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  • Replace roof shingles

    Replace roof shingles
    Repairing or installing a roof is not on our list of do-it-yourself jobs because neither of us enjoys working on a ladder and crawling around a roof. If a small repair is needed on a single-story house, we're willing to do it for two reasons: one, it's...
  • Specialized roofing nailer may be worth it even for just one job

    Specialized roofing nailer may be worth it even for just one job
    DEAR TIM: I've decided to re-roof my house because I simply can't afford to pay a roofer. I'll be stripping off all the shingles down to the bare wood. Do you feel it's worth it to buy a nail gun to install the roofing nails? What can you tell me about...
  • How to remove algae from shingles and keep it away

    How to remove algae from shingles and keep it away
    DEAR TIM: Many roofs in my neighborhood, mine included, are covered with black streaks. What's causing this to happen, and can the roofs be cleaned? I'm able to walk on my asphalt shingle roof with ease, but am afraid of hurting the shingles by cleaning...
  • Fall vaccination roundup

    A flu shot may not be enough; you may be ready for other vaccinations. With autumn approaching, it's time to review your vaccinations and see if you need any updates. Here are the shots to consider: - Influenza: Soon it will be time to get your annual...
  • Two-alarm fire reported at Universal Studios Hollywood

     
    Los Angeles County firefighters are responding to a two-alarm fire reported at Universal Studios Hollywood....
  • Free shingles vaccines to be offered in Allentown

     
    Free shingles vaccines will be offered this month at two clinics hosted by the Allentown Health Bureau. Clinics have been scheduled for Friday July 19 and Friday July 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. City residents over the age of 50 who are uninsured or...
  • Allentown councilwoman remains hospitalized, will miss water/sewer vote

     
    At least one member of Allentown City Council will not be present for the much-anticipated vote on the city’s water and sewer lease tonight. Councilman Cynthia Mota has been hospitalized in Venezuela for nearly a month and is still not well enough...
  • Allentown councilwoman remains hospitalized in Venezuela

     
    As the debate over Allentown’s proposed water and sewer lease heats up, one city council member was conspicuously absent from the board’s meeting Wednesday night. Cynthia Mota, a Democrat who has served on council since she was appointed in...
  • Tracking Wallace Stegner's footprints in Vermont's earth

    Tracking Wallace Stegner's footprints in Vermont's earth
    Wallace Stegner wrote books about the American and Canadian West, so it's understandable that people consider the longtime California resident a Western author. Stegner, a prolific novelist, essayist, conservation advocate and professor at Stanford...
  • Health law's aim: Multiple vaccines for more people

    Health law's aim: Multiple vaccines for more people
    It's flu season: Time to get your flu shot. For many adults and their doctors, if they discuss immunizations at all, the conversation ends there. It shouldn't. There are several vaccines that adults need, depending on their age and risk factors, to...
  • Shingles Vaccine Can Save Misery for Many

    Shingles Vaccine Can Save Misery for Many
    New research finds a vaccine can prevent a whole lot of pain and suffering in older Americans, yet that shot can be very hard for those who need it the most to get. FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean is Working for You with more on the shingles...