| Jan 8, 2011
| 6:07 PM
If a sport involved a ball, Joe Shaffer liked watching it.
In his younger days, Joe did more than just watch the ball. The left-handed hurler known as “Lefty” pitched for Hagerstown High School until his graduation in 1934.
During his senior...
| Jan 15, 2011
Mark Yudof became president of the University of California in 2008. Some timing. Since then, the university has seen its state funding, which accounts for about 13% of its operating budget, cut again and again.
Now Gov. Jerry Brown wants another $500...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Marion C. Marvin
October 8, 1917 – January 24, 2010
Born in Buffalo, New York, Marion C. Zollitsch lost her mother to the influenza epidemic of 1919. Her father took 2 year old Marion and her 2 older brothers back to the family home where they...
| Sep 9, 2010
At 5 p.m., as Jose Vega uncaps a tiny, $100 tube of ointment, he thinks of work. As a chef at Jabinero's, he should already be spreading ingredients - onions, peppers, meats - across the restaurant stovetop. But instead, he spreading ointment over two...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:28 AM
SPRING VALLEY, Calif. -- A nearly blind East County woman has found a way to weave her passion for recycling and her desire to help the homeless into a single creative endeavor.
Wilma Groh, a Spring Valley resident, leads a group that turns used...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Berries are nutritional powerhouses whether they're eaten fresh, frozen, dried, freeze-dried or powdered. But can they protect our brain and memory, melt fat and prevent urinary tract infections?
Though emerging research is juicy, scientists know less...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 7:49 AM
We’re always talking about foods that are good for our waistline, our hearts, and even our skin, but how about foods that are good for our eyes, as well? In today’s Get the Skinny: the top foods that might help to protect our vision, and how...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
More than 1,200 Marylanders die every year because of a fall, according to the National Council on Aging. In fact, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths among people older than 65 and the leading cause of doctor visits, hospitalizations and...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Thanks to iLASIK, I can see clearly now!
After years of consideration, Mark Cox of Lynchburg finally made the decision to have LASIK eye surgery. His only regret is that he didn’t get it done sooner.
According to the Vision Council of...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Fox59 is helping to bring eye health into focus.
Dr. Lacy Boggs runs a private practice in Lebanon. She said just because you have 20/20 vision, it does not mean your eyes have a clean bill of health. She said there are three main issue you should be...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Windber artist, Julius S. Mehok likes to keep a low profile, something that may soon change by having his work printed on the 2012 Windber Coal Calendar by the Eurkea Coal Heritage Foundation.
Mehok, 87, a self-taught artist, has an extensive following...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Question: My mother was just diagnosed with macular degeneration. What is it and what can we do about it?
Answer: This is something I’m familiar with since the agency I work for provides training and services to many individuals who have this...