| Jul 11, 2011
| 8:00 AM
“Are you still working on that?”
This is just one of the many trite phases servers dish out at restaurants. Makes me wince every time. I asked my Stew colleagues for their personal hates and, voila!, here’s the 10 most heinous pieces of...
| Jul 10, 2011
When asked how a guy from the Philippines fell in love with a girl from the Ukraine, Ron Costales said it was simply, “Destiny.”
From the moment he met Maya Buzinovskaya, he was smitten. That was in 2004, when Costales, a physical therapist,...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:21 AM
WASHINGTON — If you’ve hit the beach, chances are you’ve experienced an unfortunate rite of summer: The sunburn. Skin so swollen it hurts to bend. The heat that rises from reddened shoulders. The “ow, ow, ow” from the shower...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 7:25 AM
The reasons for failing to keep peak fitness and letting workouts go by the wayside have been legion this summer. It seems that I'm cashing them all in this week -- and just when I was trying to step up my routine for a competitive tennis tournament...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:05 AM
After U.S. Highway 12's most recent closure east of Roscoe, I thought it would be neat to drive my bicycle down the desolate railroad overpass. When you can see the lemons, there's usually lemonade to be found as well.
First, though, I encountered...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:25 AM
With 900-plus members, Elm City Market has been open for a week as of this writing, and it's been packed every time I've visited. It's not the hugest space for a grocery store, but Elm City Market uses the space well. Marketing and Member Services Manager...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Q: I am really allergic to cats. My nose gets stuffed up, my eyes start to itch and I become very spacey.
My wife and I were visiting friends who have two cats. I forgot to take my allergy medicine in advance and realized I would be in trouble since we...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Q: I am 34 and have been dealing with acne since my teens. I tried everything to alleviate the problem, but nothing worked.
I finally found a remedy that has helped dramatically — saltwater. I mix 2 teaspoons of sea salt in 8 ounces of filtered...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Concussion Definition A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that may result in a bad headache, altered levels of alertness, or unconsciousness. It temporarily interferes with the way your brain works, and it can affect memory, judgment, reflexes,...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:03 PM
On a recent morning at New York's WABC-TV, during a "Live! With Regis and Kelly" commercial break, Regis Philbin obliges a rather statuesque audience member by going over to her and having their picture taken.
Still seated on the set, co-host Kelly...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Exercise is good for you. Period. There should be no argument.
Tennis, though, also has its down sides. Essentially it works one side of the body more than the other (depending on which is your dominant hand) and is a relatively high-impact sport that'...
| May 11, 2011
| 2:21 PM
A Boonsboro church and several local businesses are trying to gather supplies by Friday to take to Alabama residents whose lives were shattered when tornadoes recently raged through the South.
Jim Meadows, a member of Benevola United Methodist Church...