Americans spend something like $7 billion on Halloween costumes, candy and decorations annually ¿ including more than $300 million on pet costumes. While humans of all ages have lots of spooky fun on Halloween, it may be less fun for pets. In fact, Halloween can be downright dangerous. Here are some sensible precautions.
Helen E. Bryant, a former Hochschild-Kohn department store manager who later worked in commercial real estate sales, died March 10 of bile duct cancer at Beach Haven II, her Rocky Point home. She was 91.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Fluid Movement, a Baltimore performance troupe known for its offbeat water ballets, roller skating musicals and disco workouts, led a serious workshop Saturday on how to increase community involvement. What could a comic troupe, cheerfully described by workshop presenters as "kind of wacky," possibly teach area community leaders about increasing turnout at civic association meetings, block parties and trash pickup days. Quite a lot, it turned out at "From Signing Up to Showing Up," one of many
Main Street Tower owners Renato Buontempo and Richard Lynch went before the Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners Tuesday night to request permission to put their restaurant's rooftop deck tent back up for the upcoming St. Patrick's Day festivities.
A squad of "elves" will be out on West 36th Street (The Avenue) in Hampden, to greet holiday season shoppers and direct them to where they are going. The elves were hired by the Hampden Village Merchants Association to promote business in the neighborhood.
Lou Beach of Bel Air watched Monday night as his 9-year-old daughter Abi and her friend Amber Shaw, age 10, danced and played around while being illuminated by strings of colored lights that resembled a Christmas tree on a wall of St. Matthew Lutheran Church of Bel Air.
Over the past several months, Little Italy has been in the news quite a bit. Most of the items, it seems, have been on incidents of crime, including a violent beating and robbing of a restaurant employee. Other items have been written on opinion pages regarding Little Italy's future or how it must change to remain relevant. What has been missing from these many lines of ink expended has been the view of anyone born and raised in Little Italy.
The Frederick County sheriff's office identified three family members shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide in New Market on Wednesday night but said they would wait until speaking with relatives before releasing more information.
By By Colin Campbell and Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun
Laurel Shopping Center was a pioneer in local retail, and the men behind its development were visionaries who turned a then-radical idea into a successful enterprise that helped change the face of retail in the Baltimore/Washington area.
One day soon at Bushy Park Elementary School the students will laugh and cheer as Principal Edward Cosentino and physical education teacher Tyson Echentile dress like cowboys and ride horses around the school. Both challenged the students to participate in the Bushy Bear Dash to raise money for the Parent Teacher Association.
In the 1970s, South Carroll High School's marching band was in the Macy's Parade. Throughout the '80s and '90s, the band won multiple competitions and traveled around the country participating in parades. By 2004, it was gone. The time has come, according to the band supporters at the school, to bring it back.
Xpanding Universe opened in September but celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 19. At the west end of the Aberdeen Marketplace, Xpanding Universe sells comic books, graphic novels, trade paperbacks, collectibles, role playing games, board games, dice and more
I know I've been harping on how little has happened so far in Season 4 of "The Walking Dead," and at times that was because I was dozing off or not paying enough attention, but I was focused from start to finish during Sunday night's new episode, "Indifference," and seriously, very little happened. First of all, only one (inconsequential) human and nine or ten zombies were butchered.
President Kennedy accepted an invitation from Governor Tawes of Maryland and Governor Carvel of Delaware to attend the ceremony to open the Maryland Northeastern Expressway. A special opening day luncheon would be served at the new Maryland House restaurant on the Expressway near Aberdeen. From the luncheon, the dignitaries were expected to travel east to the Maryland-Delaware line, where President Kennedy would help officially open the roadway, arriving there from Washington via helicopter
After the success of his 2012 Christmas decorations, which played the hit Carly Rae Jepsen song "Call Me Maybe,"Kurtz decided to switch to a different holiday and wire his house lights to play along with "What Does the Fox Say" for Halloween.