| 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...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 1:32 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The dry weather is causing some big problems for area homeowners: the ground under their homes is withering away.
Watching a beautiful green lawn transform into a brown, lifeless wasteland is something to which many homeowners...
| Nov 16, 2012
Dear Answer Angel: After many years of coloring my hair, I have let it go gray. I am happy with the result but I am wondering if I should purchase some new makeup to go with my new hair color. Maybe I should be choosing different shades of blush,...
| Nov 17, 2012
Ready to hunker down for winter? Not so fast. Now's the time to tackle a few chores that will help your house and yard ride out the cold season ahead. Here are a few to check off your to-do list.
Clean the gutters
Gutters and downspouts direct...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Here's one way to land yourself in hot water -- and the pokey.
Deputies busted Gregory Sean Turner last Friday after he hit a Charlotte County Fire Lieutenant in the helmet while the fire official was trying to put out a fire behind Turner's home,...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Oct. 16, 2 a.m., the Susquehanna Hose Company responded to a fire call at my residence on Red Head Way in Havre de Grace. The volunteer firefighters went above and beyond their call of duty.
They mitigated further water sprinkler damage by use...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:37 AM
The Family Handyman offers 10 hints and tips that will make your holiday decorating faster, easier, as well as safe and fun!
- Holiday light hangers: When hanging holiday lights, try attaching the wires with clothespins. This is a much easier method...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Fire Chief Christopher Scott Hurst of the Susquehanna Hose Company has successfully completed the process that awards him the professional designation of "Chief Fire Officer)." The Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC) met Nov. 6 to officially...
| Jan 18, 2013
Dear Answer Angel: I frequently work out at the gym after work. If I wear shorts or capri-length (sorry, but yes I do wear capris at the gym occasionally) workout pants, the "sock marks" from my trouser socks show! Is there any way to eliminate these...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Riverside police say an arrest this week derailed a sophisticated scheme of stealing gasoline by overriding the pump counter and filling 5-gallon jugs.
The investigation began Jan. 20 when a Riverside officer pulled into a 7-Eleven at 26th Street and...