All posts tagged "holidays"
Hundreds More Flights Cancelled on Day 3 of Lufthansa Strike
BERLIN — Germany’s largest airline, Lufthansa, canceled 830 short- and medium-haul flights on Friday affecting 100,000 passengers after a pilots’ strike entered its third day in a long-running dispute over wages. The carrier also announced the cancellation...
- Posted November 25, 2016
Gift Guide: Choosing a Streaming Device Without Overpaying
NEW YORK — Your streaming TV options have gotten better and cheaper. Features that once required a $100 device can now be had for as little as $30. A cheap device is fine for getting TV shows...
- Posted November 16, 2016
In A Tight Market, Stores Lure Holiday Workers with Perks
Retailers are dangling perks like higher pay, extra discounts and more flexible schedules to lure temporary holiday workers in a tighter labor market
- Posted October 3, 2016
Patriot Holiday Creates Confusion Monday
Bargaining agreement gives union workers day off, but not others
- Posted April 18, 2016
Water Authority, Treasury’s Union Workers Off Monday
Offices hours will vary
- Posted April 15, 2016
Portugal Gets Back 4 Public Holidays in Anti-austerity Drive
LISBON, Portugal – Happy days are here again in Portugal – four of them, at least. The country’s new Socialist government got Parliament’s approval Friday to discard one of the most unpopular legacies of a recent austerity...
- Posted January 8, 2016
Times Square On New Year’s To Be ‘Safest Place In The World’
NEW YORK — With the nation still jittery over shooting massacres in California and Paris, New York City officials sought to assure revelers Tuesday that the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square will be the safest...
- Posted December 30, 2015
Holiday Spending Up 8%; Online Sales Surge
NEW YORK – Americans spent more on items like furniture during the holidays this year, with online shopping in particular seeing a big spike, according to a report released Monday. Overall spending rose 7.9 percent from a...
- Posted December 28, 2015
Fedex isn’t Coming to Town With All Gifts on Christmas Eve
Unlike Santa Claus, Federal Express is conceding it won’t be able to make all its scheduled deliveries on Christmas Eve. FedEx is hoping to ease the disappointment by delivering packages on Christmas Day and opening counters at...
- Posted December 24, 2015