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Labor Day

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  • Orioles thoughts and observations on wild-card race, Norris, Tillman and rotation

    Orioles thoughts and observations on wild-card race, Norris, Tillman and rotation
    When discussing the teams competing for the second AL wild-card spot, you can say they all deserve each other right now. Of the Rays, Orioles, Yankees and Indians, none of them have been able to pull away from the pack. All four teams are within 3 ½...
  • With Novo on board, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra charts ambitious course for next season

    With Novo on board, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra charts ambitious course for next season
    The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra recently announced the extension of music director Jose-Luis Novo's contract for another five years, as well as the orchestra's 2013-2014 lineup, with five classical concerts plus a holiday program and a family concert....
  • Dooby's to open The Hatch on new space in Mount Vernon

    Don't worry, Dooby's will be here soon. That's the word from Dooby himself. Dooby's is the long-long-awaited Mount Vernon cafe from Phil Han, the Gilman alumnus whose childhood nickname is now plastered on the Park Plaza building, which has been without...
  • Fishing notebook: Maryland-record cod caught out of Ocean City

    Fred Brungart of York, Pa., caught a Maryland record 38-inch, 24-pound Atlantic cod on May 31 out of Ocean City, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service reported last week. Brungart hooked the fish aboard the 80-foot headboat...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix announces partnership with Kona Grill

    Baltimore Grand Prix announces partnership with Kona Grill
    Whether the Grand Prix of Baltimore, which will be run for a third time this Labor Day weekend, can survive depends on two factors: First, drawing and establishing fans of open-wheel racing during a time when the sport has struggled to keep people...
  • Orioles slugger Chris Davis gets his own ice cream flavor

    Orioles slugger Chris Davis gets his own ice cream flavor
    As Baltimore Oriole Chris Davis continues his torrid home-run pace, a Baltimore ice cream parlor decided to commemorate the Major League Baseball statistical leader with something cool: An ice cream flavor named in his honor. The Charmery, a Hampden...
  • Amtrak service disrupted, riders trapped after storm damage

    Amtrak service disrupted, riders trapped after storm damage
    More than 1,200 passengers on five different Amtrak trains traveling between Wilmington and Perryville were delayed for hours or forced to transfer trains on Monday night after a line of thunderstorms damaged the railroad's signaling system, according...
  • Woman, cab driver robbed in weekend spate of crimes in Edgewood

    Two robberies were reported over the Labor Day weekend in Edgewood, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. A woman told police two men grabbed her purse out of her hands in the 6200 block of Edgewood Road just before midnight on Friday, Sheriff's...
  • 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...
  • Franchot's school proposal doesn't hold water

    I have been reading with great interest state Comptroller Peter Franchot's argument that schools should start after Labor Day ("Post-Labor Day school start pushed as economic benefit," Aug. 15). While I usually agree with him on economic matters, in...
  • Year-round school would benefit kids, economy

    Year-round school would benefit kids, economy
    The office of Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot recently released a report suggesting that Maryland students start school after Labor Day so that families can take one last summer-fling vacation, thereby giving the state a nearly $75 million economic...
  • Summer programs needed to boost student achievement

    The proposal by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, which is supported by Gov. Martin O'Malley, to delay school opening past Labor Day argues that summer vacation strengthens families and the state economy ("Franchot gains O'Malley's support on school...