Franchot urges people to 'Shop Maryland for the Holidays'

It’s a merry time of year at Olympia Candy Kitchen just north of Hagerstown. “Christmas is our busiest season. Valentine’s Day is actually No. 3. Christmas, Easter and Valentine’s, that’s our order,” said owner Tony Pananes.  Olympia has been in business for 115 years, including more than three decades at its current home on Pennsylvania Avenue. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot referred to the importance of the holiday season and to the company’s history when he came to Olympia Candy Kitchen Thursday on a leg of the “Shop Maryland for the Holidays” tour. (Herald-Mail)

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