RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Memorial Day

A collection of news and information related to Memorial Day published by this site and its partners.

Top Memorial Day Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Iraq's fracture adds to pain of Gold Star families

     
    From Sunday's print column When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the......
  • Hoping Coplay's Balliet Stadium comes back to life

     
    I never talked to him about before he died on Christmas Day in 1992, but I have a strong hunch that my grandfather, Frank Groller, intentionally picked his gravesite to be near Coplay's Balliet Stadium. I visited the site last week and it's just a long...
  • Six Flags' Drop of Doom opening delayed again

     
    "Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom" the ride which when opened will be the world's tallest and fastest drop ride has hit yet another snag and its opening has been delayed yet again. The ride the which will be attached to Kingda Ka roller coaster as originally...
  • Wait, are those your real boobs?

    Wait, are those your real boobs?
    Michelle Lytle turned some heads at Hollywood Beach on Memorial Day this year. "You would see people from far away do double takes and start walking towards her," said Lytle's fiancee, Robyn Graves, 30. "People were taking photos and stuff like that,"...
  • Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston

    Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston
    I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
  • Adults join students for March of Living

    The March of the Living has been traditionally considered an educational trip for high school students. Every year, students from all over the world travel to Poland to take the March — a 3-kilometer walk from the Auschwitz concentration camp to...
  • Great Lakes welcome rising water levels

    Great Lakes welcome rising water levels
    After years of parched shorelines, water levels in the Great Lakes have come rushing back. The crowds that flock to the Superior shoreline this summer are finding harbors deeper and beaches narrower than they've been in 15 years. "I hope this lasts," said...
  • New committee attempting to bring back the lights and life at Coplay's Sammy Balliet Stadium

    It was once the mecca of local baseball, hosting games of all varieties throughout the spring and summer. It hosted high school baseball's league and district championship games as well as American Legion state and regional tournaments. For several...
  • Hey, readers: Tell me where to go

    Hey, readers: Tell me where to go
    Judging from reader emails, my 2003 Ford Mustang might be more popular than I am. The unofficial car of the Postcards From Florida column has received plenty of praise for its supporting role in road trips such as a recent excursion on the historic Fort...
  • Longtime writer wins NASCAR award

    The Sports Xchange Longtime writer wins NASCAR award By Seth Livingstone NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Tom Higgins, the first beat reporter to cover every NASCAR race in a season, never witnessed a...
  • July 4 in Chicagoland: Red, white, blue--and flying lollipops

    July 4 in Chicagoland: Red, white, blue--and flying lollipops
    Early on the Fourth of July, shoppers buzzed. They filled their bags with sweet corn — on sale five for $2 the Jewel in Bartlett. The line at the meat counter grew with each passing minute. Cupcakes, cookies and even Patriot Pretzels drowned in...