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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Lary Lewman, actor

    Lary Lewman, actor
    Lary Lewman, an actor who delighted baby boomers as television's Pete the Pirate and later became the recorded voice of national Democratic presidential campaign advertisements, died of complications for Parkinson's disease Thursday at his Clarksville...
  • Edward H. Hooper, engineer

    Edward H. Hooper, a retired electrical engineer and model railroader, died July 8 from Parkinson's disease at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 81. Edward Harley Hooper was born in Massena, N.Y., and raised in Muscle Shoals, Ala., where he graduated in 1949...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Calendar Dance classes: Presented by Vantage House, a continuum-of-care retirement community, held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has shown to improve balance, gait and...
  • Mary B. Scott, medical technician

    Mary B. Scott, medical technician
    Mary B. Scott, a former laboratory technician and longtime Severna Park resident, died June 30 of Parkinson's disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. She was 83. The daughter of an automobile salesman and a homemaker, Mary Lou Blake was born and...
  • Charity motorcycle ride benefits Hampstead girl

    Charity motorcycle ride benefits Hampstead girl
    For the family of Hampstead 7-year-old Carmen Chanaud, Saturday's third annual Mitchell Ride was even more than they anticipated. The Mitchell Ride, organized by the Finksburg-based Unchained Few motorcycle club, raises money for children with...
  • Howard players help Blazers pursue national wheelchair softball title

    Howard players help Blazers pursue national wheelchair softball title
    When the Bennett Blazers — Kennedy Krieger Institute's Physically Challenged Sports Program — first sent a wheelchair softball team to the National Championships in Minnesota several years ago, the team was admittedly unprepared. "The...
  • Donald L. Symington, Broadway actor

    Donald L. Symington, Broadway actor
    Donald L. Symington, a career feature actor whose classic patrician good looks earned him roles on Broadway and in movies, television, soap operas and regional theaters, died Wednesday of Parkinson's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The...
  • Family outraged at not being notified of killer's release

    Family outraged at not being notified of killer's release
    Harry Yuspa had many relatives in the Baltimore area — some have lived at the same addresses for 40 years. Yet prosecutors said they couldn't find any to let them know the man convicted of killing Yuspa would soon be released. That meant none of...
  • Police make arrest in South Laurel double homicide

    Police make arrest in South Laurel double homicide
    Four months after two South Laurel residents were found slain inside their home, Prince George’s County police have charged a Laurel man they say was the female victim’s paramour. Thurston Lamont Yerby, 47, of the 11000 block of South...
  • NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions

    NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions
    The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits. The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013...
  • Debnam recognized for advocacy at Laurel Town Hall

    Debnam recognized for advocacy at Laurel Town Hall
    Prince George's County Council member Mary Lehman and County Executive Rushern Baker III spoke about county affairs and fielded questions from community members during a Town Hall meeting Thursday at the Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center....
  • Marian J. Wallace, businesswoman

    Marian J. Wallace, businesswoman
    Marian J. Wallace, a retired businesswoman and former registered nurse, died Friday of Parkinson's disease at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 92. Marian Jones was born and raised near Hurlock and graduated from a Dorchester County...