| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Hoopla Hooping proved to be a big hit at the Abingdon branch of the Harford County Public Library on Tuesday afternoon.
Approximately 64 participants, urged on by family and friends, dipped, shook and shimmied to keep their Hula Hoops going in the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office report:
Terry Scott Wilkins, 19, of the first block of Valley Bottom Road, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is facing two counts of theft between $1,000 and...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Cathi Mielke, a committed Black Friday shopper, got a slightly earlier start this year than in prior years.
"I like Black Friday shopping," the Carroll County resident said as she was leaving Best Buy in Bel Air Thursday night. "This is the first time I'...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Amazon and L.L. Bean tied for best in customer satisfaction during the holiday season, while Priceline.com came in last, an index released Tuesday showed.
The ForeSee Experience Index (FXI): 2013 U.S. Retail Edition measured overall and channel-specific...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Anna Szuba of Pasadena shopped on Thanksgiving last year -- two hours in line to get in the store and three hours in line to get out.
No thanks, she said. This year she started around midnight Friday and worked through her gift list among much smaller...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Opposed to shopping on Thanksgiving Day, Betty Allen of West Friendship waited until midnight to head to Walmart in Ellicott City for $2 DVDs and then shopped through the night without crowds to buy boots and clothing for her four children with stops at...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:13 AM
As most Americans doze off in front of the TV after a few too many helpings of turkey and pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving, some 20 million others will be heading out to work. Called on by their employers to work on the holiday, most feel they cannot say...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy.
The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Less than a day after Walmart announced its earliest ever Black Friday doorbuster – 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving – Toys R Us said it will open at 5 p.m. on Turkey Day.
The toy chain said its doorbuster sale will feature more than 300 deals...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Straight from the '90s, Furby is back on store shelves this holiday season, along with classic toys that never left: Barbie, Hot Wheels and Elmo, to name a few.
But more than ever, tech-related playthings are elbowing their way onto the traditional...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:41 AM
The fifth annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk will be held at Harford Community College Saturday, Nov. 9.
The race honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at Harford Community College from 1999 to 2003, who was killed in 2008...
| Nov 25, 2012
Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...