Memorial Day

The moving wall in Somerville through Monday – NBC Boston

A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC is in the Boston area this Veterans Day weekend. “The Moving Wall” is half the size of the memorial below in Washington, but like the original memorial, it features the names of more than 58,000 American soldiers who died in …

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Local men killed in Vietnam holding signs near Kinsman House | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff Photo / Allie Vugrincic Jim Valesky, President of the Warren Heritage Center and Marine Corps veteran, placed signs outside the Kinsman House Thursday morning commemorating 60 Trumbull County men killed in the Vietnam War. Valesky has put up the signs every Veterans Day and Memorial Day …

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Hinesville Vietnam veteran honored with bench along Veterans Memorial Walk

HINESVILLE, Ga. (WTOC) – As we approach Veterans Day, many communities in our area are preparing to honor their soldiers and soldiers. In Hinesville, a special veteran received recognition for his service to our country and to his friends and neighbors. A bench along the Veterans Memorial Walk in Bryant …

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Mom, supporters shave heads for second graders with cancer

MELBOURNE, FL. – Over Memorial Day weekend, the mother and stepfather of second grader Vivian Sleeth noticed that she was looking sideways while watching television. “When we asked her, she said she was seeing double,” recalls her mother, Brittany Sleeth, who works as a special education teacher at Palm Bay …

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MITS-GIVES, Inc. Announces Establishment of Honor Guard at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery – The Suffolk News-Herald

MITS-GIVES, Inc. announces the establishment of an Honor Guard at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery Published Tuesday 1 November 2022 18:39 A non-profit organization that helps provide headstone wreaths at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery is now leading the effort to show all veterans …

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Anglers got a few extra red snappers in 2022, according to landing estimates – L’Observateur

Anglers have gotten a few extra red snappers according to 2022 landing estimates Published Sunday 30 October 2022 at 6:00 am The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) released the preliminary final estimates for private recreational and state charter red snapper landings for 2022. LA Creel, LDWF’s near real-time …

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Bristol Press – Iwo Jima Memorial Park will be the site of several Veterans Day-themed events, including WWII reenactments

NEW UK — Iwo Jima Memorial Park will be the site of several events over Veterans Day weekend. “The public is invited to all events,” said Elaine Schieffer, spokeswoman for the Iwo Jima Memorial Historical Foundation. It all starts on Thursday, November 10 with a ceremony to celebrate the 247th …

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Sheriff Lucas donates to the Call to Duty Memorial on his last day as sheriff

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Sheriff Earnell Lucas performed his last official duty as Milwaukee County Sheriff on Sunday, Oct. 23 — one that honors officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. As Sheriff Lucas wraps up his time at the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, he presents a …

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No more opening days, Carowinds stays open year-round

Big news from south Charlotte this morning. Carowinds is now open year round! The Carolina amusement park made the announcement on social media this morning. As of January 1, 2023, Carowinds will now operate year-round. You can check the schedule on their website, but it looks like the park will …

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10 p.m. ET: Walker-Warnock debate, Apple Store Union, flu warning and more – CNN 5 Things

David Rind (host) 00:00:01 Hello from CNN, I’m David Rind with the five things you need to know for Saturday October 15th. Let’s start in Georgia, where last night we witnessed the first, and perhaps only, debate between Herschel Walker and Senator Raphael Warnock as they competed for a central …

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Waukegan is planning improvements to make the beach more accessible

Visitors to Waukegan Beach next summer will be able to enter the water from a new concrete surface on rubber mats, making it easier for those with mobility issues or those who prefer a surface with less drag than sand. The accessible mats are one of several elements of a …

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Amherst honors hometown heroes with veteran banners – Morning Journal

The City of Amherst plans to join the Hometown Heros program and begin displaying banners downtown to honor local veterans beginning in January. The project, which began in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in 2006, springs from a movement to pay tribute to those who served in the military while recognizing their beginnings. …

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Sandy Dunes Adventure Golf under new owners in 2022 • Thumbwind

Jim and Beth Selke of Clarkston, Michigan mentored and guided their 25-year-old son Justin Selke on his first business venture. If season one is any indication, this storied business has been placed in good hands. The Selke family is proud to have taken over the reins Sand Dune Adventure Golfa …

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Democrats fear polls showing them as Senate favorites are wrong

