| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Thomas Corbett may never know what if anything from his five years as a heavy-equipment mechanic in the Marine Corps brought on the disease that likely will steal from him the use of nearly every one of his muscles and, sometime in the next several years,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:27 PM
You can help find a cure for two illnesses while stretching your legs at Lake Eola two times this month.
Walk to Defeat ALS: The 1.3-mile walk to benefit amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Winter Garden's Garden Theatre next opens "33 Variations," a play by Moisés Kaufman, inspired by one of Ludwig van Beethoven's famous works.
Kaufman follows two story lines simultaneously in his play, which switches time periods between the present...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Little could John M. Greene, sports editor of The Courant, have known what he was chronicling, or how prophetic his words were as he began his dispatch from Hackensack, N.J., where the local pro team, the Hartford Senators, were playing an exhibition game...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:49 AM
Eric Maurer of Blairstown, N.J., was still in his 20s when he was working on a small domed structure to be used for offices at a factory in Bath, back in the late 1970s.
"This is exactly what I need," he remembers the late Charles C. Dent saying when...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The front desk at Roslin Art Gallery used to be where Seeroon Yeretzian would sketch fantastical drawings of peacocks, serpents and colorful flora that, with a mix of oils and gold foil, took on an illuminated, glow-in-the-dark quality.
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:23 PM
When John Berlin scrolled through Facebook this week, he, like almost everyone else, saw auto-generated highlight videos of friends’ histories on the site.
He kept seeing the name and photo of one person who didn’t seem to have a highlight...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Longtime talent agent Neil Bagg died Monday, February 3, at his home in Los Angeles. He had been diagnosed with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, in 2012. He was 54.
Bagg began his career as a talent agent in the William Morris Agency training...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Maria Malerba, who grew up in Hampton, recently begun her 38th and final season as James Madison University's women's coach.
It's hard to imagine the Dukes without her.
Counting a 6-1 loss at William and Mary to open the season, Malerba is 427-283 with...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Politicians have a way of losing their grip on reality when it comes to marijuana. That's the problem in Chicago, where Mayor Emanuel and powerful alderman Ed Burke want to slap absurdly strict limits on medical marijuana dispensaries.
Under the new...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:39 AM
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765-million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.
U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody asked for more financial information...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The ALS Association recognized the Lehigh Valley Health Network Wednesday for its advances in the treatment of those living with Lou Gehrig's Disease. The distinction establishes the Lehigh Valley Health Network's Neuromuscular and ALS Center for...