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  • Support groups around Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Thursday, 7-9 p.m. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients or those who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's. Learn about the disease, what to expect and how to cope. The Bain...
  • Van Deusen named Rotary Club president

    Jay Van Deusen, owner of Van Deusen Construction Company and Rainbow International of Northeast Maryland, has been named President of the Rotary Club of Bel Air. Van Deusen, a member of the 50-person organization for six years, served as president elect...
  • On the road: One woman's quest to meet all her Facebook friends

    On the road: One woman's quest to meet all her Facebook friends
    As 2011 dawned, ArLynn Leiber Presser made a New Year's resolution: Somehow, she would get face-to-face with every one of her 325 Facebook friends, over the next 365 days, across three continents. The reason? In the language of Facebook, "It's...
  • Editorial: It's important to immunize

    A new school year is just around the corner here in Newport-Mesa, and education officials are alerting parents that a new law requires students entering grades 7-12 to get a whooping cough booster shot. Incidents of whooping cough have exploded in the...
  • UCF lands two NIH grants worth $5.5 million for hemophilia research

    UCF lands two NIH grants worth $5.5 million for hemophilia research
    An innovative UCF scientist has helped land two NIH grants totaling $5.5 million, the University of Central Florida announced Friday. The National Institutes of Health funding will be used to research a better treatment for hemophilia, the life-...
  • Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision

    Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision
    Harry Crews, a rough-hewn Southerner who drew a keen following with novels that describe a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of grotesques — characters who are tossed into rattlesnake pits, walk on their hands, croon lullabies to a skull and literally...
  • 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...