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Polio

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  • Vernon Harry Wiesand, police magistrate

    Vernon Harry Wiesand, police magistrate
    Vernon Harry Wiesand, a retired attorney and police magistrate who was a former city Recreation and Parks Board president, died of stroke complications May 26 at the Anchorage Nursing Home in Salisbury. The former Mount Vernon Place resident was 92. Born...
  • William "Dean" McNaughton

    William "Dean" McNaughton
    William “Dean” McNaughton,  a Balboa Island and Newport Beach resident, died peacefully June 3, 2012 with his family at his side.  He was 89 years old. Dean was born in Bicknell, Indiana, on March 6, 1923.  He attended high school in Pekin,...
  • Feedback: What's on your bedside table?

    Feedback: What's on your bedside table?
    "The Pale King" by David Foster Wallace. It's not always an easy read, but it's funny. It's fascinating to think about how hard it must've been to write and sad to know it's his last. — Ellen Brady, Aurora I have succumbed to the hype and read...
  • Anne Healy, headmistress

    Anne Healy, headmistress
    Anne Healy, a visionary educator who as headmistress led the way in integrating Roland Park Country School and oversaw its transition into the computer age, died Wednesday afternoon of post-polio syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Guilford...
  • Parents continue to question the health risks of vaccines

    Parents continue to question the health risks of vaccines
    By the time most kids start kindergarten, they will have received more than 25 vaccinations that protect against diseases like whooping cough, polio, and the measles. Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson with Seattle Children's Hospital says vaccines are the...
  • Vashon Island has one of lowest vaccination rates in the state

    Vashon Island has one of lowest vaccination rates in the state
    The state of Washington has the lowest vaccination rate in the country, and public health offices across the state are keeping a close eye on areas they call “pockets of need.” One of those is Vashon Island. Resident Celina Yarkin, a...
  • James H. Berger, purchasing agent

    James H. Berger, purchasing agent
    James Hopkins Berger, a retired purchasing agent who in his youth earned a Carnegie Hero Award for saving the lives of two family members during a 1958 Roland Park house fire, died Dec. 15 of prostate cancer at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Mays...
  • Rotary International Rose Parade Float Needs Donations

    Gayle Anderson was live in Pasadena at the Rotary International Rose Parade Float "Inch Towards the End of Polio" being built by Phoenix Decorating. The recession is having an impact on the organization. Their float is in trouble. The organization needs...
  • Friday Night Lighs In The Morning Wrap Up and The Rose Bowl Oregon VS. Wisconsin College Football Game

    Gayle Anderson was live in Azusa with a wrap up on this year's California Interscholastic Federation High School Football. The City Championship winners are Narbonne. The State Championship winners are Sierra Canyon. For more information about...
  • Wheelchair and Car Stolen from Disabled Man

    Wheelchair and Car Stolen from Disabled Man
    "I was devastated,” said theft victim Marino Chesmore.  Someone stole Marino Chesmore's Toyota Camry, just 50 feet from the front door of his senior living apartment early Friday Morning. “So unfortunate that it happened right before...
  • An urgent task: reducing health disparities

    For the first time in history, slightly more than half of newborn Americans are people of color. It is projected that by 2050, the majority of Americans will be from minority populations. This demographic shift has serious implications on a myriad of...