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Notes from Lands End

By Laura Shabott February 8th, 2014 The falling snow makes me yearn for a warm sunny day in Provincetown.


Related Topix: Provincetown, MA, Life, Labor Day

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Chronicle

DeKalb chamber seeks walkers for Memorial Day Parade

DeKALB – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce seeks participants to walk in the Memorial Day Parade set for May 26. Parade line-up will start at 8:30 a.m. May 26, and check-in will be at city parking lot No.


Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Life, Holidays

The Citizens' Voice

MayDay thanks the troops with musical benefit

First row is Staff Sgt. James R. Conley. Second row, from left, are Miranda Russell, Leesa Colon, Alicia Conley, Teddy Wampole, Mike Swicklik and Mike Kovalchek.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Wilkes-Barre, PA, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, US Army

Thanks, Duff Green Fund, for the trees

On behalf of the Ladies Memorial Association of Fredericksburg, I would like to thank the Duff McDuff Green Jr. Fund of the Community Foundation of Rappahannock River Region for their recent grant award.


Related Topix: Confederate, KY, Life, Holidays

Baumgartner Vaughan column: DHS Forever, with Lougee's daughter

Bobby Lougee loved to socialize. Even when age made it harder to get around, Lougee kept it up because his old friends appreciated his efforts.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Veteran Affairs, Durham, NC

The Times-Tribune

Container gardening good option for landscape color in early spring

The weather has been cold, then warm, then cold again, with intermittent rain, snow and harsh winds.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Holidays

Register Now for Wounded Warrior 5K

Start your Memorial Day weekend by honoring local wounded warriors who have sacrificed themselves for our freedom.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Plainfield, IL

The Daily Advertiser

Veterans column: No excuse for sloppy salutes

Whether on active military duty, part of a Guard or reserve component, or on retired or veteran status, soldiers are seen saluting, placing the right hand over the heart, or simply failing to do either because they don't care or they are not sure what the proper protocol is for saluting.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Veteran Affairs

Easter 2014: Costco and Target are closed on Easter Sunday, Walmart is open

Target is closed on Easter Sunday, and so is Costco. Just in case you were planning on getting some last-minute Easter shopping done, it is best to head to Walmart which will be open.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Journal Gazette

Staggered releases push summer movies into April

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Go, Fort Wayne, IN, Life, Holidays, White House Down, The Heat, Gravity

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Statesman Journal

Bridge repairs could start Monday at Multnomah Falls

The contract has been signed, and repairs on the Historic Benson Bridge at Multnomah Falls is expected to start on Monday.


Related Topix: Battle Ground, WA, Life, Holidays

Legends of Chima Water Park set to open Memorial Day at LEGOLAND California

LEGOLAND California , already home to the first LEGOLAND Water Park, has announced that the opening of the brand new LEGO Legends of Chima Water Park is slated for Memorial Day, May 26. Based on the animal tribes of LEGO Group's Chima product line and the mystical land where they live and covet the "chi" energy source, the three-acre park will ... (more)


Related Topix: California, Life, Holidays

Fort Mill Times

Grand Strand packed with Easter weekend visitors

The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports Taylor Damonte of Coastal Carolina University's Center for Resort Tourism expects lodging occupancy to hit about 93 percent because Easter occurs later this year.


Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Weather, Life, Holidays, Fort Mill, SC

Tolland Memorial Day Essay Contest & Coloring Pages

Tolland students can show their patriotism by taking part in the town's 2014 Memorial Day essay contest.


Related Topix: Tolland, CT, Life, Holidays

Dallas Morning News

Next Dallas Trader Joe's opens May 30 on Walnut Hill and Central

Patrons come and go from a Trader Joe's Monday, June 3, 2013 at the Preston Towne Crossing shopping center in Plano.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Plano, TX, Life, Holidays

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Town & Country: Horseheads invites all county WWII vets to be part of Memorial Day parade

For people who like parades, Memorial Day promises to be a real treat. Even though Corning will not host a parade this year, Memorial Day parades are planned in Elmira, Elmira Heights and Horseheads, among other locations.


Related Topix: Horseheads, NY, Life, Holidays, Corning, NY, Elmira Heights, NY, Chemung County, NY

Chico Enterprise-Record

Campgrounds open in time for trout opener

Weather permitting, Potato Patch, Alder, Elam, Butte Meadows, Cherry Hill will be opening then, in time for the April 25 start of trout season.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Former lifeguard becomes pool manag...

The Greenville City Swimming Pool will be opening up on Memorial Day and will remain open until the first day of the Darke County Fair.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Darke County, OH

CBS Local

Major Disruptions Coming For Brooklyn Straphangers

The work will take place from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday on the weekends of May 2-5, May 9-12, May 16-19, May 23-27 until Tuesday Memorial Day weekend, and May 30-June 2. While the work is in progress, No.


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PR :: Flying Tigers & Home of the Brave on Blu-ray & DVD May 13

Two classic films that honor the military just in time for Memorial Day with John Wayne in a story set just prior to the invasion of Pearl Harbor and a hard-hitting personal story of an African American solider and the discrimination he faces during his service in WWII.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Flying Tigers, Home of the Brave, Western, Rio Grande, Life, Holidays, Comedy Movies, Sands of Iwo Jima, McLintock!