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Monday, Monday...

...the summer, so the next artificial long weekend is Columbus Day, which has become a rallying point for the P.C...second Monday in October, which happens to fall near Columbus Day, and which was never much of a holiday to begin with...
Duckies: Small rafts permit solo whitewater trips

...River and then 14 through the Hudson River Gorge - attracts thousands of rafters every year from early spring through Columbus Day. The duckies are more exotic and less common.Pelton guided us from one of his own."The ducky was great," he...
Poet's Corner: Merry, Happy October

Merry Christmas is just not allowed,but Columbus Day's perfectly okay.If you didn't believe in Christopher,would that make you erase his day? I am told to keep Easter to myself...
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11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month in the year 2011 dedicated to Veterans October. This shift of Veterans Day--as well as similar moves for Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, and Columbus Day--started in 1971 and was designed to create a three-day weekend for government employees. The Veterans Day long...
Nikiski Community News

...I have always enjoyed this time of year. The Nikiski Senior Citizens Center will be closed today in celebration of Columbus Day. The Nikiski Senior Service Area monthly board meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the center. The meeting...
Divine destination worth determination

Having recently observed Columbus Day and looking ahead to Thanksgiving, I thought about the crew of Christopher Columbus and the pilgrims who traveled those great...
The history of Veterans Day

...employees by celebrating four national holidays on Mondays: Washington's birthday, Memorial Day, Veterans Day and Columbus Day. Under this bill, Veterans Day was moved to the last Monday of October. Many states did not agree with this decision...
Students find ways to serve

...Veterans Day comes to life at K-Beach For elementary school-aged kids, Veterans Day could rank among Presidents Day or Columbus Day as holidays that may be observed in class, but don't have much meaning beyond the lesson. That was not the case...


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