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  • Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher

    Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher
    Toni L. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who mentored cancer patients and participated in breast cancer research, died Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49. "I took care of Toni for a number of years, and she had her...
  • Neither Susans nor daisies

    Neither Susans nor daisies
    The story has been told so many times it's taken on a life of its own: Black-eyed Susans don't bloom in time for the Preakness, so the winning horse is instead draped with a blanket of yellow daisies whose centers have been painted so they look like...
  • John Velazquez wins jockey challenge on Black-Eyed Susan Day

    John Velazquez wins jockey challenge on Black-Eyed Susan Day
    As he does customarily, John Velazquez came off the track at Pimlico Race Course, weighed himself and breezed past media en route to the jockey room. It wasn’t until a TV reporter went into the room to get him that he learned he had won Friday&...
  • Preakness remembers legendary trainer Dickie Small

    Preakness remembers legendary trainer Dickie Small
    It was the last leg of a practice run at Pimlico, and as jockey Andrea Seefeldt Knight came to the end of a spirited gallop, she pulled her colt up short. It was a sunny April day. She felt readier than ever for the Lady Legends of the Cure race, which...
  • Road closures slated for Komen Race for the Cure

    Road closures slated for Komen Race for the Cure
    Roads around Hunt Valley will be closed Sunday morning because of the Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure, according to Baltimore County police. Road closures will begin at 6 a.m. with traffic delays expected in some spots until 11:30 a.m....
  • Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race

    Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race
    Participation in the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure dropped for the second straight year, according to officials at the Sunday event. Yet those who braved the blustery climes to take part in the 21st annual event in Hunt Valley said they wouldn't...
  • Breast cancer and online dating put couple on path to love

    Breast cancer and online dating put couple on path to love
    Trueheart4me was 5-foot-9, spiritual but not religious, and a social drinker, her Match.com profile read. She loved the water, traveling and a good belly laugh. There was one more thing she labeled "full disclosure." She had cancer. "I was very...
  • Glenelg High's Louis Colangelo is a new Eagle Scout [West Friendship]

    Congratulations to Louis Colangelo, a senior at Glenelg High School, who recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Colangelo is a member of Boy Scout Troop 007. As part of his Eagle Scout project, Louis assembled 50 "life essentials" backpacks for...
  • WWE, Susan G. Komen foundation team up for second straight year

    WWE, Susan G. Komen foundation team up for second straight year
    For the second year in a row, WWE and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation have joined forces in October in support of breast cancer awareness. Much like many other sports and entertainment organizations in the month of October, WWE has made its...
  • Lovely Ladies of Laurel hold 5k benefit for breast cancer awareness

    Lovely Ladies of Laurel hold 5k benefit for breast cancer awareness
    Laurel mentoring group the Lovely Ladies of Laurel raised $500 for breast cancer awareness at their Oct. 25 L3 5K event at Laurel Lakes. Celeste Hill, who founded Lovely Ladies of Laurel, and Laurel's Prince George's County School Board member Zabrina...
  • Breast Link program aims to raise awareness at Baltimore City football games

    Breast Link program aims to raise awareness at Baltimore City football games
    The Susan G. Komen-funded Breast Link program at St. Agnes Hospital is raising awareness about breast cancer at upcoming football games in Baltimore City in an initiative called Sports Link, according to a news release. The program will be on hand at...
  • Breast cancer resources

    Breast cancer resources
    A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families: Nonprofits, charities and support groups Active Survivors Network Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle. activesurvivor.org or 410-823-...