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  • 5 tips for safe shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

    Shoppers descend on malls and Best Buys on Black Friday each year, hungry for outrageous markdowns and incredible deals. But beware. This is the last holiday shopping season before Americans will switch over to the chip-and-pin technology popular in...
  • A Consumer's Holiday Guide: New FTC Rule On Deliveries, Free Extended Warranties

    A Consumer's Holiday Guide: New FTC Rule On Deliveries, Free Extended Warranties
    A seasonal consumer message, nondenominational and unscented, from The Bottom Line. Remember, no tipping. Late Deliveries Online retailers often sell more merchandise than they can deliver in time for the holiday. Under the Federal Trade Commission'...
  • Glastonbury Holiday Toy Program Looking For Donations

    Glastonbury Holiday Toy Program Looking For Donations
    GLASTONBURY — The social services department is hosting its annual "Holiday Toy Program." The department will be distributing toys and store gift cards to eligible Glastonbury families in mid-December. This year more than 300 children are eligible...
  • Michael Barlow Center coaches ex-offenders on finding jobs

    Michael Barlow Center coaches ex-offenders on finding jobs
    Emma Mitchell-Clark sat across the desk from Bobby Childs, looked him in the eye and asked the question most dreaded by anyone trying to get a job after getting out of prison: "Mr. Childs, have you ever been convicted of a crime?" Childs, who was...
  • Ondra-Huyett wins Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. award and other company news

    Ondra-Huyett wins award The Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. honored Ondra-Huyett of Allentown with the 2014 Merit Construction Award of Excellence for its renovation work at the Good Shepherd Long Term Care...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    CHRISTA WARD has been named vice president of account services at Allebach Communications in Souderton. Ward has more than 12 years of experience in marketing and has worked for Lambesis, an ad agency in San Diego, Calif. She has also worked for Al Paul...
  • SOS shares provisions with community

    SOS shares provisions with community
    Share Our Selves was a frenzy of activity Wednesday morning, as local families and the homeless visited the nonprofit to accept food for Thanksgiving. The Costa Mesa-based organization, founded 44 years ago, annually prepares meals for the holiday...
  • How to avoid Cyber Monday scams, hidden fees

    How to avoid Cyber Monday scams, hidden fees
    Brick-and-mortar retailers aren't the only ones having all the fun this holiday shopping season. Cyber Monday — the Monday right after Thanksgiving when online retailers offer exclusive promotions — is gaining momentum every year as shoppers...
  • Value Village owner criticizes Minnesota AG report

    BELLEVUE, Wash. The parent company of Value Village thrift stores said Tuesday that a critical report on its business practices by the Minnesota Attorney General was based on "incorrect assumptions and a misunderstanding of our working relationships...
  • Altruistic for the holidays: Five steps to great charitable giving

    Altruistic for the holidays: Five steps to great charitable giving
    Great gift giving is all about finding that perfect something that will be meaningful for a friend or loved one. When you find the perfect gift, you just know it. Great charitable giving intensifies these good feelings with a layer of life-changing...
  • How to be a smart donor

    It's that time of year when lots of charities are on the corner ringing their bells and asking you to open your wallet. As our nation climbs slowly out of recession, 2014 is expected by some observers to set new records for charitable donations. The poor...