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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Jury is in: Start school after Labor Day [Letter]

    Jury is in: Start school after Labor Day [Letter]
    A post-Labor Day start for Maryland public schools is a very good idea ("Late start a non-starter," Sept. 2). It is also the recommendation of a state task force appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley and which included public school teachers, parents of...
  • Catonsville golfer set to tee off in United States Mid-Amateur tournament

     Catonsville golfer set to tee off in United States Mid-Amateur tournament
    After years of being a highly competitive junior golfer at Rolling Road County Club that carried over to high school at McDonogh School and eventually to college for two years, Justin Jarvis gave up the game he loved for six years. Two years ago,...
  • Families better off with later school start [Letter]

    Families better off with later school start [Letter]
    For decades, schools, teachers and families were very happy with schools starting after Labor Day ("Late start a non-starter," Sept. 2). It meant that families did not have to end a vacation early to come home for three days of school and then have...
  • Horseshoe says casino drew 50,000 in opening weekend

    Horseshoe says casino drew 50,000 in opening weekend
    Horseshoe Casino Baltimore says it drew more than 50,000 guests over the three-day Labor Day weekend — its first weekend since attracting about 15,000 to its opening on Aug. 26. The casino said the crowds exceeded expectations. Horseshoe, owned by...
  • Labor Day schedule and closings

    Labor Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in...
  • More than pictures stolen in celeb phone-hacking case [Commentary]

    More than pictures stolen in celeb phone-hacking case [Commentary]
    OK, so about the hacking of certain actresses' computer files and the posting of nude photos found therein: Can we be frank? There is, within every healthy, heterosexual man, something which, upon viewing an attractive woman clad scantily or not at...
  • Make late start a non-starter [Editorial]

    Make late start a non-starter  [Editorial]
    Students go back to school for the first time Tuesday in only one school system in Maryland. That would be Worcester County, home of Ocean City where the lure of sun, sand — and the availability of teen labor — convinced the local school board...
  • A look at the fall season ahead

    Yes, September is here. Schools are in session. School buses are traveling the roadways. Fall is coming very soon. Labor Day has just passed All senior centers in Harford were closed for the holiday on Monday. On Tuesday, fall registration began at all...
  • IronBirds finish 2014 season with three straight wins

    IronBirds finish 2014 season with three straight wins
    The Aberdeen IronBirds had a rough 2014 season, finishing at the bottom of the New York-Penn League's McNamara Division, but they put their final game of the season – in the words of Baltimore Orioles broadcaster Joe Angel – in the win column....
  • Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police

    Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police
    David and Susan Herron of Severna Park were having a delightful Labor Day on their 28-foot sailboat until the Chesapeake Bay Bridge got in the way. "Get down!" yelled Susan at her husband as she saw the mast crack against the bridge. The tall aluminum...
  • Looking for work — again and again

    Looking for work — again and again
    Jeanne Keen bustled in the door, black blazer over a dress shirt, a file folder with paperwork in her shoulder bag. If only she were walking into work. Then she would have a paycheck. A way to save her Dundalk rowhouse from foreclosure. A daily outlet...
  • Stop laboring on Labor Day [Commentary]

    Stop laboring on Labor Day [Commentary]
    Ask some neighbors or colleagues about their Labor Day weekend tomorrow, and prepare to hear how busy it was. Several malls featured back to school sales, kids had a baseball tournament, lots of e-mails to catch up with at work, and the house needed...