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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 ˝...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dip in Hillcrest Swim Club pool a local tradition

    Dip in Hillcrest Swim Club pool a local tradition
    For 53 years, the Hillcrest Swim Club has been — and continues to be — an oasis in the shimmering heat of the heart of summer. The family-owned pool has built a loyal following, from its Harford Park neighbors to those who come from all over...
  • 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...
  • Post-Labor Day school start merits investigation

    The report by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot on the economic benefits to Maryland from a post-Labor Day school start deserves far more respect, attention and consideration than given to it in a recent editorial in The Sun ("One week and counting,"...
  • Shorter school summer break is better policy

    As an educational consultant and adjunct faculty member at Towson University, I read with dismay state Comptroller Peter Franchot's suggestion that all Maryland public schools should begin after Labor Day ("Post-Labor Day school start pushed as economic...
  • Starting school after Labor Day has serious benefits

    As I read The Sun's editorial, "One week and counting" (Aug. 19), I was disappointed with how disconnected it seemed with the conversations I've had with countless families and small business owners about a post-Labor Day start to the public school...
  • One week and counting

    One week and counting
    Between Egypt and disgraced politicians, August has proven itself a more robust month for news than usual this year, yet there's always room in the summer doldrums for the wacky and off-beat. And for generations, few individuals have proven themselves...