| Jul 29, 2011
| 6:29 PM
As an employee in the video game department at Best Buy, Columbia's Randi Penenburgh has played plenty of sports games on the Nintendo Wii and similar systems. But unlike most video game players, Penenburgh has done much more than just compete in a...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:46 AM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Retailers sell sizzle, not steak. That fact has become so commonplace in the retail community, from used car lots to grocery stores to front yard lemonade stands, that it's more shocking to find a product rounded to $5 than one marked $4.99.
| Nov 21, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Unemployment is high, national debt is mounting and the government appears utterly incapable of doing anything productive. The Middle East is roiled, Europe is teetering on the brink of financial collapse, and China is beefing up its military. But the...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Recently unsealed court documents show that authorities believe a series of jewelry store holdups in suburban and city malls are connected to the fatal shooting of a man in West Baltimore.
The Baltimore Sun reported in April that Derek Jones, 25, had...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:16 PM
The Town of Bel Air recently received two road easements, including a key one near Harford Mall, as discussed by town commissioners and department heads in a work session Tuesday afternoon at Town Hall.
One easement is for a potential traffic signal...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:05 AM
This year marks Charles Ostrander’s fifth Black Friday with Best Buy. The 31-year-old Essex resident currently works at the store’s branch in White Marsh as a Mobile Manager. On Friday, he will be working a 14-hour day consisting of two 7-hour...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:40 AM
Numerous shops at the Columbia mall will be opening up even earlier than usual on Black Friday — including 19 whose doors will open at the stroke of midnight.
Those stores opening at 12 a.m. are Aeropostale, Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie Kids,...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 6:38 AM
It’s been just under three weeks since “Mass Effect 3” was released, and obviously all the hardcore fans of the series got their copies the instant they could. However, a lot of gamers are still on the outside looking in, wondering...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Yellow caution tape encircled half of the sidewalk in front of the Rosedale Best Buy Wednesday evening, blocking off a space for the tents and folding chairs of shoppers dedicated to the cause of getting a deal.
"Occupy Best Buy," shouted Edgewood...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Harford County Public Library invites all teens to participate in the Film This! Book Trailers contest by creating and submitting short videos promoting a favorite book for a chance to win a $100 Best Buy gift certificate.
Videos entered in the contest...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Of all the tempests in teapots in Harford County, the one swirling about at the intersection of Boulton Street and Gateway Drive in Bel Air is possibly the one that's easiest to solve, and least in need of being solved.
The problem with the...