| 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...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:12 PM
LAKE ELSINORE -- A pregnant pit bull mix that died after a hose allegedly was shoved down its throat will be examined Friday as part of a potential animal-cruelty investigation, Riverside County officials said.
Three-year-old Puddles was found dead...
| Mar 31, 2013
What kind of regular maintenance should I do to prepare my home for spring?
Jim Embe, Baltimore district manager for Home Depot, suggests these spring chores for around the home.
•Now is the time to put down lawn fertilizer and pre-emergent...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 2:55 PM
One day recently, I drove over to the Rossmoyne area to talk to a couple who have lived in their house for many years.
They showed me an old album, filled with black-and-white photos of Rossmoyne when some of the houses were still under construction and...
| Dec 23, 2011
Winter in Chicago brings head to toe misery. From hats to boot you've got questions. I've got answers. But if it's the weather that's giving you a problem, you'll need the intervention of someone higher up the chain of command than just a mere angel....
| Dec 15, 2010
Jeffrey Jewitt's red Nissan Altima slid through the side streets of Chicago's Northwest Side until he spotted his quarry: 11-year-old Crystal Landa walking home alone from St. Constance elementary school.
The tree-lined street was empty. Her pink...
| Apr 20, 2012
We're all about comfort, right? But do you have to look bad to feel good? Most certainly not. Answer Angel to the rescue — again.
Dear Answer Angel: My feet are killing me. In my job I'm on my feet almost all day every day. I need a professional...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 9:19 AM
Martha Stewart’s cooking up some comedy with Conan O’Brien and Seth Meyers on “Martha Stewart Presents: Men Who Make Us Laugh” (7 p.m. March 27, Hallmark Channel; *** out of four).
Stewart sits down with O'Brien on the set of...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2011
The Chicago fire lieutenant was on his way to work Dec. 22 when he smelled smoke. He was driving down a stretch of low brick buildings, most of them vacant, some of them charred from recent fires.
Pulling into the station, the lieutenant called in an...
| Oct 16, 2010
It started with gray water, then escalated to chickens, composting toilets and rain barrels. I'm talking about the two years I've spent transforming my humble California bungalow into a test case for sustainable living — an experience that's cost me...