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showers for thanksgiving night and bob brooks has an inside look at a family's holiday meal. first annie mccormick at the kmart in winfield heights. >> they have been taking advantage all day, this line behind me at the target has grown significantly since i last checked in with you at 4:00, give me a wave guys, we are on tv now. getting enthusiastic now. most of the people in this line ate their thanksgiving dinner and came out to shop. throughout the day we caught up with people that skipped thanksgiving all together and some that got in line at early as 7:00 in the morning. >> the line outside of this winfield heights target started before their 6:00 p.m. opening, look at the line at this northeast best buy, it began at 7:00 this morning. determined shoppers know what i want. >> toshiba has the 50 inch flat screen for $149.99.
>> wal-mart stayed open all day but shoppers condition get the big deals since 6:00. >> we can't touch any of it until tonight. >> blue light specials at kmart began swirling at dawn. they close at 1:00 a.m. and reopen at 5:00 a.m. some door busters come later in the day. >> tonight is a big door buster special. drones go for $59.99 the big box stores open at dinner times but some have chosen not to open like costco and cabela's. and diane here at kmart says her customers count on it. >> a lot of people look forward to coming in and shopping and they like the hustle and bustle. >> thanksgiving morning we come out to kmart we have been doing that for years and from there it's eating and decorating.
>> we leave the kids with my mom and the big night shopping and tomorrow shopping, get out and get crazy right. >> and back out here live you see the gentlemen in the red sweater, what that is the store manager greeting the shoppers. >> the 60 inch curved tv, what is what everyone wants there say limited supply, a number of stores are closed and open at limited times, go on our website at 6abc.com. reporting live in winfield heights, annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. looking live now outside, sky 6 hd showing you the center city skyline there, a cloudy holiday across the delaware v valley shaping up to be a beautiful day and the call from accuweather. >> hi there sharrie, we are
tracking a couple of spotty showers across the region, here is stormtracker 6 live double scan radar some activity in the poconos right now, light sprinkles in philadelphia and moisture in south jersey and also pressing into delaware. temperatures still fairly mild on this thanksgiving thursday, 54 in the city and 48 in trenton and chilly in the poconos 35 and 55 degrees in down in cape may. the evening planner looks like this, it's cloudy at 7:00 p.m., 49 at 8:00 p.m. and perhaps you head out to do early shopping. 48 degrees and 47 degrees at 10:00 p.m. we'll stay in the upper 40s at 10:00 p.m. tonight underneath a mostly cloudy skies. as we look ahead it's cloudy once again on back friday. it gets brighter into the weekend and much needed rain into next week. we go over the details in the full canlusive accuweather
forecast. >> the parade rolled down the ben franklin parkway for the 97th year, it played out live on 6 abc and pomp and circumstance and big performances with lots of local flair. ♪ ♪ >> it started off with a big performance right in front of the art museum steps, several singer as long with 100 dancers helped to kick things off. several special guests were on hand including philadelphia mayor, jim kenney, he stopped to speak to karen rogers along the parade route. this was mayor kenney's first parade since taking office and ducis rogers, bob brooks and erin o'hearn were some of the members on board of the rolling on the river boat float. ♪ ♪
a big part of the parade is the wonderful performances that take over the parkway, including the national cast of dirty dancing, they performed time of my life. ♪ ♪ ♪ noel noel >> grammy nominated country artist sang today she teamed up with the parade dancers to perform her new christmas single, noel. ♪ ♪ and plenty of dancing on the parkway as well. the eagles cheerleaders partnered with the drum line to celebrate and swoop got in on the action. and 20 marching bands from across the country taking part in today's parade, they traveled from near and far including the anthony wayne marching generals
from white house, ohio. whatever brought people out there was plenty to cheer for this morning. katherine scott spoke to people out and about for the parade today. >> the music and the marching and the floats, the balloons. the 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade made its way up ben franklin parkway for yet another year, a thanksgiving feast for the eyes and ears. >> it's family tradition and it's great and bring the kids they love it. the first time my daughter is actually in the parade. >> whether seasoned spectator or first time fan there was plenty to cheer about. even when the terrifying t-rex took the crowd for a spin. >> as a child my dad brought us down and my mom stayed home and cooked dinner and when we came home the elves helped her decorate the house. >> the wailin family was there, and for the first time one of
