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  • Lehigh County Commissioners backed off three budget amendments

    Lehigh County Commissioners backed off three budget amendments
    Lehigh County commissioners backed off three budget amendments Wednesday, handing Tom Muller victories on half of his executive vetoes. Board Republicans had the power to override all six of Muller's vetoes, which passed originally with veto-proof...
  • Palos Hills nursing home gets break on fees

    Palos Hills nursing home gets break on fees
    Palos Hills officials have decided to give the owners of a local nursing home a discount on permit fees to build a new facility after discovering several surrounding municipalities charge less for commercial ventures. Nathan and Daniel Weiss, owners...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Grooming and Dressing Dementia Patients

    Emily had a habit of always taking her favorite purse along with her, when it was time for her late afternoon shower. Taking her purse along made the task of showering a lot easier for Emily and her caregivers. When 6 p.m. rolled around, and as the...
  • Should life insurance firms have access to your genetic test results?

    Should life insurance firms have access to your genetic test results?
    So, you're thinking you might like to check out one of those inexpensive new tests that would give you some insight into, say, the health implications of your ethnic heritage. It may, incidentally, turn up findings you may or may not want -- say, on...
  • Fort Eustis soldiers visit with veterans

    Fort Eustis soldiers visit with veterans
    HAMPTON — Four veterans sat in a semi-circle Monday in the front parlor at Commonwealth Assisted Living at Hampton. Across from them were reflections of their younger selves — service men in uniform. "What branch of the service are you in?...
  • Lehigh County commissioners not sold on Cedarbrook upgrades

    Lehigh County commissioners not sold on Cedarbrook upgrades
    Lehigh County Commissioner Vic Mazziotti said Wednesday that plans to attract higher-paying patients to subsidize a nursing home with a mission to serve the community's neediest put him in a philosophical bind. Those plans would upgrade a wing of Lehigh...
  • People on the move

    People on the move
    Redevelopment, economic Nguyen Tran was promoted to director of the Northwest District of the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), to oversee the district's day-to-day operations. In the past, Tran was a senior planner for the City of...
  • Omega's story speaks to rise of healthcare properties

    Omega's story speaks to rise of healthcare properties
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. faltered in the late 1990s after cuts to Medicare and Medicaid drained the business of clients. As federal budget cuts rippled through the system, Omega reeled. Founded in 1992, the Hunt Valley-based real estate investment...
  • Dominic C. 'Nick' Selvi, teacher and musician

    Dominic C. 'Nick' Selvi, teacher and musician
    Dominic C. "Nick" Selvi, an instrumental music teacher and accomplished saxophonist who taught in Harford County elementary schools, died Friday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of Stage 4 rectal cancer. The Abingdon resident was 36. "He was embraced...
  • Medical errors in U.S. hospitals fall

    Medical errors in U.S. hospitals fall
    Hospitals nationwide are making fewer mistakes in treating patients, sparing 50,000 lives and saving $12 billion in health spending over the past three years, according to a new analysis of billing data by federal health officials. The report from the...
  • Nurse is accused of stealing almost $3K in jewels from patient

    A nurse in Palm Beach Gardens is accused of stealing $2,800 worth of jewelry from the woman for whom she was hired to care, according to police. Palm Beach Gardens police arrested Catherine Kyrkostas, 63, Monday after the woman she was hired to care...