| 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...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:35 PM
Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame
Danny Wiseman of Baltimore, a 12-time PBA Tour winner, was elected to the PBA Hall of Fame along with Doug Kent, the Professional Bowlers Association announced Friday. They will be inducted during the Hall...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Linda Hartle of Smithsburg, Md., passed away on Jan. 7, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center after a long courageous battle against kidney disease.
Linda’s wish was to help other kidney patients and their struggle against kidney disease.
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Lori Hartwell didn't go to her senior prom.
Throughout her teenage years, the 46-year-old was on dialysis for chronic kidney disease. Diagnosed at 2 years old, she had two failed kidney transplants before she reached 20.
Fourteen years ago, a few...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:50 PM
A man is dead and his family thinks the non-profit bus service RADAR that transports the disabled is responsible after an incident last Friday in Roanoke near Valley View Mall.
His family says Timothy Washington was feeling fine when he got on the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Aberdeen: Bernard Olson, 85, of Aberdeen and formerly of Bristol, died on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Aberdeen Rehab and Health Center in Aberdeen.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Langford Lutheran Church in Langford....
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Nearly 400-thousand Americans rely on dialysis to keep them alive.
Saturday morning, some of those local folks -and the people who love them- gathered in downtown Roanoke for the annual Kidney Walk.
The walk raises awareness for the prevention of kidney...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:01 AM
A group of investors, including Roanoke Development Consultant Brian Wishneff, has agreed to purchase the former Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg. The property currently houses a dialysis clinic, and the new owners envision a health campus that...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Kidney disease is a chronic condition with no cure, but members of the Glendale-based Renal Support Network don’t let that get them down as they “bead” together for a new fundraiser that’s the brainchild of a local woman who’...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:07 PM
We are learning more about what caused an explosion at an Amherst County shopping center.
Investigators believe a vehicle hit a propane tank behind the AmbriarShoppingCenter.
That created a leak in the tank and started a fire. The fire then caused...