| Jun 29, 2011
| 3:12 AM
Since half of the family just returned from a visit to South Carolina, I would like to share some Southern humor I recently received:
A group of Alabama friends went deer hunting and paired off in twos for the day. That night, one of the hunters...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 7:35 PM
They thought breast cancer was the worst of it. Then came the brain aneurysm.
But for Angela Leary and her family, the worst turned out to be something else entirely. Something that made the aneurysm, as their doctor told them, "the least of her...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Northeast Indianapolis will soon be home to a new state of the art rehabilitation hospital.
The Community Health Network announced the new hospital Monday. The 60-bed, 63,000 square foot facility will have all private rooms, special therapy spaces and...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:32 PM
At the age of 73, Archbishop Daniel Buechlein announced his early retirement because of various health issues Wednesday.
In 2008, Archbishop Buechlein battled Hodgkin's lymphoma. During that year, he had chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Then,...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 5:46 PM
Our garden took up at least a third of the three-acre lot that was our grandparents' yard, a yard that at its height had eight little kids running through it. My mom was the youngest of the eight and when her father had a stroke she was recruited to...
| Dec 11, 2011
The day after hip surgery, my father asked me to bring him a frozen coffee and something sweet the next morning. I returned to the hospital with a Frappuccino and a doughnut, one or both of which nearly killed him.
He began choking and then turned...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:28 PM
The 2011-12 boys basketball season is now officially over in the Lehigh Valley.
Easton's loss to Lower Merion on Saturday afternoon officially dropped the curtain on a year that featured lots of competitive games, surprising twists, unpredictable results...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:06 AM
The American Heart Association and Indianapolis International Airport will unveil three walking paths that will benefit travelers, visitors and airport workers.
The announcement comes this Wednesday on the sixth annual National Walking Day.
| Dec 28, 2011
"I didn't know there was a Pit Bull ban (here)," says Jim Sak, who moved from Chicago to Aurelia, IA, in November.
Only days after they had moved to town, a meter reader reported Sak and his wife, Peggy Leifer, to city officials because, to him, their...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:09 PM
I've talked to Chuck Dibilio several times over the years, often after big football and basketball performances while he was at Nazareth.
And I was thrilled to talk to him last September after he made a memorable collegiate debut for Princeton in the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 9:01 AM
As you begin to read this story about Fred Burkhart, Fred Burkhart may be dead.
That's a shock, I know, but it is what it is. In August, Burkhart was told that the prostate cancer he has been living with and fighting for more than three years had...