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Leukemia

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  • Eileen Abato, fashion director

    Eileen Abato, fashion director
    Eileen Abato, a retired department store fashion director who became an advocate for AIDS awareness, died of leukemia Thursday at the Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 69. Born Eileen Mary Wible in a Philadelphia suburb, she grew up in...
  • Towson cancer survivor finally meets Michigan man who donated bone marrow

    Towson cancer survivor finally meets Michigan man who donated bone marrow
    On Sunday evening, three days after he arrived in Maryland, Lucas Townsend finally got to sit down with the woman whose life he had become entwined with forever. Townsend, a 22-year-old outdoor enthusiast from Michigan, had helped rid Karen Kruger, of...
  • Work out for a good cause

    Work out for a good cause
    October is a great month for outdoor sports in Maryland, a time when the crisp air and fall foliage make running or cycling especially enjoyable. Nonprofits have recognized the appeal of this season and created many events that give athletes a chance to...
  • Bits & Pieces: Community comes together for Annie Leslie

    As long as I can recall, this community has always come together when one of its own hits a rough patch in life. Annie Leslie has hit a rough patch, and I am hoping that we will all come together and do the right thing for this young lady. Annie...
  • Wilde Lake girls soccer takes down Mt. Hebron 1-0 in OT

    Wilde Lake girls soccer takes down Mt. Hebron 1-0 in OT
    On the same night that the Wilde Lake girls soccer program celebrated assistant coach Dave Procida being cancer-free for one year, the Wildecats defeated visiting Mt. Hebron 1-0 in overtime.  “Kicking it to Cancer” banners could be seen...
  • 35 nominated to Harford's Most Beautiful People [Letter to the Editor]

    On Oct. 3, Harford County Government recognized this year's 35 nominees for the 27th annual Harford's Most Beautiful People. Through their volunteer work they have touched the lives of many people living in and around Harford County and their stories...
  • Cat adoption center will open in Harford Mall

    Cat adoption center will open in Harford Mall
    Adopting a cat is about to get a lot easier in Harford County. The Humane Society (HSHC) there will host the grand opening of its Rescue Me! at Harford Mall on Saturday, Sept. 21, opening the doors of the region’s first deluxe cat adoption center...
  • Summer of adventure for Scouts of Troop 007 [West Friendship]

    The Boy Scouts of Troop 007 left no stones unturned during the summer of 2013. This local troop meets for regular meetings on Monday evenings at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Glenwood. A band of boys from Troop 007 encountered harrowing rapids and...
  • Baltimore has lost two great men

     Baltimore has lost two great men
    An "icon" is a person who is very successful, admired and well-known. Baltimore has lost two icons recently. Edward "Eddie" Dopkin died last week of leukemia. Eddie was the owner of Miss Shirley's Café and an owner of his family's catering business. About...
  • Miss Shirley's owner Eddie Dopkin dies

    Miss Shirley's owner Eddie Dopkin dies
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, the popular restaurateur who founded and owned Miss Shirley's and co-owned the Classic Catering People, died Saturday at age 61. Dopkin's dining successes and relationships within the community earned praise Saturday from...
  • Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61

    Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The...
  • Roland Park mourns the death of restaurateur Eddie Dopkin

    Roland Park mourns the death of restaurateur Eddie Dopkin
    When the Roland Park Library needed a new roof in 2005, restaurateur Eddie Dopkin was quick to step in. "He said, 'We'll have a fundraiser and call it Raise the Roof,'" recalls Susan Newhouse, who at the time was raising money to renovate and expand the...