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  • 'Be the Match' for a Person with Blood Cancer

    'Be the Match' for a Person with Blood Cancer
    About a week and a half ago, I attended a Be the Match drive in honor of Deb Boardman, an Old Lyme mother battling leukemia.  She is in need of a stem cell transplant.  I learned that "match" events aren't just held to help one person.  In going,...
  • My Friend Has Cancer

    My Friend Has Cancer
    It was right after Christmas, 1988. We were in 6th grade.  Instead of listening to the latest mix tape we might have made from the radio, my friend got a cancer diagnosis.  "I was diagnosed with Stage IVb Hodgkin's Lymphoma on January 15th " says Rachel...
  • Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic

    Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic
    More than a year after Ronald Taylor was released from prison and temporarily exonerated of the murder for which he served 16 years in prison, the New Haven native is again fighting to prove his innocence while at the same time battling stage four colon...
  • Drive Breast Cancer Awareness With Pink Ribbon Fiat 500

    October is National Breast Cancer month, and Fiat is helping bring awareness to the disease with the Fiat 500 Pink Ribbon edition. Only 250 of these models will be produced, and $1,000 from each one sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research...
  • Car Show for a Cause

    A great turnout at the Valley Collector Car Club's annual benefit show in July raised $9,000 dollars that the club will donate to 17 local charities. The Simsbury-based club had an estimated 2,500 spectators at its Annual Charity Benefit Car Show on July...
  • Gov. Hogan has 'get well soon' cards coming from Carroll

    Gov. Hogan has 'get well soon' cards coming from Carroll
    Carroll County government has provided a way for residents to show their support for Gov. Larry Hogan, who announced nearly two weeks ago that he had been diagnosed with cancer. During the Fourth of July holiday weekend and into next week, giant cards...
  • Dr. Risa B. Mann

    Dr. Risa B. Mann
    Dr. Risa B. Mann, professor emeritus of pathology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she also headed the residency-training program for the Department of Pathology for 20 years, died June 26 at her Chevy Chase home of nonsmoking...
  • As Gov. Hogan goes to work, supporters don green wristbands

    As Gov. Hogan goes to work, supporters don green wristbands
    As Gov. Larry Hogan returned to work Thursday after five days of chemotherapy, friends and supporters were going green in solidarity with his fight against cancer. Hogan's Facebook page displayed a picture of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Christie'...
  • Lions legend Charlie Sanders dies at 68

    For a decade, Charlie Sanders was one of the best tight ends in the NFL, a sure-handed pass catcher who helped revolutionize the position. When Sanders' playing career ended in 1977, a year after he suffered a serious knee injury, he remained a staple of...
  • Adam Jones, Chris Christie sport green '#HoganStrong' wristbands

    Adam Jones, Chris Christie sport green '#HoganStrong' wristbands
    Athletes and politicians are going green to show their support for Gov. Larry Hogan. Hogan's Facebook page features photos of Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and others wearing lime green '#HoganStrong' wristbands,...
  • Hogan back at work in Annapolis

    Hogan back at work in Annapolis
    Gov. Larry Hogan's office released photos today of him back at work in Annapolis following five days of 24 hour chemotherapy. "It feels great to be back in Annapolis!" Hogan wrote on his Facebook page. "I spent the morning catching up with my staff...