MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Sharon Sewell remembers waking up in the middle of the night as Hurricane Michael was approaching landfall along the Gulf Coast last month. She felt like she needed to figure out a way to help those in the area she has been vacationing to since high school when one of her hobbies, quilting, came to mind.
"I truly believe God told me to, I believe that with all my heart," she said about the inner voice that at first said 'quilt', then said 'lots of quilts'.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's decision to stop working with third-party data collectors might earn it public-relations points, but it does little to protect your privacy. The social network still has more than enough data on your interests and hobbies to target ads with precision.
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — As hobbies go, pyrotechnics — the science and art of fireworks — is pretty extreme.
A combination of adrenaline rush and excited audience response has kept Mike and Bethany Bateman setting off the explosive, colorful devices for the past decade.
The Greensburg couple volunteer to help conduct fireworks shows for the public as well as private displays for fellow members of the not-for-profit Pennsylvania Pyrotechnic Artists club.
GLADBROOK, Iowa (AP) — "Some people refer to me as an artist, but I consider myself a woodworker."
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — At the age of 70, retired Lebanon City Police Captain Richard Heverling has found himself involved in the most unlikely of hobbies — poetry.
From working the city streets to putting his pen onto sheets of paper, the former captain has roughly written more than 200 poems over the span of his life so far. And there does not seem to be an end in sight.
"I just sit down and start writing," Heverling said.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — What started as a hobby four years ago is turning into a business for Brent Hoover of North Platte.
Hoover is an avid outdoorsman who loves to hunt and fish. He also loves to work with his hands and create artwork from wood. His hobbies have expanded into a vocation making duck, deer, predator, turkey and even squirrel calls.
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Maine-based retailer L.L. Bean is set to open the doors of its first Rhode Island location at the Garden City Center in Cranston.
The company says the new L.L. Bean store debuts Aug. 12 at the massive shopping center, which opened seven years ago and boasts 500,000 square feet of retail, dining options and office space.
The Providence Journal reported L.L. Bean is taking over a 17,000-square-foot space that was previously occupied by...