Memorial Day

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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Fiesta Days return dates announced – The Vacaville Reporter

Those who have experienced Fiesta Days deprivation over the past two years can rest easy. The multi-day festival celebrating Vacaville’s Hispanic and Western heritage returns May 26-30 for the first time since 2019. CEO Karen Juilfs called it an incredible feeling. “After a two-year break, we’re ready,” she said. “We …

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The update on Lucy the Elephant’s makeover in Margate, NJ

I miss Lucy! We’ve been expecting this for a while, and many New Jersey 101.5 staff have written about it or discussed it on the air. But the time has finally come. According to an article on NJ.com, Lucy the Elephant’s revamp is actually underway. And the sounds of this …

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Lei court to preside over the lei day

HONOLULU (KHON2) – May 1st is Lei Day in Hawaii. The City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation has appointed the members of the lei court for May 94thth Annual Lei Day celebration. The lei court will preside over the celebrations at Kapiolani Park on Sunday, May …

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New Cumberland Council discusses warehouse garage, staff, road issues | News, Sports, Jobs

Craig Howell MEETING – The New Cumberland Council held a regular meeting on Thursday and agreed to move ahead with the installation of a new storage garage in the town, as well as various staffing matters. The meeting was postponed to Thursday after the council failed to …

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Fun places for kids in Corpus Christi, come rain or shine, for all budgets

Don’t let the words “I’m booed” ruin your day with the kids. Check out our list of kid-friendly businesses and attractions in Corpus Christi and find something to keep them happy and entertained, indoors or out. Opening hours and prices are subject to change, particularly during spring break and public …

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LA Fleet Week sails from Labor Day through May – NBC Los Angeles

What you should know May 27-30, 2022 in and around the Port of Los Angeles The events, which include boat tours, concerts and more, used to take place over Labor Day Weekend It was decided to align LA celebrations with New York Fleet Week The end of summer in Southern …

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$4 per gallon prices this weekend amid war between Ukraine and Russia

Gas prices just keep rising, and a gallon of regular gasoline in the US is likely to average $4 before the end of the weekend, analysts forecast on Saturday. Gasoline costs have risen in recent weeks as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine puts pressure on global oil markets. At the same …

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– Obituary: Donna Mae Hunt

Donna Mae Hunt AUGUSTA – Donna Mae Hunt, 84, of Augusta, Maine, passed away peacefully on February 27, 2022 of natural causes. Donna was born on August 1, 1937 to the late Carroll and Esther Wheelock in Waterville, Maine. After graduating from Lawrence High School in 1954, she worked for …

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West Lafayette marks COVID-19 Memorial Day | Messages

West Lafayette, Indiana (WLFI) – West Lafayette leaders are taking action to recognize the impact of COVID-19 in their community. City introduces COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day. The decision was formally approved at this week’s Board of Public Works meeting. In his proclamation, West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis says …

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Memorial Day flag planting efforts require volunteers

Volunteers were called on Monday to help place miniature American flags for Memorial Day at every grave on the grounds of Riverside National Cemetery. At least 200 volunteers are needed to perform the Flag for Every Hero tradition at the 900-acre National Cemetery, the fourth largest of its kind nationwide, …

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Senate bills would open state lands to off-road vehicle use

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two bills introduced to the Legislature aim to create opportunities for motorized vehicle driving on public lands in West Virginia, specifically in wildlife management areas, state parks and state forests. Senate Bill 565 seeks to create a “wildlife viewing” brand where people could buy the brand and …

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Bigfoot Electro Announce Phase 3 Lineup Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend Festival 2022 – EDM.com

The elusive Bigfoot returns. After a successful inaugural edition last May, Bigfoot Electro is preparing to return for an even bigger and better year. Scheduled to take place May 26-29 on Tennessee’s stunning Cumberland Plateau, this electronic music festival is poised to establish a new Memorial Day weekend tradition for …

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Released after a wrongful conviction, the Horton brothers set out to end gun violence in Philly

