Monday, November 26, 2012
Patch is looking for experts who can talk electronics and share their expertise this week.
It's the season of giving and chances are, you probably have some fancy technology to cross off your holiday shopping lists. Patch wants to help find the answers to all your questions about Blue-ray players, iPads, smartphones and television sets, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you are a local techie or consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Nov. 29. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
St. Louis County Police adds patrols and undercover officers working in and around shopping centers. DWI enforcement also will be emphasized.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Dan Barger
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Another Black Friday, with all of its attendant hoopla and excitement, is in the books. But the holiday shopping season has only begun. The St. Louis County Police Department announced in a news release that it is stepping up patrols in a Holiday Enforcement/Crime Prevention Program to keep an even more watchfiul eye on those who are up to no good. "The St. Louis County Police Department will continue to have both uniformed and undercover officers working in and around shopping centers," said St. Louis County Police Officer Randy Vaughn in the news release. "The Metro Air Support Unit will also continue patrolling commercial parking lots and shopping centers. Officers of the St. Louis County Highway Safety Unit will be working additional …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Yes, it's still a little early to think about Christmas shopping. I understand. But it's coming up soon. And we all know that one person who is extremely hard to buy for. What do you do?
I will make no apology for this edition of our weekly "Conversation Starter." I'm selfishly motivated by the need for your help. And I don't care that Halloween is still three days away. Or that Christmas is still nearly two months off. We need all the time we can get. See, here's the problem: My father is in his early 70s; my father-in-law is in his early 80s. If anything, they're trying to get rid of things. What do you buy for the hard-to-buy-for? What do you do to make the Christmas merry for the folks who seem to have everything, don't need anything or who won't let themselves get pinned down? Here's another stumper for you: My son is 17. He's a drama kid, a singer, a World of Warcraft fanatic. He is every bit as hard to buy for as my…