Suffolk culinary students and staff cook Thanksgiving dinners for families in need

How do you help feed a community for Thanksgiving? Twenty turkeys, 100 pounds of mashed potatoes, 50 pounds of sweet potatoes, 80 pounds of stuffing and 25 pounds of assorted vegetables … and, of course, gravy – more than five gallons of it!

St. John Paul II school hosts Thanksgiving feast

St. John Paul II school held an early Thanksgiving feast for students and members of the community. Photo slideshow.

Riley Avenue Elementary School hosts its first-ever Thanksgiving parade

Riley Avenue students held the school's first-ever Thanksgiving Parade Nov. 25, marching through the halls with colorful balloons modeled after the giant balloons in the Macy's parade on Thanksgiving Day.

Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead in Riverhead

It's Thanksgiving week and that means it should shape up as a pretty quiet week in the newsroom. (Insert fingers-crossed emoji here.) A Thanksgiving reflection.

Can we really give thanks in all circumstances? Yes — gratitude is an attitude

Gratitude is an internal disposition of heart and mind that changes our perspective.

Church to host free Thanksgiving dinner

Church of the Harvest in Riverhead will host a free Thanksgiving dinner Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Giving thanks for those who serve — around the corner or around the world

As we gather with friends and family to celebrate America’s national day of Thanksgiving today, let’s remember the people who serve and protect us each and every day, the people who make our communities places we cherish.