💌 love Philly? Sign up for the free Billy Penn newsletter for daily updates on all things Philadelphia. Lee Horton sat in the waiting area at Jefferson Hospital last March, fascinated by what he thought was an unusual performance: many of the people around him seemed to be engaged in …

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Obituary of Conrad Whitney (2022) – West Hartford, CT

Conrad Delano Whitney passed away at the age of 93 on February 14, 2022 (Valentine’s Day) surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Conrad was the 2nd son of Theodore Whitney and Grace Mooney Whitney and brother of Theodore (Ted) Whitney. Born on October 17, 1928, he grew …

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Armand Leo Bonin III of Lincoln dies aged 56

Thursday 17 February 2022 Olson & Parent Funeral Home View larger + Armand Leo Bonin III, 56, of Lincoln, Rhode Island, died at home on February 4, 2022 after a long and brave battle with cancer. Born May 28, 1965 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He was the son of the …

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Bartlesville Radio » News » Washington Co. Officials Tour Courtroom, Jury Remodel

Washington County officials tour the remodeled first floor courthouse and jury room at the County Judicial Center in downtown Bartlesville. Commissioner Mike Dunlap toured the facility on Monday morning. Dunlap says he’s excited to see how far this project has come since it began in October 2021. Commissioner Dunlap believes …

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T&F closes out Darius Dixon Memorial with six top wins on day two

story links LYNCHBURG, Va.— The University of Pennsylvania’s track and field programs completed the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational Saturday, earning six wins and adding four more names to the record book. In the men’s, the Quakers achieved victories in the 300m, 500m and 1,000m. In the …

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West Boylston benefits from $116,000 Community Preservation Act Match

Ken Cleveland | article correspondent WEST BOYLSTON – The city has increased its Community Preservation Act fund and added a state surcharge of $116,001, “the highest dollar amount,” said Selectman Pat Crowley, which represents “43% of our surcharge.” The CPA is a surcharge on property taxes that sets aside money …

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Mustangs appoint five-time MLB manager Jim Riggleman as club skipper

(Editor’s note: Mustangs release) BILLINGS – The Billings Mustangs On Wednesday announced Jim Riggleman as Field Manager 2022. Riggleman has managed five MLB clubs during his distinguished baseball career and is the Mustangs’ first manager to previously serve as a major league manager. He replaces 2021 manager Joe Kruzel, who …

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WVDOH fights the lack of snow plow workers

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) worked all winter with a shortage of CDL-certified workers. District 4, headquartered in Bridgeport, has shed 66 employees, 51 of whom are CDL certified. To address the shortage, WVDOH pays for uncertified permanent workers to maintain their CDLs. In addition, …

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The season at Lake Mohegan Beach can be delayed due to dredging

“Much of the sand is now in the lake itself,” said Anthony Calabrese, director of parks and recreation. Ida dropped nearly 6 inches of rain on Fairfield, causing widespread flooding. At Lake Mohegan, the city will likely need to dredge the swimming area and fill in the sand on the …

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Battle Ground Bricks and Banners program deadline is March 1st

BATTLE GROUND – The city’s Battle Ground Bricks and Banners program is fast approaching its deadline. The program allows those wishing to honor and recognize an individual’s military service to purchase either a memorial stone or military banner. The bricks will be installed at the Veterans Memorial and banners will …

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Memorial’s Carly Berkman signs with DBU

HOUSTON – As Memorial’s season wrapped up last fall, Carly Berkman felt the final chapter of her playing career had not yet been written. Berkman began looking into next-level gaming, and in the end, Dallas Baptist University is the next chapter to be written. The senior from Memorial signed with …

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Rep. Hunschofsky files Home Bill recognizing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Memorial Day

State deputy Christine Hunschofsky From MP Christine Hunschofsky: No matter how much time passes, February 14, the day of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, will always be a day that profoundly affects our community. While most people in other parts of the country have moved on, we continue …

