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  1. Sharpen Your Knowledge: The Difference Between Honing And Sharpening

    Sharpen Your Knowledge: The Difference Between Honing And Sharpening

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Maintaining a knife's sharp, smooth edge demands proper maintenance and care. While knives don't need to be sharpened or honed after every use, it's important to know when a blade needs attention. Knowing when to hone versus sharpen depends largely on a knife's current level of sharpness. "Honing steel will re-align the microscopic teeth and can be used ...

  2. From Police Officer To Professor, Milford Native Hopes To Give Back

    From Police Officer To Professor, Milford Native Hopes To Give Back

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn -- This fall, Housatonic Community College professor John Sopchak is heading back to school -- high school that is. A former police officer, turned-college-professor, the psychology teacher will be retuning to the halls he once called home. A member of Jonathan Law High School's Class of 1969, Sopchak will teach general psychology on Monday evenings at the college's new ...

  3. Don't Sweat It: Easy And Creative Ways To Beat The Heat This Summer

    Don't Sweat It: Easy And Creative Ways To Beat The Heat This Summer

    POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- While staying cool during the summer can be difficult, there are many ways to beat the heat that don't demand turning on the air conditioning. From choosing the right sheet material to turning off lights, staying comfortable doesn't need to be unaffordable. To stay cool without breaking the bank, the experts at Marshall Oil Company share their tips on how to remain ...

  4. Know Your Knives: Wusthof Explains The Differences In A Blade's Edge

    Know Your Knives: Wusthof Explains The Differences In A Blade's Edge

    NORWALK, Conn. -- For both professional and casual cooks, having an understanding of knife edges can make or break a meal. While there are dozens of different knife styles to choose from, each with a different purpose, there are only three different blade edges.Wusthof has been handcrafting German knives since 1814, and manufactures hundreds of different knives, all featuring straight, ...

  5. From One Truck To 40, Family Owned Oil Company Is Driven To Succeed

    From One Truck To 40, Family Owned Oil Company Is Driven To Succeed

    POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- For homeowners tired of relying on large, faceless oil companies to fulfill their home heating needs, there are still local, family-owned businesses that offer competitive pricing and a personalized touch. Pound Ridge-based Marshall Oil Company has been family owned and operated since 1938, and has built a network of clients across Westchester based on service and ...

  6. Forged In Fire: German Knife Maker Relies On Cutting Edge Technology

    Forged In Fire: German Knife Maker Relies On Cutting Edge Technology

    NORWALK, Conn. -- The gold standard in kitchens for over 200 years, Wusthof's knives have stood the test of time. However, in order to continue their legacy of quality, the family-owned company has turned to 21st century technology to complement their centuries' old practices. “The Wusthof family has honored traditions for hundreds of years,” said Andrea Arnold, manager of the German ...

  7. Wusthof Chef Explains The Importance Of The Right Knife

    Wusthof Chef Explains The Importance Of The Right Knife

    NORWALK, Conn. -- For even the most casual cook, having the right knife can make or break a meal. Dull, wrongly sized or uncomfortable knives can turn chefs from motivated to mad in a few short chops.That's why when Andrea Arnold, a former restaurateur and Swiss chef, needed quality knives for her kitchen, she turned to Wusthof, which has been producing handcrafted German blades since ...

  8. Dive Into Swimming Pool Upkeep With Marshall Oil Company

    Dive Into Swimming Pool Upkeep With Marshall Oil Company

    POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- A swimming pool is a great way to stay cool during the hot summer months, but maintenance and keeping water looking crystal clear is hard work. However, according to Pound Ridge-based, Marshall Oil Company, it only takes a few simple steps to ensure a safe and clean swimming pool all summer long. "It's easy to neglect the pool in the backyard for a week or so, ...

  9. Teens Learn The Healthy Benefits Of Exercise At Newport Academy

    Teens Learn The Healthy Benefits Of Exercise At Newport Academy

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Not only does exercise have many health benefits, but it can also help fight teenage drug abuse, addiction and teen depression. The experts at Newport Academy, an adolescent treatment facility, say that exercise can be used as an alternative reward for the body and brain, helping teens overcome dangerous dependencies. "Instead of resorting to harmful substances, ...

  10. Managing Teen Anxiety: Newport Academy Teaches Kids To Start The Day Right

    Managing Teen Anxiety: Newport Academy Teaches Kids To Start The Day Right

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Everyday life can cause plenty of anxiety. Whether it’s stress at work, relationship problems, current events or emotional distress, everyone has been anxious, worried or panicked before. However, the experts at Newport Academy, a teen treatment center with locations across the US, including one in Bethlehem and one in Darien, are helping a growing number of ...

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