| May 28, 2012
| 8:02 PM
She's beaten the odds ... but not the disease. Dr. Faye Magneson has been battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis for almost nine years. Most patients live only two to five years with ALS.
Magneson was an internal medicine doctor and director of...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Now that longtime activist and irreverent Fort Lauderdale attorney Norm Kent has become leader of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, what should we call him?
His Highness? Boss Weed? Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Joints?...
| Mar 22, 2013
1. "Alex Cross, Run" by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $28.99). In this latest addition in the Alex Cross series, the detective returns to track down serial killers in Washington, D.C. Last week: 1
2. "The Storyteller" by Jodi...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Variety is the watchword for the Garden Theatre's 2013-14 theater season. The plays on tap range from old faithfuls such as "Nunsense" to a world premiere based on "Alice in Wonderland" to big Broadway-style musicals "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" and...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:28 AM
As word spread that her health was worsening, Dawn Clark Netsch got a call last week from an old colleague in politics.
It was Saul Shorr, the media consultant who made a famous campaign ad of Netsch winning a game of eight ball to sell her image as a...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:33 PM
The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited with the expression, "The only thing permanent is change." The electronic age has ushered in a dramatic evolution in human behavior. Our devices that are computer-driven are in fact dictating how we...
| Jan 1, 2013
With varying degrees of failure over a decade and a half, I have used my Half-baked Jake, ellipsis-pocked humor for my year-in-review, year-in-preview column. For example …
In the Year 2012, Gabby Douglas showed us that a squirrel could fly. In...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Peter Hayes Devin, 55, passed away peacefully in his home on December 30, 2012, after a four year battle with ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was surrounded by love and family as he was welcomed into heaven and the arms of...
| Dec 23, 2012
When I met Dick and Deanne Fink on Sept. 11, 2012, I was impressed with their devotion to one another each other. Deanne had been diagnosed with ALS — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease — in April 2010. Despite...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Arthur "Archie" Roberts played for the proverbial cup of coffee in the NFL.
Roberts completed five of 10 passes for 11 yards, with one interception, as Bob Griese's backup with the Miami Dolphins in a blowout loss against the Kansas City Chiefs in 1967....
| Dec 23, 2012
| 8:29 PM
— Andy Reid on Sunday emerged from the tunnel at Lincoln Financial Field the same way he always has, with security personnel at his side, a slow, purposeful stride toward the sideline and little fanfare.
He departed about three hours later the...
| Apr 22, 2013
Joe Sterrett, Lehigh University's director of athletics, was a surprise addition to the list of speakers on Thursday night at the South Side Boosters 34th annual spring awards dinner at the Se-Wy-Co Fire Company banquet hall in Bethlehem.
It was a...