Political handicappers are naming Senate Democrats as favorites to retain their majority, but Democratic senators themselves fear the polls could be flawed in their favor, as they were in 2016 and 2020. Lawmakers recognize that the political environment for their chances looks much better than it did on Memorial Day …

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Big football wins for Savannah Country Day and Savannah Christian

Savannah Country Day has played football since 1955 and Beach High since 1950. The schools are only 7 miles apart but only met twice on the gridiron before SCD hosted the Bulldogs on Wednesday night. It was a night of firsts at Bill Saunders Field as the Hornets defeated Beach …

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The Ministry of Culture organizes a number of events on the day of remembrance

By Laman Ismayilova The culture ministry is planning to hold a series of commemorative events, Azernews reports. On 23-24-25 On September 1st, the State Academic National Theater on State Order presents a play “The Road to Victory”. The State Academic Music Theater is performing a play “Bir Nafas Gadar” on …

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Visit the Zane Gray Museum and Grave in Lackawaxen, PA

Disclosure: This article may contain affiliate links. We earn a small commission from these links if you order something at no additional cost to you. There are few better known and more influential early 20th century authors than Zane Grey. And while his stories have focused primarily on establishing the …

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Joe Drummond | Obituary | McAlester News Capital

Joe Douglas Drummond and Priscilla Louise, his lovely wife of 49, were unexpectedly taken from this life after a car accident on Highway 20 in Osage County, just outside Hominy OK; on the morning of September 1, 2022. Joe died that morning and Priscilla the next evening, September 2, 2022 …

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3 possible landing spots for Jimmie Johnson in 2023

Jimmie Johnson recently said his main sponsor, Carvana, will support “whichever way” for him in 2023. Where will he land? After completing his second year with IndyCar, Jimmie Johnson remains uncontracted to compete in 2023. The 47-year-old recently told Associated Press reporter Jenna Fryer that he has continued financial support …

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Sneaker News Release Updates September 10, 2022

Although Air Jordan, New Balance and Under Armor have made headlines over the past seven days, sneaker talk has largely been dominated by the future of adidas Yeezy. Ye – formerly known as “Kanye West” – has taken to social media in recent months to vent his grievances with the …

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Pultney, Union Townships paving project bids open | News, Sports, Jobs

ST. CLAIRSVILLE-A “long awaited” Paving project in Pultney and Union townships moving forward after receiving a number of bids from contractors for the project. The bids were opened during Wednesday’s Belmont County Board of Commissioners meeting. Commissioner Josh Meyer opened the three bids, including $173,078.50 from Shelly and …

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The pedestrian zone King Street in the old town was extended until November

Pedestrian King Street unit block (Picture from City of Alexandria) A pilot project to convert the King Street unit block – the part closest to the waterfront – to a pedestrian-only zone has been extended for a further two months. The pilot began over Memorial Day weekend and was scheduled …

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Attend meetings on MBTA cuts, lab buildings, housing, Memorial Drive, bike safety and more

A City Council policy order this week aims to reverse cuts in MBTA service on lines like the 47 bus. (Photo: Byron A. Nash via Wikimedia Commons) Laboratory and Parking Restrictions City council5:30 p.m. Monday. With the full council returning to business after a hiatus in July and August comes …

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When the Queen was publicly moved to tears

Here are some instances that have brought the Queen to tears. Queen Elizabeth, who died on Thursday, lived a disciplined life and was rarely seen showing emotion in public. She suffered personal tragedies but maintained a steadfast and determined public figure. However, there are instances when she has been caught …

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9/11 memorial planned for Sunday, First Responders Day – Salisbury Post

9/11 memorial planned for Sunday, First Responders Day Published at 00:01 Thursday 8 September 2022 SALISBURY — September 11 was declared a national holiday in 2017, and the city, which designated Sunday as “First Responders Day,” will hold its annual memorial service at 8:30 a.m. at 5 Fire Station on …

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Teen dies after boat accident in Florida Keys, leaving 11 injured

According to local media, a teenager died and ten others were injured in a boating accident in the Florida Keys. The Miami Herald reported that Lucy Fernandez, a 17-year-old Miami high school grad, was among 14 people on a motorboat that struck a fairway marker Sunday night. Four of the …

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Maverick is poised to overtake Black Panther at the box office

