Stories tagged: parades
Sun., Oct. 28, 2012, 11:20 p.m.
Thousands gather at City Hall to celebrate Giants
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They came from all corners of the region and screamed louder with each strike and every out in the bottom of the 10th inning as the …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2012, 12:35 p.m.
Soldier who lost 4 limbs back in Michigan hometown
VASSAR, Mich. (AP) — Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills had been a lot of places since losing his four limbs in Afghanistan. The one place he hadn’t been was where …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2012, 2:14 p.m.
Labor Day marked with parades, political speeches
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Parades, picnics and politicians celebrated the American worker on Labor Day, with President Barack Obama seeking votes from Ohio union members and rivals for Senate seats …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 12:13 a.m.
Year after Irene, celebration and mourning in Vt.
RANDOLPH, Vt. (AP) — For some state residents, it’s block parties and parades. For others, a moment of silence. For still others, just another day of cleaning up the mess. …
Sun., May 20, 2012
Torchlight Parade honors military, challenges youth
For the Spokane community, the Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade is a chance to get out and have fun with friends and family. With more than 200 high school …
Thu., May 27, 2010
Patriotism rang true on parade route
When I received an invitation to appear in this year’s Armed Forces Torchlight Parade, I had mixed feelings. My only previous parade experience hadn’t gone well. In seventh grade I …