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  • Kaitlin Ames of Churchville participates in Stevenson University's Relay for Life

    On April 19, psychology major Kaitlin Ames of Churchville participated in Stevenson University's Relay for Life Event. More than $38,000 was raised to support the American Cancer Society. More than 500 Stevenson University community members gathered...
  • Rescheduled book signing for Jack Feezer's memoir is May 4

    In February, I wrote about 93-year-old John F. "Jack" Feezer, a Sykesville resident who penned a memoir about growing up in rural Howard County during the Roaring '20s and the Great Depression. Feezer went on to become a successful businessman, with a...
  • Water Witch Fire Company honors volunteers at annual banquet [Port Deposit]

    The men and women of Water Witch Fire Company gathered for their annual awards banquet on April 20 at the VFW Post 8185, Port Deposit. The banquet was dedicated to Rev. George Hipkins, who has 60 years of service to the company! Company president Rich...
  • Anne's adventures in compassion

    Anne's adventures in compassion
    —A lazy Sunday morning. Arising later than usual. A long week of work in the books, a promising week ahead. Now living in Armenia, I correspond regularly with colleagues, friends and family back home in the States. Birds chirp as I check some emails...
  • Thompson's late kick leads to Survivor Run 5K win in Bel Air

    The lead runners in the Survivor Run 5K in Bel Air Sunday finished with a flourish of speed. Darren Thompson, 36, of Bel Air, led a pack of 240 as he rounded the final turn, 50 meters from the finish line. He glanced back as he did so, and saw two...
  • Otis R. "Damon" Harris Jr., Temptations singer

    Otis R. "Damon" Harris Jr., Temptations singer
    Otis R. "Damon" Harris Jr., a Baltimore singer who performed with the Temptations during the 1970s and later used his own diagnosis of prostate cancer to help raise awareness of the disease in African-American men, died Feb. 18 from the disease at...
  • Paying for the illusion of cheating death

    Paying for the illusion of cheating death
    Anyone who wants to know why health care costs continue to soar need look no further than the recent recommendation by the American Cancer Society that current and former heavy smokers discuss lung cancer screening with their doctors. The guidelines...
  • Ravens scored in breast cancer fight

    I'm sure that Baltimore Ravens fans noticed the pink cleats, gloves, wristbands, sideline caps and other equipment the team sported during October. I want to let the community know that the Ravens were much more than "pretty in pink" during National...
  • President named for new University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

    President named for new University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
    The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the soon-to-be created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital...
  • Marylanders can help create a cancer-free world

    As the American Cancer Society approaches its 100th birthday in 2013, we've embarked on a landmark national study, the Cancer Prevention Study-3, with the goal of creating a cancer-free world. We'd like to congratulate residents of the Baltimore...
  • Breast cancer awareness effort set to paint the TownMall pink

    On Saturday, Oct. 6, TownMall of Westminster will host Paint TownMall Pink, an event aimed at raising awareness of breast cancer treatment and prevention. The event will take place at Center Court from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The organizations sponsoring...
  • New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin

    New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin
    A raft of new state laws take effect Monday, imposing new requirements from the car seat to the hearse. Children under 8 years old will be required to sit in a booster seat or child seat until they reach a certain height — the Maryland...