Paramount Pictures’ Top Gun: Maverick will top the box office of another Marvel Studios film. According to Erik Davis is the Tom Cruise-led sequel to the 1986 original top gun He’s currently expected to top the domestic box office with an additional $7 million over Labor Day weekend. That would …

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KATHIE’S KORNER – Labor Day 2022 is a great time to celebrate loyal, hard workers – Port Arthur News

KATHIE’S KORNER — Labor Day 2022 is a great time to celebrate loyal, hard workers Published Saturday 03 September 2022 00:04 Work definition: effort, diligence, exertion, toil, labour. Lazy people, wake up and move! If you don’t have a job or are retired (sitting around), volunteer somewhere. There are many …

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Las Vegas Labor Day weekend attendance forecasts appear strong

Expect a lot of people to be in Las Vegas this Labor Day weekend. The traditional summer holidays are usually one big last affair for people whose children are settling into the school schedule. And while none of the major tourism organizations have released estimated visitor numbers, all signs are …

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Paul Monti, Mass. Goldstar Dad, Dead at 76 – NBC Boston

Paul Monti, a Massachusetts man who was a hero among the Gold Star families and the inspiration behind an award-winning country song, died Friday of lung cancer. He was 76. “I Drive Your Truck” by Lee Brice is a song based on the pain and resilience of the Gold Star …

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Three Brothers Bakery’s long recovery after Hurricane Harvey

As Janice and Bobby Jucker looked at security camera footage from the days when Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters swept around their Three Brothers Bakery, they saw that a current had indeed formed in the store. Containers filled with flour and loose bagels surfed the room just before the power completely turned …

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Malube Uhindu-Gingala talks about FIVE DAYS AT THE MEMORIAL and plays Tarika Hill

Malube Uhindu-Gingala knew from a young age that she wanted to perform when she watched films with her parents. Years later, in which Malube has amassed significant body of work, including roles on HBO Max TitansNetflix buffed and Hulus The story of the maid. Now Malube can be seen alongside …

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Maverick Box Office Overtakes Major Marvel Movie on All-Time List

Tom Cruise defeats the Avengers as Top Gun: Maverick flies past an MCU film, making it the sixth-highest domestic box office in history. Top Gun: Maverick continues to fly past milestones and bring a hugely successful Marvel film to the domestic box office. Since its May 2022 release, the 36 …

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Beloved Seattle artist and writer Lawney Reyes has died at the age of 91

by Ron Chew (This article was originally published in the International Examiner and reprinted under an agreement.) Lawney Reyes, Seattle Native American artist and writer who documented his family saga and the forgotten history of his tribe The Legacy of the White Grizzly Bear: Indians Will Learndied on August 10, …

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Vidalia Hosts First Hearing on Use of Hydroelectric Proceeds – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

VIDALIA, La. – Vidalia officials on Monday held the first of two public meetings to discuss the use of hydroelectric royalties from the Sidney A. Murray Jr. Hydroelectric Plant, from which the city gets its electricity. The second public session is scheduled for Monday 22 August at 6pm at Vidalia …

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🌱 Baseball Clinic at Flynn Memorial Park + Real Estate + Happenings

Morning, neighbors. It’s Debora Whitehead, your Smithtown Daily anchor – here to bring you everything that’s printable about what’s happening in the city today. Let us do this. First today’s weather: An afternoon shower or two. High: 82, Low: 66. To the wonderful local business that is sponsoring this newsletter. …

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Heather Heyer Memorial Way gives people space to think

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) — The Heather Heyer Memorial Way is closed for the day to give people space to stop and think. NBC29 spent the day speaking to the people who were paying their respects. “As someone who survived, it’s not just a topic of conversation for political gain or …

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Herrera Beutler third GOP impeacher to fall in primary

SEATTLE (AP) – Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is the third congressman to vote to impeach former President Donald Trump in a bid to oust him in a primary. Herrera Beutler fell to Trump-backed Joe Kent, a former Green Beret, in the 3rd congressional district contest. The district is located in …

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As heat waves continue, most public pools in Kansas City, Missouri are closed | KCUR 89.3

Blanca Henriques, her husband, three young children and a few other family members packed into their SUV on Sunday and drove to the Budd Park pool in northeast Kansas City — only to find the pool empty and empty. It closed along with three other public pools in Kansas City, …

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In Philadelphia and beyond, soft serve ice cream is about more than chocolate, vanilla, and twist

