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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • James Gwaltney Jr.: Help our teens to drive more safely

    The National Safety Council calls this time of year — between Memorial Day and Labor Day — the 100 deadliest days for teens on the road. As the Miami regional sales and service manager for Ford Motor Company and an active member of my...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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 many ways to save money on groceries without coupons

    Sure, there are some extreme couponers who manage to spend next to nothing at the grocery store. But you might not have the time it takes to be that sort of coupon pro -- or perhaps you wouldn't benefit from the effort because coupons usually aren't...
  • 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...
  • History's 'Texas Rising' to Premiere Memorial Day 2015

    History's "Texas Rising," detailing the Texas Revolution and the rise of the Texas Rangers, will premiere Memorial Day, May 25. The eight-hour event series from exec producer Leslie Greif ("Hatfields and McCoys") stars Bill Paxton as Texas legend Sam...
  • 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...
  • Prized family barbecue sauce recipe becoming big success

    Gale and Harold Green offered samples of their barbecue sauce to a steady stream of lunchtime customers Monday at Jimmy's Food Store in East Dallas. Quite a few of them left with at least one jar of Bentley's Batch 5 along with their gourmet sandwiches,...