| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:11 AM
What do a caterpillar, a piano and the monster from the movie "Pan's Labyrinth" have in common?
They were all submitted entries of art to Catonsville High School's 19th annual Edible Art Competition.
The school's cafeteria was abuzz with activity...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Kurt Schertle paid his tuition at Towson University by working full-time at the Shoppers grocery store on Goucher Boulevard.
The job launched a career and last week Schertle returned as executive vice president of sales and marketing at Weis Markets...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Target opening in October in Canton will offer clinic services to shoppers, store officials announced.
The Target Clinic inside the new store at Canton Crossing, one of the city’s largest new retail developments, will offer more than 60...
| 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...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The Nottingham woman had ducked into a bathroom at the White Marsh Sears when she heard a voice from the adjoining stall: Her neighbor had found the toilet-paper dispenser empty. Could she pass some under the divider?
As she gathered a bunch,...
| Feb 24, 2013
Customers at Towson Hot Bagels usually pay with credit, not cash, when buying a bagel or a bottle of water, triggering fees the merchant must pay to process each transaction.
Now, the shop's owner and retailers across the country may recoup "swipe"...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Some members of the Rev. David Carl Olson's congregation are homeless. A few work minimum-wage jobs, he said, but they still cannot afford to leave shelters.
His faith calls him to live in a world with "profoundly more justice," said Olson, who...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Here we go again. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced another voluntary recall of several brands of pet treats due to possible salmonella contamination, which can be dangerous both to pets and to people who handle the treats.
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Aberdeen police report:
A woman hit a child in the head in a parking lot at Halls Cross Roads Elementary School on Friday.
Two males threw a rock at a storm door from a beige Jeep on Friday in the 400 block of South Rogers Street.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Employees at General Motors' plant in White Marsh have an unusual workplace benefit. Anyone who drives an electric car can plug it in to charge while they work.
At the plant, which produces transmissions and electric motors, workers can park their...