Philly empties on summer weekends when the Shore crowd pours down the Expressway. Streets are quiet, parking is plentiful and the city’s businesses are gearing up for the off-season. That made the line outside Small oven pastry shop‘s walk-in window on a last Sunday afternoon – with 100 degrees heat …

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How this Rhode Island shopkeeper is riding the wave of seasonality

in the business of the house‘s Shop Talk series, we chat with home furnishing store owners across the country to learn about their hard-earned lessons and challenges, big and small. This week we spoke to Kaitlin Smith, who opened the home goods store Highpoint Home in the beach town of …

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System failure and human nature

Five Days Memorial is a limited series with a heavy load. It is designed to dramatize and shed light on the devastating events that occurred at Memorial Medical Center in the days following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Oscar winner John Ridley (American crime, Drop It: Los Angeles 1982-1992) and Emmy …

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Rabbi Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss, a prominent hardline ultra-Orthodox leader, dies at the age of 95

Rabbi Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss, a prominent Ultra-Orthodox leader, died in Jerusalem on Saturday at the age of 95. He contracted an infection earlier this year and was discharged from hospital about a month ago, but his condition has been deteriorating in recent days. He was hospitalized at the Hadassah Ein …

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Real heroes deserve half the staff

clayton hill, Jefferson City Dear editor, Flags are again fully manned across the country, but on Independence Day they were half manned again — this time because of the killings in Highland Park, Illinois. This practice should be curtailed in favor of flying our nation’s flag nationally to honor the …

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Ten music festivals perfect for first-time visitors

Photo credit: Mike Will for Insomniac Events Would you like to experience a festival for the first time? Check out these tips that will help you add some variety and ease your anxiety. There’s something incomparable about the experience of immersing yourself in the heavy air caused by the rumble …

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Celebrating the Revolution in Nicaragua – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Holidays in the United States celebrate horrific events like the settler colonists declaring their independence from Britain so they could take indigenous lands and protect slavery. There’s also Thanksgiving, the commemoration of genocide that has become a day for Americans to have grateful thoughts before spending more than they can …

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Henderson wife the new president of American Gold Star Mothers, Inc.

HENDERSON, Kentucky — When she joined the national Gold Star Mothers group after the death of her son in 2012, Henderson’s Sarah Whitledge Taylor had no idea that she would one day be the organization’s president. She just wanted to do something with her grief. The group, officially known as …

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Brown and Lightfoot discuss the recent string of suicides among Chicago police officers

Two Chicago police officers and a sergeant have died by suicide within a month, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said at a news conference Monday morning, addressing the recent spate of incidents in which city officials took their own lives. “They were sons, daughters, siblings, partners, friends and mentors,” Brown …

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Veterans Memorial adds LED light extensions to pillars

GREAT FALLS – On Saturday, July 16, 2022, the Montana Veterans Memorial in Great Falls added enhancements for its LED lights that will be attached to its sandstone pillars. The memorial is important to all veterans whose names date back to the Civil War. Michael Winters, one of the people …

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A time to celebrate: Heritage Days takes over Waverly this weekend | local news

WAVERLY – There’s one constant that people expect during Waverly Heritage Days. The free annual event takes over Memorial Park and the Fairgrounds for a weekend in the summer and has always brought great music. The tunes have achieved a certain level of familiarity and are representative of the theme …

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Hutchinson Post Office window clerk Steve Russell is retiring

For the past several decades, a Hutchinson post office clerk would occasionally chat with regular customers and new customers alike while posting packages or letters. Steve Russell retired on Friday, July 8 after 35 years with the United States Postal Service in Hutchinson. More:Commercial Kitchens in Pretty Prairie offers opportunities …

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The Sliding Rock natural water slide is cheap and easy to access

Sometimes Mother Nature has a sense of humor. For example, the dunes of New Mexico that make up a fun activity called “sand sledding.” There are just a few natural features that call for a bit of adventure, and there’s another spot in Pisgah, North Carolina that does just that. …

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The Original Tomcat: Did you know that the Grumman F7F Tigercat was originally going to be called the “Tomcat”?

