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Back to School

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  • For retailers, back-to-school shopping is becoming Christmas in July

    For retailers, back-to-school shopping is becoming Christmas in July
    Ted Williams wasn't at the pool last week. Nor was he on the basketball court, polishing off an ice cream cone, sleeping in till noon or catching a movie. One gloriously sunny midsummer day found him at Target, clutching a dictionary and gazing...
  • Order tickets in advance for Stella Maris' crab feast

    Get your mallets ready: The annual Stella Maris crab feast and auction is set for Sunday, Oct. 9, from 1 to 6 p.m., at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium. The afternoon will be filled with fun and food, and most importantly, all proceeds will benefit...
  • Elkridge Junior Firefighters to host 'Summer Bash' youth dance Saturday

    The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department's Junior Firefighters will sponsor a "Summer Bash" dance for youth ages 9-15 Saturday, Aug. 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the fire hall, 6275 Old Washington Road. Tickets are available at the door for $10 per person with a...
  • Maryland shoppers can avoid sales tax for week in August

    Maryland shoppers can avoid sales tax for week in August
    My colleague Jill Rosen wrote this week that retailers are pushing back-to-school shopping in July, far earlier than usual. But if you want to save sales tax – or 6 percent on certain purchases – do your back-to-school or other shopping...
  • Mayor's office to host annual Back to School Rally

    The city will host its annual Back to School Rally Tuesday from 3 to 8 p.m., at the public school system's headquarters, 200 E. North Ave.. An estimated 4,000 students and their parents are expected to attend. Students can receive free immunizations,...
  • Glenelg High marching unit ready for another stint at the Howard County Fair's fried dough stand

    As fair season approaches, a group of talented students from Glenelg High School are preparing for an annual tradition…running the fried dough stand! Ever since I was a young kid, this stand has been one of my favorites at the Howard County Fair,...
  • West Friendship community gears up for 66th Howard County Fair

    With apologies to Rodgers and Hammerstein, I once again borrow (as I do every single year) from the lyrics of the late musical geniuses. "Our County Fair is the Best County Fair. Don't miss it. Don't even be Late." Early August means only one thing in...
  • Latin Image salon owner gives back with free haircuts

    Latin Image salon owner gives back with free haircuts
    For parents, getting their children ready for a new school year can be expensive, considering the costs of school supplies, academic and athletic fees, clothes and other educational necessities. To help parents reduce those expenses a bit, especially...
  • Blessings at our schools

    Blessings at our schools
    Editor: On Aug. 20, 2011 at 11 a.m., several members of Ames UMC met at the church to join Pastor Thomas J. Blake for "Back to School Prayer" at several Harford County Schools. It was the vision of Rev. Alicia Blake (the late wife of Rev. Blake), thus...
  • Teachers, students head back to school Monday

    Teachers, students head back to school Monday
    School is days away for students in Harford County, and with it come the early mornings and homework-filled weekends that dominate students' lives. As summer dwindles, students, parents and teachers prepare for the coming 2011-12 school year with back-...
  • Cockeysville student attends space program at Johns Hopkins APL

    Amanda Song, a student at Cockeysville Middle School, was among five Baltimore County Public Schools students participating in the Maryland Department of Education's Summer Center for Space Science in July. The summer program is sponsored by the...
  • Pack 1673's summer camp fun included hands-on archaeology

    Cub Scout Pack 1673 had a great time in August at Camp William B. Snyder, in Haymarket, Va. Cubmaster Kevin Stroud; and his son, Michael, went with other Tigers and Webelos, and their families for the Pack's highly anticipated summer activity. Camp...