Monday, November 5, 2012
Has "fall back" got you thinking about nightfall? Plug in your location, and find out when the sun will set tonight, and when it will rise tomorrow.
This handy online tool will help you figure out just when the sun will go down tonight. The time change has us seeing the sun earlier in the morning, but it's going to be dark much earlier.
Friday, November 2, 2012
The effort is designed to coincide with the end of daylight savings time this Sunday.
North Shore Fire/Rescue officials are hoping people will change their smoke detector batteries to coincide with the end of daylight savings time. “Nationally, 20 percent of all homes with smoke alarms do not have at least one smoke detector that works, mostly due to missing or dead batteries. This needs to change,” said North Shore Fire/Rescue Chief Robert Whitaker. “We want to see 100 percent of all homes with working smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.” The move comes on the heels of new data showing that structure fires are on the rise in the North Shore this year to date compared to last year. “Taking five extra minutes this weekend to change out batteries in these devices could save a life, and it is well worth the small …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The clocks are rolling back an hour this time, think of all the fun things you can do with that extra time!
Those 7:30 a.m. commutes will get darker before they get lighter when Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. Remember, you’ll "fall back" and set your clocks back one hour. Many electronic devices automatically adjust when Daylight Savings Time begins or ends. It begins again on March 10, 2013. That extra hour gives you a chance to get out in Whitefish Bay and have some fun. You could: When you change your clocks in the fall and spring, it’s also a good time to change smoke detector batteries and check to make sure device are in working order. Arizona, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, U.S. Virgin Islands and American Samoa do not observe Daylight Savings Time. Around the world, about 75 countries and territories have at least one location that …
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Caribou Coffee will have coffee specials before 9 a.m. Sunday and Monday.
With Daylight Saving Time kicking in Sunday morning, one coffee company is ready to give a java jolt to customers who will be losing an hour of sleep. On Sunday and Monday, Caribou Coffee is offering specials deals on coffee to customers before 9 a.m. Customers who head to Caribou before 9 a.m. can get a $1 coffee of the day and $2 medium drinks, according to Caribou Coffee. The promotion ties in with Carbiou’s campaign calling itself the official coffee of Daylight Saving Time. A coupon, which can be found with this story can be cut out or shown on a phone to shop employees. Caribou Coffee is located just off Silver Spring Drive at 5600 North Bayshore Drive, within Bayshore Town Center. Caribou's website has a list of other Southeastern …