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The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited with the expression, "The only thing permanent is change." The electronic age has ushered in a dramatic evolution in human behavior. Our devices that are computer-driven are in fact dictating how we...
Peter Hayes Devin, 55, passed away peacefully in his home on December 30, 2012, after a four year battle with ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was surrounded by love and family as he was welcomed into heaven and the arms of...
For Bob Lee, things comes in threes: three bike rides around the country, three reasons, three generations. Lee, 70, of Barrington, Ill., stopped in Huntington Beach and Newport Beach last week on his way from Vancouver, Canada, to the U.S.-Mexico...
Every summer Coach Dan Glenn brings his Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball team to Hawaii for a tournament. It is a perfect time to start the upcoming season with good competition, team bonding and most importantly, life lessons, which Coach Glenn...
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The Newport Harbor Nautical Museum will launch an exhibit, "Extraordinary People," on Tuesday that gives a retrospective of local hero Nick Scandone. Scandone, who died in 2009 at the age of 42, won the gold medal at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing,...
NEWPORT BEACH — He referred to ALS not as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, but as "A Love for Sailing." It was Nick Scandone's way of turning his death sentence from Lou Gehrig's disease into a positive, which he did time and again. He won a gold...
Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
A Penn State football player has been recognized for his campaign that raised nearly $200,000 to fight ALS on behalf of a former Lafayette quarterback. Adam Breneman, a freshman tight end with the Nittany Lions, was honored for his work Sunday at the...
Former Northwestern Lehigh High School football standout Brett Snyder has been fighting Lou Gehrig's disease for the past decade, but that's not his only challenge. He recently underwent a tracheotomy and needs a ventilator, which means that speech as he...
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These groups meet regularly. ALS Resource support group — First Saturday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Educational support for ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) patients, family members and friends. Owen Brown Interfaith Center, Conference Room 116B, 7246...
Joe Sterrett, Lehigh University's director of athletics, was a surprise addition to the list of speakers on Thursday night at the South Side Boosters 34th annual spring awards dinner at the Se-Wy-Co Fire Company banquet hall in Bethlehem. It was a...
I promised another column on baseball, our “national pastime,” and the Baseball Hall of Fame; so, while it’s still spring here goes: Two weeks ago on Ruth Anne’s and my radio show, Ed Lough talked baseball. Ed is known locally for...
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