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Columbus Day

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  • 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...
  • Area police agencies take part in nationwide prostitution sting

    Area police agencies take part in nationwide prostitution sting
    Cook County sheriff’s officers and police in Aurora and Elgin took part in a nationwide prostitution sting over the Columbus Day weekend that netted more than 200 arrests – most of which were of men soliciting sex acts, authorities announced...
  • Just a thought

    Columbus Day came and went this week with little fanfare. Some folks were off for a Monday holiday; others had to work. It wasn't the focal point of a lot of celebration, pomp or public pageantry, though in some communities and in some places it is a...
  • Chicago schools consider unified calendar

    Chicago schools consider unified calendar
    Chicago Public Schools students would be on the same calendar in the coming year, one that begins Aug. 26 — at least a week before most students now start school — and ends June 10, under a proposal the Board of Education will vote on...
  • Street Smart: VDOT tentatively plans HRBT work for after Columbus Day

    Street Smart: VDOT tentatively plans HRBT work for after Columbus Day
    VIRGINIA BEACH — VDOT’s new plans to complete the repaving of the eastbound side of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, include tentatively scheduling the work after Columbus Day, according to Friday’s press announcement. It will take...