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Labor Day

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  • 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

    100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers
    "Can I borrow the car?" I remember asking like it was yesterday.  How my parents ever got through the anxiety of handing over the keys,  I'll never know.  I'll admit, I'm terrified of the day my girls are old enough to drive.  My dad taught me.  He...
  • Flavor Profile: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield

    Flavor Profile: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield
    Fresh clam pizza is what defines Pepe's for me. Whenever I go there, that's what I order. I'm hooked. The other week, Gary Biamonte, grandson of Frank Pepe, who opened the original Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, came to the Fairfield Pepe's and got...
  • A tracker for housing-price trends

    Home buyers, sellers, small investors and realty agents are about to get new tools that purport to show where local property values are headed: the first "house specific" monitors for consumers that can track price trends — and forecast them up to...
  • First Regional Compost Authority accepting yard waste Mondays through Fridays

    Catasauqua residents are encouraged to recycle their yard waste at First Regional Compost Authority. The center is open for material drop-offs 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays, noon-6 p.m. on Thursdays, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays, according to...
  • Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age

    Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age
    Several recent articles appearing online have pointed to a couple of burning questions about book-reading in this overstuffed era: Why do people buy books they have no intention of reading? And, how can one ever find the time to read a book at all?  The...
  • Steve Hummer: Thankfully, the LeBron James nightmare has ended

    Thank you, LeBron James, for making a decision, this one without the 75-minute television special, without Jim Gray, without the use of so much as a sparkler or firecracker. Thank you for freeing us from the 24-hour-a-day cycle of speculation and...
  • Newport News agency spending to buoy two key businesses

     Newport News agency spending to buoy two key businesses
    Newport News' economic development arm plans to spend some funds with an airline and on a miniature golf course to lend a helping hand to two major players in the Peninsula economy — but in neither case is the idea simply to have some fun. The...
  • Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough

    Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough
    For years — long before Millennium Park was created — readers wrote to me complaining about the Chicago Jazz Festival's dismal acoustics and environment in Grant Park. And for years, city government (which produces the festival) and the...
  • WATCH: 'Ghostbusters' 30th Anniversary Trailer

    Sony has released its trailer for the 30th anniversary release of its blockbuster comedy "Ghostbusters." Starting with the vintage 1984 Columbia Pictures logo, the trailer begins by declaring "every few decades an event comes along of Biblical...
  • Magic likely to begin contract-extension talks with Nik Vucevic around Labor Day

    The Orlando Magic likely will begin talking with Nik Vucevic's representatives about a potential contract extension for the 23-year-old center around Labor Day, according to an industry source familiar with team officials' thinking. The collective...
  • Youth camp generates lots of ideas for Easton

    Today's youth are tomorrow's leaders, but a group of students has some big ideas for Easton right now. During Wednesday night's City Council meeting, participants in the Mayor's Summer Youth Camp gave the council their impressions of Easton, its...