the four brothers were not able to be there. now more than 60 family and friends come to celebrate. >> we started off with my niece stacey when she was 2 years old and we were olding her on our shoulders and then as the kids to started to grow we came with scaffolding and ladders and then it progressed. >> happy thanksgiving. holiday cheer, family and friends traditions of old and some in the making. >> it's awesome. every year we watch it on tv and now we are actually watching it and we are on tv. >> we want to wish everyone a happy thanksgiving. well, we also had a special guest this morning for our parade coverage. live with kelly cohost winner and souderton area high school teacher, richard curtis. if you missed any of the parade
we have a slideshow at 6abc.com. or use the 6 abc app. dinner time for many people across the delaware valley and means it's time for another "action news" tradition. >> bob brooks live with a family in northeast philadelphia as they enjoy the holiday and of course the holiday food. >> reporter: sharrie and walter, absolutely it's time for charles to start carving the turkey now. go ahead. what is the technique here. thin sliced. everybody likes the thin sliced. is that right? >> that is what they want, thin sliced turkey. mary ann, his wife who so graciously let us into their home to spend thanksgiving dinner with them. we have a special treat for everyone watching right now.
a children's choir to sing a thanksgiving tune led by little jackson. go ahead and take it away. what is the song? >> well, hello mr. turkey how are you? clap clap. ♪ ♪ gobble gobble, wobble wobble ♪ >> give yourselves a round of applause. wonderful job. sharrie and walter what is next is dinner time. when i see you again we'll be eating. >> they stole the show. it's over now. great job. happy thanksgiving to them. >> there is mr. to come on "action news" at 5:00. developing now in kentucky the deadly shooting at a packed park just feet away from a thanksgiving tradition. a young mother in georgia giving
news now out of louisville, kentucky, where two people were killed and four others were hurt during a shooting at a crowded park. officialed say that hundreds were at the park for a youth football tournament that is held every year on thanksgiving day. that included the city's mayor, the four who were hospitalized are expected to be okay. the motive for the shooting is still for investigation. >> it may be thanksgiving but the white house transition continues, that as officials at both sides of the aisle react to president-elect trump's picks. >> abc learned that president-elect trump is to name wilbur ross to head the commerce department. ross was the owner of west virginia's sago coal mine in 1976 when a dozen miners were killed and yesterday mr. trump named two women to his cabinet.
nikki haley, a former marco rubio supporter named ambassador to the u.n. >> i think it's amade that he can go beyond his strict loyalist. that seemed to what mattered the most to him that someone was loyal to him and she certainly wasn't. >> and mega donor, school choice advocate betsy devos, yesterday she issued a strong statement on common core saying i am not a supporter period. following mr. trump's lead from the campaign. >> and now the president-elect is spending the holiday in florida. >> it's my prayer that on this thanksgiving we heal our divisions and move forward as one country strengthened by one person and very, very common resolve. >> even though it's thanksgiving, the president-elect is tweeting and working on trying to keep the carrier air conditioning company
located here in the united states. they are looking forward to work with the administration. lana zach, channel 6 "action news." in health check today at 5:00, many people are giving thanks today but a young mother from georgia is especially excited. for the first time she is enjoying thanksgiving dinner without sickness or pain. for years 33-year-old jessica greaseback had back pain and became nauseous and bloated when she ate. she didn't know it but was born with her intestines misplaced. and could have been life-threatening and online jessica found a doctor with a unique surgery to move her intest ines and it saved her and not a transplant. >> it let us fix it in an anatomical way, like reorganizing your kitchen or
bedroom using your own furniture to make your house look pretty and safe. >> the relief i have gotten since surgery is miraculous, it's night and day. >> her pain is gone and she is back at work and doing her photography business again. and she is back as you can see playing with her son again. >> i love stories like that. >> we want to see how you are celebrating the holidays today share your holiday photos onle social media. because it could end up on tv like this. here is a sample of what our families sent in. tweety bird and playing football. and a mannequin challenge there as well. and send in a picture or video use the #6abcaction. and it could very well be on "action news."
