| Mar 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Five years ago, we shared a tip about how to prolong the life of a steel wool scrubbing pad by storing it in the freezer between uses.
Evelyn Dreisbach of Schnecksville showed us how the freezer prevents the steel wool from oxidizing. The alternative,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Four years ago, we shared a tip from Terry "Doc" Pundiak in Easton about how to keep your razor sharp.
Terry rubs the blades backward over his forearm, allowing him to stretch one razor cartridge out for about two years.
One of our editors gave it a...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Dads, our numbers are in, and I have to say, they're not looking good.
For 2014, the National Retail Federation finds that the average spending on Father's Day gifts will be $113.80, a drop of more than $6 from last year. Even more disturbing is the fact...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 1:54 AM
She wore a little black and a little white, but you could argue that Wednesday night Taylor Swift was Red all over.
The 23-year-old singer recently released her fourth album and it's called "Red," so titled because Swift says she sometimes thinks in...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:24 PM
A 26-year-old Reseda man accused of fatally burning his mother was ordered to stand trial Monday afternoon at the San Fernando courthouse.
There was “overwhelming evidence" to try Phillip Chang on charges alleging that he attacked his sleeping...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:08 AM
It’s a random Saturday around 10:32 p.m. You find yourself and a few pals in a bar frequented by young, hipster-leaning Chicagoans. Ordering your fourth whiskey with a Coke splash, you observe the scenery. You manage to catch the eye of a girl and...
| May 24, 2013
Dear Answer Angel: I have this cute pair of cheap, pleather loafers that I never wear because they produce a very loud, obnoxious squeaking sound. I've worn them twice to work, and on both occasions the constant squeaking interrupted my colleagues. Do you...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:50 PM
From washing and waxing to detailing the interior, people baby their cars in all sorts of ways. But it's equally important to take care of your car before you put it into storage. Here are a few tips to make sure your car is ready to go when you are....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:00 PM
A 26-year-old man accused of fatally burning his mother pleaded not guilty Thursday in a San Fernando courtroom to murder, torture, aggravated mayhem and other charges.
Prosecutors allege Phillip Chang attacked his sleeping mother in her bedroom in...
| Oct 30, 2013
From washing and waxing to detailing the interior, people baby their cars in all sorts of ways. But it's equally important to take care of your car before you put it into storage. Here are a few tips to make......