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Memorial Day

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  • Marylanders expected to brave traffic in high numbers for Labor Day weekend

    Marylanders expected to brave traffic in high numbers for Labor Day weekend
    Nearly three-quarters of a million Marylanders are expected to hit the roads and airways this Labor Day weekend even as the state struggles with congestion at its largest airport, on its most-traveled highway and around some of its largest tourist...
  • Jackie Robinson West players not feeling pressure

     Jackie Robinson West players not feeling pressure
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — It doesn't matter to the kids from Jackie Robinson West that millions of eyes will be on them Saturday afternoon in the U.S. championship game of the Little League World Series. It doesn't matter that the Nevada team...
  • 818 Roundup: Woman dies after car careens off edge of canyon; Bike safety campaign held in Glendale

    818 Roundup: Woman dies after car careens off edge of canyon; Bike safety campaign held in Glendale
    Good morning readers! Today is Friday, August 22, 2014. Today's forecast includes a high of 85 degrees and a low of 65 in Glendale. Your headlines from the area: - A 76-year-old La Cañada woman died Wednesday when her car careened down Earlmont Avenue,...
  • The Best Of Americana At Frog Rock Rest Stop

    The Best Of Americana At Frog Rock Rest Stop
    Joe Lernould is proving all is right with the American way of life, one frog rock at a time. Lernould was manning the food truck at the historic, campy Frog Rock Rest Stop along Route 44 in Eastford, so I figured he had bought a license from the state....
  • Man to stand trial in stabbing death of girlfriend's son

    A 27-year-old man will stand trial on charges that he stabbed to death his girlfriend’s 11-year-old son, a Burbank student, in front of the boy’s younger brother on Memorial Day of last year, a judge ruled at a preliminary hearing Wednesday....
  • 2-a-days: Muhammad-Rogers, No. 16 Richards plotting return to state final

    2-a-days: Muhammad-Rogers, No. 16 Richards plotting return to state final
    Despite its accomplishments last fall, Richards didn't take home much hardware. The Bulldogs lost the South Suburban Red title to Evergreen Park by virtue of a one-point defeat. They beat Batavia during the regular season, then fell to their Bulldog...
  • Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans

    Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans
    Renee Rosenblum-Lowden likes to go to the new Columbia DogPark — to people-watch. “It’s fascinating to watch people interact with their dogs,” says the retired teacher and author who lives in Hobbits Glen.  Zeke, a white mutt,...
  • There are lots of ways to trim your spending on groceries beyond clipping coupons

    I'm not a big fan of using coupons at the supermarket because of the time it takes to find, clip and organize them. I employ several other strategies to save on groceries instead. But after talking to supermarket savings expert Teri Gault, I realized I...
  • With the threat of strike in the air, Saucon Valley parents worry about day care

    With the threat of strike in the air, Saucon Valley parents worry about day care
    Jessica Pretopapa isn't sure what she's going to do if her two children aren't back at Saucon Valley Elementary School at the end of the month. Her 8- and 6-year-old daughters are supposed to start school Aug. 25. But teachers union attorney Andrew Muir...
  • In Theory: Should the U.N. recognize Yom Kippur?

    Although over the years the relationship between Israel and the United Nations has been somewhat rocky due to the Palestinian issue, 32 nations, including the United States, in late July sent a letter to a U.N. committee asking that the body recognize...
  • Around Town: Seeing an early end to summer

    Summer ended early in the Foothills. In order to accommodate lengthy “winter breaks” and teacher in-service days, public schools across the nation have moved their start date up to mid-August. The back-to-school calendars are in flux. Most...