On Memorial Day 1996, the F7F Tigercat flew its only airshow routine with its more modern descendant, the F-14 Tomcat, with Captain Dale “Snort” Snodgrass flying the Tomcat… Once upon a time, Grumman and the US Navy developed what could have been a world breaker fighter, a twin-engined and sometimes …

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Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off introduces new events to combat rising costs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – This year, the Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off will be held at Memorial Park from Saturday, September 3rd through Monday, September 5th with brand new events. An event called “Balloons, Bites and Brews” will be held on the field at Memorial Park on Saturday …

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Heroes Live Here Book Chronicles Fallen Camp Pendleton Marines Who Served in Iraq and Afghanistan War – NBC 7 San Diego

Before the U.S. war in Afghanistan officially ended in August 2021, Marines were preparing for combat operations in both Afghanistan and Iraq, primarily at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. For 20 years, the base was the center for training and permanent deployment of troops serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and …

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Schedule for June 2022 | Nippon.com

Japan’s top stories for June 2022 include the yen falling to its lowest level in 24 years against the dollar. 1 The salvage operation will be completed in Abashiri, Hokkaidō for the case 1which sank off the Shiretoko Peninsula in April with 24 passengers and 2 crew members. 2 Shimane …

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Some cities still don’t allow fireworks, despite Ohio law

CINCINNATI — A new law in Ohio allows civilians to set off some types of fireworks, but they can’t do it everywhere. Gov. Mike DeWine last year signed legislation revising the 1986 legislation that banned the use of fireworks without a permit. Now people can use some types – like …

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The airlines want to blame the FAA for flight problems

DALLAS — Airlines under investigation over widespread flight disruptions are renewing their criticism of the government agency that manages the country’s airspace, saying the Federal Aviation Administration’s understaffing is “crippling” traffic along the East Coast. Airlines for America, which represents the largest US airlines, said Friday it wanted to know …

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According to Ranker, the top 10 movies were released over Memorial Day Weekend

Top Gun: Maverick recently broke records over Memorial Day weekend, grossing over 156 million on its debut weekend, and went on to become Fortune’s biggest Tom Cruise opening film of all time. The bank holiday weekend is notoriously a jumping-off point for many studios’ summer blockbuster schedules, and over the …

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Lincoln Police Department issued 135 subpoenas on O Street over Memorial Day weekend | crime and courts

Lincoln police officers participating in increased traffic enforcement along O Street over Memorial Day weekend issued 135 subpoenas and issued 110 additional warnings in a three-day project marred by an accident that killed two people. The department announced the results of its annual O Street effort in a news release …

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The Wichita Choir celebrates unity through song in Washington, DC

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – It has been less than two weeks since the ARISE Ensemble returned from Washington, DC National Memorial Day Choir Festival. ARISE President Gerald Norwood said he hopes his choir and others attending the event could show the country through song what is possible when people unite. …

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Man arrested on disorderly charges after Charleston Memorial Day shooting, recited | news

A man accused of disorderly conduct at the scene of the Memorial Day mass shooting on Charleston’s East Side has been subpoenaed for the same offense this week after a confrontation with city police outside a Meeting Street store. Maurice Malloy, 35, received three summonses on June 16 for disorderly …

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Missing flags at old cemetery raise concern – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY – On Memorial Day, flags have historically been displayed at every grave and along the columbarium in both Salisbury National Cemeteries, but this year the flags did not appear on the graves at Historic Salisbury National Cemetery on Government Road, a situation reported by the Cemetery warden says it …

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Fremont County DUI Task Force arrests 7 for DUI during Memorial Day weekend surgery

A multi-state enforcement operation in Fremont County for disabled drivers over Memorial Day weekend resulted in 173 traffic stops, 7 disabled driver arrests and 3 controlled substance arrests. While the focus was on impaired driving, the task force also issued 60 summonses for speeding, 16 summonses for other offenses, 19 …

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DAR recognizes Memorial Day and Juneteenth | lifestyles

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met Saturday, May 14 at the Pulaski County Library. Her special speaker was Mr Clarence Floyd, who represented the Honor Guard flag program here in Somerset. He delivered a moving and interesting program about the flag and the needs of veterans in our …

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The true meaning of Memorial Day shines in new displays

In 2018, as leaders from local veterans’ groups debated planning for the annual Memorial Day observance, they agreed that it should be more than just a day focused on a colorful parade, picnics, and the start of the summer vacation season. They were looking for people who would initially take …

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Nebraska man charged in Memorial Day weekend accident that killed two women

