| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:59 AM
Cars, like people, don’t function as well in cold weather. Your car doesn’t like it anymore than you. Because most employers frown on hibernating, we’ve compiled a list of precautions to increase the odds of your car functioning in...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:07 AM
Q: I had a set of snow tires mounted on their own rims that I used with my previous BMW 5 series. I now have a newer model of the same car which is equipped with tire pressure monitors. The local tire shop will not install the snow tires on the new car...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:46 AM
BROWNS MILLS, N.J. - Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier's mother and two sisters sat in the front row of Browns Mills United Methodist Church, embracing a line of people they did not know as if they were family.
Many walked away wiping tears from their eyes,...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 9:23 AM
Q: I have heard that you should start your car to keep the battery from going dead when it gets bitter cold outside even if you're not going anywhere. I think that's doing more harm than good since you're draining the battery to start it. I let my car sit...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Deep in the bowels of Orlando International Airport is a small storage room crammed with plastic bins filled with power tools, hammers, samurai swords, meat cleavers and machetes.
The seized items, which also include pocketknives, handguns and...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:03 PM
More than a decade before winning a Pulitzer for "August: Osage County," Tracy Letts wrote "Killer Joe," a violent look at an impoverished Texan family.
It's easy in Theatre Downtown's production of "Killer Joe" to see seeds that would blossom in his...
| Dec 1, 2014
Just like every character in "Game of Thrones," we know that winter is coming. According to the 2015 Farmer's Almanac, this winter promises to be packed with freezing temperatures and above-average snowfall, which can only mean lots of fun on......
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:36 AM
For holiday inspiration, your house can be a both a source of gift ideas and a festive seasonal beacon.
If you or someone you know lacks essential home maintenance and repair supplies, this is a great time to ask for, or give, a toolbox stocked with...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Q: I'm a 77-year-old woman who reads your column every Sunday even though I don't understand it most of the time. I have a 2006 Cadillac DTS. For about the first half-mile after starting the car, it sounds like someone knocking from the trunk. I told my...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Ask a college freshman to name the most indispensible items they're bringing to school, and many would tick off the usual -- a laptop, printer, cell phone, and music player.
Here are three more that I guarantee aren't on the minds of most new students or...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:44 AM
The pine kitchen table was getting more rickety by the day. And understandably so. The six-foot workhorse had been through a lot over the years: thousands of meals, hundreds of homework assignments, numerous bill paying sessions, a million cups of...