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Memorial Day

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  • 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...
  • Delray city workers may get Veterans Day off

    Delray city workers may get Veterans Day off
    Delray Beach City Hall will be closed an extra day as employees may get another paid day off — and a celebration to go along with it. After finding out that Delray Beach is the only city in Palm Beach County open for business on Veterans Day,...
  • In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future

    In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future
    Six months after Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia, some here say they have prospered while others express anger, uncertainty or fear. The appropriation, which came less than two days after Crimean voters backed secession from Ukraine in...
  • Old-fashioned barber shop opens in Poquoson

    Old-fashioned barber shop opens in Poquoson
    A new barber shop moved to Poquoson this month and brings with it old traditions such as neck shaves and ear shaves with straight razors. Hair salons don't use straight razors and hardly any barber shops use them anymore, said owner Barbara Dinsmore....
  • REVIEW: Sands Bethlehem Event Center opens fall season with free AC/DC tribute; says it hopes for more

    REVIEW: Sands Bethlehem Event Center opens fall season with free AC/DC tribute; says it hopes for more
    On Friday, a night when Allentown’s new PPL Center was darkened by the cancellation of hit country music trio Rascal Flatts, things were heating up at Sands Bethlehem Event Center 10 miles away. To kick off its fall season, the event center held a...
  • Delray City Hall to close on Veterans Day

    Delray City Hall to close on Veterans Day
    Delray Beach City Hall will be closed an extra day this year and employees will receive a paid day off. Late Tuesday, commissioners voted to give city employees Veterans Day off. "The request came from a city employee, who is also a veteran," said...
  • Walking in the footsteps of the Holocaust

    Local organizers of the March of the Living are currently registering participants at three Palm Beach County locations for its 2015 spring trip to retrace the footsteps of the Holocaust. The March of the Living is an annual educational program which...
  • 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...
  • Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire

    Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire
    John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma. There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
  • Summer swing: Bob's River Place

    Summer swing: Bob's River Place
    There's no advertising budget at Bob's River Place. After more than 40 years and multiple generations of fans, the homegrown swimming hole on the Suwannee River, an hour northwest of Gainesville, doesn't need it. "I do this just for the entertainment,...
  • 'Blended' Takes 'Amazing Spider-Man 2's' Top Spot on Home Video Sales Chart

    Spidey lost his grip on the top of the national home video sales chart after just one week due to the newly released Adam Sandler comedy "Blended," a theatrical underperformer distributed by Warner Bros. The film, which costars Drew Barrymore, only...