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Back to School

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  • Back To School Donations Sought For Wethersfield Students

    WETHERSFIELD -- It may be July, but the town Department of Social and Youth Services is already thinking back to school. The agency is seeking donations of school supplies, everything from Post-it notes to pocket folders, to equip needy students for...
  • Families expected to spend more on back-to-school this year

    Families expected to spend more on back-to-school this year
    Families expect to spend more on school items than they did last year, even though more than 80 percent say the tough economy still impacts their spending decisions, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual back-to-school survey....
  • Learn about caring for family documents

    The Carroll County Genealogy Society will have a genealogical event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 26 at the Yingling Learning Center at Cockey's in Westminster. Have you ever wondered how to locate the family Bible, baby pictures of your grandmother, or...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas

    It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market (again),  a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...
  • Harry S. Truman planning back-to-school dinner

    Students and families will be warmly welcomed back to Harry S. Truman Elementary School this fall with a special Back to School Dinner sponsored by the Parent-Teacher Organization. Students and families are welcome to dine together at the school at 6 p....
  • Reader feedback July 18: Back-to-school shopping, Langley AFB support center, death in NN

    Back-to-school shoppersreceive 'Savvy' tips On her Savvy Shopper Facebook page, the Daily Press' Nicole Paitsel asked readers if they had started thinking about back-to-school shopping and asked them to share their best tips. Georgette Throupe:...
  • Back-to-school drive on for kids in need

    Heading back to school can be stressful, especially for kids in need. That's why Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue is hosting a back-to-school drive for students who have been abused or neglected. Donations of school supplies, clothing and sneakers for kids...
  • Back-to-school tax holiday starts Aug. 1

    Prepare to legally cheat the tax man Aug. 1-3 when Florida's sales-tax holiday gets underway for back-to-school shopping. New this year, clothing items exempted from the state's 6-percent sales-tax increases to $100 per item. For computers and...
  • Back to school means ... shots! Where to get yours

    Back to school means ... shots!  Where to get yours
    On the to-do list for families with kids heading back to school this fall is be sure vaccines are up to date. Families who have a regular doctor or a medical home, and private insurance should get their children’s vaccines at those offices, said...
  • Wal-Mart calls for U.S.-made products

    Wal-Mart calls for U.S.-made products
    A Detroit artist-turned-businessman said he was "floating" Tuesday afternoon after his company, Trash-Ease, which makes portable trash-bag holders, landed its biggest order ever at Wal-Mart's "Made in the USA" open call to find American-made products....
  • Fun DIY projects for back to school

    Fun DIY projects for back to school
    Back to school shopping can seem tedious and boring for some students. But you can help your young ones get motivated for a new school year by getting them more involved in the experience. After an extended vacation, going back to school and getting back...
  • Community support greatly appreciated [Letter]

    Editor: In May, the Shepherd's Staff was honored with the 2014 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot presented the award at the Shepherd Staff building on Carroll Street in Westminster. In making the...