the family of fan fran. the group started in 2012 after she was missing for seven months, skeletal remains were found off the waters in ocean city. dna confirmed it was hers. this feeds less fortunate and provides warm clothing. >> the catholic faithful took part in a holiday mass, before the cooking a group gathered in rittenhouse, the thanksgiving holiday say time to reflect on the past year and give thanks to the loved ones in your life. >> besides the tucky and stuffing some would argue the best thing is the desserts and bread. a tradition in philadelphia is to start the day at develop ari brothers bakery for bread and
pies. they can't remember how many years we are doing this tradition. >> my family is buying bread here for years probably before i was born. these are some of the best rolls in south philly there is no doubt about it. >> another local bakery has a deep local history of cooking their customers turkey. for the customers we spoke with there is no better way to cook their holiday bird. >> some friends celebrated thanksgiving with some flag football, for the dbd barber salon annual game. they grew up playing together and split up for a mock college versus nfl game. >> we'll have to figure out who won that one. still to come on "action news" at 5:00, a check of the accuweather forecast. going live outside sky 6 hd showing you the commodore barry bridge. melissa magee has the exclusive
this thanksgiving day. melissa magee has all the detailed. >> reporter: yes, it's been cloudy and certainly not bad on this thanksgiving thursday, we'll show you stormtracker 6 live double scan a couple of showers in the poconos and some activity south of philadelphia and south jersey and to the south of delaware. dover, delaware at this hour. the showers are light in nature. and street level storm tracker 6 closer into south jersey and showers in hammonton and mays landing and millville and down into sea isle city and cape may but moving off to the east as we go throughout the rest of the tonight. the high in philadelphia, 55 right now 54 in the city, and 44 in allentown and the lehigh valley and 53 in cape may and 52 in millville and lower 50s in dover. here is satellite 6 along with action radar we have got a mostly cloudy sky and the bulk of the moisture moving into upstate new york and portions of
new england and snow showers in that area, but for the post mart we are cloudy with a couple of showers overhead. the next 12 hours the forecast looks like this a few sprinkles on the way for tonight and for lancaster for the overnight low 41 in philadelphia and 36 in toms river and the boardwalk 44. and all the shoppers hoping to get deals for black friday, the planner is covered for you, 43, and 47 at 9:00 a.m. middle to upper 50s at 1:00 and 3:00 and back down to the 50s tomorrow night. a close eye in the tropics of hurricane otto, this made landfall earlier today. the center of circulation, maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour. this made landfall as a category 2 hurricane and it continues to move to the west through the
rest of tonight and more than likely weakening into a tropical storm this is the latest falling hurricane we have seen on record. and this is the five-day at 5:00, tomorrow clouds and a spotty shower and high of 56 and breezy and sunshine on saturday at 54 and brisk and killy on sunday and 49 for the high. monday sunshine and a few high clouds and 59 degrees, mild on tuesday and the threat of rain and 62 for the high. we'll let you know how long that wet weather sticks around for next week. those details in the next half hour. >> thank you. our top stories coming up. afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road.
the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. "action news" continues. ♪ ♪ it's a day full of thanksgiving traditions, thousands lined the parkway with the 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade. there was a variety of different floats including one ta featured a giant ice sculpture. and dozens of marching bands got the crowd moving like this one all the way from jamaica.
