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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • For Baltimore, a summer of missed milestones

    For Baltimore, a summer of missed milestones
    The Baltimore Grand Prix just concluded its third underachieving year, and the city's unemployment rate continues to be among the highest in the state and nation. The Labor Day holiday was a momentous weekend because it marked the end of a summer full...
  • Polocrosse players horse around with a variation to lacrosse

    Polocrosse players horse around with a variation to lacrosse
    Janice Binkley-Cole handed what looked like a makeshift lacrosse stick to Tristan Cole and watched her smiling 10-year-old son head onto a practice field. From the time he left the sideline until he returned about 10 minutes later, Tristan's feet never...
  • Dooby's to open The Hatch on new space in Mount Vernon

    Dooby's to open The Hatch on new space in Mount Vernon
    Dooby’s, the long-awaited Mount Vernon cafe, will be opening soon, says Phil Han, the Gilman alumnus whose childhood nickname is now plastered on the Park Plaza building. The site has been without a restaurant tenant since the early-morning fire...
  • Odenton man identified as drowning victim in Potomac River

    Odenton man identified as drowning victim in Potomac River
    An Odenton man who drowned in the Potomac River on Labor Day has been identified, Montgomery County police said. Mark Moore, 22, was identified by police on Friday. Search crews were called on Monday night for a possible drowning at the to Potomac...
  • Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast

    Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast
    The Baltimore Grand Prix has certainly come a long way since its first year, when the event drew a reported 160,000 fans to the Inner Harbor but organizers were unable to pay millions of dollars they owed to the city and to assorted private vendors. New,...
  • Send the Grand Prix packing

    Send the Grand Prix packing
    O' say can you see? The answer these past couple weeks in downtown Baltimore would be a definite, no! ("Race to remove Grand Prix barriers," Sept. 3) The weeks of hassle for Baltimore commuters while setting up for the race, not too mention the weeks...
  • Bible schools to sustain the spirit during summer vacation [Column]

    Vacation Bible schools provide answers to prayer on hot summer days. Children receive welcomes in air cooled church halls, where Bible stories, games, crafts, activities and themed music feed their spirits while assorted refreshments feed their growing...
  • Holocaust survivors embrace the next generation of gratitude

    Holocaust survivors embrace the next generation of gratitude
    The intertwined history of the Jewish Reches family of Mount Washington and Greenspring and the Roman Catholic Staszczak-Wrobel family of Poland is extraordinary, and extraordinarily inspiring. When family members recount it at schools, churches,...
  • Paid for doing nothing?

    Paid for doing nothing?
    I went to the Motor Vehicles Administration recently to obtain an ID card for my elderly father, and the line was out the door. Yet near the counter was a sign, left over from last week, stating that the MVA would be closed on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and...
  • Artists come to Ellicott City to 'Paint It!'

    Artists come to Ellicott City to 'Paint It!'
    Visitors can watch artists from the Mid-Atlantic region as they paint the old buildings and unique landscapes up and down the streets of the historic district during the fourth annual Paint It! Ellicott City. The three days of painting begins Friday,...
  • Laurel Park fall schedule will run Sept. 19 to Dec. 31

    Laurel Park fall schedule will run Sept. 19 to Dec. 31
    Laurel Park Fall schedule will run Sept. 19 to Dec. 31 The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the 2013 Laurel Park fall schedule Tuesday after it was after it was approved by the Maryland Racing Commission at its monthly meeting. After a 14-week break,...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: 'Election Night Part 1'

    'The Newsroom' recap: 'Election Night Part 1'
    "Our elections are the envy of the world. It's critically important that we not make any mistakes tonight. We all know why." --Charlie Skinner "The Newsroom" returned from its Labor Day hiatus with the penultimate episode of Season Two, "Election Night...