| Sep 15, 2013
Allen E. Alban, former chief engineer with Kraft Foods whose career spanned 47 years and who was known as the "Mayor of Stevenson," died Tuesday of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 100.
The son of farmers, Allen...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:08 AM
When the Kool-Aid Man next hurtles through some unsuspecting homeowner’s wall, he’ll look snazzier, more up-to-date, more “lifelike,” according to parent company Kraft Foods Group Inc.
Which means that Kool-Aid Man -- a giant,...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Television's latest animated superhero sports a purple skirt and cape, pink gloves and white go-go boots.
She is also a he.
Meet SheZow, the star of a cartoon debuting Saturday on the Hub, a kids' cable channel co-owned by cable programming giant...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The Walt Disney Co. has recommended that its investors reject an offer from TRC Capital Corp. to purchase shares of the Burbank entertainment company's stock at a price that is below their market value.
Investment firm TRC made the unsolicited mini-...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Cash-strapped consumers finally have some good news to toast -- perhaps with a steaming cup o' joe.
The price of coffee beans hit a four-year low on Monday.
Dry weather has improved growing conditions in Brazil, the world’s largest producer...
| Nov 6, 2012
Ballot measure campaigns attract all sorts. The most colorful group in this year’s election, though, might just be the crusaders for Proposition 37, which would require labels on genetically modified foods. They are fighting some of the biggest food...
| May 10, 2012
Discunt grocer Bottom Dollar Food opens on Bethlehem's Stefko Boulevard Friday, officials said Thursday. The store at 719 Stefko Blvd., opens its doors at 8 a.m. The first day comes with fanfare like the first 200 customers will receive a free Bottom...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:02 PM
The second CEO in Legg Mason's history announced last week he was stepping down, raising the question: What's next for the Baltimore-based money manager?
Only the board — or more precisely, activist shareholder and Legg director Nelson Peltz ...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:14 AM
BJ's Wholesale Club offering a free 60-day trial membership with full benefits, one per household for new members.
Try it out. The produce and meat are terrific and you can save on gas, too. Plus, the club offers its own coupons and takes manufacturer...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:28 PM
The Broward School District now has its own Ken Starr-like report chronicling the sexcapades of an elected official.
Teachers, principals, and administrators who work for the school district are abuzz about the steamy read behind the dully titled...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Weeks before the start of the NFL season, a small group of New York Giants fans approached the new owner of the Canton bar the Americana: Could they make it their hangout?
Owner Alex van Breukelen is a Long Island native and the son of a man devoted to...