>> and hundreds of others from across the delaware valley gave back by volunteering their time. >> rick and monica are off and not all shoppers that want to take advantage of black friday deals didn't have to wait to go shopping. kmart and old navy opened early this morning. >> reporter: more than 137 million americans are expected to shop this weekend hoping to snatch up the best toys for all ages. and retailers around the country are trying to lure the consumers inside like this best buy shopper that pitch aid tent to get the best deals on -- >> some tvs and a few tablets and a few computers. >> macy's the world's largest department store are offering in-store exclusives on apparel and fragrances, and toys r us is
opening their doors soon after the plates are cleared. >> we have a whole store of awesome. literally hundreds of items on sale from 5:00 until midnight. jcpenney is betting on appliance showrooms and select neiman marcus stores shoppers may turn into renters partnering with online site rent the runway. >> but some stores are doing the opposite staying closed for thanksgiving, barnes and noble, dillards and sams club giving the thanksgiving holiday to their employees and their famili families. >> some are moving up their cyber monday sales to today, thursday. you can shop in one hand with a turkey leg still in the other. lana zach, channel 6 "action news." before you start your black friday shopping be sure to check the black friday play book, dozens of retailers are providing our 6 abc viewers with
all kinds of discounts this year. you can find those at 6 abc and use the #6abcaction. on social media. >> thousands of people bundled up to line the parky for the 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade. richard curtis was at the parade. he recently won a contest to sit alongside kelly ripa, he did so well he was invited back for a second appearance and curtis joined rick and cecily as well in the anchor booth. ♪ ♪ >> this year the cast of the walnut theater production of the classic production of the wizard of oz. people that enjoy the parade helped to do their part by giving back. many people brought donations of
canned goods that the boy scouts collected along the parade routes and they go to the less fortunate in our area. >> on this thanksgiving day it's a tradition to spend time giving back and nora muchanic spend the day in trenton where one group made sure everyone had a place to eat. >> i didn't have a place to go. >> hundreds of people packed into the trenton area soup kitchen, digging into a hot and delicious turkey dinner. >> the food is real good. >> you have a favorite? >> the dressing and tushie. >> it's helping us out. i love coming here with my husband. >> the soup kitchen served almost 100,000 meals through the escher street headquarterer, they serve up a full mean and deliver it to the clients differed to the table. >> it's like family. coming home. >> we bring our kids out to
enjoy with other people. me and my kids we are having a ball. >> i like the turkey and the corn. and i like the sweet potatoes. >> the population we serve here is what we call now the working poor. most of them about 25% are homeless. >> thanksgiving at the soup kitchen reminds us there are so many that don't have a home or the means to make a thanksgiving dinner of their own. >> it means a lot for a lot of homeless people that don't have nowhere to live. they can come here five days a week and get a hot meal. >> i am volunteering today because i really feel i have been blessed over the years, don't have a lot but blessed and a lot of people are less fortunate. >> people that come to the soup kitchen for a special thanksgiving dinner knowing they are welcome here and treated with respect. in trenton, i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." >> meanwhile, thousands of
people across the delaware valley are enjoying thanksgiving dinner now because of the kindness and generosity of volunteers, this morning the salvation army provided 1,000 families with meals to go in philadelphia. more than 100 volunteers helped to prepare the meal so they were trod go for families in need. over in wilmington the family breakfast mission hosted a meal as well. they spent hundreds of hours preparing the stuffing and mashed potatoes and of course the turkey. more than 1,000 people were able to enjoy a warm holiday meal together. >> after the parade people across the tri-state area looked forward to the traditional thanksgiving meal. bob brooks spending an even with a family in northeast philadelphia. >> reporter: hey guys we are here at charlie and mary's home. we have been here since about 4:00 and they are eating now.
