Thursday, May 24, 2012

Memorial day

  • Memorial Day weekend will be busy as usual, with lots of traffic on area roads. One positive thing for drivers this year is lower gasoline prices. Thats right.
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  • City, county, state and federal offices and courts will not be open because of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday. (Scroll down this page to see a list of local holiday events. Email to add your communitys parade to our list.
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  • in effect Friday and Saturday. Memorial Day gridlock! After 1 p.m.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Our abundant fishery is always worth a holiday celebration. Anglers can select from a smorgasbord of species such as striped bass, bluefish, fluke, porgies and ling. Just pick your fish. And pick a boat.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • JOLIET — All garbage/recycling/yard waste pickup will be one day late next week in observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday. The normal collection schedule will resume the week of June 4.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Generation Opportunity today launched an online scroll for Americans to sign to thank the brave men and women who have selflessly served the nation and made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure our enduring freedoms.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • At the beginning of the American experiment, foreign visitors noted a key difference between the United States and its European kin. The United States was not held together by blood or custom.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • As the three-day Memorial Day weekend nears, thousands of people across Nebraska and Iowa are making plans to skip town, kick back, cool off and honor those who have served our country.
  • (Omaha World-Herald)
  • Post offices, city halls, schools, banks, libraries, buses and many other offices and services will be closed Monday because of the Memorial Day holiday. In Sarasota County, most recreation centers will be closed.
  • (Herald Tribune)

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