| Jun 4, 2015
| 11:04 AM
Wegmans scholarship program reaches milestone
Wegmans Food Markets recently announced that its employee scholarship program will award college tuition assistance to 1,736 new recipients for the upcoming academic year. Wegmans expects to pay out...
| May 29, 2015
| 2:24 PM
Six years after Tessemae's sold its first bottle of lemon-garlic salad dressing at the Whole Foods in Annapolis, the Essex-based "all natural" brand is attracting attention from national grocers, hotel chains, fast-casual eateries and even reality TV...
| May 29, 2015
| 7:32 PM
Like the rest of Pennsylvania's poultry industry, Orefield turkey farmer David Jaindl is keeping a wary eye on the bird flu outbreak that has devastated the egg and poultry business in the West and Midwest this spring.
But for Lehigh Valley consumers...
| May 28, 2015
| 10:58 AM
A Weis Markets in Allentown is hoping to be the latest grocery store to offer beer to customers.
The supermarket at 365 S. Cedar Crest Boulevard has applied for a restaurant liquor license transfer, according to a public hearing notice. The license...
| May 20, 2015
Harris Teeter plans to open its first Anne Arundel County location at a revitalized shopping center on Ritchie Highway.
The Matthews, NC-based supermarket chain will have nearly 50,000 square feet of space at the upcoming Magothy Gateway, which is...
| May 11, 2015
| 10:49 PM
In most states, telling a customer like Dave Looker that he has to buy at least 12 cans of beer at a time would be considered a slap in the face.
"It's archaic, is the best I could describe," said Looker, of Farmington, Mich., where beer can be...
| May 1, 2015
| 2:14 PM
A former Hebron schools superintendent arrested by state police for allegedly misappropriating thousands of dollars from the district has applied for a special form of probation.
Notice of the application prompted the Hebron Board of Education to hold...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The message from Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz to his constituents this month can be summed up in three words: Life is good.
In his annual budget message, the re-elected county executive called for pay raises for county workers, increased...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 12:00 PM
What makes a supermarket great? Years ago, says Consumer Reports, the answer might have been low prices, checkout speed or variety. Now another consideration is top-of-mind: "fresh."
When the typical shopper makes each of his or her 83 yearly grocery...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The day before our last major snow storm, I went to Trader Joe's to stock up. While some offerings were sparse, they were completely out of kale and bottled water. Not too many years ago, before a major storm, stores typically would run out of bread and...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 4:09 AM
It's wonderful when businesses honor our military heroes, especially with year-round freebies.
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment's Waves of Honor program is a salute to active-duty military, veterans and their families, offering free and discounted...