| Aug 30, 2011
Last week, my good friend left for Uganda and next week my husband starts classes at Harford Community College.
At first glance, these two events may seem to be completely different and in some ways they are, but at the core, I just see two individuals...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Abby Smucker is in the midst of a memorable week.
On Monday, the junior captain and central defender helped No. 8 C. Milton Wright beat Harford County rival Fallston to move one step closer to reaching the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Working late into the night at a research center at the South Pole, Renee-Nicole Douceur thought she was just tired when her vision suddenly became blurred.
Sleep did nothing to improve her eyesight, and a doctor at the center at first thought she had...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:46 AM
For Hannah Vogel and Megan Lauver, a walk around the block could mean days of exhaustion. They have learned to live with the frustration of daily uncertainty, where simple activities have the potential to sap much more energy than they should.
| Nov 8, 2011
| 5:31 AM
Grace Ashu, a resident of Laurel, earned an Associate in Applied Science in nursing from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.
Khushbu Patel, of Laurel, received a Doctor of Physical Therapy in physical therapy from Boston University.
Almaz Abraham, of...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 10:57 AM
How dreadful. My husband and I are going to the home sometime this summer or fall, assuming that we sell our apartment for enough money.
"The home," of course, is assisted living — a nice, bland euphemism. What it means is that we'll be leaving our...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 11:03 AM
Kevin and Karen Stewart weren't voted the homecoming king and queen during their high school years. But they'll be wearing a crown and tiara this week.
Last month, the Stewarts were chosen the King and Queen of the annual Westminster Fallfest, which...
| Sep 21, 2011
Rev. Lou Scurti's Akita-husky mixed breed dog, Noelle, bolted in terror when the car in which she was riding, driven by Father Lou's cousin, was involved in a multiple-car accident on Interstate 95 on Aug 27.
Scurti's cousin is out of the hospital, in...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Deedra Suchting, of Parkton, was recently presented Hereford High School's highest agricultural honor, the Dekalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Co. Suchting received the award for excellence in academics, leadership and...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 12:58 PM
The summer may present a break from action for area high school and college teams. But their athletes and coaches haven't struggled to find ways to spend their time.
We've asked local high school and college players and coaches about their plans, and...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Kimberly “Kim” Salmeri’s story is one of challenges, strength and true inspiration. Born with two lipomas wrapped around her spinal cord, Kim had the first of many surgeries on her spine to restore her mobility when she was only 10 weeks...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 11:26 AM
Most people have heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, and likely even know someone who suffers from it. Cubital tunnel syndrome is less common but also can cause debilitating symptoms, such as numbness in the ring and little fingers and wasting of muscle in...