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Muscular Dystrophy Association

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  • Arc denied renovation money yet again

    Arc denied renovation money yet again
    Karmic revenge or bad luck? The Arc of Central Chesapeake's plan to move to Severn seems to be snake bitten as two funding requests from the state and the county have been turned down. The nonprofit — which assists families and individuals...
  • Telethon that Jerry Lewis memorably ran pulls plug

    Telethon that Jerry Lewis memorably ran pulls plug
    The Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon is ending its annual Labor Day telethon, a television tradition for decades that has slowly disappeared from view since the sudden end of Jerry Lewis' role as host following the 2010 show. The telethon was a...
  • Motorcyclists gearing up for 'Ride for Life'

    Motorcyclists gearing up for 'Ride for Life'
    Hundreds of motorcyclists will be riding to the Poconos in early May for a good cause. The 28th annual Ride for Life will be held May 1-3 at Camelback Resort in Tannersville, Monroe County. The weekend long event is designed to raise money for...
  • Biz News: Mariners to host job fair

    Mariners Church in Irvine is hosting a job fair April 22 that is expected to draw more than 50 employers. The free event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organizers said attendees will have the opportunity to interview and potentially gain employment in...
  • Funeral set for Glen Ellyn college student who died after fall in Rome

     Funeral set for Glen Ellyn college student who died after fall in Rome
    Funeral arrangements have been set for a University of Iowa student from Glen Ellyn who died this week after being injured overseas. Andrew Mogni, 20, died Sunday, about three months after he was hurt in a fall in Rome. University officials said Mogni,...
  • Women, teens compete in returning Miss Carroll pageant

    Women, teens compete in returning Miss Carroll pageant
    Teens and women will compete in the Miss Carroll County Pageant held Saturday at McDaniel College for the first time in more than 15 years. For the first time in more than 15 years, teens and women from across the area will take the stage to compete in...
  • Department spending targeted in Tri-State Fire Board race

    Three candidates are running for the one open seat on the Tri-State Fire Protection District Board, but there's not a lot of campaigning. Julie Strenzel, a board incumbent, did not responded to messages and emails to discuss their candidacy. Strenzel...
  • Update on panhandling draws big crowd

    State Attorney Dave Aronberg was the main speaker at the monthly West Boca Community Council meeting. But the big issue was panhandling. County Commissioner/Vice Mayor Mary Lou Berger updated council members on the potential law restricting...
  • Police, firefighters face off in tug-of-war, chili cook-off

     Police, firefighters face off in tug-of-war, chili cook-off
    CLERMONT — Law-enforcement officers once again will battle firefighters for bragging rights, a trophy and most importantly for charity at the second annual Chili Cook-off and Tug-of-War on Sunday during the Downtown Clermont Farmers Market. The...
  • Thomas Joseph KreglerNovember 10, 1956 - January 20, 2015

    Thomas Joseph Kregler<br/>November 10, 1956 - January 20, 2015
    Thomas Joseph Kregler, 58, passed away peacefully at home in Burbank on the morning of January 20, 2015 after his courageous fight with ALS. Tom was born in Budapest, Hungary and came to the U.S. with his parents in 1968. He grew up in Hollywood and...
  • Brewers catcher Lucroy to attend State of the Union address

    Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, a graduate of Umatilla High School, is making an unexpected road trip to Washington. It has nothing to do with playing the Nationals. It's not often that a ballplayer gets to attend a State of the Union address...