| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Media and entertainment industry attorney Donald Engel died Wednesday in Redwood City, Calif. following a long battle with leukemia. He was 84 years old.
Engel's famous clients include Olivia Newton John and Donna Summer, for whom he won major victories,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:25 PM
Many in the stand-up paddling community are coming together to raise money for Raelyn Beckler, a 4-year-old who was diagnosed with leukemia two years ago.
Beckler was featured in my column about a year ago as many friends raised money for her at a Super...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The day hasn’t been exhilarating just for Batkid, the 5-year-old leukemia survivor whose wish to become a superhero came true Friday in San Francisco, thanks to the generosity of a city known more for its adult indulgences than for its...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO-- To be an aspiring superhero these days, most 5-year-olds must enlist clueless younger siblings, restless parents, all manner of pets, backyard shrubs, fire hydrants and their own fingers to serve as their foils and damsels in distress....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Philanthropists have rescued San Francisco from a $105,000 tab the city incurred in November when it turned itself into Gotham City for "Batkid," a 5-year-old leukemia patient who stole hearts and captivated the nation as he hopped around the city in...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Award winning motion picture and television producer Paul Pompian, best known for films including "The Watcher," "Swimming Upstream," "Waste Land," Truman Capote's "Children on Their Birthdays," "Resurrection," "The Stepford Children," "Time Served,"...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Baxter International Inc. on Monday reported better-than-expected income and revenue for the fourth quarter as demand for its hemophilia and dialysis products boosted sales.
The Deerfield-based medical products company said net income fell 34 percent to...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Northampton will hold its annual Sports Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday night before the Konkrete Kids play Central Catholic in a Lehigh Valley Conference boys basketball game. It's hard to believe that the late Carole Weil was not previously inducted,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:07 PM
WASHINGTON — In his State of the Union address, President Obama will touch on his healthcare law but keep the focus instead on his agenda to tackle income inequality: a push to increase the minimum wage, extend unemployment benefits and boost access...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:02 PM
HAMPTON — After blowing a three-run lead in the eighth inning Thursday night, the Peninsula Pilots bounced back for a 5-4 win over the Columbia Blowfish in Game 1 of the Coastal Plain League championship series.
Alex Close’s walk-off...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Keyboardist George Duke, one of the pioneers of the jazz fusion movement that merged jazz, rock and funk in the late 1960s and 1970s, died Monday night in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, his record label...