Thousands in the Baltimore area will dedicate more than 50 hours per week this season at Amazon's Baltimore fulfillment center to make the holidays happen for customers around the globe. In the modern day, amid the many deals offered as often as every five minutes on Amazon.com, Amazon's associates are the closest things to Santa's helpers.
From a small workshop in Severn, Bryan and Lynn Holmes run their own woodworking business, turning raw lumber into personalized, engraved cutting boards by hand with messages such as "Eat Drink and Be Married." The staggering level of shopper traffic on Amazon.com prompted the couple to start selling through Handmade at Amazon, one of the newest ventures for the online retail behemoth
When the final dismissal bell rings through the halls and signals the end of the school year, it also marks the beginning of summer camps and activities for students. Several such opportunities for summer engagements are available in the Eldersburg and Sykesville areas, from reading programs to outdoor adventures.
Oren Miller, a stay-at-home dad who created A Blogger and a Father blog that chronicled his family and attracted worldwide attention and a Facebook group "Dad Bloggers" that was equally as successful, died Saturday.
With the increasing reliance on email and social media slowing the flow of letters to a trickle — and many students ignoring what little comes through — officials at Loyola have scrapped the school's entire student mail system.