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Back to School

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  • Shoppers will spend $73, on average, on Halloween costumes and candy

    Shoppers will spend $73, on average, on Halloween costumes and candy
     Consumers will likely spend more on candy and costumes for Halloween than last year, about $73, on average, a new survey shows. That compares to $69 per order last year. And a quarter of those surveyed by Offers.com will start shopping early next...
  • It's time to talk openly about suicide, and prevention [Commentary]

    It's time to talk openly about suicide, and prevention [Commentary]
    Suicide. It's a hard word to hear, even harder to say. But it needs to be talked about. That was the focus of the Suicide Awareness and Prevention forum held last week at Laurel High School: To begin raising awareness in the hopes of reducing this...
  • Go for a run and help improve Carroll Baldwin Hall [North Laurel/Savage]

    One of the assets we have in this area is Carroll Baldwin Hall, built from stones from the nearby Patuxent River in the early 1920's. Carroll Baldwin was the president of a manufacturing company in the area and it was built to be used as a community...
  • Students ready as summer gives way to a new school year

    Students ready as summer gives way to a new school year
    Lugging boxes of donated classroom supplies and wearing backpacks with dinosaur scales, students and their families tromped up Roland Avenue and back to Roland Park Elementary/Middle School for the start of the school year Monday. Karimah Williams,...
  • Harford goes back to school Monday

    Harford goes back to school Monday
    Tens of thousands of Harford County Public Schools students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be heading back to school Monday for the 2013-2014 school year. Students in grades one to 12 in Cecil County Public Schools went back Thursday. Teri...
  • Kids are in school, pet's depressed

    Kids are in school, pet's depressed
    The old adage is that the happiest time of the year for moms and dads is the day the yellow bus takes their darlings off for their first day of school. It's not altogether true in my house (which felt too quiet by mid-morning yesterday), though I'll admit...
  • Spa returns with annual fundraiser benefiting crisis center [North Laurel/Savage]

    I love seeing local businesses supporting our community. Looks Salon and Spa holds its annual fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Sunday, Sept. 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stations can be sponsored, items will be auctioned and they will have...
  • Back-to-school nights, PTA involvement a must for parents [Maryland City]

    With the start of school, all parents should be eager to meet their students' new teachers. The annual back-to-school nights give all parents that opportunity, so take the time to come out and visit with teachers, meet the administrators, meet the PTA...
  • Kohl's offers sweepstakes to spur back-to-school spending

    Kohl's offers sweepstakes to spur back-to-school spending
    Kohl's Department Stores is giving away prizes in a promotion to spur back-to-school spending. The "Win Great Things Back-to-School Sweepstakes" promotion will run through Sept. 2. Starting Sunday, shoppers will get one scratch-off game piece for...
  • Consumers will spend $285 on average for back-to-school

    Consumers will spend $285 on average for back-to-school
    Consumers plan to spend an average of several hundred dollars to upward of $600 getting kids ready for school, and plenty aren't waiting until August, the busiest back-to-school spending period. The National Retail Federation expects families with...
  • 'Pretty Little Liars' recap: 'Under the Gun'

    'Pretty Little Liars' recap: 'Under the Gun'
    "You don't need a lawyer to tell me if you want a cup of coffee." Hanna finds herself alone in the interrogation room with Lieutenant Tanner. Facing up to 7 years for possible charges ranging from obstruction to the actual murder of Detective Wilden,...
  • Back to School Campaign collecting donations in Harford

    The Preston Mitchum Jr. Foundation urges community participation in its 10th annual Back to School Campaign, which runs July 26 through Aug. 22. The organization is soliciting donations of school supplies, clothing and other items. Open Door Cafe at...