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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • What Labor Day needs is an official meal

    What Labor Day needs is an official meal
    Like Thanksgiving, Labor Day is a national holiday. Unlike Thanksgiving, it does not have an official meal. One-hundred-and-twenty years on, it's time we had one. I'm nominating the peppers-and-eggs sandwich as the official meal of Labor Day, and I'll...
  • Football Top 5: A look at No. 5 Old Mill

    Football Top 5: A look at No. 5 Old Mill
    Labor Day weekend is here and so is high school football. Most fans have to wait until next weekend to see their favorite teams back on the gridirorn because public schools cannot kick off until Sept. 5, but the MIAA teams got started this weekend. That...
  • Making a living while black [Commentary]

    Making a living while black [Commentary]
    Though we've narrowed the racial divide since the days of segregation, the economic divide between whites and blacks has been remarkably persistent for the last 40 years. We live in a nation in which if you're black, you likely earn less, have less wealth...
  • Muggy summer weather forecast for Labor Day Weekend

    Muggy summer weather forecast for Labor Day Weekend
    While it hasn't felt like a typical summer in Baltimore, the season will end with hot, muggy weather and possible storms over Labor Day Weekend here. Sunshine is meanwhile forecast in Ocean City. Slight storm chances are expected Saturday, Sunday and...
  • Sunshine, highs in mid-80s forecast Thursday

    Sunshine, highs in mid-80s forecast Thursday
    Clear, sunny skies, reduced humidity and highs in the mid-80s are forecast Thursday. Dew points are forecast to drop to the lower 60s and upper 50s, making humidity feel low. Similar weather, with some increasing clouds in the afternoon, is forecast...
  • Havre de Grace considers changes to rules on auto shops, residential fences, signs

    Havre de Grace considers changes to rules on auto shops, residential fences, signs
    If bills pending before the Havre de Grace Council are approved, an auto repair shop will be allowed to move a few blocks to the former Coca-Cola building and residents will have more options for building fences on corner lots. A third bill would...
  • Laurel offices close, trash rescheduled for Labor Day

    City and county offices in Laurel will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1, and trash and recycling collections will also be canceled or rescheduled for the Monday holiday. Trash and recycling usually collected by Laurel Department of...
  • Beach patrol warns against swimming when guards are off-duty

    Beach patrol warns against swimming when guards are off-duty
    Marylanders planning to travel to Ocean City for the Labor Day holiday need to be aware of the potential for dangerous rip currents because of tropical storm Cristobal, which continues to churn far out in the Atlantic. So far this summer Ocean City has...
  • Marylanders expected to brave traffic in high numbers for Labor Day weekend

    Marylanders expected to brave traffic in high numbers for Labor Day weekend
    Nearly three-quarters of a million Marylanders are expected to hit the roads and airways this Labor Day weekend even as the state struggles with congestion at its largest airport, on its most-traveled highway and around some of its largest tourist...
  • Bye, see you next year [Commentary]

    Bye, see you next year [Commentary]
    Wow. That was fast. I distinctly remember thinking during the cool, wet spring that summer would never arrive. Now I flip open my calendar and see that Labor Day is Monday. My Facebook feed is filled with back-to-school pictures of children. Summer is...
  • Back to school nights start off school sessions [West Laurel]

    Our summer weather has been unusually cool and pleasant. I love watching and saying hello to all the many neighbors taking strolls, walking their dogs or jogging along our quiet streets in the evening. They are certainly taking advantage of the lovely...
  • Baseball coaches are filling rosters fast

    Email notices to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday Baseball The 16U Western Howard County Renegades are looking for players, a catcher in particular. This team is fully sponsored, so there are no parent fees. The team participates in...