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Police Offer Holiday Season Safety Tips

Police Offer Holiday Season Safety Tips


The following notice was sent to us by Montgomery County Police: 


As the holiday season approaches, and in light of the three recent kidnapping and robbery incidents at the Westfield Wheaton shopping mall, Montgomery County Police would like to offer this comprehensive list of tips to help keep residents safe while shopping, while walking, and while at home.  While opportunities for robberies and burglaries increase during the holiday season, many robberies and burglaries can be prevented by keeping these safety tips in mind.            


When shopping: 

Black Friday Deals Start Early at JCPenney

Black Friday Deals Start Early at JCPenney


On Black Friday, millions of shoppers will visit jcpenney stores across the country as they kick-off their holiday shopping. Over 500 deals will be offered including over 150 styles of women’s boots at $19.99 or $29.99 each, an Xersion premium down coat for $39.88 and Nerf, Barbie and Fisher Price toys only $3.99 each.

There will also be doorbusters from 4 a.m. – 1 p.m.  

ShopRite Comes to Silver Spring

ShopRite Comes to Silver Spring

ShopRite announced today that the grand opening of its newest store, ShopRite of White Oak, in Silver Spring is planned for Sunday, July 31st.  The store will open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 A.M.  Scheduled to attend are local politicians and government officials as well as members of the Sumas family, owners of Village Super Market, Inc., which operates this location and 26 other ShopRite stores in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
The new ShopRite of White Oak, as well as the ShopRite of Timonium, which also opens on July 31, will offer the local community a broad selection of products and services at ShopRite’s traditional low prices.  The 65,000 square foot supermarket will be located at Orchard Center, 12028 Cherry Hill Road, White Oak, MD, at the site of the former SuperFresh.

Consignment Sale Comes to Montgomery County!

Seasonal consignment shopping is a fast growing trend, especially for baby and children's items. Kids grow so fast, and items like clothes, strollers, car seats, cribs and toys seem barely used. It is for this reason that Tot Swap, Maryland's largest consignment sale for kids, babies, and teens, has added a new summer sale in addition to a fall and spring sale at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg.

“Families come in, they bring their merchandise and they resell it to other families who are in need of toys, shoes, bedding, DVDs, books, and clothes. We have tons of anything and everything for children at a fraction of the cost,” said Totswap’s  Robyn Rutland.

Beer Candy: Perfect Father's Day Gift

Beer Candy: Perfect Father's Day Gift

Truffle Truffle has taken chocolate to a whole new level with their beer & pretzel inspired collection of handmade truffles, caramels, marshmallows, and brittle.  The sweet and saltiness of the the pretzels combined with the intense flavor provided by a reduction of Rogue Chocolate Stout beer...need we say more?


beer & pretzel brittle

Crunchy, beer infused, brittle that has been dipped in milk chocolate and rolled in salty pretzels.  


beer & pretzel marshmallows

A thick and fluffy homemade beer marshmallow dipped in milk chocolate and topped with beer & pretzel brittle bits.


Maryland Residents Eager for a Future Wal-Mart


It is possible that Prince George’s County will welcome a superstore to Oxon Hill, Md. by 2013. The Post reported earlier this month that Wal-Mart has a tentative agreement to build a new store with the developer behind the National Harbor complex.


“We have been looking at the Prince George’s County market for quite some time now.