| Feb 17, 2012
| 1:33 PM
An Indiana man in need of a kidney found his match through Facebook.
Jerry Wilde is a college professor at IU East in Richmond. He loves music and teaching, but right now, he faces a life-threatening challenge.
For the past two years, Jerry has been on...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:24 PM
A difficult time in my family's life has finally improved with an operation made possible by a generous brother-in-law.
On Jan. 31 my wife, Barbara, received a kidney at Allegheny General Hospital from her brother Randy Miller.
Even though it has just...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Dialysis is a lifesaving treatment for those with kidney disorders. But during emergencies, particularly bad weather, sometimes patients don't want to go — or can't get to — their usual dialysis center. There are some steps patients can take...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 6:00 PM
When the Super Bowl ends Sunday, win or lose, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is likely to exchange texts with one man.
When Brady was 12, he met Tom Martinez at a football camp at the College of San Mateo in California and has sought the...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Nancy Weirich was born to be a teacher.
For about 25 years, she worked in her chosen profession, the majority of the time as a third-grade teacher for Washington County Public Schools.
“Nancy influenced a lot of people,” said her husband,...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:35 AM
In many ways, Tim Langham is like many other 23-year-olds—still finding his way.
Just the other day, he told his parents he has decided to pursue his passion – cooking – rather than to continue studying psychology in college.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Nancy Jo Weirich, 65, went to be with her savior, Jesus Christ, on Jan. 16, 2012, at her home on Cool Hollow Road, Hagerstown, Md.
Nancy was the daughter of Betty L. Nye of Hagerstown, who survives her, and the late W. Joe Nye.
She was a member of...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Somewhat goofy by nature, Ray Faczan always wanted to be a clown.
As a pharmaceutical sales represantative, his career obligations prohibited him from achieving the ambition. But when he retired five or six years ago, he finally acquiesced to an...
| Feb 23, 2012
Quarterbacks coach in the Bay Area
Tom Martinez, 67, a quarterbacks coach in the Bay Area who had worked with Tom Brady from his time as a high school player through his NFL career with the New England Patriots, has died.
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Tom Martinez, longtime personal coach to New England Patriot Quarterback Tom Brady was slated to come to Johns Hopkins Hospital for a life-saving kidney transplant in coming months. But the Associated Press reported today that he died.
The story says...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Baltimore's spending panel agreed on Wednesday to pay $500,000 to two grandparents after police arrested them on dubious charges of kidnapping their own grandson — and the grandfather was severely beaten in the city's Central Booking and Intake...