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Wearing pilgrim hats, Chamlian Armenian School students including second-grader Raymond Turchan, 7, center, enjoy a turkey dinner during their lunch hour on Wednesday. (Raul Roa/News-Press)

Cultural feast for Chamlian students

LA CRESCENTA — An Armenian Thanksgiving menu hedges closely to the American tradition, especially the generous portions of turkey, mashed potatoes, corn and cranberry sauce.

Railroad crossing safety call

GLENDALE — The death of a woman in her 60s who was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Monday has highlighted the need to make the city’s portion of the rail corridor safer, the Metropolitan Transit Authority chairman said.

Officials: Cook with caution

GLENDALE — The cooking — and eating — that comes with Thanksgiving can mean a trip to the emergency room.

They’re on a power trip

Dangling by a rope and belted around a telephone pole, Ryan Adams put into practice all he’s learned the last 10 weeks in Glendale Community College’s first-ever Verdugo Power Academy.

The tackling machine

A throwback to yesteryear — his fists taped, his face marked with a scowl, his roar fierce, his tackle true, his ferocity measurable, his tenacity relentless — is how one might characterize Chris Cabrera.

Second String: Darabedyan seizes moment against all odds

Just eight days prior to the most telling night of his life, Karen Darabedyan was in a doctor’s office.

A Balcony View: The yin and yang of giving thanks

Like many families, the Huertas have a Thanksgiving tradition of giving everyone around the dinner table a chance to talk about what they are grateful for.


Written by Melanie Hicken

November 26, 2009 at 9:00 am

Posted in News Roundups

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