| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:37 PM
In the days preceding the Civil War, when talk of war was heating up dinner conversations from North to South, and U.S. states and families were picking sides, Norfolk resident Navy Capt. David Glasgow Farragut had a tough decision to make: Stick with his...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Edward Supplee Terry Jr., former head science librarian for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a decades-long stalwart of Baltimore's Arena Players, died July 1 of leukemia. He was 77.
Mr. Terry, a resident of Baltimore, taught tap...
| Apr 22, 2013
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Tom Acitelli is author...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 2:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study that finds heart conditions, heat and other non-traumatic causes of death are twice...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:23 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores, while tobacco companies and smokers called it an overreach.
The ban, which...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The plaque hangs on the wall of the doctor's office, proof of its worth to Greg Brouse, 1981 grand-prize winner of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award.
"My kids can't believe I was either a scholar...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:56 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought.
Same goes for soda.
Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Members of the Clear Spring High School baseball team are taking part in a fundraising campaign for the Vs. Cancer Foundation.
Clear Spring players and coaches will raise money until March 24, when they will turn...
| May 15, 2013
Jim and Karen Claypool of Abingdon announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Claypool, to Steve Thacker, the son of Sam and Janet Thacker from Aberdeen.
Claypool graduated from Bel Air High School and received her undergraduate degree from...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Jess Pereira has been running in pain since her freshman season.
Shin splints and a cinder track have proven to be a bad combination for her.
"There hasn't been a time she's run the last two years when she hasn't been in pain," Palmerton track coach...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Abby Culp never realized how much she loved running until she couldn't do it any more.
After her freshman cross country season at Winters Mill, Culp's family moved to Florida for six months, and she had to take a break from running during a brief...