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Columbus Day

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  • 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...
  • Fallston Flames U10 boys soccer team finishes strong season

    The Fallston Flames U10 boys soccer team completed a successful season with back-to-back tournament championships recently. The Flames won the EASL Open in Baltimore County and then took home the Fallston Cup. In addition, in early October they won the...
  • Are you registered to vote? Deadline is today

    Are you registered to vote? Deadline is today
    The deadline to register to vote in the November 6 general election is here. Indiana residents who want to register can do so by going to IndianaVoters.com, their local county clerk’s office or any Bureau of Motor Vehicles license branch. “...
  • Cold Start, Nice Finish

    Cold this morning around Olympia, low this morning 30 frosty degrees. The record low for this date in Olympia is 29. Seattle's low at SeaTac was again in the upper 40s-- but that's still chilly for many folks. The afternoon is looking quite nice though...
  • Chicago marathon, big game highlight busy traffic weekend

    Chicago marathon, big game highlight busy traffic weekend
    Chicago will face plenty of traffic concerns due to a busy long weekend: a big college game at Soldier Field Saturday, the marathon Sunday and the Columbus Day parade on Monday. A sold-out Notre Dame versus Miami game at Soldier Field means additional...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Library closing put off for 3 months

    I have mentioned before that the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library needs to have its roof repaired. The closing time for the library was to have been Nov. 18, but due to contract complications, the date has been pushed back three months. Presumably that...
  • Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Batavia schools

    Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Batavia schools
    Although the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease – an illness blamed for the deaths of three Loop hotel guests this summer – was found Thursday in three far west suburban Batavia schools, district officials assured levels were low...
  • Tom Wolfe documentary screens at O Cinema

    Tom Wolfe documentary screens at O Cinema
    Over the course of several months in Miami, filmmaker Oscar Corral became something like a fixer for famed journalist-turned-novelist Tom Wolfe. The author had called Corral one day in 2008 because he wanted to set his new novel about Miami, "Back to...
  • A Columbus Day tradition in Little Italy lives on

    A Columbus Day tradition in Little Italy lives on
    As a brisk wind blew down South President Street Sunday afternoon, 85-year-old Mary Sudano stood against a light pole leaning on a cane, a string of red, white and green beads around her neck. The Little Italy native and lifelong South High Street...
  • Evergreen Park school officials, striking teachers to meet again

    Evergreen Park school officials, striking teachers to meet again
    Amid a teacher strike that has kept students out of the classroom for four days, a union representative and the Evergreen Park School District 124 superintendent can’t agree on whether the two sides made any headway this weekend. On Sunday evening,...
  • No mail on Columbus Day, CPS schools will be open

    No mail on Columbus Day, CPS schools will be open
    Monday is Columbus Day, a federal holiday. The following public services will be affected: Schools: Chicago Public Schools will be open. Most parochial and suburban schools will be closed. Government offices: Federal, county and city offices will be...