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Columbus Day

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Top Columbus Day Articles

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  • 240-pound female bear harvested in Pa. 5C's early archery season

    Hunting season is off to a good start, at least in Northampton County according to Wildlife Conservation Officer Brad Kreider. In reports filed to the main office of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Kreider reported a 240-pound female bear was...
  • Friends of the Libraries: In San Diego, efforts finally bear fruit

    The big news in the public library world this week is the opening of the new San Diego Central Library. The old central library, built in 1954, was small and, according to Sunday's Los Angeles Times, long overdue for replacement. In fact, it sort of...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Retail Therapy: Seven days at the spa

    Pamper party: Oct. 14 marks the return of Spa Week, during which many area spas will offer special $50 treatment deals through the http://www.spaweek.com website. Example participants include Fresh Espace at South Coast Plaza, which is offering three 60-...
  • Nice weather on the way, slightly cooler, drier

    Nice weather on the way, slightly cooler, drier
    At last, a break in the heat, just in time for the Columbus Day holiday weekend. Thanks to a pair of cold fronts, temperatures are forecast to ease into the low 70s in the metro areas on Friday morning, with the western areas such as Wellington seeing...
  • Columbus Day schedule and closings

    Columbus Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Oct. 14: Government offices Open in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties; Closed in Baltimore and Carroll counties, and Baltimore City. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public...
  • Villages Philharmonic Orchestra greets fall with 'A Columbus Day Celebration'

    THE VILLAGES — The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra will dive into the serious side of their season at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with "A Columbus Day Celebration." After a pops concert in September — another pops concert will be presented...
  • Chicago Marathon dining

    Chicago Marathon dining
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points. O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...
  • Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales

    Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales
    It's Shopping Saturday! Go coupon crazy so you can save on Columbus Day sales this weekend.  The weather's going to be beautiful, so use my fabulous deals to save on fun things to do. Get BOGO admission at 18 fun spots during Miami Attractions Month and...
  • 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...