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Relay for Life

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  • Newport News seeks input on city plan

    The city has been working on its One City/One Future Comprehensive Plan's vision for Newport News 2035. The Department of Planning and the Comprehensive Plan Citizen Advisory Committee will hold a final workshop to gather citizen input on the plan from 6...
  • Wayne and Nancy Becraft celebrate 50th anniversary

    Lifelong Laurel residents Wayne and Nancy (formerly Feick) Becraft celebrated 50 years of marriage on Aug. 1, 2014, at an intimate family gathering with their son Jeff, daughter-in-law Suzette, grandkids Spencer, Grace and Evan; and their son Mark,...
  • Hansen: Main Beach, just the right amount of wrong

     Hansen:  Main Beach, just the right amount of wrong
    Most Laguna Beach residents have a lukewarm, like-hate relationship with Main Beach. On the one hand, we recommend it to tourists (then stay away). On the other hand, if we have to go — perhaps to meet out-of-towners — we treat it like a...
  • Volunteer drivers help Peninsula cancer patients to appointments, treatment

    Volunteer drivers help Peninsula cancer patients to appointments, treatment
    Sometimes the biggest challenge with cancer treatment is getting there. The American Cancer Society works to overcome this barrier through its "Road to Recovery" program that uses volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients. "It relieves them and...
  • Lake shutterbugs can showcase their handiwork on 2015 calendar

    Lake shutterbugs can showcase their handiwork on 2015 calendar
    The Lake County Adopt-a-Lake program is seeking photos of a named Lake County body of water for its 2015 Adopt-a-Lake calendar. A panel of volunteers will rate the shots and pick the semifinalists; and then the public can vote online for their...
  • District 230's Relay for Life tops among high schools

    District 230's Relay for Life tops among high schools
    More than 2,250 students filled Sandburg High School's football stadium for District 230's annual Relay for Life Friday night, with music and festivities lasting through sunrise the next morning. The event — an annual fundraiser for the American...
  • Tribune/WGN Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month: York's Sarah Milkowski

    Tribune/WGN Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month: York's Sarah Milkowski
    Sarah Milkowski barks instructions to her teammates as they take the field on a cloudy, breezy day at Richards. "Right! Right! Right! The other right! OK, let it go!" the York junior catcher shouts to the right fielder searching for a looping fly ball...
  • Relay For Life Has Successful 20th Anniversary Event

    Relay For Life Has Successful 20th Anniversary Event
    The South Windsor-Rockville Relay for Life held a successful 20th annual event at South Windsor High School on June 6 and 7. Hundreds of participants turned out to support cancer research at the fun and educational 21-hour event that featured...
  • Relay for Life takes defiant stand against cancer

    After losing her mother to colon cancer about four years ago, Golboo Davari needed to do something thing to help her cope with the loss and find a way to help others with the disease. Rather than simply donate money to the American Cancer Society, she...
  • Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer

     Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer
    Walking all night is not a difficult task when you've faced the much greater battle of fighting cancer. For cancer survivors, it was a joy to see the support-- and worn shoe leather—of other people who also want to conquer cancer. More than 500...
  • Fighting cancer, one lap at a time

    Fighting cancer, one lap at a time
    Cancer survivors and their loved ones and supporters took part in the 24-hour Relay for Life event Saturday. Participants did laps around Huntington Beach Central Park to raise money for the American Cancer Society and awareness of the disease.