| Aug 27, 2010
| 7:56 AM
2-1-1 Broward Special Needs Hotline
www.211-broward.org/specialneeds.htm The hotline provides free comprehensive information and referrals to callers, an online resource list for Broward County organizations, 24-hour crisis support and a calendar of...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:31 PM
Joy Heaven is back in district court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing to determine if her case will go to trial.
The foster mother is charged with felony murder while committing child abuse, in the death of 5-year-old year Emily Meno in July.
| Sep 7, 2010
| 8:02 AM
September 25-The Dravet Syndrome Foundation's National Walk-A-Thon will be located at Busse Woods/Ned Brown Forest Preserve in Rolling Meadows.
At 9 and a half months Jordan had his first seizure; it lasted 25 minutes. By his second birthday he had...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 10:17 AM
Jessica Ambroe and her family didn't think anything was wrong when her arms began to periodically jerk and twitch during the summer of 2007.
The Ferndale honor roll student, cheerleader, and volleyball player didn't realize how much her life was about to...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 9:19 AM
"Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds"
By Lyndall Gordon Viking, 472 pages, $28
Even though fewer than a dozen of Emily Dickinson’s 1,789 poems were published in her lifetime, her family and friends in Amherst,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:26 PM
While talking Tuesday night about the tragic loss of his first wife and daughter, Vice President Joe Biden assured supporters of Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy that a cure is possible.
“I can only image what it’s like to stare at...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:02 AM
Two students at Ferndale Area High School used their love of hockey to raise money for Chelsea’s Hope, a nonprofit organization founded to raise awareness about Lafora’s disease, a fatal form of epilepsy.
With the help of their faculty...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:30 AM
March 26 is Purple Day - a day when people worldwide wear purple to support those with epilepsy and raise awareness about the condition.
Epilepsy is the second most common neurological disorder after migraines and affects more than 50 million people...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 6:39 AM
It’s the end to another very long day. We started early, but we saw so much I don’t even know where to start. From the collapsed hospital with the child clinic or the repaired well with dozens of children who had never seen a camera before...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 11:07 PM
The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony went without a host or much sense of direction Sunday night at Nokia Theatre, as a heartfelt tribute to singer Amy Winehouse and a career-rehab performance from Chris Brown offered strong moments over the course of...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 1:46 AM
Lew Jenkins, former lightweight boxing champion of the world, had a color TV.
Lew was our neighbor and had a heart of gold, which meant he invited his good friend, my Pop, along with his brood of kids, to watch color television on Saturday evenings.