| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:57 AM
When Scott Hurst originally joined the Susquehanna Hose Company in Havre de Grace as a teenager back in 1991, he simply wanted to be part of a stellar softball team. “Initially I joined because I wanted to play softball and the fire department had a...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Crews from multiple departments helped Palatine firefighters battle a blaze that destroyed a 2-story townhouse in the northwest suburb today, but no injuries were reported.
Firefighters responded at 10:27 a.m. to the alarm on the 1100 block of Parkside...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:27 PM
Considering the number of different creatures that have taken up residency in our home over the years, I'm strongly considering contacting the Discovery Channel to see if we could star in our own reality show.
We have owned a bulldog, a couple of betta...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:14 AM
Hookah use is establishing roots in the strongly anti-tobacco state of California, says a new study, with usage rates increasing more than 40% over a few years.
Hookah involves smoking from a water pipe and hose. Specially made tobacco, often flavored, ...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:19 PM
The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace.
Happy New Year...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 6:26 AM
With the coming of each new year, many people get predictably festive and offer "Happy New Year" salutations to everyone they encounter.
In Havre de Grace, folks have real reasons to be festive, not the least of which is the annual New Year's Eve Duck...
| Jan 22, 2012
A series of heavy doors slid open, one by one, at the Pima County Jail. And finally I was sitting with 53-year-old Sanford "Sandy" Garfinkel, who had just been sentenced to 16 years in prison for killing his terminally ill wife by holding a pillow over...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 11:47 AM
The shop windows in Havre de Grace are decked out for the holiday season, just in time for the city's Light Up Night tonight, Dec. 2.
"Light Up Night" kicks off the holiday season today (Friday) at 6 p.m. with Santa arriving in style, cruising on a...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 2:34 PM
It's been nearly a year since the vibrant Laguna College of Art & Design mural along Laguna Canyon Road was painted gray by the building's tenant.
Since then, LCAD mural instructor Mia Tavanotti has been hard at work, brainstorming and creating the Power...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 6:45 AM
I try to follow the political discussion in the U.S. and am amazed how much effort it takes even to begin to be well-informed. If you are serious about being informed, you can't be the least bit lazy and depend on a couple of pundits to shape your world...
| Feb 26, 2012
Hi Kathy, I look forward to your column each week in the Daily Press. I am looking for something I don't know the name of, I can only give you a description in hopes you have seen one. Two houses ago I had an extension for a water hose which attached to...