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Fly your American flag proudly on Thursday in honor of National Flag Day. The idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. B.J. Cigrand, a school teacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia,...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGArtsQuest will cut three of the six genre-specific music festivals it holds at its SteelStacks campus from its 2013 lineup, the festival just announced. But it also will add a new holiday celebration, as well. Magic Slim at this year's......
With a nod toward Flag Day, which will be celebrated Friday, Times staff writer Kevin Baxter looks at which teams have a chance at raising a championship flag this fall and which ones don't (Statistics through Friday's game. Last week's rankings in...
email@example.comThe crowd was silent for the time it took Old Glory to rise up the sky-scraping flagpole Friday in Hagerstown’s University Plaza, where a celebration of Flag Day was held. Detailing the history of the holiday, which serves to commemorate the...
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Citizens on Flag Day Many people don't recognize June 14 as Flag Day. I didn't realize it until arriving at work and seeing it on my calendar. This reminded me of the best part of my job — the swearing in of new American citizens at the local U....
Friday Art exhibit, "Artful Memories," artwork from the participants of the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center; Spanish River Library, 1501 Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton. During library hours, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-6...
Flag Day is celebrated every June 14 to commemorate the day the flag of the United States was adopted in 1777. Flag Day was officially established in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson. It became "National Flag Day" by a 1949 Act of Congress. Flags should...
They call it the "Singing Bridge" from the humming sound your tires make on the open-grated deck. But the steel-truss "Swing Bridge," spanning the Connecticut River between Haddam and East Haddam, doesn't always perform on cue. When it opened 100...
Friday, June 14, is Flag Day. It's a day in which we not only honor the flag of our nation, but also the freedom and the way of life it symbolizes. It was the Second Continental Congress, which sat in session from May 10, 1775 to March 1, 1781, which...
MOUNT DORA — Connie Gay's portrayal of American icon Betsy Ross, whom folklore credits with making the first Stars and Stripes, never fails to surprise her audience. Her hourlong program, laced with little-known facts about the famous Colonial...
The Hartford CourantFour Connecticut men are among 121 deceased Vietnam veterans to be honored Friday at the long black war memorial in Washington, D.C. The In Memory Day program of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund recognizes veterans who do not meet criteria for...
Visiting Philadelphia's Betsy Ross House any time during its Flag Festival is like being at the North Pole for Christmas. It's the right place to be at the right time, to celebrate Flag Day and the Philadelphia upholsterer who is believed to have...
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