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Cancer

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  • Pink fire truck, pink-attired firefighters visit Franklin Park

    Pink fire truck, pink-attired firefighters visit Franklin Park
    As a pink fire truck pulled up in front of Tony and Becky Pedroza's home in Franklin Park April 1, two firefighter paramedics stepped out of the vehicle wearing pink coveralls. The pink fire truck and firefighters are from the area chapter of Pink...
  • Getting a buzz cut in solidarity

    Getting a buzz cut in solidarity
    It was a sunny Saturday afternoon at Scoreboard Bar & Grill in Lake Zurich when Wauconda resident Deb Lundberg watched her hair fall to the ground — and fall with purpose. "I decided seven years ago on March 15 to take part in this, after watching...
  • Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw has the ultimate hockey mom

    Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw has the ultimate hockey mom
    At 6, Andrew Shaw received his first stitches — right above his eye after crashing into a table during a wrestling match. It was the first of countless times he was sewn back together. The conversation on the way to the hospital went like this...
  • Young Boynton athlete fighting for his life

    Young Boynton athlete fighting for his life
    Nearly every season for more than 10 years, Michelle Leventhal, her husband Barry and their two sons have been trekking out to the West Boynton Little League baseball fields. Brandon, 17, and Chad, 12, have grown up in the league, and the Leventhals...
  • Vernon family chosen as Alex's Lemonade Stand state reps

    Vernon family chosen as Alex's Lemonade Stand state reps
    The Ross family of Vernon has been chosen as Connecticut's Hero Family State Representatives for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's (ALSF) national fundraising weekend. Alex's Lemonade Stand began in 2004, when Alexandra Scott, born in Manchester, set her...
  • Natural Beauty is More Than Skin Deep

    Natural Beauty is More Than Skin Deep
    Nine years after my diagnosis and treatment my father was diagnosed with colon cancer,” Aragon shared. “It spread into his lungs and his liver and he had a secondary cancer, brain cancer, and it all came back in the bones. My father fought for...
  • Event honors women with local nonprofits

    The 1000+ Club to Benefit Cancer recently recognized 10 women serving local nonprofits at its annual Women of the Year luncheon. The event, staged at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, raised more than $65,000 to support Broward-...
  • Golfers raise funds at Bass Warrior Open

    More than 100 golfers participated in the 13th Annual Bass Warrior Open held April 19 at Oakmont Green golf course in Hampstead, raising nearly $13,000. The event kicked off with the Strong4Sean Foundation donating $5,004 to the Leukemia & Lymphoma...
  • Local walks set to aid fight against cancer

    Local walks set to aid fight against cancer
    The 16th annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk to benefit the Little Company of Mary Comprehensive Breast Health Center will be held Sunday, which is Mother's Day. The three-mile walk is to begin at 8 a.m. at Ridge Park, 9625 S. Longwood Drive, Chicago....
  • NoVa. Republican, former HP CEO Fiorina running for president

    NoVa. Republican, former HP CEO Fiorina running for president
    Former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina said Monday she will seek to become the United States' first female president, joining a crowded field for the Republican presidential nomination. "Yes, I am running for president," Fiorina said on ABC's "Good...
  • Leukemia Patient Grayson Hand A Big Hit With UConn Baseball

    Leukemia Patient Grayson Hand A Big Hit With UConn Baseball
    STORRS — The UConn baseball team's newest recruit, Grayson Hand, put on his blue Huskies jersey recently and showcased his talent in a public workout at the Mark R. Shenkman Training Center. He ran across the turf with great energy, but he won't...