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  • Summer is the perfect time to spruce things up

    There's no better time than the summer months for getting certain small jobs done around the house. PAINT PROFITABLY Summer is the busiest time of the year for painting, and that means paint is on sale, so snag a few gallons while prices are down....
  • Give your ceilings some style

    Give your ceilings some style
    Today's houses have reached new heights -- in ceilings. Popular designs for "the fifth wall" range from tray ceilings and crown mouldings to beams and coffering. Some ceilings soar to dizzying heights, suffused with light or accented with stained glass or...
  • Paint exterior wood siding

    Paint exterior wood siding
    A coat of paint on wood siding provides a protective coating on the surface, but for strict aesthetics, the paint can transform an ordinary house into one that stops traffic. Any professional painter will tell you the devil is in the details, and the best...
  • Let's start the new year with a toast to toasters

    Q: This toaster has been in the family for several generations. It's a Universal model, still functional, with original cloth covered cord. Do you know anyone interested in buying it? A: We've said it here before: We do not broker sales. This column is...
  • When value, ID are elusive, consult a professional appraiser

    Q: My original ink and watercolor art is signed Ruthven Todd and numbered 26/70. There is a poem by Todd on the sketch. The Library of Congress has copy 4/70. I know this is an important piece. Should it be in a museum? How should I sell it? I need help....
  • It takes savvy and market research to sell a collection intact

    Q: I have an extensive and rare collection amassed over years of collecting, all related to Judy Garland. I want to sell it all. There are 150 albums, 40 books, and countless song sheets, magazines, photos, posters, etc. There has to be someone out...
  • What you need to know when taking down a wall

    DEAR TIM: I'm bound and determined to remove a wall between my kitchen and dining room to make the space more open. My husband says it can't be done because there are too many things in the wall, and that it could be a bearing wall. I'm frustrated....
  • Mayor: Fiscal cliff would be devastating for Allentown

     
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski said he expects significant cuts to services for Allentown’s neediest residents if the impending fiscal cliff is not addressed. Pawlowski joined mayors from Reading, Philadelphia and York in a conference call Monday in...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Corbett says PA "lacks the will" to become a Right-to-Work state.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're a Republican hoping that Pennsylvania will join with Michigan and other states that have moved to curtail collective bargaining rights for organized labor, you may be have to find another Christmas wish....
  • New Vincent Van Gogh painting 'Sunset at Montmajour' surfaces

    A newly identified landscape painting believed to have been created by Vincent Van Gogh in 1888, just two years before his death, was unveiled Monday by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. "Sunset at Montmajour" depicts a wooded area near Arles in the...
  • Rosenbaum Contemporary presents the art of Thomas Hartmann

    Rosenbaum Contemporary presents the art of Thomas Hartmann
    In the paintings of German artist Thomas Hartmann, columns of tiny people walk on massive landscapes like marching arts. Curating director Daniella Sforza, of the Rosenbaum Contemporary gallery, compares them to "Where's Waldo?" illustrations. "That's...