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Simon fell MP at Walney’s stab and on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Last Tuesday the Walney School stabbing shocked our community. Such unpredictable acts of violence have a profound impact on our feelings about our safety and that of our families. Even before that, voters often asked me about knife crime after seeing stories in the media. The fact is we don’t …

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Swastikas drawn at the train station in Washington after Holocaust Remembrance Day

Vandals painted swastikas on the outside walls of Union Station in Washington, DC on Friday, prompting condemnation from Jewish groups and lawmakers and prompting an investigation by local law enforcement. The swastikas were found painted all around the outside of the station. A message saying “F**k you Obama” was also …

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Honor: Stormont leaders issue message of tolerance on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Memorial Day is a poignant and poignant reminder of the dangers of allowing prejudice and hatred to go unchallenged, said First Secretary Paul Givan and Deputy First Secretary Michelle O’Neill. They were among a number of people attending the annual regional memorial service hosted by the Executive Office in …

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NSO chairman resigns amid outrage over Israeli police use of spyware

Hundreds attend the funeral of former Chief Justice Miriam Naor in Jerusalem Hundreds of mourners gather to pay their last respects to former Chief Justice Miriam Naor – who died earlier this week aged 74 – as she is buried in the Sanhedria Cemetery in her hometown of Jerusalem. A …

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Maj. John Hughes, a “Man of Legends,” was the last known Pearl Harbor veteran from Orange County, California

Lt. Colby Torres (right), a chaplin at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, attends with Marine Corps Maj. John Hughes (retired) at the Ewa Battlefield Memorial Ceremony December 6, 2016. Hughes is a survivor of the attacks that took place at Ewa Field on December 7, 1941. (Zachary Orr/US Marine Corps) (Tribune …

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Tee prepares to honor those who served at the Veterans Memorial

TEA, SD (KELO) – One of South Dakota’s fastest growing churches is raising money to honor those who have served. The Tea Veterans Memorial is a project that has been in the making for years. “It’s just a matter of finding the people and the resources to organize it because …

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Local Notes and Briefs – Fort Bragg Advocate-News

Please submit Local Notes articles to the editor by noon on Fridays — [email protected] or by calling 707-969-6091. If you have questions about COVID-19, call the County Public Health Office at 707-472-2759. To contact the City of Fort Bragg, call 707-961-2823. All Fort Bragg citizens can contact the Fort Bragg …

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SCVNews.com | Veterans Attorney Fred Gruchalla named Veteran of the Year

Vietnam War veteran Fred Gruchalla received the 2020-2021 Veteran of the Year Award from Van Nuys/Reseda Elks Lodge 2790 on January 10. The award was presented to him by Van Nuys/Reseda Elks Lodge Exalted Ruler Meredith Thomas. The award recognizes Gruchalla’s tireless work at Eternal Valley Memorial Park’s annual Memorial …

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Patriot League 2022 Preview – Lacrosse Bucket

(Photo courtesy of Navy Athletics) Last season was unique for the Patriot League. Not only did the league decide on an alternate schedule that split the conference into two divisions, but it also went back and forth on what the postseason would look like. Eventually, the conference tournament was shortened …

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74th Army Day at the War Memorial in Pune

Southern Army Commander Lt. Gen. JS Nain laid a wreath at the war memorial in Pune on Saturday to mark the 74th Army Day. Army Day is celebrated on January 15th every year to celebrate the occasion when the first Indian General took command of the Indian Army from a …

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Eastern Kentucky HS Band invited to the 2022 National Memorial Day Parade

LONDON, Kentucky (WYMT) – A high school band from eastern Kentucky has been invited to represent the Commonwealth at the 2022 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, DC “It’s huge, it’s been several years since Kentucky had a representative, and to my knowledge we’ve never had this band at a …

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Local GOP legislators want registers for domestic violent offenders

House Rep Brad Klippert (Republican of the State House) Basically based on his decades of law enforcement work, an 8th District MP tabled a bill that would create a state registry for domestic violent offenders REP. AS A DEPUTY, KLIPPERT SEEN MANY TRAGICAL IT INCIDENTS Brad Kilppert, who co-serves with …

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Gas Heading To $ 4 A Gallon – When Could It Happen In NJ?

