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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • Tennis: Tetteh, Qing, McFadden, Steele capture PTPA Memorial Day singles titles

    Leonard Tetteh (men’s 4.5), Jimmy Qing (men’s 4.0), Josh McFadden (men’s 3.5) and Diane Steele (women’s 3.5 round robin) won singles titles in rated divisions Monday at the Peninsula Tennis Patrons Association’s Memorial...
  • Garden experts offer tips on growing great veggies, especially tomatoes

    While April showers bring May flowers, the month of May is the official start of the season for warm-weather crops like tomatoes and peppers. Why May? By the time Memorial Day rolls around, May's soil is toasty warm, a condition that tomatoes and...
  • The seven essential tools every grill cook needs for Memorial Day

    The seven essential tools every grill cook needs for Memorial Day
    It’s Memorial Day weekend. Are you ready to get your grill on? With the smells of charcoal and propane beginning to perfume backyards across the nation, now is the perfect time to take stock of your equipment. Whether you’re an old hand or...
  • Developer of 'G.I. Joe' dies at 86

    Just days before Memorial Day comes the news that Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world's first action figure, has died. He was 86, foxnews.com reports. He died of cancer early Thursday at Home &...
  • The heat is on! Where to cool down at splash pads

    The heat is on! Where to cool down at splash pads
    With highs soaring into the 90s and summer vacation rapidly approaching, parents who want to keep their kids cool and entertained as they burn off excess energy can hit Central Florida's dozens of splash pads, most free but some with a small fee. Below...
  • Disneyland raises ticket prices ahead of Memorial Day weekend

    Disneyland raises ticket prices ahead of Memorial Day weekend
    Happy just got more expensive. Disneyland, which calls itself the happiest place on Earth, raised its entry prices, a week before the Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer. Without notice, Walt Disney Co. raised the price of a single-day ticket...
  • 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,...
  • Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration

    Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration
    Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala. But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
  • 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...
  • How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'

    How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'
    You're Ted Melfi, a first-time filmmaker, and you've written a movie about a cantankerous old guy who comes to realize the meaning of his life through the help of a lonely 12-year-old neighbor kid. It's called "St. Vincent," and you think Bill Murray...
  • Chan Lowe: D-Day + 70 years

    Chan Lowe: D-Day + 70 years
    I drew this cartoon 14 years ago for our Memorial Day editorial page. It seems even more appropriate on this hallowed day.