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  • York County boy participates in national drug trial for muscular disease

    YORK — Caden Bowers is all boy. The 7-year-old runs, he rides his bike, he swims, he plays baseball and basketball. "He has no limitations at all," said his mother, Beth Bowers, of York County. But his mother worries one day all that will change....
  • City names Firefighter of the Year

    City names Firefighter of the Year
    Twelve-year firefighter Grant Stephens, recently named Firefighter of the Year, said he just likes helping people. “That may sound cliché, but it’s truly what we do,” said Stephens, 40. “It’s been a great short time,”...
  • Share your blessings

    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our...
  • Around Town: Girls couldn't be stopped

    Blanking and more blanking. The AYSO Girls U12 Extra Club Team Huntington Beach Region 55 team (whew!), also known as the Strikers, earned the League Cup 2012 Sunday. Team mom Susan Steiner let us know that nobody could score off the team during the...
  • Bringing purple passion to a cause

    Bringing purple passion to a cause
    There are Ravens fans, there are passionate Ravens fans, and then there is Cindy Pierce. "I go by the fan name of Purple Dame," said Pierce, who lives in Severn and said she's missed just one home game in the past 13 years. When she cheers on her team,...
  • Ravens super-fan Captain Dee-Fense a goodwill ambassador for the team

    Ravens super-fan Captain Dee-Fense a goodwill ambassador for the team
    It's a sunny weekday afternoon when Captain Dee-Fense strolls into Beefalo Bob's, the pit beef joint in Curtis Bay, turning heads the way he often does. He's a big man, for one thing: 6 feet 4 and 235 pounds, with a build that suggests he's tossed around...
  • Wheelchair van company in Norfolk gets national MDA award

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association's 6th annual ALS Evening of Hope on May 10 gave out various awards. The Morton H. Sigel Memorial Award went to Ride-Away Corp in Norfolk, a provider of wheelchair vans that has been supportive of individuals with ALS and...
  • The Crowd: American Diabetes Assn. honors great O.C. dads

    The Crowd: American Diabetes Assn. honors great O.C. dads
    It was a week to recognize and celebrate the contributions of dads on the Orange Coast. Father's Day2012 was the theme for the American Diabetes Assn.'s annual "Father of the Year" dinner held at the Grove of Anaheim. A shoulder-to-shoulder crowd of...
  • $1 donation for now at Popeyes

     
    Be sure to visit your local Popeye's and donate $1 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association to receive $30 worth of coupons. The discount card includes 10 seperate coupons that last through June 30. For just $1, you can get a free 2 piece dinner, a free...
  • Harley-Davidson activities a big part of Bike Week

     
    Bike Week is around the corner and that sound you hear is likely the roar of someone's Harley-Davidson. The iconic motorcyle company will be all over the festivities in Daytona Beach and here's a glimpse at some of the activities: Harley Owners Group (H....
  • Jerry Lewis retires from MDA telethon, plans to sing iconic closing song one more time

     
    Jerry Lewis is doing his last Muscular Dystrophy telethon, plans to sing iconic closing song one more time...