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Holidays

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  • Google's pop-up store uses technology to tempt shoppers

    Google's pop-up store uses technology to tempt shoppers
    The igloo-like snow globe in the middle of the Annapolis mall caught the eye of James Soni. The three-year-old darted inside, pulling his mother and father along. The family, told they could dress up and appear in a short, slow-motion video, was...
  • Howard County holiday roundup 2013

    Howard County holiday roundup 2013
    There are plenty of ways to celebrate the season locally. Here are just a few festive occasions.   Midnight Madness Main Street, Ellicott City, visitellicottcity.com On Dec. 6, shops in Historic Ellicott City will stay open until midnight and the...
  • Butterball says it has shortage of large, fresh turkeys

    Butterball says it has shortage of large, fresh turkeys
    While Butterball, the nation's largest turkey producer, said it was facing a shortage of fresh, large birds weeks before Thanksgiving, Maryland's poultry giant Perdue said it would have no trouble meeting demand. "Perdue is not experiencing any...
  • Empty Stocking Fund collecting toys, money to help less fortunate

    The annual push is on to fill The Empty Stocking Fund to help the less fortunate families of Harford County. The goal again this year is $80,000; as of Monday, donations received totaled $23,970, so there's still a long way to go to fill it. Recent...
  • Howard Domestic Violence Center gets new name Dec. 1

    Howard Domestic Violence Center gets new name Dec. 1
    For Jennifer Pollitt Hill, there's a lot of power in a name. Hill is the director of the Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, a nonprofit that provides aid to domestic violence and sexual assault victims. On Dec. 1, the organization's name will...
  • Breakfast and birthdays abound in Perryville

    Merry Christmas, Perryville! Sunday, Dec. 29 is breakfast at the Havre de Grace Elks Lodge from 8 to 11 a.m. It's an all-you-can-eat waffle breakfast... waffles with various toppings, sausage links, juices, coffee and tea all for $6 per person. Seth and...
  • Harford homes open with 'Christmas spirit' for AMC holiday tour

    Harford homes open with 'Christmas spirit' for AMC holiday tour
    When Kim Little and her husband, Jeff, purchased their historic Darlington stone house six-and-a-half years ago, it was in "deplorable condition," she recalled. Little showed pictures of a bathroom with the floor tile torn up, vines crawling up the...
  • Perryville gearing up for Christmas festivals, tree-lighting

    It took my breath away – the funeral procession for fallen Fire Policeman David Barr was unbelievable. It is a testament to the hero that he was. Godspeed, David Barr. Havre de Grace Chapter 27 Order of the Eastern Star honored its deputy grand...
  • Aberdeen getting busy preparing for Christmas Street 2013

    It's time to get ready for Christmas Street 2013 on Dec. 7 in Aberdeen. This wonderful tradition began in 1977. All entries must be in to the committee no later than Nov. 28. The next two weeks will be busy ones for everyone. We will just take this...
  • Port Deposit honors fallen fire policeman, Davey Barr

    We pray that the folks here in southwestern Cecil County never have to bury another public servant killed in the line of duty. The outpouring of love and respect knew no bounds as countless "men in blue" said good-bye to one of their own over the...
  • Delta-area homes draw visitors to rescheduled holiday tour Sunday

    Delta-area homes draw visitors to rescheduled holiday tour Sunday
    Although the previous weekend's snowy weather forced organizers of the 35th Annual Delta Christmas Fair to cancel the home tour portion of the event, participating homeowners still campaigned for the event to be held Sunday, allowing visitors to...
  • Young musicians shine at Folly Quarter Middle School [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Andrew Spang, the band director at Folly Quarter Middle School, is proud to announce the selection of several of his student musicians to elite ensembles. Lance Mercy, playing trumpet, Jeffery Read, trombone, and Sam LeDoux, on bass, were chosen to...