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  • Going Green: Programs Help Reduce Impact

    Not only is Longo Toyota a national leader in sales and service, it takes responsibility for its impact on the environment with practical and sustainable on-site processes. In recognition of its commitment to sustaining green business practices, the...
  • Former McDonald's executive keeps food flowing as chief of Northern Illinois Food Bank

    Former McDonald's executive keeps food flowing as chief of Northern Illinois Food Bank
    For years Pete Schaefer was an executive at McDonald's Corp., jetting back and forth to booming markets in Asia. Today, he runs the Northern Illinois Food Bank, and a road trip to Rockford counts as a notable departure. Going from a multibillion-dollar...
  • Men Making a Difference: Mark Gregory

    Men Making a Difference: Mark Gregory
    Mark Gregory remembers. He remembers dates. There was the day after Thanksgiving in 1989, when doctors found a tumor near his brain. Then there was July 26, 1991, when Gregory, who’d been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, underwent a bone marrow...
  • Westminster teen's mission is to help kids with chronic illness

    Westminster teen's mission is to help kids with chronic illness
    When she was 11 years old, Alexis Ross discovered she had type 1 diabetes. She had lost 20 pounds, lacked any energy and was unable to quench her thirst. Finally, one day, she was rushed to the hospital by her mother, Caroline. "My blood sugar was...
  • Aktion Club installs officers

    The Burbank Kiwanis For Fun held a dinner party on May 12 at Victorio’s Restaurant to celebrate the installation of new officers of the Kiwanis Aktion Club for the 2011-13 period. Kiwanis Division 16 Lt. Gov. Gary Kessler installed the incoming...
  • N'DIGO Foundation Gala, Glamorama's launch party

    N'DIGO Foundation Gala, Glamorama's launch party
    The N'DIGO Foundation Gala was a Tribute to Men and featured a powerful concert by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds at Symphony Center. The 10-time Grammy winner, along with a four-piece band that included his brother Kevon Edmonds, brought the crowd to its...
  • Volunteer receives national honor

    For his volunteer service, James Lui, an IT administrator for ARAMARK Uniform Services in Burbank, recently received a Gold Jefferson Award for Public Service — one of the nation’s top honors for community service and volunteerism. As a board...
  • Twelve fall ill at Ronald McDonald House

    Twelve people at the Ronald McDonald House near the University of Maryland Medical Center have been taken to area hospitals with nausea, a fire spokesman said Wednesday night. Nine adults and three children at the facility located at 635 W. Lexington St....
  • Animal assisted activity programs popular at senior communities

    Animal assisted activity programs popular at senior communities
    As any dog lover knows, canines have special powers. Dogs can engage us in ways humans can't. This is especially true with seniors. There is a growing body of medical research that shows how interacting with dogs (and other pets) improve seniors'...
  • Interview: Despite his over-the-top costumes, Cee Lo Green insists he's a normal guy

    Interview: Despite his over-the-top costumes, Cee Lo Green insists he's a normal guy
    It may be hard to believe after seeing him wear a chicken costume at this year's Grammys and a Darth Vader costume at the 2006 MTV Movie Awards, but Cee Lo Green — the man behind the hit revenge anthem "Forget You" — insists he's really not...
  • Seniors at Harford's newest private school help feed the homeless

    Harford County's newest private school hasn't even opened, but members of its first senior class recently labored together in a kitchen on a hot summer evening. Why? The answer can be found in mission statement of the school that each of these rising...