| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Jeff Gordon, one of NASCAR racing's biggest rainmakers, got a shower just when he needed it in Sunday's Pennsylvania 400.
Gordon didn't lead a lap under the green flag, but he notched a critically important victory at Pocono Raceway, thanks to an...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:45 PM
As much as Cindy Opat loves her garden, she hates her hose.
"Well this hose, it's very long, as it needs to be to reach where I want to water. But I don't have any place to hang it up. So, it looks rather unsightly in our lovely garden. It also kinks...
| May 18, 2012
Need a leg up? Answer Angel is here to help.
Dear Answer Angel: I know the fashion is to not wear hosiery in the warm weather so I'm wondering what you think about leg makeup. Would that be a good alternative? I've got spider vein issues so I feel...
| May 21, 2012
| 5:04 PM
A few weeks ago, I finally got around to building a new raised bed for the vegetable garden in our front yard. I knew the job would be hard work, but I was excited by the opportunity to use of one of the new power tools that I bought a few months back....
| May 24, 2012
| 9:19 PM
Locals don't need to go see "The Avengers" this weekend to watch telephone poles get chucked end-over-end, or see 300 pounds of weight carried with ease.
The real-life version will be in Costa Mesa, at the annual ScotsFest — a tribute to all things...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Fire investigators are looking into two suspicious fires involving an automobile and a motorcycle in the same Havre de Grace neighborhood, both at about the same time early Sunday morning.
One fire occurred around 2 a.m. in the passenger compartment of a...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:22 PM
The Susquehanna Hose Company will hold an open house Saturday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Division 4 Firehouse, 911 Revolution St. in Havre de Grace.
The open house will feature fire engine rides, aerial truck basket rides, an auto...
| Jun 6, 2012
While 2,408 competitors from 28 nations were competing in the 102 events of the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden, an article in the June 8, 1912, edition of The Argus reported that record times were run by the athletes and a good time was had...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Havre de Grace bid adieu to one of its best loved residents this week, as John Eugene "Jack" McLhinney was laid to rest Monday in Mt. Erin Cemetery.
Mr. McLhinney died May 29 at age 85. He was the son of a former city mayor, the late Walter McLhinney,...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Cooks today don't have to rub two sticks together to get smokin'. A battery of new products lets one easily – and cleanly – fire up a meal with smoke without burning down the kitchen, balcony or yard. A fun, sci-fi smoke "gun" delivers that...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:20 PM
A funny thing happened to me the other day as I was driving down one of the streets in my neighborhood. I spied a neighbor hosing down her gutter and thought I'd provide some commentary regarding her activity.
I figured it was my duty, and might even...