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  • Community & Clubs: OCC Circle K wins awards

    Orange Coast College's Circle K Club, a collegiate leadership development program sponsored by Kiwanis International, sent 40 members to the California-Nevada-Hawaii Circle K 58th annual Convention in Woodland Hills. The OCC students collected more than...
  • Marion Snyder Goldstein, nurse

    Marion Snyder Goldstein, nurse
    Marion Snyder Goldstein, a nurse who supervised operating rooms for decades at the now-closed Children's Hospital on Greenspring Avenue, died Tuesday at Stella Maris assisted living in Timonium. The longtime Baldwin resident was 92. The family was not...
  • Student finds a refuge in his art

    Student finds a refuge in his art
    Bryant Santamaria sees something of himself in Frida Kahlo. The Hoover High School senior, like the Mexican surrealist, endured health problems and long hospital stays — Bryant while battling leukemia and the hair-loss condition alopecia, and...
  • St. Joseph Medical Center: A Catholic tradition of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence

    St. Joseph Medical Center: A Catholic tradition of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence
    Several times each year, patients suffering from rheumatic fever come to a Baltimore-area hospital for open heart surgery to repair their damaged hearts. They receive world-class medical care at no cost to them, and they and their traveling companions are...
  • Community & Clubs: Make a New Year's resolution of service

    Community & Clubs: Make a New Year's resolution of service
    As you make your New Year's resolutions, add this one to your list: Visit a service club and check one out for possible membership. Membership in a service club is an extra 30 minutes a week on a breakfast, lunch or dinner hour for a club meeting filled...
  • National plan calls for end to Alzheimer's by 2025

    National plan calls for end to Alzheimer's by 2025
    The national advocacy group, USAgainstAlzheimer's applauds the release of a draft framework of a national plan to stop Alzheimer's by 2025. "This marks the first time that the federal government has adopted a timeframe to stop Alzheimer's," its press...
  • Founding Harbor Day School headmaster dies

    John F. Marder, the founding headmaster of Harbor Day School, Orange County's first independent school, has died. He was 82. Marder, a Newport Beach resident, died Saturday of complications related to dementia. "Although not technically the founder of...
  • John F. Marder, Jr

    John F. Marder, Jr
    John F. Marder, Jr. Founding Headmaster of Harbor Day School November 26, 1929 – January 7, 2012     John F. Marder, Jr. passed away peacefully on January 7th, surrounded by his loving family.  John was born in Binghamton, New York, the son of John...
  • Rotary has polio on the ropes in India

    Rotary Club members worldwide, including those in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, are cautiously celebrating a milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio. India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone one year without recording...
  • How bad were the good old days?

    Being somewhat the same vintage as Francis Adams (“A witness to big changes in America”, Dec. 27), I agree with much of what was noted as being positive about the 1930s, although not corporal punishment in schools. However, the rosy look-...
  • Grimes sisters' deaths, still unsolved, part of series that shook city in 1950s

    Grimes sisters' deaths, still unsolved, part of series that shook city in 1950s
    Fifty-five years ago, a grisly scene was destined not only to be engraved on Chicagoans' memories but to alter our city's image. The Tribune's headline screamed "FIND 2 LOST GIRLS SLAIN!" Actually, that was never proved. The saga of the Grimes sisters,...