Holidays

Designing a Custom St. Patrick’s Day Flag or Banner

Irish Trenton AOH Pipeband

Believe it or not, St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! That means that if you’re planning to take your Irish decorations to the next level this year with a customized St. Patrick’s Day flag or banner, now’s the time to get to work on designing and ordering your masterpiece. Wondering where to begin… continue

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Maine’s Original State Flag: A Comeback Story

Original Maine State flag featuring a blue north star and a green pine tree on a beige background

Maine’s current state flag is a standard blue flag with the state coat of arms in the middle. It’s a flag that can hardly be distinguished from more than a dozen other state flags with similar designs. But Maine’s state flag wasn’t always this way. More than one hundred years ago, Maine was represented by… continue

History Lessons

Grandma was a Gold Star Mother

By MariAgnes Malkonian Saluting my Gold Star Mother Grandmother, Agnes Cervo Stevens, who were she still alive, would be 111 years old! Grandma was tall, with blue eyes and blonde hair and I am honored to be her namesake. Agnes was many things. She was a wife and mother of four children, including my Mom-… continue

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The Liberty Flag of Schenectady

Before the American Flag as we know it was designed to represent the United States, several other flags were created to represent our country and its storied history. Many of these flags were designed with our struggles for freedom in mind, showcasing the many efforts that were made to escape British interference. Dozens of local… continue