LINCOLN, Nebraska — An 18-year-old Nebraska man was arrested and charged Tuesday with killing two women and injuring 20 bystanders in a Memorial Day weekend accident in Lincoln that killed two women and injured 20 bystanders. Kyvell Stark of Omaha surrendered to Lincoln police, the Lincoln Journal Star reported. The …

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Memorial Day Reflections – Santa Barbara News-Press

With the accuracy of the alarm clock next to the weatherman played by Bill Murray in the 1993 film Groundhog Day, my eyes open at 5am Mr. Murray’s first thought was why Sonny and Cher were singing in his room. My first thoughts were “Where am I?” accompanied by a …

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Federal agencies celebrate pride, ignore Memorial Day

If you’re wondering where America’s heroes fall on President Joe Biden’s list of priorities, try flying under the rainbow flag. While federal authorities have tripped over themselves to pledge allegiance to LGBT activism, two couldn’t be bothered to acknowledge the fallen troops who make our freedom possible. Despite a government-wide …

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Hogansville’s Post 152 Honors Recently Discovered Veterans at Annual Memorial Day Dedication – LaGrange Daily News

Post 152 Commander Mark Shreve and member George Bailey hold up a plaque honoring Hogansville Black veteran Otis Hill. Due to the current lack of information regarding Hill’s next of kin, the plaque is on display at Post 152 until his descendants can be located. HOGANSVILLE — What was a …

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Altoona man displays thousands of flags for Memorial Day

ALTOONA, Ala. (WBRC) – Memorial Day is a day we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. In a small town in Blount County, there is a house surrounded by hundreds of flags to honor those very men and women. “There are two crucial forces in this …

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Michigan College’s Murph Challenge promises 100 pull-ups before beer on Memorial Day

ANN ARBOR, MI — Why not try to sneak in some running and hundreds of pull-ups, push-ups and squats before this Memorial Day Bell’s Two-Hearted and Hot Dog? It’s a training that commemorates the memory of Lt. Honors Michael Murphy, recipient of the US Navy Seal and Medal of Honor, …

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Remember Bayonne’s Ukrainian-American War Heroes on this Memorial Day | opinion

By Michael Embrich My day started like any other in the mayor’s office at Bayonne City Hall. I checked my email and phone messages. I noticed a special message. It was from another veteran I had worked with at local veteran service organizations. He wanted to let me know that …

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Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates to celebrate Memorial Day together

The public is invited to attend a joint memorial service that will be held on Monday, May 30th at both Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg. The Hoffman Estates portion of the event begins at 10:00 am at the Hoffman Estates Veterans Memorial Site, located in front of the Hoffman Estates Police …

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Pools are preparing for Memorial Day weekend

Temperatures are rising and kids are nearing the end of the school year, meaning communities are making plans to open their pools for the summer. In Jacksonville, Nichols Park Pool opens as usual on May 28th for the first day of the season. “We want everyone to have a fun …

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Pine Splash Pad is scheduled to open on Memorial Day

Pine’s popular water playground will be open to the public on May 30th for its third season. Located near the soccer fields at Pine Community Park, the water playground features more than three dozen sprays, fountains, and other water features. During the coronavirus pandemic, the community switched to requiring people …

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Verizon Memorial Day Sale – All 13 of these phones are free

We’re used to seeing Verizon’s Memorial Day sales at this time of year, but the carrier surprises us with a rare offer it’s never offered before. Sign up for a new unlimited data plan with Verizon now and get an iOS or Android smartphone for free. There are 13 different …

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Cressona Americal Legion events

The Cressona American Legion has several events planned over the coming days and weeks. Trivia Night will be held at Legion Hall, 1 Front St on Saturday, May 21st from 7pm to 9pm. Everyone is cordially invited to take part. Cressona American Legion Auxiliary Unit 286 is hosting a Little …

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Amazon’s Memorial Day deals have already begun — including $74 off Apple AirPods

The products and services listed below were selected independently of sales and advertising. However, Don’t Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer’s website. Although it’s still a few weeks away, Amazon Memorial Day sales are …

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John B. Gordon Chapter Celebrates Memorial Day, Veterans Service | lifestyles

The John B. Gordon Chapter 383 held its 148th Memorial Day Service on April 2, honoring their ancestors, veterans of all wars and the Homeland Defense Service. The service was held at Dawson Street Methodist Church in Thomasville. Robert H. Parrish Jr. played the prelude with historical and patriotic music …

