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Columbus Day

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  • Orioles welcomed home for long-awaited playoff date

    Orioles welcomed home for long-awaited playoff date
    They clinched their post-season berth in an airplane over Florida and secured their spot in the divisional series in Texas. But for a town awash in orange and fans beyond thrilled, the Orioles are now fulfilling what the late comedian George Carlin said,...
  • Russell Means dies at 72; American Indian rights activist, actor

    Russell Means dies at 72; American Indian rights activist, actor
    Russell Means, who gained international notoriety as one of the leaders of the 71-day armed occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota in 1973 and continued to be an outspoken champion of American Indian rights after launching a career as an actor in...
  • East Haven Changed — No One Told The Mayor

    East Haven Changed — No One Told The Mayor
    It's a slow Sunday, and we're sitting at an Italian restaurant in East Haven — yes, 'Staven, that storied village by the sea — chatting with the bartender. We've asked about the town's history —- we're relative newcomers —- and...
  • Heavenly solitude off Door County

    Heavenly solitude off Door County
    ROCK ISLAND, Wis. — It's almost 8:37 p.m., and I rush with my flashlight on a path through the dark forest to get back to the boathouse. If I am late even 30 seconds, I will miss this appointment. It is an ironic bit of time management in a plot...
  • Baltimore Beer Week: The first weekend's food highlights

    Baltimore Beer Week:  The first weekend's food highlights
    Holy Smokes, there sure are a whole bunch of Baltimore Beer Week events, some 300 in all. Of those, 39 are either beer dinners or include some kind of food pairing. Of the 39 Baltimore Beer Week events that are either beer dinners or include some kind...
  • Laurel Sons of Italy hosts Columbus Day Mass

    Annual Sons of Italy Columbus Day Mass — Wed., Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., St. Mary of the Mills Church, 114 St. Mary's Place. Mass will be said in Italian and music provided by the Antonio Gatto Lodge's choir. Reception with dessert and coffee follows...
  • Holiday weekend could be wet; dry season arrives

    Holiday weekend could be wet; dry season arrives
    The pleasant albeit breezy conditions should continue on Thursday, although the upcoming holiday weekend could be rainy and gray. Thursday’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a 20 percent chance of...
  • One weekend only: Southwest launches holiday airfare sale

    One weekend only: Southwest launches holiday airfare sale
    First of all, Southwest Airlines needs to get with my schedule. I expect to see airfare sales on Tuesdays. When the airline launches them on Fridays, it gets me all frazzled. Routine, people. But the sale Southwest announced today is anything but...
  • Columbus Day: Partly sunny, chance of rain

    Columbus Day: Partly sunny, chance of rain
    After a stormy windy weekend, we should see more sun and fewer clouds on Monday. The Columbus Day forecast calls for highs in the upper 80s, lows in the mid 70s with a light breeze. There is a 30 percent chance of rain. Tuesday's forecast is similar....
  • Traffic: Accident on westbound Route 100 at I-95

    As of 9:30 a.m. Monday, traffic was slow on westbound Route 100 at I-95, due to an accident. Accidents were blocking traffic at Fayette and Paca streets in Baltimore and Littletown Pike and Baltimore Pike in Westminster. Debris in the road was blocking...
  • Rec sports: Columbus Day means soccer tournaments

    Rec sports The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be...