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  • How much do your kids contribute to back-to-school expenses?

    How much do your kids contribute to back-to-school expenses?
    Now that August has arrived, I'm starting to get the kids ready for going back to school. I'm trying to get them to bed earlier. I'm nagging them to finish their summer reading assignments. And I have the 11-year-old practicing his multiplication and...
  • jcpenney offers free back-to-school haircuts in August

    jcpenney offers free back-to-school haircuts in August
    jcpenney is ushering in the back-to-schoolshopping season by offering free haircuts all month to elementary school students in the department store salons. "We really just want to help kids go back to school in style, and we're helping the parents too,"...
  • Shoppers take advantage of Maryland's tax-free holiday

    Shoppers in Maryland showed up at area malls and other retail outlets in large numbers Sunday, the first day of the state's Tax Free Week. The holiday from state sales tax for most clothing and footwear priced under $100 was an incentive to spend and...
  • Lutherville: Wheels in motion for event to help fight prostate cancer

    We've become familiar with the antique car shows at the Fire Museum of Maryland over the years, but there is a different kind of vehicle show coming up Sept. 1 at the museum. The fourth annual Wheels for Prostate Cancer Research Fundraiser welcomes any...
  • County Council member holds Back to School Extravaganza

    Prince George's County Council member Mary Lehman will hold a Back to School Extravaganza Saturday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at High Point High School, 3600 Powder Mill Road, in Beltsville. This free event, open to District 1 families, offers free...
  • Loch Raven: From Bible school to overseas missions, a busy summer at Hiss

    Members of Hiss United Methodist Church have been busy this summer. In late June, the church was transformed into the biblical town of Nazareth for a week during the church's annual Vacation Bible School. More than 85 children, youth and leaders were...
  • Balto. Co. schools chief kicks off first year with message of teamwork

    Balto. Co. schools chief kicks off first year with message of teamwork
    Drawing on the last drumrolls of the Perry Hall High School marching band, Baltimore County schools superintendent S. Dallas Dance greeted 700 applauding administrators Friday to deliver his inaugural back-to-school address, sending a message he hoped...
  • Shift in county policy stresses money, not items, for donations

    Policy changes within the Volunteer Office of the Baltimore County Department of Social Services have altered the county's flagship donation drives for families in need, leaving at least one local volunteer wondering whether the county's neediest...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: St. Andrew's Church goes cajun for its August Community Feast

    St. Andrew's Church, 2892 Route 97 in Glenwood, will be holding its August Community Feast Aug. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. This month's theme will be a Cajun Feast. Come enjoy gumbo, rice, salad, garlic bread, marinated vegetables and homemade desserts. The...
  • No age barriers, as Harford shops for new school year

    No age barriers, as Harford shops for new school year
    Parents and kids in Harford County got ready to head back to school with plenty of shopping over the weekend, as the state-sponsored week of tax-free shopping also encouraged residents to make their purchases by Saturday. There's not much time left to...
  • Rodgers Forge: As summer ends, events mark approaching school year

    Well, my young friends, all good things must come to an end — and so it is with summer. As we know, our local schools will open their doors for the 2012 -2013 academic year on Monday, Aug. 27. Some of you will be walking those halls for the first...
  • Prince George's to hold Back-to-School Fair

    Prince George's County students and their parents can register for school and before- and after-care programs, and meet with county agency and school representatives, at a Back-to-School Fair Saturday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Show Place Arena,...