Memorial Day

Outdoor restaurateurs find an attractive recipe

PORT TOWNSEND – Almost nothing went according to plan for Wendy Davis and Lila’s Kitchen. Off the beaten track in Port Townsend, Lila’s was meant to be a commercial caterer kitchen. But when Davis was preparing to open it in mid-2020, there wasn’t much need for it. The pandemic turned …

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Governor Lamont will raise flags at the half-staff on Saturday in recognition of the memorial service of the National Peace Officers

Press releases 10/15/2021 Governor Lamont will raise flags at the half-staff on Saturday in recognition of the memorial service of the National Peace Officers (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont announced today that, in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Joe Biden ordering the lowering of flags across the …

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Richmond honors officers who died more than 100 years ago

RICHMOND, Virginia – Richmond Police Department cadets lit a candle in honor of 40 police officers killed while on duty in the city. The RPD and city officials honored the fallen heroes during the city police officer’s memorial service at the Police Training Academy Thursday morning. The cadets then announced …

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The future of Islamorada’s Fills is at the center

A group of concerned citizens visited village officials and engineers on October 6th to present their vision of the future of the Fills – the islands that connect the Upper and Lower Matecumbe Keys – the potential development of the land was heard before residents met with advisors, who led …

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General Pulaski Memorial Day proclamation, 2021

On General Pulaski Memorial Day, we honor Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, a Polish-born hero of the American Revolution who sacrificed his life 242 years ago to defend our cause of building a free and independent nation. Known as the “Father of the American Cavalry” for his leadership and military skills, …

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Tax Committee recommends $ 309,900 for tourism projects

MOSES LAKE – The Moses Lake Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) met on Wednesday to discuss how to distribute the $ 309,900 hotel / motel tax money available for 2022 tourism projects among businesses. The city awards hotel / motel taxpayers’ money each year to organizations that promote Moses Lake …

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Seasonal beach & leisure updates

By Madison Beach & Recreation Commission press release • 9/30/2021 4:00 PM EST The Madison Beach & Recreation Commission thanks Madison residents for a pleasant and successful beach season. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, more than 7,000 seasonal parking passes and 1,500 day passes were purchased by Madison residents. …

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Inauguration day at the new Phillips Memorial Court

The Michaela Morgan and Thomas Deckard-Madore Memorial Basketball Court prior to the dedication ceremony (Paula Kane photo) PHILLIPS – The Michaela Morgan and Thomas Deckard-Madore Memorial Basketball Court is now officially open for operations. The brand new court, built to honor the lives of these two young people who were …

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Benwood plans new amphitheater | News, sports, jobs

Photo by Joselyn King Benwood officials plan to turn the former mini golf course in Benwood Park into an amphitheater. BENWOOD – The sounds of music and other outdoor events could soon be emanating from the grounds of the former miniature golf course in Benwood Park. The city is thinking …

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Gold Star recognized Mother’s Day in Monroe

MONROE, La. (KNOE) – Gold Star families share a term no one wants, which is a child who is killed while serving our country. “It was March 22nd, which made it special because it was like coming with them,” said Kim Henderson, a Gold Star mom. She remembers the day …

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ReCoM partners are preparing for the Labor Day weekend

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection and federal partners will step up patrols off the coast of San Diego over Labor Day weekend. “Smugglers don’t adhere to boat safety standards. These are long and dangerous trips that involve overloaded ships with no navigation lights and no safety equipment, …

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Kiesling House presents leather art | News, sports, jobs

Submitted photo Leather craftsman Dan Cochran demonstrates his craft in historical costumes. NEW ULM – On Saturday, August 28th, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the public is invited to a leather art demonstration in the historic Kieslinghaus. The program includes a demonstration and a demonstration of leatherwork. The leather …

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Payday Loans & Lenders

Are you curious to find out how a community’s financial situation is doing? Abandoned houses or vacant shopping centers are an obvious sign things aren’t good, but a more subtle indication of financial insecurity is the number of payday lenders in the area — businesses that cater to cash-strapped customers willing …

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The police started it – opinion

