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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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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 an extra day off

    Delray city workers may get an extra day off
    Delray Beach city workers may have an extra paid day off this year. Mayor Cary Glickstein said he wants to give employees Veterans Day off. Delray’s human resources officials conducted a survey of several cities and found that Delray is the only...
  • Nonprofit's book club makes a big difference

    Name: Pat Hart-Bowen Residence: Greenacres Birthplace: Queens, N.Y. Family: Husband, David Bowen; son, Jason Feldman; four stepdaughters, Melissa, Jennifer, Shana and Angel Bowen. Career: Social worker Organization: The Arc of Palm Beach County is...
  • 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...
  • Treasure-hunting Sanford family strikes gold — again

    Treasure-hunting Sanford family strikes gold — again
    Holidays are a lucky time for a treasure-hunting family from Sanford. Last year on Labor Day, the Schmitts made national news when they pulled several pieces of a solid gold chain — more than 60 feet in all — from the water off the coast...
  • 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.
  • Marine from Camp Pendleton posthumously awarded Silver Star

    Marine from Camp Pendleton posthumously awarded Silver Star
    A Marine from Camp Pendleton who was killed in Afghanistan has been posthumously awarded the Silver Star for bravery. The award was bestowed on the family of Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Price during a ceremony Wednesday in the western Michigan farmbelt...
  • Wethersfield Putting Its History Down In Panels For Interpretive Trail

    WETHERSFIELD — America's first cavalry unit mustered in Wethersfield, the nation's first and second presidents both visited First Church, and the most famous elm tree in America once stood on the Broad Street green. Those are just a few of the...
  • Networks Miss a Prime Chance to Score With Summer Series

    The broadcast networks have made a concerted push to create the appearance that they're serious about original summer programming. Thus far, though, the post-Memorial Day period still seems to be a time, barring a few notable exceptions, for trotting...
  • How to buy a swimsuit -- even online

    How to buy a swimsuit -- even online
    It’s the middle of summer -- do you know where your bathing suit is -- the one you promised to buy before Memorial Day? Or are you looking ahead to the styles shown for 2015 at the recently completed Miami Swim Week with a sense of dread? (See the...
  • Boy Scout troop leader honored for 50 years of service

    Boy Scout troop leader honored for 50 years of service
    When Thomas Fritts stepped up in 1964 to serve as Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 20, Lyndon B. Johnson was president and the Winnetka scouts counted just 19 members. Seven years later, Fritts presided at the helm of a vibrant North Shore troop that had...