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South Carolina celebrates Confederate Memorial Day on Tuesday

Colombia, SC – South Carolina will close state offices Tuesday to mark Confederate Memorial Day. The celebration of the holiday is on May 10th every year. South Carolina is one of a handful of southern states with such an official holiday. State offices in Alabama and Mississippi were closed late …

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Travel reservations for Memorial Day are up 122% year over year as travel recovers

(WWTI) – May 7 is National Tourism Day, the final day of National Travel and Tourism Week, which celebrates the travel industry’s contributions to economic growth in the United States. According to the AAA, many aspects of travel are recovering. Booking data from AAA Travel shows that reservations for flights, …

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The Scarborough Memorial Day parade has returned

American Legion Post 76 / Photo courtesy SCARBOROUGH – As COVID-19 is no longer a pandemic and restrictions surrounding the disease have been lifted, the Libby-Mitchell No. 76, American Legion, is holding the Memorial Day Parade in the town of Scarborough for the first time since 2019. Cancellations after two …

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Memorial Day & VFW: Local treasures in our own backyard

A bugler bangs at a recent Memorial Day celebration in Star Park. CORONADO – This year, Memorial Day services will be held on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. in Star Park. The public is invited to participate. Commemorating Memorial Day has been a tradition in Coronado since the Great …

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Civil rights activists protest Confederate Memorial Day at Stone Mountain in Georgia

hundrets of Members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) group were attacked by civil rights activists at Stone Mountain Park in Georgia on Saturday Observation of Confederate Memorial Day. Counter-protesters included members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Atlanta, Georgia, the Democratic Socialists …

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Volunteers Repair Landscapes Damaged by Memorial Day Tornadoes – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

The campaign to repair the landscape damaged by Memorial Day tornadoes will continue for another year MIAMI VALLEY — Keep America Beautiful is bringing back its RETREET program for another round of planting today, April 30. The organization is the nation’s largest nonprofit community improvement organization and has already planted …

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Activities around San Antonio in May

SAN ANTONIO – Do good and good will come back to you. At least that’s what I’ve always heard, and today is a great day to practice giving back as it’s Global Pay It Forward Day. I’ve had the person in the car in front of me pay for my …

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The Port of Napier holds to mark Worker Memorial Day

Napier Port’s many cranes are among the risks being managed at a $3.5 million effort this year to prevent workplace injuries. Photo / NZME Shipping operations in the Port of Napier will be suspended for up to an hour on Thursday to commemorate International Worker Memorial Day in Hawke’s Bay. …

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The Westborough Memorial Day Parade returns after a two-year hiatus

Westborough Board of Selectmen Chairman Ian Johnson speaks during a ceremony outside the Forbes Municipal Building during a Memorial Day 2019 ceremony. (Photo/Dakota Antelman) WESTBOROUGH – The full Westborough Memorial Day Parade will return on May 30 after a two-year COVID-19 hiatus. The parade is sponsored by the Veterans Services …

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Former Korean War MIA buried in Washington County

For years, Sue Draper has laid flowers at the marker for her father, former Korean War MIA Sgt., on Memorial Day. Roy “Buddy” Charles DeLauter at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. When she lays those flowers this May, she’ll know he’s actually there, she said for DeLauter after Friday’s funeral. The …

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Vice President Charles Curtis’ family cemetery in Topeka is in disarray

Charles Curtis campaigned to outlaw lynching, introduced the first proposed Equal Rights Amendment, and was elected the first Native American Vice President. When Chris Pascale, an author from Long Island, New York, saw the condition of the final resting place of several of Curtis’ closest relatives in North Topeka, he …

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Numerous dogs thrive on the first day of the Tom Jones Memorial

story links Gainesville, Fla. — Georgia’s track and field teams put on the season’s best and most notable national performances in a variety of events to kick off the Tom Jones Memorial on Friday. A trio of highlights stood out for the Bulldogs after day one. Senior …

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Tickets are going fast for Cali Roots – Monterey Herald

It seems like a dream but it’s true. The 11th California Roots Music & Arts Festival returns in full force this Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29 at Monterey for an unprecedented four-day event featuring the best of reggae/ska/roots/hip-hop -Artistic to experience exhibition and event center. Tickets are available for most …

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Annual dredging of Oceanside Harbor will begin soon

