| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:52 AM
This year’s Black Friday became the backdrop not only for doorbuster HDTV sales but for protests from retail workers across the country. Workers at Walmart, Target, even Macy’s, have decried unfair wages and conditions.
So which retailers...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Walmart supporters and opponents brought their concerns again to the Harford County Council Tuesday night.
Jerry Newtze, of Wheel Road, told council members there is a need for Walmart to move to Plumtree Road in Bel Air because its current location has...
| Dec 9, 2012
When Bob Zealor was growing up in Overlea, he would go into the woods near his home and collect greens to make a wreath for his mother.
You can imagine his delight when he discovered Colonial Williamsburg, where all the holiday decorations come from...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 12:22 PM
The Harford County Council narrowly approved tax-increment financing for the James Run Corporate Campus project at Route 543 and I-95, with those supporting it calling it an important opportunity for the county.
The legislation passed by a vote of 4 to...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Domingo Catalan powered through the Thanksgiving night crowds to get his children toys. He methodically checked all the boxes on his relatives' wish lists on Black Friday. And before he goes to work as a data analyst for a government contractor on Cyber...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Ask bookstore owner Benn Ray which he prefers, Black Friday or Small Business Saturday, and he will give you a straight answer.
"I prefer the one that's going to bring in the most money," said Ray, president of the Hampden Village Merchants...
| Aug 5, 2012
Gloomy economic news has cast a pall over the dorm room daydreams of college kids for several years now, but those who track retail sales figures think this might be a breakout season.
More of America's children are going away to college this year than...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Andrea Eiblum and her family moved to Eldersburg from Baltimore County seven years ago, and love their new community.
"I love the area, I love the people, I love the community," said Eiblum.
What she doesn't quite love, though, is what she calls a...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Ah yes, we return this week to the "Real Housewives of New York City" with another fight about London, a single storyline with LuAnn's pregnancy problems, and a few jabs by Ramona.
Honestly, there was nothing new with the NYC ladies this week. It felt...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Usually just a spot to get a chicken sandwich or waffle fries, Chick-fil-A also became a place to make a political stand in Harford County Wednesday.
Droves of local supporters came to the Abingdon Chick-fil-A, near the Route 24/I-95 interchange,...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Here at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, four-time IZOD IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti and two-time champion and Chip Ganassi teammate Scott Dixon had breakfast Friday -- from boxes with their pictures on them.
"This is so cool," Franchitti said,...