This No. 1-rated mattress is now $ 600 off — and 5 more of the best mattress sales happening July 4 weekend

You’ll end up spending nearly half of your life in bed, so it’s important to choose wisely. Getty Images Holiday weekends tend to be the best times to buy a mattress, pros say. “July Fourth is one of the best holidays to get a great deal on a new mattress,” Consumer Reports writes, adding that … Read more

What to do this Fourth of July Weekend in Twin Falls

It is finally here. The best weekend of the summer and one of the best holidays of the year, the Fourth of July. Time to take a few days off work, show your American pride, drink some beer, eat some food, and enjoy There is much to do and there is much to do and … Read more

Video Shows How NJ Parents Can Prevent Summer Drowning Disasters

With the 4th of July weekend only days away, many of us will, no doubt, be spending a huge chunk of that time in and / or around water. Here in South Jersey, it’s always a fun Independence Day weekend with the number of places we have to go swimming. With lakes, community pools, and … Read more

Juneteenth events in Anderson bring neighbors together | Local News

ANDERSON — As she carefully arranged small baskets full of her homemade beaded bracelets and necklaces on a table beneath a tent, Dakayta McKinney paused as she considered why she and her friends were spending the afternoon with other residents of the 16th Street neighborhood near Madison Avenue. “I just wanted to show some love … Read more

Juneteenth events mark evolving holiday with art and activism | Community

Through art creation, fundraising and festivals, local commemoration of Juneteenth expanded this year. Some Bay Area events, like the Freedom Celebration in San Francisco’s historically Black Fillmore District, have thrived for decades. Others, like Justice Vanguard’s third Los Altos Juneteenth Festival, have just begun to grow. Jessica Punzalan, Local Color’s creative services manager, lays out … Read more

‘Juneteenth is tricky’: Companies reckon with how to observe the holiday

It’s been only a year since Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, was designated a federal holiday. But there’s already growing concern about whether it’s being honored in the right way by corporations and consumers alike. The June 19 holiday — officially observed on June 20 this year … Read more

Juneteenth closings: Are banks and the post office open on June 20?

Since the federal holiday officially known as Juneteenth National Independence Day falls on Sunday, June 19, this year, it will be observed in many places on Monday, June 20. Juneteenth is a holiday that honors the last enslaved Black people learning they were free. As Juneteenth is now a federal holiday, there are several closures … Read more

McDowell’s first Juneteenth celebration set for this weekend. Events start on Friday. | Local News

From Staff Reports McDowell County’s first ever Juneteenth celebration will take place this weekend on Friday through Sunday. This is the first year that Juneteenth is recognized as a federal holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans. Juneteenth is on the anniversary date of the June 19, 1865 announcement which proclaimed freedom for … Read more

Montclair author gives kids an insight into Juneteenth

Montclair resident and author Alliah L. Agostini’s new picture book, “The Juneteenth Story: Celebrating the End of Slavery in the United States ” has been released ahead of this year’s celebration of the holiday. Juneteenth has seen heightened attention in mainstream circles over the past few years. It became a nationally recognized holiday in 2021, … Read more