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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • 'Warrior culture' keeps America safe

    Scott Martelle expresses a nice sentiment that would work in an ideal world. But in reality, his view is unrealistic. ("If America had a Memorial Day for peace, would the nation be more reluctant to go to war?," Opinion, May 24) Martelle's assumption is...
  • Kevin Hunt: How Your Trash Talks (To Identity Thieves)

    Kevin Hunt: How Your Trash Talks (To Identity Thieves)
    If U-Haul knows that 45 percent of moves each year happen between Memorial Day and Labor Day, so do identity thieves. Anyone who tosses bank statements, credit-card bills or medical records in a trash can or recycle bin risks becoming a target. Can't...
  • The DP List: Top 6 Virginia beaches for family fun

    Summer temperatures are here and it's time to break out the sand bucket and shovel to head to the beach. Here are six family-friendly Peninsula beaches where you can do more than take a quick dip. Buckroe Beach The largest of the Peninsula beaches,...
  • 72 years later, former internment camp detainee graduates

    72 years later, former internment camp detainee graduates
    Fond memories come to mind when Don Miyada looks back on his days at Newport Harbor High School. The now-retired, 89-year-old Westminster resident still remembers the classes he took and the camaraderie of his classmates. However, there's one photo...
  • State Legislators Hold Essay Contest For Sixth Grade Students

    State Legislators Hold Essay Contest For Sixth Grade Students
    CANTON — Two state legislators from town have announced the winners of an annual essay contest they hold for students in Canton and Avon. For the fourth year, state Sen. Kevin Witkos and state Rep. Tim LeGeyt have done an essay contest on the...
  • Avon Cub Scout Raises Money For Local VFW

    Avon Cub Scout Raises Money For Local VFW
    AVON — Cub Scout Johnny Morris came up with a idea over the winter: Design a T-shirt that he could sell to raise money for local veterans. It worked well enough that VFW Post 3272 honored Johnny in May for his contributions. Johnny, 9, said he...
  • Renovated Forest Park to open soon

    Renovated Forest Park to open soon
    Lake Forest's $4 million Forest Park makeover remains in construction mode as a Memorial Day deadline passed without much park for the public to view or visit. The historic park, just east of Lake and Deerpath roads at the lakefront, has been closed...
  • Will Pennsylvania take it to the limit: 70 mph?

    Q: It seems that every other day there is another horrific accident on Interstates 78 or 476 involving tractor-trailers. Of one thing you can be certain: The car always loses. Cars and trucks already are doing 70-75 mph in the posted 65 mph zone. Now...
  • Fire will temporarily halt distribution of popular Daisy Cutter beer

    Fire will temporarily halt distribution of popular Daisy Cutter beer
    Cans of Half Acre Beer Company’s popular brew Daisy Cutter will be in short supply for about a week after a recent fire destroyed the brand’s entire inventory of cans, the Chicago brewer said. A blaze over the Memorial Day weekend at the...
  • Ocean City sees increase in Memorial Day visitors

    Ocean City sees increase in Memorial Day visitors
    The number of visitors to Ocean City was up more than 8 percent on Memorial Day weekend, according to official estimates. A city spokeswoman said Demoflush numbers showed an average of more than 251,000 visitors this year compared with 231,000 in 2013....
  • Mental illness and guns have created a national epidemic

    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this...