and i want to ask everyone, how is the food? >> delicious! >> good! >> and what would you like to say charlie and mary ann for hosting you and having the dinner here? >> thank you! thank you! >> i'm thankful for you. >> for me? bob brooks. >> no for them. >> i thought it was for me. we have maryanne here seeing your family together and devouring your food. it's quiet and it smells delicious. how does it make you feel? >> wonderful a blessing ever year we are missing a few but we have a few more. >> is this typically how you do thanksgiving. >> every year. >> are you always this nice or are you putting on an act for me. >> stick around. >> the last question i have is when we are done with this live
shot? can i eat? >> absolutely. >> cool. >> well walter i'm going to get something to eat finally now. >> bob for the record i am thankful for you. okay. thank you bob. >> all day the viewers are sharing pictures of us for their thanksgiving traditions whether you are at home with family and friends we want to see your photos and videos, send them in on social media, #6abcaction. dozens of people paused this holiday morning for prayer. these parishioners started their day at penns presbyterian church in philadelphia and they gave thanks for the people if their lives and spending the holidays with their loved ones. >> the eagles are getting ready to take on the green bay packers and find out what happened moments before gunshots rang out while people were putting up
christmas decorations in the city's juniata park session. and a fire left people without a home in south jersey. >> and walter stormtracker 6 live double scan showing you some spotty showers in philadelphia and the bulk of the precip heading off to the north we'll let you know what is in store for back friday. >> sounds good melissa. those stories and more when "action news" at 5:00 returns. (my hero zero by lemonheads)
three people were shot while decorating their house for christmas in the juniata section of the the city. the three men were shot several times on the 4700 block of howlin street. a chevy impala drove past them and then sped up as the car drove off they fired four or five shots at the victims. nine people were forced from their homes on this thanksgiving day following a fire in voorhees new jersey, the flames broke out here at the 400 block of van
buren road. nine people are displaced and fire officials say a heater likely malfunctioned sparking the blaze. two people were killed and two others injured in a serious crash, a car driven by joel huton crossed the median and hit another car, huton and another passenger in the other car died from their injuries, the crash happened just after 7:00 this morning on williamstown road near aerial road in winslow township. no word on what caused the crash. jeff skversky as a check on sports, the eagles have one more day to heal after getting banged up last week. connor bar win still not practicing today. darren sproles and mcelvin are back at practice and the eagles hope that matthews can contribute monday night against
green bay, they are banged up in more ways than one, they lost five of seven and some have lost faith but carson wentz is not one of them. >> we are close, we all come back and watch the tape. and you just see little things, you see the little things that add up and we are right there, and we have young guys, myself included and we have all of these learning opportunities and we see them and we are right there. so we know we can do it we have to fine tune our details and we'll be all right. >> lets hope so. eagles packers here on 6 abc, coverage picks up with the pregame show at 8:00 and followed by the game at 8:30, and we'll wrap it up with the post game report outside of the eagles locker room. and the eagles can sit back and eat and watch footballs like the cowboys and red skins game and
dallas up 7 and the eagles need dallas to win to help them with the wild card. sam bradford and the vikings are in detroit. bradford picked off and darius slips in front and no time left, how about matt operator with the game winner. bradford lost five of six. >> temple basketball, the owls are flapping their biggest win of the season in the big apple. down midway through the fourth against florida state and came all wait back and freshman moore, the three and temple takes the lead and can you believe it, three seconds left and florida state can win it but how about this way, clinton rose
the rebound. temple hangs on to win and next up west virginia tomorrow. sixers big man, joel embiid is not expected to play tomorrow night and embiid is due to rest after going over his minute restriction last night and embiid is not too happy about it either. he kicked a chair on the sixers bench out of frustration, he wanted to play in the second overtime but the sixers medical staff shutting him down, brown was tempted to use embiid and sixers lost by 5 keeping them from their fifth straight win at home. turkey and stuffing not the only items on the menu, a full slate of high school football playoffs. >> how about woodbury, they ate gateway alive today. marcus mcgruder, a 100 yard
reception return. they win 43-6. the mayors cup haddonfield eats east haddonfield alive. all the pumpkin pie he will eat tomorrow. they win 31-0. the full menu of high school games tonight on a special thanksgiving edition of high school huddle at 11:30 on 6 abc. hopefully the tryptophan does to the kick in for you guys. >> a big show. >> thanks jeff. a christmas display that caused controversy last year is back up in the city of reading, recorder of deeds fred sheller once again decorated the living room from the classic movie a christmas story, it sits at the third floor of the services center, it featured an overloaded outlet and the fame yuts leg lamp and if you pick up the phone can you hear a scene
from the movie, sheller took the display down last year because it was deemed a fire hazard. >> the whole thing is fragile. >> more performances from this years parade to come. and two very special students were honored in front of people at an annual football game in delaware county. and melissa magee has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. that means incredibly fast 150 meg internet for the holidays. so in the 3.7 seconds it takes gary watson to beat the local sled jump record, fly, gary, fly. ...his friend can download 13 versions of the perfect song... ...his sister can live stream it... ...while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder.
