| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Imagine the frustration for many automakers at the New York International Auto Show as they introduced new models during the press-only days that precede the opening of the show to the public.
There they were, touting vehicles that were the results of...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:23 PM
La Crescenta Elementary School students on Friday celebrated the culmination of several weeks of collecting Beanie Babies that will be shipped to U.S. military personnel serving overseas. Soldiers will distribute them to children in regions where they are...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:46 AM
An estimated 25 percent of South Floridians will file their federal income taxes between now and the midnight April 17 deadline, according to Mike Dobzinski, the IRS spokesman in Plantation.
This year procrastinating South Floridians get an extra two...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 7:51 PM
The 1980s are back in fashion with splashes of neon, leggings, acid-washed jeans and even head bands finding their way into the latest magazines.
Nearly 30 years has passed since Madonna sang "Material Girl" and the question is whether anything from that...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Over the past 30 holiday seasons, kids have asked for more and more toys that require batteries, plugs and chargers.
Ultimate Coupons put together an infographic that shows the most popular holiday toys since 1981.
Throughout the 80's, kids asked for...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Part of the fun of being a collector is trying to identify recently discovered old tools and, if possible, trace the past owners of the finds. A strange brass object was auctioned in Chicago in 2011. It was identified as a "mechanical wine pourer." It...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:11 PM
Since my grandchildren are all in their teens, it seemed like a good idea to go through the toys I kept on hand for their visits. I couldn’t get rid of any of their beloved LEGOS. LEGOS and rubber dart guns used to occupy much of their time. A Noah&...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Cathy Darlene Gallo, 55, of Somerset, died June 28, 2012 at Somerset Hospital. Born Aug. 6, 1956 in Waynesburg, she is the daughter of the late Ross and Frances (Gilmer) Moon Jr. Also preceded in death by a brother, Shawn Latshaw and stepfather, Bernard...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:31 AM
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is working on their new project: 100 Toys (& their Stories) that Define Our Childhood.
The program wants the public’s input on their favorite toy. Children and adults can vote for their favorites on a list of...
| Mar 4, 2012
Not long after this column launched, I declared myself America's most beloved workplace-advice columnist. While that wasn't based on anything concrete — like facts — it has yet to be disputed, so I assume it's true.
That makes me somewhat...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 4:37 PM
I trust that by now you know I'm being sarcastic. I don't believe that toys are evil and have the power to induce parents to say “yes” when they should have said “no”. But a lawsuit filed yesterday in California by a consumers'...