It took the 19 hijackers less than two hours on Sept. 11, 2001, to destroy the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Less than two hours to claim almost 3,000 lives and shatter thousands more.
Back in the day, when a drain backed up, a light fixture started sparking, a kid's bedroom needed bookshelves or some other repair or small home improvement need arose, the male (usually) of the household would try to remember what he learned from his father (usually), and head for the hardw…
Marjorie Wippermann caulks the trim around a closet door while working on a Habitat for Humanity home. Volunteering is one way to learn do-it-yourself skills that can be applied at home.
Volunteer Bob Schulz hangs a ceiling fan in a Habitat for Humanity home. Habitat volunteers work under the supervision of expert trades people and learn home-repair skills from the pros.
Guin King garden department supervisor at The Home Depot, 3689 E. Broadway, lets Tony Alba test the feel of Envirotile, a patio flooring made from recycled material, during one of the home improvement store's free do-it-yourself workshops.
One old fire station will be torn down and another will get a new life as an eatery.
There are many broad reasons the new Habitat for Humanity home
in Marana is special: It's the first Arizona Habitat house largely
funded by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the group's
25th Habitat house overall; this year is the 30th anniversary of
Habitat for Humanity and the hou…
Susan Moné hammered into the house being built for the Pottenger family in partnership with Arizona Catholic Daughters of the Americas, National Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Habitat for Humanity and the Town of Marana on Saturday. The house is right next-door to Marana's first Habitat…
Cristinna Bacoccini never thought she'd become a homeowner.
Cristinna Bacoccini plans to move into her new home in June. With her last Thursday were City Councilman Rodney Glassman, left, and Michael McDonald of Habitat for Humanity Tucson.