Thank you for starting your week with us. Here are some of the stories we’re keeping an eye on leading up to Monday.
Help make the holidays brighter
The Enquirer and United Way of Greater Cincinnati have joined forces for the 35th year to help families in need with the Wish List program.
On Thursday, we’ll post the first of eight stories set to take place over the holiday season, highlighting people who may be in need of a helping hand.
If you can’t afford to donate this year, there are other ways to help. Check out CincyHelps.org for volunteer opportunities.
Chanukah starts tonight and there are many ways to celebrate this year.
Things to do:Celebrate Hanukkah in Greater Cincinnati with these Menorah Lighting Events
We have a listing of Greater Cincinnati events including menorah lighting on Fountain Square.
Where will the Bearcats land?
The penultimate college football playoff standings will be released Tuesday night and all eyes are on the Bearcats.
Last week the team finished fourth for the first time. Now they are looking for a chance at the national championships, supported by a victory over East Carolina on Friday.
University of Cincinnati:The No.4 Bearcats beat the ECU Pirates 35-13 to end the regular season unbeaten
Be among the first to find out where UC ranks. Download the Cincinnati Sports app and turn on notifications.
How will the work stoppage affect the reds?
Major League Baseball faces an offseason lockdown next week as players and owners work on a list of festering issues.
What is the impact on the 2022 season? How will this affect the Reds?
Faq:Major League Baseball could go on sick leave. What this means for the reds
Bobby Nightengale has an overview, answering some of your most frequently asked questions.
Finish your holiday shopping
Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday have gone from one-day events to a month-long discount festival, there are still plenty of opportunities to get vacation deals.
Buy until you drop:Target unveils Cyber Monday sale with two days of online offers and “Holiday Best” sale
If you don’t know where to start, USA TODAY has the latest sales and bargains, including Target’s Cyber Monday sale that started, of course, on Sunday.