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Competition for snowball stands heats up

Competition for snowball stands heats up

With the final days of summer approaching, competition is heating up for snowball sales in Arbutus and Catonsville.

Some businesses, such as Pink Flamingo Sno-Balls on Maiden Choice Lane, strictly sell snowballs and close in the winter.

Others, like Ken's Old Fashioned Candy Shop on Frederick Road, have added snowballs to their menu during the summer months.

"We need the business when chocolate sales drop off during the summer," said Mary Chizmadia, owner of the candy store in the heart of downtown Catonsville, which is selling snowballs for the first time this summer.

Barry Koch, co-owner of Cravin' Crabs, said he is offering the treat for the second...