Reprinted with permission from Southside Pride. Ken Martin, chairman of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, responded to this comment in a reformer article. Applications for an even-year office usually begin the Tuesday after Memorial Day. According to the tradition of the DFL in Minneapolis, the candidates of the 2020 supported school …

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7 Northwest Lavender Fields To Visit This Summer

Summer in the northwest. It can bring blue skies and hot days, but it also brings something equally beautiful: lavender! Of course you could Fly to Provence to see the majestic purple fields – or stay close to your home and travel to a few areas of western Washington such …

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NL MVP: Breaking up the suddenly exhausted race

Welcome to The Opener, where you can get a fresh, up-to-date column from one of SI.com’s MLB writers every weekday morning to start your day. The battle for the National League MVP has turned into a war of attrition. Leading contenders Fernando Tatís Jr. and Jacob deGrom have hampered their …

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Back to school: Los Alamitos 2021-22 school calendar

LOS ALAMITOS, CA – Back to school planning has already begun in Los Alamitos and calendars are available to help parents prepare for day one in Los Alamitos’ Unified School District. Weaver Elementary Schools Start Wednesday August 4th! However, the first day of school for most students in Los Alamitos …

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The way I see it: salmon fishing | Local news

The first picture I’m sharing this week is definitely from the “good old days” that we will unfortunately never see again. It’s the Antelope fishing boat with a huge cargo of salmon caught on the Coquille River. The story I share about this picture is titled “Salmon Crisis on the …

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This is how you drive going-to-the-sun road

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Montana – An arm dangles out of the window of almost every other car that drives up Going-to-the-Sun Road, the phone firmly in the hand of someone trying to photograph a view, its majesty will never be fully reflected in an Instagram post. The Going-to-the-Sun Road winds …

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Robert Nevoraski Obituary (2021) – Kenosha, WI

Robert “Jocko” Nevoraski 1936-2021 On Saturday, July 10th, 2021, Bob passed away at the Brookside Care Center in Kenosha. Bob was born on November 29, 1936 in Kenosha to the late Walter and Amanda (Tiemann) Nevoraski. He was the oldest of seven children, six of whom survived, Jeanette (Mike Barnett) …

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James Kelley Obituary (2021) – Silvis, IL

James “Jimmy” Leroy Kelley January 16, 1967 – July 11, 2021 COLONA-James “Jimmy” Leroy Kelley of Green Rock / Colona walked peacefully to heaven on July 11, 2021 in his childhood home, surrounded by his family and one of his best pals, Don Clevenger. A memorial service will take place …

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Chicago in Summer: 8 Places to Take Away

As the United States pandemic subsides, many travelers prefer the outdoors, away from it all Short breaks. According to the travel planning page TripItOn Memorial Day weekend, big cities like Washington, DC and New York were in decline, while outdoor spots like Palm Springs, California were new popular. “Two-thirds of …

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Richard Bridgeo | Obituary | Salem news

Marblehead – On Tuesday June 29th, Captain Richard Bridgeo left port for the last time on his journey into eternity. He was 97 years old. Captain Richard Warren Bridgeo was the youngest in a long line of Marblehead Sea Captains, born October 4, 1923, the second son of the late …

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IT PAYS TO KNOW: Memorial Day

By JUDD MATSUNAGA, Esq. I used to confuse Memorial Day with Veterans Day. Memorial Day was the three-day weekend in late May that marked the beginning of summer. It generally meant a golf trip with the Kokusai Golf Club. Veterans Day, on the other hand, was just a one-day holiday …

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July 4th trip for Exceed Memorial Day

Auto Club: The July 4th travel volume is expected to be even closer to pre-pandemic levels than it was on Memorial Day The Southern California Automobile Club predicts a strong recovery in July 4th travel over the Independence Day weekend, even stronger than during the Memorial Day holiday. The increase …

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Health officials say a surge was avoided on Memorial Day

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Health leaders said Alabama avoided spikes in COVID-19 cases as of Memorial Day due to immunity. “The numbers we’ve seen across the state have comfortably encouraged me,” said Dr. Wesley Willeford, Jefferson County’s infectious disease expert. “When we look back on last year’s holidays, we saw …

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