| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Though there a number of teachers I think of fairly often, it occurs to me as this academic year draws near that I passed a personal milestone a quite a few years back. Around the turn of the millennium, I had been out of school for more years than I...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Long before he became a Grammy-winning songwriter and hip-hop music mogul, before he reached millionaire status and before he began to hobnob with the likes of Oprah, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, Kevin Liles was a kid growing up in a West Baltimore...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:50 AM
It's the time again! Schools open their doors on Monday, Aug. 26. Join your PTAs and Boosters. Get to know your children's teachers and other school staff. Encourage your children to get involved in afterschool activities.
Reservoir High School PTSA...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Laurel-area schools in Howard, Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties have all scheduled back-to-school nights for parents and students. Students in Prince George's County began school Monday, Aug. 19. Students in Howard and Anne Arundel begin school...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:08 AM
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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:21 AM
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.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:39 AM
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...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:58 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:02 AM
"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,...