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Labor Day

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • More thefts from cars reported in Havre de Grace

    Another rash of thefts from cars was reported in Havre de Grace, this time over the Labor Day weekend. Havre de Grace police said about eight cars were reported broken into or tampered with on Monday morning. A cell phone was stolen from a car in the...
  • Over 350 runners compete in Labor Day race

    Over 350 runners compete in Labor Day race
    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Running It was a beautiful day for the 10th annual...
  • Two killed, four shot in separate overnight incidents in Baltimore

    Two killed, four shot in separate overnight incidents in Baltimore
    A 52-year-old man was beaten to death by a group of people in West Baltimore on Monday night, one of two killings and four non-fatal shootings police were investigating Tuesday. The attack took place in Reservoir Hill, where four other people have been...