Turn back clocks and check your smoke detector batteries.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Monday, October 29, 2012
Daylight Savings Time Ends at 2 a.m. on Nov. 4.
If you've enjoyed the extra daylight hours this fall, you'll need to start readjusting to early darkness. Daylight Savings Time officially ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4. Remember, you’ll “fall back” and set your clocks back one hour when you go to sleep the night before. Many electronic devices automatically adjust when Daylight Savings Time begins or ends. Few people know the actual history behind Daylight Savings Time. There is some debate, but the concept of Daylight Savings Time seems to have been first mentioned by Benjamin Franklin in an essay titled, “An Economical Project for Diminishing the Cost of Light” in 1784. Then, in 1883, time zones were created to standardize railroad schedules, with an international standard time …
Friday, November 4, 2011
Montgomery County businesses and residents will roll clocks back one hour Sunday. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue urges fire safety checks at the same time.
Daylight savings time ends this weekend as households and businesses around the area turn clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. When Sunday rolls around you will have an extra hour in your day to use as you see fit. An extra hour of play, an extra hour of work or an extra hour of sleep; you name it, you’ve got the hour. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue urges residents to use a part of that hour to check up on fire safety in homes by checking the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.