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Columbus Day

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  • Seattle lawmakers vote to change name of Columbus Day holiday

    Seattle lawmakers vote to change name of Columbus Day holiday
    SEATTLE - The Seattle City Council unanimously voted on Monday to redesignate the federal Columbus Day holiday as Indigenous Peoples' Day to reflect that Native Americans were living on the continent before Christopher Columbus' 15th Century arrival....
  • Deal of the Day: Columbus Weekend Pottery Sale

    Deal of the Day: Columbus Weekend Pottery Sale
    Combine leaf peeping with shopping at Cornwall Bridge Pottery's Columbus Day clearance sale running Saturday through Monday, Oct. 11 to 13. The event features great deals on seconds, overruns and remainders. Cornwall Bridge Pottery is at 415 Sharon Goshen...
  • Ray of Light Farm Receiving Help From Fans Who Want It To Survive

    Ray of Light Farm Receiving Help From Fans Who Want It To Survive
    Children sit atop horses, engaged in therapeutic riding sessions, as sheep bleat and roosters crow, responding to dedicated workers who help take care of the grounds. "We have about 150 animals total here, 52 of which are horses and donkeys, many of...
  • Why some women with breast cancer dread October

     Why some women with breast cancer dread October
    The pink ribbons, pink T-shirts, pink carnations, a pink bra sculpture — there's pink seemingly everywhere, promoting mammograms, raising funds and celebrating survivors in October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But there are some people who are...
  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

    Years past, October celebrated Hispanic heritage coinciding with Columbus Day celebration's of Italian heritage. Many have objected to celebrating Christopher Columbus coming to this continent because the decimation of the aboriginal cultures already...
  • Best New England Drives For Viewing Fall Foliage

    Best New England Drives For Viewing Fall Foliage
    Here comes the great fall foliage color, and you don't have to go far to see it. Many people can find decent foliage color in their own neighborhood, of course, but there is something special about a daylong get-away to explore some new pocket of...
  • Eerie entertainment on tap for October

    Eerie entertainment on tap for October
    October's here, which means so is our collective fascination with all things creepy. Luckily, there's some fresh outdoor entertainment that takes advantage of the fall weather and adds a fun dose of scariness. 'Resurrected' The Theatre-Hikes show...
  • NCC earns 'military friendly' ranking, and other company news

    Community college earns military-friendly ranking Northampton Community College has been recognized on the Military Friendly Schools list for the third consecutive year. The college has opened its doors to veterans since it was founded in 1967, and more...
  • Connecticut Venues With A View Of The Season's Foliage

    Connecticut Venues With A View Of The Season's Foliage
    I love our state's fall foliage. What I don't like is fighting traffic jams on country roads, or worse, hiking up some dusty path to see it. I prefer to do my leaf peeping in comfort, preferably over the rim of a martini glass. Luckily, there are plenty...
  • Lehigh Valley fall festivals: a guide

    Lehigh Valley fall festivals: a guide
    Operating for nearly a century, Hausman's has deep roots in the Valley. Despite being closed to the public since 2007, the Coopersburg family farm has been a mainstay at the Emmaus Farmers Market for years, selling its fruits and vegetables weekly at...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Archbishop's Columbus Day Breakfast To Benefit Catholic School Students

    The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS) will host its annual Archbishop's Columbus Day Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 10, 7:30 a.m. at Anthony's Ocean View in New Haven. Proceeds will provide scholarship grants to Catholic students in the...