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  • Teens converge on Anne Arundel to fix homes, grow in faith

    Teens converge on Anne Arundel to fix homes, grow in faith
    For most of the summer, Nick Wiesing, 14, spends his time working on a farm near central New York. His new friend, Patrick Higgins, 18, would spend a typical week working at a senior living center or relaxing in the air conditioning at his house in...
  • Taking a pew to help preserve past

    Taking a pew to help preserve past
    The inside of the vacant Port Mesa church is in thrashed disarray. Broken-down doors, spilled roofing tar, shattered glass and trash are the evidence of vandals ravaging the former Westside Costa Mesa church and school from within. The walls where the...
  • Staying safe with summer DIY projects

    Staying safe with summer DIY projects
    I have several summer home improvement projects on my list. Any tips on where to start and how to get everything done? Start with safety. After several eye injuries and a dislocated shoulder, Lou Manfredini, TV's 'Mr. Fix-It,' has become an advocate for...
  • Eric Z. Geiger, painter

    Eric Z. Geiger, a painter and home improvement worker, died Friday of injuries sustained in an Owings Mills motorcycle accident. The Eldersburg resident was 29. After the accident, which occurred on Dolfield Road in Owings Mills, Mr. Geiger was...
  • More nuggets from the national survey of consumer complaints and scams

     
    Today's Watchdog column briefly mentions a new national report and survey about the top issues people are complaining about and the most-common scams that consumer protection officials are seeing. Here's some more information from that report, including...
  • St. Charles Parish

    September 3, 2012 6:54 PM Dear Comets, We here at St. Charles Catholic High School hope this note finds you safe.  We plan to work together to help our families recover from the challenges created by this storm. SCHOOL TO REOPEN, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10...
  • Two-story Colonial with custom touches for sale in Fallston

    Two-story Colonial with custom touches for sale in Fallston
    A two-story Colonial-style home set on almost 3 wooded acres in Fallston is currently on the market for $620,000. "This is a stunning home located at 3002 Sheffield Court. in Haddon Hurst, a community of 30 homes all situated on 2- to 3-acre lots," said...
  • $3 off admission at Fort Lauderdale Home and Remodeling Show

    $3 off admission at Fort Lauderdale Home and Remodeling Show
    Save $3 on $10 admission to the Fort Lauderdale Home and Remodeling Show at the Broward County Convention Center through Memorial Day. Buy an online ticket to save $3 off adult admission or print out a coupon to save $2 at the box office. The annual...
  • Reducing utility costs, hospital visits

    Reducing utility costs, hospital visits
    The first winter after Danielle Smith bought her house in North Baltimore, the 35-year-old schoolteacher wondered if it even had a furnace, it was so cold and drafty. Now, with almost all new windows and several other energy-efficiency retrofits, Smith...
  • Winterizing Your Home

    Is your home ready for winter? David Cohen from Energy Upgrade California shows us how to keep the heat up and costs down. Winter is here at last! When temperatures dip in Los Angeles many residents get a frigid wake-up call by Mother Nature. Many...
  • Fells Point house tour includes recently renovated 1790 home

    Fells Point house tour includes recently renovated 1790 home
    The Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells Point hosts its annual home and garden tour on Mother's Day, May 12. The tour will include, as usual, some of the well-known sites in the neighborhood such as the Robert Long House (circa 1765)...