| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Chloe Rice has never thought of herself as having a disability.
Rice lives an active life. She's a freshman soccer player at Corona del Mar High, where she is a good student. She also enjoys scuba diving and snowboarding. She had competed in gymnastics....
| May 7, 2013
| 10:29 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Deafnet Association Inc. is sponsoring Deaf Awareness Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown, featuring vendors serving the deaf community.
Also from 1 to 2 p.m., state officials will lead a...
| May 2, 2013
Grandparents of students who attend Hickory Elementary School are invited to Grandparents Day.
Grandparents are invited to visit the school Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Spring band concert
Fifth-graders at Hickory Elementary...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Name: Ronna Fisher, Au.D
Name of business: Hearing Health Center
Describe what you do.
We provide patients with the ability to, once again, participate in activities they ceased enjoying (movies, bridge, theater,...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Raymond Smith Jr. has been trying for nearly two decades to make the movie industry listen to the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing.
This month, the senior executive at Regal Entertainment Group will come closer to his goal.
His company, the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Trey Wilson can't hear the crowd applaud when he scores a goal, and he has scored quite a few since he discovered hockey was a perfect outlet for his energy.
The 25-year-old left wing from Riverside was born deaf, which means he can't hear the crunch of...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:30 PM
In the intellectually raucous British household of Nina Raine's "Tribes," family members don't so much talk as assault each other with monologues.
The dinner table cacophony consists of scraps of debate, ironic jabs, aesthetic proclamations, academic...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:46 AM
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks.
As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 2:17 PM
There were no deaf children where I grew up, no deaf children where I went to school.
There was no hearing impairment I can remember in my family, no deaf personnel serving in the military where I was assigned.
So it's no surprise that I was also...
| Mar 15, 2012
Q: I live on a quiet residential street and several neighbors -- people I'm not close with -- walk their dogs near my home. Lately, most of these pets have been pausing at my mailbox to relieve themselves. Their urine is discoloring the lawn and...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Orangewood Christian junior Madison Taylor has been selected to the United States women’s deaf soccer team, which will take part in the World Deaf Games in Turkey this summer. Taylor wears no hearing aid and is profoundly deaf in her left ear. She...