In recent months, New Jersey gas prices have been up to 10 cents a gallon higher than the national average, prompting an analyst who forecast the United States could pay $ 4 a gallon by Memorial Day, to speed up its forecast for the Garden State. Patrick De Haan, head …

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98 year old Auschwitz survivor to speak to students

Dov Forman: “It is now more important than ever that we listen to people like my great-grandmother” Dov Forman 98-year-old Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert and her great-grandson Dov Forman will speak to students ahead of this year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. Gillian Carr will be on Thursday, January 20th – one …

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Review of the year 2021 part I

Retired Alderman John Tewell died with his wife Faye at the 2020 Christmas tree lights in June. JanuaryAlayah Gomez will be the county’s firstborn baby in 2021.Two new Churchill County commissioners and four school board members took their oaths of office.A New Year’s run and walk started in 2021.Churchill County …

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NJ ShopRite employee is stabbed to death with the delicatessen’s “biggest knife”

CLARK – A disagreement between two employees resulted in a knife stabbed in a supermarket on Sunday afternoon as shocked customers looked on, officials said. The township police said on their Facebook page that they responded to a “argument” at ShopRite on Central Avenue on Sunday afternoon. Police did not …

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Review of the year 2021: selected key areas of business development, projects | Messages

WILMINGTON – In 2021, the Wilmington Board of Selectmen addressed major city issues related to spaces, economic development, COVID-19 relief, memorials and more. In preparation for the annual town meeting, which begins in February, an early issue for the board this year was the article on the proposed rededication of …

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From Red Raiders to Masked Mandates, Center County’s year of change was 2021 | News, sports, jobs

TIM WEIGHT / FOR THE EXPRESS November 11th, Veterans went into effect when Center County held Veterans Day at the Center County Courthouse. What a year it was. Center County’s 2021 was similar to 2020 in many ways. As COVID-19 cases rose over the year, Center County did its best …

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Premarket stocks: IPOs were hot. Now investors are dropping them

But after that the shine often went off. Of the U.S. IPOs that raised more than $ 1 billion in 2021, 20 are trading below their IPO price while only 16 are above, according to data from Dealogic made available to Before the Bell this week. “After that jump on …

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These lines were common all over New Jersey

We have a tradition of going to one of the few restaurants in the area that are open every Christmas morning. They are usually run by people who don’t celebrate Christmas and don’t bother with additional business. So I found one that was pretty close and said they were open …

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New Jersey hospitals begin banning most visitors as COVID cases rise

One of the largest hospital groups in the country is again severely restricting the number of visitors as the number of COVID cases continues to rise dramatically. RWJBarnabas Health announced Thursday that starting Sunday, the day after Christmas, almost all visitors with limited exceptions would be banned from its dozen …

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No Omicron – Post Register yet

From personnel reports For national media companies, concerns about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 dominate the headlines in connection with the pandemic as Christmas Day looms on the horizon.Caldwell County’s top officials said the variant of COVID-19, which reportedly accounts for the largest percentage of new cases, has yet to …

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Parkway Drive, Lose Knocked + More to Play 2022 So what ?! Fixed

Parkway Drive, Knocked Loose, and I Prevail are among the artists featured in So What ?! Will play in 2022. Festival in Arlington, Texas. The three-day festival takes place on Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, at Choctaw Stadium in Arlington. This will be a triumphant return for the event, which …

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The artist Virgil Ortiz uses traditional pottery methods and combines them with science fiction, fashion and history

