| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:35 AM
In many ways, Tim Langham is like many other 23-year-olds—still finding his way.
Just the other day, he told his parents he has decided to pursue his passion – cooking – rather than to continue studying psychology in college.
| Jan 28, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Nancy Weirich was born to be a teacher.
For about 25 years, she worked in her chosen profession, the majority of the time as a third-grade teacher for Washington County Public Schools.
“Nancy influenced a lot of people,” said her husband,...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Windber Hotel, 502 15th St., Windber, Grip, Friday, Oct. 19; Wylde Syde, Saturday, Oct. 20; The Chi, Friday, Oct. 26; Pivot, Saturday, Oct. 27.
Yesterday's Party, Ebensburg, Stitch, Friday, Oct. 19; Locked & Loaded, Saturday, Oct. 20; DJ, Friday, Oct....
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:50 PM
A man is dead and his family thinks the non-profit bus service RADAR that transports the disabled is responsible after an incident last Friday in Roanoke near Valley View Mall.
His family says Timothy Washington was feeling fine when he got on the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Aberdeen: Bernard Olson, 85, of Aberdeen and formerly of Bristol, died on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Aberdeen Rehab and Health Center in Aberdeen.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Langford Lutheran Church in Langford....
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Nearly 400-thousand Americans rely on dialysis to keep them alive.
Saturday morning, some of those local folks -and the people who love them- gathered in downtown Roanoke for the annual Kidney Walk.
The walk raises awareness for the prevention of kidney...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:01 AM
A group of investors, including Roanoke Development Consultant Brian Wishneff, has agreed to purchase the former Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg. The property currently houses a dialysis clinic, and the new owners envision a health campus that...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:05 AM
GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota dairy farmer has been fined $585 for selling unpasteurized milk under a plea deal that ended his long-running legal battle with the state.
Michael O. Hartmann, 59, of rural Gibbon, pleaded guilty on Oct. 15 to just...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:47 PM
There are many ways a child can react to a parent falling seriously ill.
Fear and anxiety are typical. Anger isn't unusual.
But for one Griswold family, a life-threatening illness offered a young boy an unusual opportunity to take control and learn both...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:42 PM
The American Red Cross and Washington County officials opened three shelters on Monday afternoon, and Meritus Health medical professionals had contacted many chronic care patients who need dialysis or chemotherapy to make sure emergency plans were in...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:24 PM
A difficult time in my family's life has finally improved with an operation made possible by a generous brother-in-law.
On Jan. 31 my wife, Barbara, received a kidney at Allegheny General Hospital from her brother Randy Miller.
Even though it has just...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 1:33 PM
An Indiana man in need of a kidney found his match through Facebook.
Jerry Wilde is a college professor at IU East in Richmond. He loves music and teaching, but right now, he faces a life-threatening challenge.
For the past two years, Jerry has been on...