there were plenty of music performances during this year's parade. this was dj cool and dj perform. they were joined by dozens of capa dancers be kids were dancing along to this one. and a big hit at this year's 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade was north philadelphia boxer, danny garcia, earlier this month he won a non-title match at temple center. he was able to get off the gingerbread float to talk to our own karen rogers. >> i was born and raised in philadelphia and i love the city
of philly. i live with my daughter in philly. i love the city. >> we can tell that. >> he is working on a title match against wb welterweight champion. keith thurmond. the shoppers are going be okay. a little cloudy and similar to today on this thursday, we have a repeat pattern on the way today. stormtracker 6 live double scan radar you see that we have spotty showers that are mainly south of philadelphia in south jersey and also into delaware work go in tighter on street level and we have light rain in hammonton on route 322 in between mays landing in atlantic city, along the garden state parkway into sea isle city, and the moisture into cape may at this hour. we show you the picture outside. sky 6 hd looking at the commodore barry bridge on this thursday night. you see the clouds for the most part locked in across the
delaware and lehigh valleys, the clouds are hanging tough through the day tomorrow. nice and mild in the city, despite the clouds overhead 54 in the city and 43 in allentown and 35 in the poconos 35 and 53 in cape may. here is satellite 6 along with action radar we have the showers and the bulk of the precip today was actually north of the city up in new york and across upstate new york and portions of new england in the higher terrain you were dealing with snow and off to the west more clouds will move on in as we go throughout the rest of the overnight hours. in fact for tonight, it's mostly cloudy and a few sprinkles overhead dropping down to 35 in the suburbs. black friday for all the shoppers and area of low pressure to the northern and one to the south and tracking a
spotty shower in the forecast and high temperature of 56 degrees, as we get into the start of the weekend on saturday, the area of low pressure moves on off to the east and high pressure wants to return and partly sunny by saturday we a northwesterly wind and temperature of 54. saturday night temple is at home at the link and 7:30 p.m. is the start of the game and stars and clouds with the northwesterly flow and chilly and 47 once we get into the fourth quarter down to 43, it's cloudy tomorrow and spotty shower and high temperature at 56 and breezy and partly sunny and 54 for the high. sunday brisk and chilly and high of 49 and future tracker windchill showed a different day. temperature as long the 95 corridor feeling like 40 in the city on sunday and other locations 25 in the poconos the feels like number. sun and high clouds on monday
and 54 for the high. and tuesday high of 62 and carries over into wednesday with much needed rain and 64 and wet early on wednesday and clearing later in the day and a high of 56. tomorrow is not bad mild where we should be but tracking a couple of showers for all the black friday shoppers. bring the wet weather gear just in case.
two special studented were honored for the annual saint dot's and saint bernadette school game in haverford county. in front of hundreds of people josh and kim were named honorary captains for their school's teams. the students are both battling cancer. the schools wanted to show their support for the students, josh and sydney got special shirts and footballs signed by the varsity team. >> right now the "action news" team is standing by with these stories next at 6:00.
>> an annual thanksgiving tradition for the region and the 6 abc family, now 97 years in the running. what you may have missed on the parkway this morning. >> and also on this thanksgiving a day to share blessings with family and friends and strangers near and far what people in the area are doing to mark the day. >> and with most of the eating complete, for some. it's time to shop and stores are ready to roll out the deal, we are live. >> time to eat is coming up for us. >> now for melissa magee, jeff skversky and cecily tynan and sharrie williams, i'm walter perez. "action news" at 6:00 is next.
"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist, cecily tynan, and jim gardner. ♪ ♪ a tradition now in its 97th year. the 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade. the music, the dancing and the fun just a small part of the day that is also about sharing food with family and friends and giving back to those who need it most. it's thursday night and jim is off and i'm sharrie williams, and the big story on "action news" is the thanksgiving holiday, a time for families and friends to have a feast and say thank you for the blessings of the year. over on chestnut parishioners took time to give thanks in
church. this is the white rock baptist church they were joined by members of monumental baptist church on locust. they have joint services avenue year alternating locations. and in north philadelphia, hot meals were served with love at one day at a time. that is the program for drug and alcohol recovery, as well as services affected by hiv aids. and people reconnecting with loved ones to see they are doing well in recovery, we are told that members of the 22nd police district volunteered for today's event. >> "action news" reporter bob brooks live with a family in philadelphia. they were sitting down for their holiday meal. >> it's busy. a delicious meal. i did eat, marion