Cochiti Pueblo potter Virgil Ortiz. (Courtesy Virgil Ortiz) The sound called Virgil Ortiz when he was 15 years old. The Cochiti Pueblo artist’s world opened up when he saw the ancestors of today’s storytellers in an art dealer’s gallery in Albuquerque. He had already formed similar characters himself. Robert Gallegos …

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New Pottstown regulation restricts fireworks

POTTSTOWN – People who like to set off fireworks at night in the district will soon have to pay a high price for them. With a unanimous vote on Monday, the local council set strict limits as to when “backyard fireworks” may be ignited after 9 p.m. within the municipality’s …

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Obituary: Gilbert Eugene Taylor – CentralMaine.com

Gilbert Eugene Taylor NORRIDGEWOCK – It was in deep sadness that the family members of Gilbert Eugene Taylor, 90, from Norridgewock said goodbye to their beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who passed away peacefully on December 3, 2021. Gilbert, known as “Gil”, “Sonny” and “Pa” was born on September …

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The Latchis is a landmark theater, hotel and pub. That can be a problem in a pandemic.

The marquee of the Latchis Theater in Brattleboro offers words of comfort at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020. Photo by Kevin O’Connor / VTDigger When the Greek immigrant family Latchis announced the opening of their theater and hotel of the same name in Brattleboro in autumn …

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Kenneth Dootson Obituary (2021) – Glastonbury, CT

On Tuesday, December 7th, Kenneth (Ken) Dootson of Marlborough died peacefully after an uphill battle. Born in Fall River MA on December 21, 1945, Ken was the son of the late Clarence (Duke) and Muriel Dootson. Ken leaves behind his 30-year-old loving wife, Karen (Lawson) Dootson, and his two children, …

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Homemade veterans memorial honors their victims

The six branches of service of the US military are presented with hand-made signs. Matthew Sasser | daily newspaper ROCKINGHAM – For the past two years Terry Jordan has been working on a memorial garden for veterans in his garden at his Rockingham home. What started with a small silhouette …

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The Bay Village Foundation bronze plaque makes a great Christmas present – Westlake

Christmas time is a great time to retreat from our busy lives and review the past year. It is an opportunity to spend time with family and friends and celebrate old traditions as well as introduce new ones. The Bay Village Foundation’s bronze plaque program is one such tradition that …

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Winner of the special award of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 2021

More than 65 drivers won the green flag in at least one race on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour in 2021. In the end, Justin Bonsignore won his third series championship, making it only the fourth rider in Tour history to accomplish this feat. Bonsignore also won three other special …

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Stay up to date on channel expansion work | News, sports, jobs

If you exit the main drag (Route 394) as you head north and west from BOCES School in Ashville and head towards the lake, you will see construction equipment installing the service lines for the new extension to the West Lake Sewer System. You will also see lots of small, …

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Memorial to Kansas City Growing, Kansas girl shot dead

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Stuffed animals, flowers and candles line the front stairs of an apartment building where a 7-year-old girl and a man died in a series of shootings on Wednesday morning. According to the investigators, the mother of the child and the three-year-old sibling are in hospital with …

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Helen Comer documents memorial service for fallen officer

The police chief of La Vergne Burrel “Chip” Davis presents Anna Stolinsky, 4 of the daughter of the fallen police detective from La Vergne, Lt. Kevin Stolinsky, during the memorial service for Stolinsky on Wednesday November 17, 2021 at LifePoint Church in Smyrna, raised a flag as Stolinsky’s wife and …

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New music video in Reddings Putnam Memorial Park, inspired by the Revolutionary War general

REDDING – In March of this year, snow was still on the ground when Georgia-based musician Glenn Edward Hall arrived at Reddings Putnam Memorial State Park. It was perfect – just as Hall had imagined. Hall was preparing to shoot a music video for one of his new songs, “Winter …

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“Gangster” outfits worn by Janesville Parker students outrage Beloit Memorial student, parent

Nov. 27 – JANESVILLE – During a Parker High School girls’ basketball game against the Beloit Memorial on Nov. 23, several Parker student outfits wore “gangster” outfits – an issue that offended some members of the Beloit community. Parker students were seen at the game last Tuesday night wearing “woman …

