| May 3, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Florida State has opened the bidding on game-worn baseball jerseys from its “ALS Awareness Night” game two weeks ago. To participate in the live auction, head over to Seminoles.com. During its non-conference game against Florida Gulf Coast...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:34 PM
In the timeless style of the troubadour, Richard Fammeree Jr. roamed the world as a young man with his guitar and his poetry. He hitchhiked …...
| Oct 3, 2010
| 8:51 PM
ALS is a killer disease with no known cure. That's something folks in Grand Rapids are hoping to change.
Hundreds turned out for the 23rd annual Walk to Defeat ALS. Few people truly understand the illness, which is more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:49 AM
You become eligible when you turn 65, if you qualify for Social Security. To qualify, you must be a citizen or permanent legal resident, and you or a spouse must have worked and paid payroll taxes for at least 10 years.
You also qualify if you are a...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The time to respect the environment is now
To the editor:
There’s no excuse for willful ignorance. Yet, this blissful state is all too commonly practiced by many of our local citizens in Washington County and around the nation. Practitioners...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Loved ones filled the hospital room at Meritus Medical Center to say goodbye to Michael Bell, who was on the verge of death.
His long fight with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) was nearing an end.
"I didn't know how to feel, how to think, because...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 12:13 PM
A local hospice is making Veteran's Day count, by visiting veteran patients and honor them for their service. An AseraCare hospice nursing assistant made stops Thursday, visiting veterans to hear their stories and show appreciation for their work in...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 5:56 AM
Dr. Bernard Raxlen arrived at Manhattan's glamorous Gotham Hall on a cool autumn night in 2008 to receive a humanitarian award.
With a lime-green Lyme disease advocacy ribbon pinned to his dapper black suit, Raxlen joined partygoers sipping martinis...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 10:20 AM
A year after Melissa Smith received a diagnosis of ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, Bruce Hornsby played the piano at her 40th birthday celebration.
On Saturday, three-time Grammy Award winner Hornsby, whose 13 albums have sold more than 11...
| Dec 20, 2010
Nights were the worst. In September 2008, Tony Judt was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a neurodegenerative condition that attacks first the arms and legs, then the breathing and speech of its victims. By December, Judt had lost...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Webster: Maria Wattier Evans, 56, of Webster passed away on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at University of Minnesota, Fairview Hospital, in Minneapolis, Minn.
Celebration service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at Christ the King Catholic Church in...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 2:45 AM
Jacob Fitzgerald bagged his first buck this year.
It may not seem like a big deal to most, but for Jake, a Windber High School sophomore, it was one of the best days of his life when he shot the nine-point, near 180-pound animal.
"I called my mom, but...