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Memorial Day Weekend: Jersey Shore’s First Big Test After Superstorm Sandy

If crowds on the boardwalk mean anything, visitors have put the Superstorm in the back of their minds. Getting them to open their wallets? That’s something else again.

05/24/2013

Summer Safety Tips For Your Dog

This Memorial Day weekend, there’ll be plenty of picnics, barbecues and get-togethers to celebrate the start of the summer season. Here are a few tips to keep your pets safe.

05/23/2013

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Patriotic Plantings

Planting a flag of flowers for Memorial Day weekend gives you a great display for all our patriotic holidays through the summer.

05/22/2013

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Gas Prices Expected To Drop As Summer Travel Season Nears

Analysts predict this will be the cheapest summer at the pump since the end of the recession.

05/19/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

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Shore Town Ravaged By Sandy Says It’s 95% Ready For Summer

You’ve heard the message often enough from towns down the shore in the months after Hurricane Sandy: They’ll be ready for tourists come Memorial Day.

05/11/2013

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Especially Violent Night In Philadelphia Leaves 2 Dead Within 41 Minutes

Memorial Day turned into an especially violent night in Philadelphia, with three shootings in the span of just 41 minutes.

05/29/2012

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Round-The-Clock Weekend Highlights Accessibility Of Barnes On The Parkway

The museum was open round-the-clock for the three-day weekend, highlighting the greater accessibility of the new location.

05/28/2012

Members of the Warrior's Watch Riders honor Army Master Sergeant Kenneth Elwell, who died in Afghanistan. (Credit: Brad Segall)

Service Honors Fallen Soldier From Bucks County

In Bucks County, an annual Memorial Day service in Northampton Township remembered a fallen hero who lost his life less than a year ago.

05/28/2012

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Rutgers Helps Army Combat High Soldier Suicide Rate

The Army has been confronting an alarming increase in the number of suicides among soldiers and it’s seeking help from an unusual source: the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository.

05/28/2012

Reenactors mark Memorial Day at Laurel Hill Cemetary. (Credit: Molly Daly)

New Stop Added To A Memorial Day Tradition

Civil war re-enactors, veterans and the public gathered at Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls on Sunday for the annual Memorial Day service. The ceremony at the grave of General George Gordon Meade honors all veterans.

05/28/2012

(Joseph Hagan III of Hagan Stone Cutting Memorial Lettering adds the name of a soldier from the five-county Philadelphia area who died in Afghanistan.   Credit: John McDevitt)

Names Of Fallen Soldiers Set In Stone At Korean War Memorial

Preparations have been underway all over the region leading up to Memorial Day events. One man’s family business has been helping others honor those who have passed away for 140 years.

05/28/2012

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Taking Time To Remember On Memorial Day

In Wildwood, New Jersey Vince Deprinzio touched the names on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall. It’s one of only three in the country that is an exact half-size replica of the official wall in Washington D.C.

05/27/2012

Korean War Memorial File Photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Police & Fire Personnel Hold Memorial Day Service

Philadelphia police and fire personnel, the soldiers of our streets, will be honored at a Memorial Day service in Society Hill tomorrow, and all are invited.

05/27/2012

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