Memorial Day Weekend

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Furry Tails: Ranking The Top 50 Dog-Friendly Summer Road Trip Destinations

Now that we’re at the starting line of summer, it’s also time to think about those summertime road trip get-aways with the family. But what if you don’t want to leave your furry family members behind?

05/25/2015

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Frost Advisory & Freeze Warning In Effect For Start Of Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend normally signifies the unofficial start of summer. So, it only makes sense that a frost advisory and freeze warning will be in effect tonight.

05/22/2015

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Gas Prices Spiking With Memorial Day Weekend Ahead

Sticker shock has hit the gas pumps again.

05/19/2015

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2 New Parking Lots Under Construction At North Park Boathouse

It started as a parking ticket on a windshield, a nearly $400 parking ticket, at the North Park Boathouse.

06/05/2014

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Get Marty: Fitzgerald Promises Change After Wounded Vets Get Parking Tickets

Hundreds of people gathered in North Park on Memorial Day for a Wounded Warriors run and walk, including Pennsylvania National Guard Major Mike Clark.

05/29/2014

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Wounded Warriors Ticketed $370 For Parking On Grass At Memorial Day Fundraiser

There are more reports of unusually expensive parking tickets at North Park.

05/28/2014

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Pyrofest Delights Crowds At Hartwood Acres

Fireworks lit up the sky over Hartwood Acres Saturday evening at the country’s largest fireworks festival.

05/24/2014

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National Weather Service Issues Boating Alert For Holiday Weekend

It was a relentless battle that Chris and Kurt were waging using limbs, and sometimes their hands to keep the onslaught of debris moving downstream from not damming up around Chris’ boat, “Beachburg.”

05/23/2014

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Pyrofest Celebrates Memorial Day With Fireworks

Millions of Americans celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks.

05/23/2014

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Crowds In Awe Of Fireworks Displays At Pyrofest

For the second year in a row, fireworks lit up the sky over Hartwood Acres in Hampton Township for Pyrofest.

05/25/2013

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Special Promotions Create Local Gas Price War

Ask folks pumping gas over this holiday weekend, and this will be the common refrain about prices.

05/24/2013

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“Pyro Fest” Lights Up Sky Over Hartwood Acres

The sky was lit up over Hartwood Acres Saturday. Thousands of people gathered there this Memorial Day weekend for the first-ever “Pyro Fest” celebration and it did not disappoint.

05/26/2012

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Gas Prices Fall In Time For Memorial Day Weekend

Gas prices have been going down in recent weeks. It’s all good news for Memorial Day weekend drivers. “I don’t think you’re going to see any increases,” Don Bowers, of Superior Petroleum, said. “I think if anything, you’re going to see some decreases around the area.”

05/25/2012

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Splashing Around: Guide To Area Swimming Pools 2012

The official start of summer may still be a few weeks away, but with temperatures in the 80s and the sun even making a few appearances, it’s time to hit the pool! Find out when your community pool opens for the season with our local swimming pool guide.

05/25/2012

Memorial Day Weekend Discounts

Just in time for the Memorial Day Weekend, some businesses are serving up discounts.

05/25/2012

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