Category Archives: Black Friday

Costly titles: Thanksgiving Day needs a new name

I’m of the opinion that Thanksgiving needs a new name. Sure, it’s still a time when friends and relatives gather in one spot to enjoy a home-cooked meal and set aside mutual dysfunctions, if just for a few hours. But, … Continue reading

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How do you spend your holiday budget? Most of mine is earmarked for baby toys

How do you spend your holiday budget? Most of mine is earmarked for baby toys In May, my wife and I adopted our daughter, Emily. Before we became parents, we would start the holiday season by establishing a budget on … Continue reading

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Will York County shoppers show up for midnight Black Friday deals?

Some people might not appreciate that some retailers, like The Bon-Ton Stores, will open at midnight on Black Friday. They might take exception to their loved ones rushing through Thanksgiving dinner so that they have enough time to secure a … Continue reading

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I survived Black Friday, barely

The physical scars may have healed – my feet are no longer throbbing – but the feeling of utter disappointment and sadness still linger days after I participated in what can only be described as the chaos that was Black … Continue reading

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Shopping for a computer? Try Monday for the best deals.

For anyone looking for a great deal on a new computer, digital camera or pretty much any other electronic device, Black Friday is not your day. Don’t waste your time fighting the crowds expected to pack stores late Thanksgiving, midnight … Continue reading

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Sears to open on Thanksgiving, citing shoppers’ requests

Sears is taking its holiday shopping experience to the next level. The company announced that it will be open on Thanksgiving this year for the first time ever. All of the company’s locations will operate from 7 a.m. to noon. … Continue reading

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Shopping before sun up in West Manchester Twp.

It was 3 a.m. on Black Friday and I hopped out of bed to see why my husband was on the laptop in the dining room. “What are you doing?” I asked. “I just got done shopping,” he said. Not … Continue reading

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Black Friday wackiness at Best Buy

If you haven’t seen it already, check out Jason Plotkin’s video on the folks waiting in line outside of Best Buy in York County earlier this morning. Those are some serious shoppers.

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