DORAL, FL - MAY 20: U.S. Marine General John Kelly (L back to camera) watches as his wife, Karen Kelly, escorted by U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major William B. Zaiser prepares to ring a bell in honor of their son, U.S. Marine Lieutenant Robert Kelly, during a ceremony to remember and honor those who have died in service to the nation and the families they have left behind at U.S. Southern Command headquarters on May 20, 2013 in Doral, Florida. U.S. Marine Gen. John Kelly presided over the ceremony where the families of 57 fallen service members from South Florida were invited to attend.
Frankie went to Tarawa island, where he fought so heroically he was awarded the Navy Cross ... Then Frankie Putz went to Hawaii, then with the 5th Marines to Saipan, where my good buddy from Guarantee Trust was killed in action. I always think of Frankie Putz on Memorial Day.
With the upcoming Memorial Day holiday marking the unofficial start to summer, the national average continues to cling to a year-over-year discount; however motorists in all twelve Midwestern states and Oklahoma are paying at least a dime per gallon more than on this date in 2012More quotes »
Top of Aspen Mountain to reopen for holiday skiing
-- Aspen Skiing Co. is reopening the top of Aspen Mountain for skiing and snowboarding this Memorial Day weekend, after getting some late spring snow.Sixteen runs on almost 90 acres will be open at the top of the mountain Saturday, Sunday and Monday.Aspen 5/20/13 Read more »
Tech Review: Memorial Day Weekend apps
Day weekend means many Americans will travel and fire up their grills. While it can be pleasant to celebrate a day without work, we should remember the reason for the holiday. Below are mobile apps for grilling, traveling and, most importantly, honoring the Read more »
Memorial Day parades and events in the Hudson Valley
kick-off to summer, many will head to beaches and parks, grill on the backyard barbecues and shop til they drop. But Memorial Day -- coming up on Monday, May 27 -- is foremost a day about honoring those who have served our country as well as those serving Read more »
Eyeing gas prices as Memorial Day approaches
can expect to spend less on gasoline this Memorial Day weekend than last year's, even though prices have edged upward in advance of the official start of the summer driving season.Regular gasoline averaged $3.78 a gallon Wednesday on Long Island , the AAA, Read more »
LIRR releases new schedule, effective Monday
a prelude to Memorial Day weekend, the Long Island Rail Road will introduce its new schedule Monday, to include enhanced seasonal service to the Hamptons, North Fork and stations on the branches that serve visitors to Fire Island . The railroad's new Cannonball Read more »
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Building Safety Month Raises Awareness of Backyard Safety
the beginning of outdoor fun. Everyone should take measures to avoid unsafe conditions in the backyard. The upcoming Memorial Day holiday signals the beginning of outdoor fun, especially in the backyard. The International Code Council’s Building Safety Month 46 m ago from PRWeb Read more »
RI State Police step up seatbelt law enforcement
(AP) - Rhode Island State Police are stepping up enforcement of seat belt and child restraint laws before and after the Memorial Day holiday. The "Click It or Ticket" campaign to crack down on those violating seat belt and child restraint laws started Monday 49 m ago from ABC6 Columbus Ohio Read more »
Living with loss: Everyone grieves in a different way, on his or her own timetable
no charge to grieving children and adults. Information: 417-865-9998; lostandfoundozarks. com Springfield National Cemetery Memorial Day program When: Music starts at 10 a.m., with the service at 11 a.m., Monday. Where: 1702 E. Seminole St. Information: 54 m ago from The Springfield News-Leader Read more »
Last Minute Memorial Day Entertaining Essentials and Hostess Gifts...
containing everything anyone would want in a morning feast. “We’ve seen a significant change in the way families celebrate Memorial Day and all other big holidays. While people have never taken more pride in their meal presentation, they don’t always have 58 m ago from PRWeb Read more »
Memorial Day Parade with a Pride of LIONS
and the District of Columbia will march down Constitution Avenue in Washington, DC on May 27 at this year’s National Memorial Day Parade. Local Lions Clubs Banners will denote the name of the club, which will also denote the community which they serve. While 58 m ago from PRWeb Read more »