Business, Entertainment, Events, Health

7-Eleven Day canceled due to COVID-19, but free Slurpee still available

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Usually, die-hard soft drink fans can get a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven stores on July 11th.  The convenience store chain has been celebrating their self-made holiday since 2002. This year, however, 7-Eleven Day has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, 7-Eleven said it would celebrate its birthday by donating one million meals to Feeding America, according to …


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Ando’s Market to open Wednesday on The Avenue at White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—A new market will be opening in White Marsh tomorrow. Ando’s Market on The Avenue at White Marsh will open for a sneak peek and with a limited carry-out menu. The new deli is owned by Red Brick Station and will be located between the restaurant and Verizon in the current banquet room space at Red Brick. Ando’s …


Fire reported at Honeygo Village Center

PERRY HALL, MD—Crews responded to a commercial fire in Perry Hall on Saturday night. The fire broke out at just before 10 p.m. at Kim’s Nail & Spa in Honeygo Village Center. Units from White Marsh, Perry Hall, Kingsville, Middle River, and Fullerton responded to the blaze, according to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. There has been no word …

Conagra expands recall on Healthy Choice chicken, turkey bowl products after small rocks found inside

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Conagra Brands, Inc. is recalling approximately 276,872 pounds of not ready-to-eat chicken and turkey bowl products because the products may contain extraneous material, specifically small rocks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced this week. The scope of the original April recall has been expanded to include Healthy Choice Power Bowls Chicken Feta & Farro …

J.C. Penney files for bankruptcy

WHITE MARSH, MD—J.C. Penney filed for bankruptcy on Friday, as was predicted earlier this week. In a news release, the company announced that it had has entered into a restructuring support agreement (RSA) with lenders holding approximately 70% of J.C. Penney’s first lien debt to reduce the company’s outstanding indebtedness and strengthen its financial position. The RSA contemplates agreed-upon terms …

What will be open, closed in Baltimore County as of 5pm [FULL LIST]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County officials have issued additional guidance as to which business will be allowed to reopen and which businesses will remain closed when Governor Larry Hogan’s stay-at-home order expires at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2020. “Jurisdictions like Baltimore County must do what’s in the best interest of our communities with the health and safety of our residents …

Olszewski: Baltimore County not ready to fully begin Phase 1 of reopening plan

UPDATE: Click here for a full list of what will be open and what will be closed in Baltimore County as of 5 p.m. on Friday. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski provided an update on Thursday evening on the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the press conference, Olszewski said that the county was …

Frosh urges Whole Foods, Amazon to strengthen worker protections during COVID-19 pandemic

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week joined a coalition of 13 attorneys general calling on Amazon and Whole Foods to strengthen measures to protect the health and safety of their workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter sent to the companies, the attorneys general request updated information on several outstanding issues raised by the coalition in …