February 1, 2013
Weis Markets will unveil a remodeled store in Woodstock on Sunday. The store in the Waverly Woods development in Howard County has remained open during the course of the $3 million project. It will have larger produce and service seafood departments, an expanded deli, larger frozen and dairy sections, a bigger pharmacy and more self-scan lanes. Weis is also finishing work on two new stores that will open in Woodlawn and Towson. The grocery chain has 163 stores in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia.
January 28, 2013
It took until the fifth try and the eighth day of the season, but the Washington Capitals finally managed to put together a complete game under the guidance of first-year coach Adam Oates and come away with a victory. Fueled by contributions from every corner of the lineup, from Alex Ovechkin through to Joel Ward and John Erskine, Washington played a smart and aggressive brand of hockey to defeat the Buffalo Sabres, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Verizon Center . It was the only reward the Capitals wanted after days of making gradual progress in getting up to speed with their new coach and new system.
December 18, 2012
A Baltimore insurance broker was sentenced to prison in New Jersey for stealing almost $2.6 million from the Perth Amboy Board of Education, New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced. Francis X. Gartland, 71, submitted false bills to the board and also collected more than $200,000 in fees from the City of Perth Amboy for a "non-existent 'wellness program' for city employees," according to a statement from Chiesa's office. Gartland was the health insurance broker for both the school board and the city.
December 10, 2012
In past summers, Rodney, the fictional Ocean City lifeguard in the resort town's advertising campaign, has ventured to rescue New Yorkers and New Jerseyites from summer boredom. After Hurricane Sandy, Rodney may have less convincing to do. While Sandy affected a large swath of the East Coast, it made landfall on the Jersey shore and caused nearly $37 billion in damage to that state, according to recent estimates. In the beach town of Seaside Heights, a roller coaster knocked into the Atlantic Ocean has become a symbol of the destruction wrought by the storm.
November 28, 2012
A Baltimore artist has designed a poster from photos he shot of storm-barricaded Fells Point doors to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey. Randall Gornowich is calling the poster he's selling on Etsy "Hurricane Sandy Knocks. " It's a grouping of 16 photographs, all of doors barricaded for last month's storm, that he captured as the hurricane blew through Baltimore on its way wreaking much greater havoc in New Jersey and New York. "I couldn't imagine being stuck without having someone reach out," Gornowich says.
November 26, 2012
Domino Sugar is donating 30,200 pounds of its products to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey to help victims of the massive storm called Sandy, the company announced Monday. Trucks carrying the Domino products - including brown, powdered and granulated sugars, coffee service canisters and powdered drink mixes - left Baltimore's Inner Harbor refinery Monday for storm-ravaged New Jersey. "For our company, Hurricane Sandy hit home," said Stu FitzGibbon, the Baltimore refinery's manager, in a statement.