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Columbus Day

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Top Columbus Day Articles

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  • State rejects planned sale of Griswold Ambulance

    State rejects planned sale of Griswold Ambulance
    The state's rejection of Griswold Ambulance Company's planned sale to Middlesex Hospital has forestalled the Oct. 17 closing date and revived hopes for maintaining the 70-year-old company in town. But town officials are moving forward with a request for...
  • In Poconos, weariness sets in as manhunt for Eric Frein grinds on

    In Poconos, weariness sets in as manhunt for Eric Frein grinds on
    CANADENSIS, Pa. - 7:30 a.m.: A school bus cruises along a foggy country road, carrying children to school. A few cars back, a black armored vehicle rolls past a blinking sign. "Closed to hunting," it reads. Minutes later, a man waits for breakfast...
  • Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute

    Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute
    The Art Institute of Chicago on Monday enjoyed a marathon of a different kind as almost 2,000 runners took advantage of an offer of free admission. Those numbers helped fuel a visitor surge comparable to the museum's biggest attendance day in 2013,...
  • Are you celebrating Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?

    Are you celebrating Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?
    Happy Columbus Day – or Happy Indigenous Peoples Day if you live in one of the growing number of localities that have renamed the holiday to honor the people who lived in America before Columbus showed up, and their descendants. Berkeley, it won&...
  • Rain doesn't dampen Columbus Day Parade

    Rain doesn't dampen Columbus Day Parade
    A little precipitation Monday could not dampen the spirits of those who lined sidewalks on State Street to watch floats, bands and performers in the Columbus Day Parade. Along with the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria, dozens of floats, primarily in Italy'...
  • Born amid KKK backlash, Columbus statue endures

    Born amid KKK backlash, Columbus statue endures
    In September 1928, the leaders of one of Easton's burgeoning immigrant communities met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city. They decided to canvass the Italian...
  • Columbus Day coupon: $10 off at JC Penney

    Save $10 on a $25 purchase at JC Penney with a Columbus Day coupon. The coupon is good on select apparel, shoes, accessories and home purchases. Click here for the deal. Click here for a $15 off $60 or $20 off $80 coupon. The coupons expire on...
  • Columbus Day deals: Free iPhone 6s, free movies and $1 off popcorn

    Columbus Day deals: Free iPhone 6s, free movies and $1 off popcorn
    It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all for Columbus Day sales. My roundup of deals include a free iPhone 6 from Walmart with a trade-in offer, free appetizer or dessert from T.G.I. Fridays, a free movie ticket to see Brad Pitt's "Fury," and...
  • Rough night for Andre Williams and the Giants

    Rough night for Andre Williams and the Giants
    PHILADELPHIA — Andre Williams had an inkling this was coming. In an interview on Friday afternoon, the former Parkland High standout, who got his first start at running back for the New York Giants on Sunday night, said he expected the Eagles to...
  • Walktober event held at Robbins Preserve

    More than 30 people gathered at the trail head of the Robbins Preserve in Thompson for a Walktober event on Oct. 12. They were given a guided tour of the 128-acre Wyndham Land Trust property by WLT board member and land manager Andy Rzeznikiewicz. The...
  • Sun, showers and some cooler air this week

    Sun, showers and some cooler air this week
    It should be a nice Columbus Day with some sun, warm temperatures and a small chance of afternoon rain. Then expect a higher chance of showers and storms on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the result of an approaching cold front - which should...