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Columbus Day

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  • Thanksgiving in 1921 Highland Park

    Thanksgiving in 1921 Highland Park
    The year 1921 witnessed festive pageantry as the United States commemorated the 300th anniversary of the American Thanksgiving, where Pilgrims and Wampanoag fĂȘted a bountiful harvest and peace. President Warren G Harding stated, "Foremost among our...
  • Not sure the value of those inherited treasures? Simple research online can be priceless

    Today's column introduces readers who inherited art. Clueless about value, each wonders if their item(s) is worth anything. The lesson is that we all need to be smart about researching value. If/when you think an item may have potential, it pays to pay...
  • Antonio Gatto Lodge holds annual Columbus Day Mass

    The Antonio Gatto Lodge of the Sons of Italy is holding its annual Columbus Day Mass, Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary of the Mills Church, 114 St. Mary's Place. Mass will be celebrated in Italian and the music provided by the Lodge's choir....
  • Letters: Columbus' contemporaries were no slouches

    Re "Curiosity set sail with Columbus," Opinion, Oct. 13 Far from being the cause of prying the European imagination loose from the church, Christopher Columbus' voyages were the consequence of established European curiosity and technology. The...
  • Broadway Box Office: Quartet of Stellar Sellers Lead Columbus Day Boom

    Autumn bounty came to Broadway last week, with major sales and attendance bumps logged at most shows on the boards and no fewer than four titles topping an impressive $1.8 million each. The Main Stem traditionally begins to shake off the September...
  • Bays Chelsea Lightning U11 win Whitewater Cup

    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Soccer The Howard County based Baltimore Bays Chelsea...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks
    This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype. My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...
  • Federal workers are victims, not villains

    Dan Shannahan's letter ("Federal workers shouldn't complain about shutdown," Oct. 2) was as ignorant as it was callous. Writing that federal workers receive Flag Day as a holiday is blatantly incorrect and The Sun should not be publishing such a...
  • Fine lines

     
    The last four letters of the word "queue" are just there because they saw a queue forming and hoped it was for something good.... Sixth Form Poet Your grandfather clock thinks all your other clocks are snot-nosed little (punks) who......
  • Taking the Kids: 12 sites to see in Washington, D.C., during the shutdown

    Taking the Kids: 12 sites to see in Washington, D.C., during the shutdown
    Of course it's disappointing if you were planning to visit a national park or Washington, D.C., during the government shutdown, which has closed top attractions, including the 19 Smithsonian Museums, the National Zoo and the National Mall. It's even...
  • Great A-scare-ica: A grandmother complains and the amusement park responds

     
    A reader got in touch this morning: We took our grandkids to Great America on Columbus Day--our first visit there in a couple of decades. We knew the Halloween theme would be prominent, and we knew some park employees would......