| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:57 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are still struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our help...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Soon after hearing that Hostess Brands Inc. was shutting down for good, Lisa Renee Clark wasted no time dashing out to the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thriftshop in Glen Burnie.
But by midday Friday, she was almost too late. The Twinkies had sold out. Supplies...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:46 PM
A recall of peanut butter that began at Trader Joe's grocery stores last week has expanded to other nut products and to more food stores, including several that operate in Maryland.
In addition to Trader Joe's, the recall includes some nut butters and...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:04 AM
If a tree falls in a Maryland forest, does anyone know its value?
State Forester Steve Koehn threw back his head and laughed when asked that question. And then he jumped at the chance to shed some light on what he calls one of Maryland's best-kept...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Residents who shop at Giant or Safeway grocery stores or Target are encouraged to sign up for the rewards programs at the stores that benefit school. Participants do not need to have children at an area school to enroll.
Recent examples of projects...
| Oct 3, 2012
A bag of carrots, a gallon of milk and a pound of chicken go a long way at Hillcrest Elementary School.
The groceries helped transform 10 classroom chalk boards at the school on Frederick Road into new, multi-use whiteboards.
At Catonsville High School,...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:02 AM
A few of the food trucks are back on the road but not all of them.
Kooper's Chowhound Burger Wagon is at the University of Maryland, near Baltimore and Greene streets, until 3 p.m.
Woody's Taco Island is in Mount Vernon, near the corner of Calvert and...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Komen Maryland counts on Race for the Cure to pay for programs and support services related to breast cancer, but as the date for the 20th annual event approaches the group is facing steep declines in the number of people signed up and the amount of money...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:39 PM
For most Canton residents, the unassuming Hudson Street Stackhouse is the ultimate neighborhood bar for beer-loving hockey fans: It proudly supports the Washington Capitals. But the Stackhouse also makes an ideal place to watch a Ravens game.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Giant Food has removed Talenti chocolate peanut butter cup gelato from its shelves after the manufacturer recalled the product, citing the possibility of salmonella contamination in the peanut butter.
Giant said Monday the recall includes all sell-by...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Ice cream and granola bars are the latest products to be linked to widespread manufacturer recalls of some peanut butters and other nut products that started last month.
In the past week, at least five manufacturers have recalled peanut butter flavored...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:39 AM
Orioles fans were whipped into a frenzy Monday at the notion that star Adam Jones might be moving to town.
Adam Jones reaching for the same cinnamon rolls at Safeway? Adam Jones playing with his dog at Patterson Park? Adam Jones doing anything at all...