| Sep 11, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Northampton County farmers make hay at awards program
Northampton County farmers won top awards for their hay at the Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council Hay Show held last month at Ag Progress Days.
Ray Mack, of Pen Argyl, took first place for...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Kroger Co.'s planned acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. will allow it to capitalize on Harris Teeter's growing presence in the Baltimore-Washington market, but consumers will see few, if any, changes in existing stores.
Kroger, the biggest U....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Albertsons is making a play for the top spot in the U.S. grocery industry with the purchase of rival Safeway for more than $9 billion in cash and stock.
Safeway, now the second-largest chain behind Kroger Co., owns the Vons and Pavilions brands in...
| Jul 1, 2013
As I first reported, Jewel-Osco has abadnoned its Preferred Customer Card rewards program. In Saturday's paper, my colleagues Robert Channick and Emily Bryson York nailed down the lid on the coffin: Jewel introduced the cards more than two decades ago.......
| Jul 19, 2011
| 2:47 PM
| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:45 AM
What do you need to weather the storm? According to Kendra Robinson, nurse educator at Olde Towne Medical Center in Williamsburg and Jennifer Shea of Supervalu (Farm Fresh): oatmeal, beans, tuna fish, peanut butter, dried fruit, canned low-sodium...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:04 AM
As the calendar turned to 2012, the usual glut of "experts" willing and ready to tell us how to be better people — thinner, fitter, more organized, less stressed, kinder and more financially sound — made their annual appearance before...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Former State Highway Administration chief Neil Pedersen testified Wednesday in federal court in Baltimore that state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie constantly asked him the status of transportation projects sought by Shoppers Food Warehouse but never mentioned...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 7:50 PM
First lady Michelle Obama returned home Tuesday for two personal causes: improving the nation’s nutrition and helping feed her husband’s re-election campaign fund.
Speaking at a fundraising event at Plumbers Hall on the Near West Side,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:55 PM
The parent company of the Albertsons supermarket chain is closing 26 stores nationwide, including its lone branch in South Glendale, as it tries to overcome sharp operating losses and stiff price competition from big-box rivals.
Supervalu Inc. said...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Jackie Dancy has been to the Albertsons supermarket near her Baldwin Hills home many times, but she couldn't care less that the store is closing permanently.
The retired accountant now does most of her grocery shopping at a nearby Target, which she likes...