| Mar 12, 2012
| 1:04 PM
1. Dancing to find a cure
Bowl for the Cure Benefit Dance, will be Saturday, March 17, at Next Dimensions, 132 Old National Pike, south of Funkstown. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; dinner at 7:30 p.m., dancing follows. Dance benefits Susan G. Komen for...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Otis Smith stood outside the Magic's lockeroom 90 minutes before Sunday's game, wearing a motorcycle-themed T-shirt, ballcap and jeans.
A fan approached him, shook his hand and remarked that it looked like he had just hopped off his Harley. A suit and...
| Jan 9, 2012
For years, a picture of Dr. Francis Collins, torn from the pages of a 1989 issue of Newsweek, held fast to our refrigerator door. Two red magnets placed him in the middle of Little League schedules, school rosters and Citizen of the Month certificates....
| Jan 8, 2012
For brief moments, Cassie Stanley can forget her precarious relationship with death.
She forgot on Christmas morning when her family opened presents. At other times, she forgets by immersing herself in watching the Bulls or Cubs on TV in her family's...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:39 AM
PROVIDENCE HIGH—Rivals Bellarmine-Jefferson High and Providence took the court in the final game of an all-day tournament benefiting a good cause Saturday at Providence High School.
The game proved worthy of main-event status, as the Guards and the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:47 AM
There was no script for the “Art of Wrestling” show starring WWE Champion CM Punk and host and fellow wrestler Colt Cabana Wednesday at the ComedySportz Theatre. As Punk pointed out, there never usually is with anything he’s involved...
| Oct 10, 2012
October is the month of leaves changing color, pumpkins, the advent of fall and for the last 25 years it has been the month dedicated to raising funds and awareness about breast cancer.
A disease projected to affect more than 300,000 women this year...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation.
They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 7:22 PM
A dream came true for 5-year-old Ariah Rogers when she met Mickey Mouse at Disney World in September.
“It was fantastic,” said her father, Jesse Rogers. “It was great.”
This was an experience he never thought she’d...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Local sportsmen and women will gather Nov. 9 at Actors Hill in Keedysville for Shoot for a Cure to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Event Chairwoman Linda Gossweiler has been raising funds for cystic fibrosis for almost 20 years and is excited...
| May 1, 2012
| 5:13 PM
The 2012 Transplant Games of America will be hosted this summer at Grand Valley State University from July 28 to 31. Local community leaders stepped up for the national event, which almost was dissolved.
“Upwards of 1,400 athletes from around the...