| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:25 PM
They share Pennsylvania ties, a passion for basketball and an NBA legacy in Orlando.
Pat Williams and John Gabriel share an even deeper bond today: A profound appreciation for life as inspiring survivors of incurable but treatable illnesses.
| Nov 12, 2013
It was by chance that Katherine Gorski discovered she had breast cancer.
The Lemont resident was scratching an itch when she felt a bump.
Gorski scheduled a mammogram, but the test showed nothing. A subsequent ultrasound showed the mass, at the time...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:51 PM
Navy men rake in multiple Patriot League honors
The Navy men's soccer team earned three year-end major awards and had a league-best eight players receive all-conference honors. Dave Brandt was named the 2013 Patriot League Coach of...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:07 PM
On Colleen Smith's right shoulder, just about the level of her collarbone, is tattoo of Roman numerals, VI• IV• MMXII. They signify a date, June 4, 2012, one of several over the last 27 months that Smith either wants to remember or knows she...
| Oct 31, 2013
HAMPTON — The treatments are punishing. They sap Mary McCoy's strength, energy and mind. But this is a good day, the brightest she's had of late, and when she inspects a Phoebus Little League team photograph from the 1980s, the memories are fresh....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:59 PM
BOSTON — This story begins with a swollen lymph node in Lesley Breslow's neck when she was only 14 and, for her brother Craig, the story does not end until every kid goes home from the hospital free of cancer, free of fear.
The Red Sox relief...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:34 PM
It's October, and you don't need me to tell you the annual Pepto-Bismoling of nearly everything in sight is in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The grand opening this week of the latest Wawa in town? Pink down to the aprons worn by cops and...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:00 PM
It didn't take long for Jason Maxiell to make an impression – or maybe a dent -- on the Magic.
He already might have left a bruise or two.
Coach Jacque Vaughn stopped the Magic's first practice on Tuesday during a drill. He wanted to show his...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Kathryn Bauer spent 35 years as an analyst and executive at a business services firm, then jumped wholeheartedly into the kind of retirement everyone dreams about: traveling, volunteering, taking college courses, gardening and generally living life away...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"... And I think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen." -- Richard Mourdock, GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate
Life is sacred.
That, Mourdock would later insist, was what he was...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:45 PM
There's a farm in Heidelberg Township where 17 beautiful horses and a cute but mischievous donkey live the life of Riley, or whatever the equine equivalent to that would be. The life of Mr. Ed, maybe, though beyond the occasional whinny I never heard a...