| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:05 AM
Thieves who broke into the Altoona School on Thursday night stole thousands of dollars worth of technology equipment and several hundred dollars in school-lunch money, according to the school's principal.
Principal Walter Schmidt said three projectors,...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:35 PM
Nathan Dobush is five-years old and on Feb. 15, he received his last chemotherapy treatment for leukemia. He hasn't let the disease bring him down.
"Even with the last four chemos, you wouldn't have even noticed that he had them," said Laura Dobush,...
| Feb 26, 2015
Party for Kids with pediatric blood cancers (and their families)
Hosted by: Leukemia Research Foundation
Cause: To provide 60 pediatric blood cancer patients and their families with a free, fun day of respite
Date: Jan. 18
| Jan 4, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance.
That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...
| Feb 9, 2015
When I wrote last fall about the extraordinary journey of the Robinson family, I knew I'd want to revisit Crystal Robinson again about this time of year.
Much of the interview that took place around the kitchen table of her Oswego home focused on how...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation.
| Jan 9, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Marine Capt. Tom O'Brien had two options in 1979: remain in the service and ship out to Okinawa, or become a full-time assistant football coach at the United States Naval Academy, his alma mater.
"Took me about five seconds to...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:44 AM
“Markus and Tyler, did you both take your shoes off?” presses the twins’ mother, Brenda Frese. “And did you find all the balls downstairs?” comes the follow-up inquiry.
“Mom!” cries Markus, struggling mightily...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:13 PM
Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation will have its fifth annual Walk for Life 5K on Sunday, Jan. 18 at Florida Atlantic University (777 Glades Road) in Boca Raton. The event will take place from 8 a.m. until noon.
While the Boca Raton-based foundation...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:58 AM
Social media is typically littered with pictures of pets. But you may have noticed an event on Facebook lately that many of your friends are planning to attend – and it involves posting pictures of your dogs.
If you have, don’t worry because...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:53 AM
On Oct. 4, Jay Sadowski, an avid fisherman and hunter, died of leukemia at age 59. The cancer was discovered while he was being treated for a flesh-eating infection he contracted while fishing in the South River near where Gov. Larry Hogan lives. The...