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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Odenton man identified as drowning victim in Potomac River

    Odenton man identified as drowning victim in Potomac River
    An Odenton man who drowned in the Potomac River on Labor Day has been identified, Montgomery County police said. Mark Moore, 22, was identified by police on Friday. Search crews were called on Monday night for a possible drowning at the to Potomac...
  • Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast

    Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast
    The Baltimore Grand Prix has certainly come a long way since its first year, when the event drew a reported 160,000 fans to the Inner Harbor but organizers were unable to pay millions of dollars they owed to the city and to assorted private vendors. New,...
  • Send the Grand Prix packing

    Send the Grand Prix packing
    O' say can you see? The answer these past couple weeks in downtown Baltimore would be a definite, no! ("Race to remove Grand Prix barriers," Sept. 3) The weeks of hassle for Baltimore commuters while setting up for the race, not too mention the weeks...
  • Holocaust survivors embrace the next generation of gratitude

    Holocaust survivors embrace the next generation of gratitude
    The intertwined history of the Jewish Reches family of Mount Washington and Greenspring and the Roman Catholic Staszczak-Wrobel family of Poland is extraordinary, and extraordinarily inspiring. When family members recount it at schools, churches,...
  • Paid for doing nothing?

    Paid for doing nothing?
    I went to the Motor Vehicles Administration recently to obtain an ID card for my elderly father, and the line was out the door. Yet near the counter was a sign, left over from last week, stating that the MVA would be closed on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: 'Election Night Part 1'

    'The Newsroom' recap: 'Election Night Part 1'
    "Our elections are the envy of the world. It's critically important that we not make any mistakes tonight. We all know why." --Charlie Skinner "The Newsroom" returned from its Labor Day hiatus with the penultimate episode of Season Two, "Election Night...
  • Put Baltimore back to work

    Put Baltimore back to work
    Labor Day weekend — the annual celebration of the American worker and our last summer fling — seems also a fitting time to review the state of working Baltimore. The facts are these: •Baltimore City's unemployment rate, as of July, is...
  • Is this an 'Indian Summer'?

    Since people like to think fall is upon us once Labor Day passes and the humidity drops, making this week's burst of heat an Indian Summer. But there is a technical definition of the term, and this week's weather doesn't meet it. Sources from the...
  • Perryville farmers market open every Friday through Oct. 25

    Happy Friday the 13th Perryville!! Here are some dates to remember: Basket Bingo tonight (Friday) is $12 a ticket, extra $5, to benefit Harford Crime Solvers. To be held at the Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main St., Bel Air. Parking is nearby. Tickets are...
  • Neighbors bid fond farewell to Leibsons [West Laurel]

    Summer has been glorious but it has gone by so fast. Already the early autumn leaves are falling from the trees. Labor Day has passed and we are officially transitioning to fall activities. Mark your calendars now for the West Laurel Civic Association's...
  • Grand Prix winner Simon Pagenaud 'sad' race won't be returning to Baltimore

    Grand Prix winner Simon Pagenaud 'sad' race won't be returning to Baltimore
    Simon Pagenaud, winner of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore, is lamenting that the race won't return. “I’m really sad that we’re not coming back, but I’m honored to be the last winner. The city really gave it back to me," Pagenaud...
  • Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix

    Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix
    Three years ago, I declared that the Grand Prix of Baltimore would be a game changer for our city. Now that the race has ended for the foreseeable future, many have asked if I regret that statement. The answer is no. My goal in supporting the Grand Prix...