| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Thanks to iLASIK, I can see clearly now!
After years of consideration, Mark Cox of Lynchburg finally made the decision to have LASIK eye surgery. His only regret is that he didn’t get it done sooner.
According to the Vision Council of...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Windber artist, Julius S. Mehok likes to keep a low profile, something that may soon change by having his work printed on the 2012 Windber Coal Calendar by the Eurkea Coal Heritage Foundation.
Mehok, 87, a self-taught artist, has an extensive following...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:39 AM
ASHEVILLE, NC (KTLA) -- Evangelist Billy Graham was released from the hospital after a second bout with pneumonia, a hospital spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
Graham, 93, returned to his home in Montreat, N.C., after a six-day stay in the hospital.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:25 PM
Ruth L. Thomas, whose philanthropic interests ranged from medical and educational institutions to helping newly arrived immigrants, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at Springhouse Assisted-Living in Pikesville.
Mrs. Thomas would have...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Members of Soroptimist International of Glendale outdid themselves this year by presenting checks totaling $20,000 to 13 organizations serving women and girls. Their annual luncheon was held on Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Glendale Hilton Hotel.
| Dec 31, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Editor's note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail runs "A Life Remembered." Each story in this continuing series takes a look back — through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others — at a member of the community who died recently. Today's...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Anetta Jackson begins most days as she ends them — reading.
Fiction, nonfiction, magazines, newspapers. It doesn't matter.
She always has had a love of the written word, the Hagerstown woman said.
Now retired, Jackson, 68, has even more time to...
| Jan 10, 2012
Dr. Richard Fessler leaned over his patient's back and sliced through skin, muscle and bone until he exposed the man's spinal cord, crushed just days earlier in a motorcycle crash.
He then inserted a syringe into the cable of nerves and injected about...
| May 17, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Attorney opens Lancaster practice
LANCASTER — Mary Elizabeth Wesley opened her private practice of the Wesley Law Office on Monday in the Metcalf Building across from Lancaster Christian Church.
She has almost three years of experience in the...
| May 20, 2011
| 1:30 AM
FARGO, N.D. - The snow had finally melted and the ground was no longer soggy, so I began inspecting our landscape. I wanted to see if our perennial plants had survived the winter. Fortunately, our rosebushes were budding, the tall grasses were growing and...
| Jun 4, 2011
If she hadn't starred in the 1950s cult horror films "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman" and "Attack of the Giant Leeches," if she hadn't posed nude for Playboy, few would have asked how 82-year-old Yvette Vickers could have died in her Benedict Canyon home and...