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Memorial Day

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Emmys 2014: Ryan Murphy on 'Horror Story,' 'Normal Heart' nominations

    Emmys 2014: Ryan Murphy on 'Horror Story,' 'Normal Heart' nominations
    Ryan Murphy is seeing double digits. Projects from the popular TV producer had quite the showing when nominations were announced Thursday for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. "It's an exciting day, to say the least," Murphy said Thursday by...
  • Lehigh Valley D-Day hero honored for sacrifice

    If you visit the Cambridge American Cemetery in England, you'll find a new visitor center that includes a Sacrifice Gallery with panels honoring 17 individuals who lost their lives in World War II. One of them is Technical Sgt. William R. Benn, one of...
  • Fireworks Reactions

     
    I promised in Saturday's column of cut-down fireworks comments to use more complete versions of readers' reactions here on the blog. I'll do that today and Thursday, sandwiched around Wednesday's "What Is It" reveal. In case you haven't seen the......
  • Taking the Kids -- to 6 new places and experience a special July Fourth

    Taking the Kids -- to 6 new places and experience a special July Fourth
    Bam! The crowd sitting on the stone walls and sprawled on the beach ooh and aah as the July Fourth fireworks go off over the water in Kennebunkport, Maine. "It's still got old-fashioned charm here," said Bostonian Liz Daily Ortega, vacationing with...