Friday, February 1, 2013
Awards will be presented at the annual Snowball Gala at Sparrows Point Country Club.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Marge Neal
Friday, February 1
The Dundalk Chamber of Commerce has announced its annual Dundalk Business Award winners, and a familiar name sits atop the list. State Senator Norman Stone, who last year celebrated 50 years in public service, will receive the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual Snowball Gala on March 2. Other award winners are MedStar Franklin Square Hospital (Foundation Award); Stephanie Jameson State Farm Insurance Agency (Service Award); Enhanced Computing Solutions (Image Award); Kids First Swim School (Innovation Award); and Squire's Restaurant (President's Award). Tickets to the black tie optional event at Sparrows Point Country Club cost $70 (tables of eight are available). The event includes an open bar, appetizers, dinner and…
Friday, June 15, 2012
The iconic Dundalk restaurant is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year
Squire's restaurant is celebrating a significant birthday this year—the big 6-oh! But instead of asking for gifts, the family-owned eatery is throwing a party to thank the community for its 60 years of enthusiastic support. The restaurant's parking lot will take on a Big Tent look on June 16, when the Romiti family will celebrate the restaurant's longevity and thank customers for making Squire's one of the main go-to places in Greater Dundalk. The free festival will take place on the restaurant's parking lot from noon to 6 p.m.. Activities will include a dance presentation at 1 p.m., live music by Abirose from 2 to 5 p.m. and face painting and other activities for children. A beer garden and pit beef, ham and Roma sausage will be available…
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
The state sales tax on alcohol jumped from 6 to 9 percent per drink starting July 1.
Not surprisingly, Art Cox, the owner of the Hard Yacht Café on Cove Road, isn’t happy about the new alcohol tax that went into effect earlier this month. He said he doesn’t have a choice but to pass along the added burden. “Begrudgingly, we are going to collect it from the customers,” Cox said. For some establishments in the Dundalk/Edgemere area, like the Hard Yacht Café, the summer is the busiest time of the year and they fear the season will be negatively impacted following the July 1 state sales tax jump on alcohol from six to nine percent. The alcohol tax increase is expected to raise an estimated $85 million a year, with about $47 million going toward school construction in the first year and $15 million for the developmentally …