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Back to School

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  • Niki and Gabi share beauty tips at Lehigh Valley Mall

    Niki and Gabi share beauty tips at Lehigh Valley Mall
    The Beatles had Shea Stadium to greet legions of teenage fans. Teen fashion icons and YouTube sensations Niki and Gabi DeMartino had the Lehigh Valley Mall on Saturday. For parents and adults who probably haven't heard of them, Niki and Gabi are the teen...
  • Five things for Monday, August 11

    Five things for Monday, August 11
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: back to school in Seminole; go along for the ride as an eagle learns to hunt; and thousands of old coins were found during the demolition of a house. It's Monday and some of you are heading back to...
  • Tax-Free Week Expected To Save Shoppers Millions

    Tax-Free Week Expected To Save Shoppers Millions
    Connecticut shoppers can look forward to a little extra money in their wallets when the state holds its annual tax-free week Aug. 17 to 23. During that time, the 6.35 percent sales tax on most clothing and shoe purchases under $300 will be waived....
  • Back-to-school sales tax holiday kicks off in Florida

    Back-to-school sales tax holiday kicks off in Florida
    Shoppers across South Florida hit the malls Friday to get ready for the new school year, buying tax-free school supplies, new outfits and electronics. Throughout the weekend, Floridians will be spared the usually required 6 percent state sales tax and...
  • Various backpack drives get Broward youth back to school

    The economy is getting back on its feet, and the unemployment rate is declining in South Florida, but that hasn't had much of an effect on the number of children in the community who cannot afford back-to-school supplies. Several nonprofit organizations,...
  • Back-to-school fair helps parents and kids

    Back-to-school fair helps parents and kids
    Kindergartner Isaiah Brazell, 5, sat patiently for a back-to-school haircut Saturday as volunteer barber Cliff Colston wielded his clippers. Nearby, Isaiah's mother, Yolanda Robinson, waited with other parents whose children were getting free haircuts at...
  • Glastonbury's Monaco Ford Holding Clothing Drive

    GLASTONBURY — Monaco Ford is hosting a clothing drive to help children get ready for back-to-school. The dealership is teaming up with Style Saves for an event on Sunday at Casona, 681 Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford. Style Saves will be helping 60...
  • School's back in session: Parents, are you IEP/504 ready?

    School's back in session: Parents, are you IEP/504 ready?
    It's back to school today for Orange County, and now all districts in Central Florida are officially back in session. For most parents, this means the new clothes, backpacks and long list of school supplies have been purchased, before and after school...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hair Cuttery Donates Back To School Haircuts To Children In Need

    Hartford area Hair Cuttery salons launched its 15th annual Share A Haircut program to provide children in need with a fresh haircut to start the new school year. Through Aug. 31, every time a child 18 years old or younger receives a haircut at the Hair...
  • Shoppers waiting longer to finish back-to-school list

    Shoppers waiting longer to finish back-to-school list
    Back to school shoppers are waiting a little longer than they did last year to finish their shopping, perhaps to take advantage of end-of-summer deals, the National Retail Federation said Wednesday. The average family with kids in grades K-12 had...
  • Store credit cards have perks, but can be costly

    Store credit cards have perks, but can be costly
    If you've put off your-back-to-school shopping and will be hitting the stores in the next few days looking for last-minute savings, one deal you may want to avoid is the one offered to sign up for a store credit card. Stores often dangle an additional...