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, District of Los Angeles, along with contractor Manson Construction, will begin “mobilization” today, April 11, 2022, for the annual dredging of the city of Oceanside’s port entrance. “Lot 12 will be fenced, fire rings will be removed, a portion of the river bed will …

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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Grabs Boffo $27M Friday But Ambulance Crashes

Knuckles (Idris Elba) and Sonic (Ben Schwartz) in Sonic The Hedgehog 2 from Paramount Pictures and Sega. © 2021 Paramount Pictures and Sega of America, Inc. All rights reserved. Paramount and Sega Sonic the Hedgehog 2 rocketed to a whopping $26.5 million on Friday, including $6.2 million in Thursday’s previews. …

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Wilmington Welcomes Memorial Day Activities Back | local news

WILMINGTON — Memorial Day activities are returning to the city this year after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. “I think Wilmington will be thrilled to have something come back on Memorial Day Sunday,” said Janet Boyd, who is helping to organize a rubber duck race fundraiser as part …

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Williamstown Council Discusses Elementary School, Community Buildings | News, Sports, Jobs

Mayor Paul Jordan spoke about Williamstown’s old elementary school at Tuesday’s Williamstown City Council meeting. (Photo by James Dobbs) WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown City Council met Tuesday to discuss progress on Williamstown’s old elementary school and pool. Councilor Pat Peters was not present at the meeting. Mayor …

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56 days to get Manchin on board with Biden’s agenda: Democrats say they have until Memorial Day

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin has said “there is nothing serious” in the work on a revised version of President Joe Biden’s agenda — a stark contrast to the apparent rush other members of his party feel to get it done Senate Democrats are fighting the clock to pass a …

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The city of Houston dedicated a spot to Joe Campos Torres, who was killed by Houston police almost 45 years ago

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – A Vietnam War veteran who was killed by Houston police nearly 45 years ago will have a downtown public plaza dedicated in his honor. The City of Houston is dedicating a new walkway, park and plaza in memory of Jose “Joe” Campos Torres, the Vietnam veteran …

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Mind Control makes season debut in G1 Carter Handicap

OZONE PARK, NY – Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables multiple tiered stakes winners mind control will kick off its 6-year campaign in the Grade 1, $300,000 Carter Handicap presented by NYRA Bets on the Wood Memorial Day card April 9th ​​at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Carter, a seven-mile sprint for …

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Bloomington-Normal’s New Effort Aims to Honor Fallen Military Members story

BLOOMINGTON — The Twin Cities, as part of a new partnership with America’s Gold Star Families, will honor local fallen service members with commemorative banners along Main Street. Local military service members who have died or are missing in action are featured on the 30″ x 60″ double-sided banners. Each …

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Spirit of Rowan 2022: JC Price’s legacy is still being felt today – Salisbury Post

Although Salisbury activist Joseph Charles Price died aged just 39, his impact on the community is still felt today. And without him, Livingstone College might not be what we know today, says JC Price, post commander of the American Legion, Ollie “Mae” Carroll. Price was a black educator, orator, and …

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Green Mountain Club urges hikers to avoid muddy trails

STARKSBORO, Vt. (WCAX) – Using muddy paths causes erosion and makes maintenance difficult. It also has an impact on the environment. “Be aware that the profile is in a pretty fragile state right now,” said Keegan Tierney, Green Mountain Club’s director of field programs. “A lot of people try to …

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Volunteer first responders hit by high gas prices

PIKE CO., Ind. (WFIE) — While AAA is still saying on the high end that gas prices are falling, people are wondering if this downtrend will continue. According to AAA, gasoline costs about $4.25 a gallon in the United States, down $0.08 a gallon since hitting a record high of …

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The legendary Fishtown Iced Tea is Philly’s newest canned cocktail

💌 love Philly? Sign up for the free Billy Penn newsletter for daily updates on all things Philadelphia. An iconic Philly cocktail will soon be available in cans, and the 12-ounce bottles will pack a fitting punch. The ready-to-drink Fishtown Iced Tea with an ABV of 9% is scheduled for …

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Spring is brewing and so are Rapid City’s seasonal plans

RAPID CITY, SD (KOTA) – Spring is officially just days away and Rapid City citizens are heading outside to soak up the sun. The city itself is preparing for this by getting normal springtime activities up and running, like the Rapid City Greenhouse, where John Berglund, greenhouse specialist, says when …

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