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The Day – Is Congress Spending Too Much Time Outside Washington? Another pause raises questions

WASHINGTON – Congress has no votes this week despite the government running out of money next Friday and expected to hit its debt ceiling soon after. This Thanksgiving break marks the second major exodus from Washington for Congress this month. The House and Senate were out of service for the …

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What we know so far about the fatal incident – NBC Chicago

A festive Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin became fatal when an SUV plowed into the crowd. Details of what exactly happened are yet to be announced, and officials will provide updates with new information on Monday. Here’s what we know so far. What we know about the victims The Milwaukee …

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Memorial to teenager who died in police custody after a car theft in Hollywood and an accident in NW Miami-Dade – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – A grieving community came together to pay tribute to a student athlete who died in police custody after a police chase that began in Hollywood and ended in a crash in northwest Miami-Dade. News cameras captured friends and family who gathered at the crash site …

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FedEx driver hung up a fallen American flag and greets in front of a security camera

A FedEx driver in North Carolina was reportedly caught by a home security camera this week, hanging an American flag lying on the ground and saluting it. The footage showed the FedEx driver stopping for a moment when he noticed the flag had fallen into the bushes outside a house …

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2022 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship tickets on sale

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WNDU) – Big time golf is coming back to Benton Harbor. Mark Memorial Day weekend on your calendar when the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship returns to Harbor Shores in 2022. The senior championship is already an event that only takes place every two years in Benton Harbor, …

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Salem municipality wants to expand DORA | News, sports, jobs

SALEM Council members want to expand the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) all year round and allow special events with the consent of the council. Normal hours of operation would remain from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, unless a group requests permission from the council …

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What progressives see in New York’s 2nd Black Mayor

The state New York City was in about 30 years ago was pretty much the same as it is today: racial tensions, crime concerns, economic pressures. For many, David Dinkins, the city’s first black mayor, was a welcome change in such a controversial time – he deposed three-year-old incumbent Ed …

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10 memorials honoring NC military veterans

The Vietnam War Memorial in the Lejeune Memorial Gardens. (Facebook) (Tribune News Service) – North Carolina has a rich military history that dates back to before statehood. The State Archives of North Carolina Military Collection’s Veterans Oral History Interview Collection contains more than 1,100 oral history interviews from military veterans …

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Event calendar: October 30, 2021 | News capsules

TODAY EVENTS The Friends of the Colusa County Animal Shelter will host the third annual Puptoberfest from 11 am to 2 pm at Veterans Memorial Park on 10th Street and Market Street in Colusa. Puppuccinos, lawn games, a raffle and a dealers’ fair. Local animal welfare officers will also be …

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Hunterdon County Commissioners are hosting a skilled headstone cleaning event with a nonprofit on Memorial Day

The Hunterdon County Board of Commissioners hosted a skilled tombstone cleaning event on Saturday, October 23rd with Trae Zipperer, Navy veteran and founder of the nonprofit group By Memorial Day. Attendees cleaned veteran’s headstones at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Flemington, Director Susan J. Soloway reported. According to Soloway, Veterans Liaison …

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Woman continues mission to honor veterans buried in Boulder City

Christopher DeVargas Volunteers place flags on headstones in Southern Nevada’s Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City on Monday, November 9, 2020 in preparation for Veterans Day. from Solar staff (Contact) Monday, October 25, 2021 | 6 p.m. Christopher DeVargas Dawn Kramer, who organized the event, speaks to volunteers who came …

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City, NSU prepares for Veterans Day parade | news

As Veterans Day approaches, local organizations, businesses and community members prepare for the annual Veterans Day Parade on Muskogee Avenue in Tahlequah. Each year the parade begins on Goingsnake Street, runs through Main Street and ends on Chickasaw Street. The procession starts on November 11th at 11am. There will be …

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