| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Making progress, but still have many bags of greens in my fridge. And, what I didn't think about until just now, also lots of leftovers. When are we going to eat all this food?
So the vat of quinoa salad was devoured at the garden party. Perhaps even...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 2:07 PM
The long-planned Metro Centre in Owings Mills is set to finally stir to life this week with the opening of Baltimore County's largest library.
Officials envision the library branch, to open in a building called the County Campus next to the Owings Mills...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:39 PM
ROCHESTER, New York (Reuters) - Synonymous with film photography, lilacs and classical music, Rochester offers an unusual array of attractions for a mid-sized U.S. city that brought industrial prowess to a scenic river gorge on Lake Ontario's southern...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Some things seem to take forever in the retail world, like the opening of the new Weis Markets in Fogelsville or the Golden Corral at Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall Township. Eager shoppers and diners couldn't wait for either of those places to be up and...
| Mar 11, 2013
While local business experts see slight improvement in the economy this year, recovery will be a bit of a climb for the Valley's retailers.
They'll have to keep pace with the changing demands of a customer base that's expecting a lot more.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
For 17 generations, members of Catherine Webb's family have worked or lived on Springfield Farm in northern Baltimore County, where chickens and turkeys roam the hilly ground and, three days a week, Webb sells eggs and chicken meat from a farmhouse...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:07 PM
When you pull into the parking lot, the changes that have been under way for the past year are immediately clear.
No more struggling for a parking space, thanks to an additional 100 spaces.
Inside, the produce, floral and cheese departments have...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Harford County has a civilian labor force of approximately 140,000 people with a population of about 249,000.
The private sector accounts for the largest share of jobs held by county residents, 62,000 in all. According to the Harford County Office of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:26 PM
They say a picture is worth a thousand words.
I would argue that there also are times when a few words paint a more amazing picture than the real image.
For example, consider this opening line from a recent newspaper police item:
"A Carbon County man...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:10 PM
I don't think there's any law against drinking and shopping, but we'll soon find out how well they go together. The Pub at Wegmans, set inside the supermarket at 3900 Tilghman St. in Allentown, will open Wednesday, according to store manager Mike Kier....
| May 18, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Phil Noto of Palmer Township is a self-appointed food fraud expert. While stationed in Germany during his years in the Army, he made countless visits to Italy where he was able to enjoy "quality Italian dishes."
"I got spoiled," says 62-year-old Noto....