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Recreational and Sporting Goods Industry

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  • Block grants get tighter for area nonprofits

    As a city committee charged with guiding federal grant funding to community organizations laid out its plans this week to begin working on next year’s disbursements, they received some bad news. Once again, officials are expecting less money to...
  • Orlando hotel occupancy highest since June 2005

    Orlando hotel occupancy highest since June 2005
    Orlando's hotel industry has been having a strong year as evidenced by solid occupancy rates and average daily room rates that are generally higher than last year's. But Visit Orlando, the region's chief tourism-marketing agency, points out that June'...
  • 'It's a Small World' after all; iconic ride celebrates 50 years

     'It's a Small World' after all; iconic ride celebrates 50 years
    When her phone rang that day in 1963, Alice Davis was working as a seamstress, stitching bras and girdles in the downtown Los Angeles garment district. Walt Disney, the caller said, wanted to see her. When she arrived at Disney's office, the theme...
  • Tips for saving money at the amusement park

    Tips for saving money at the amusement park
    It seems we are smack in the middle of amusement park season. I've heard from readers heading to Cedar Point, Holiday World, Disney, Universal and of course, Six Flags. But trips to theme parks can be hard on the family budget. Here are some tips for...
  • Kamenetz trumps Dance on Towson-area overcrowding [Editorial]

    Kamenetz trumps Dance on Towson-area overcrowding  [Editorial]
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has shown no shyness in the past about standing behind the school system's construction and renovation plans in the face of community opposition — case in point, his infamous "my job to talk, yours to...
  • Great blue heron at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area

    Great blue heron at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area
    Kathy Degner was at Legg Lake in the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area on July 29 looking for juvenile American coots. At the lake's edge, she spotted a great blue heron standing motionless. She approached it, and it began preening itself. "I loved how...
  • National Night Out events against crime scheduled throughout Baltimore region

    National Night Out events against crime scheduled throughout Baltimore region
    Communities throughout the Baltimore region are scheduled to host events Tuesday to mark the annual National Night Out against crime. In Waverly, though, the gathering designed to be a deterrent to criminal activity is also being billed as a “...
  • Lower Macungie seeks input on community center, parks

    Lower Macungie Township has posted on its website an online questionnaire to gather residents' input for improving the community center and parks and recreation program offerings. From new educational programs including health and fitness, cooking,...
  • Disney to prominently feature 'Star Wars' at its resorts, theme parks

    Disney to prominently feature 'Star Wars' at its resorts, theme parks
    Walt Disney Co., the world's largest entertainment and media company, is betting on the "Star Wars" franchise to further grow revenue at Disney resorts and theme parks. Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive, plans to "significantly" ramp up the "Star...
  • College Park Community Center hosts National Night Out block party

    College Park Community Center hosts National Night Out block party
    Sgt. Scott Smith was fully decked out in the kind of gear that SWAT team members wear, but on this occasion there was no crisis or emergency for the Orlando Police Department officer to respond to. In fact, Smith was expecting a very different kind of...
  • Is that Rob or Rod on Shark Week promo?

    Is that Rob or Rod on Shark Week promo?
    They're both dressed like lifeguards. They both have that sexy hair flip down to a gel science. And they're both actors, although one may be a tad more famous than the other. Still, it was "sharking" to us to notice the resemblance between Rodney, the...