| 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...
| 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,...