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by ANDREA ROWLAND | August 23, 2004
andrear@herald-mail.com Today's TV offerings bulge with dissatisfied people getting nipped, tucked and lifted, injected, enhanced and reshaped. Cosmetic plastic surgery has gained widespread attention with TV documentaries and "reality" shows such as Fox's "The Swan," ABC's "Extreme Makeover," MTV's "I Want a Famous Face" and "Dr. 90210" on E! The plastic surgery broadcasting blitz is a double-edged scalpel, local and national plastic surgeons said recently. Drs. Salvatore DiMercurio of Hagerstown, Darrick Antell of New York City and Robert Sigal of Reston, Va., said the media coverage has helped educate the public about cosmetic surgery, bolstered public acceptance of it and boosted business.
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by ANDREA ROWLAND | August 23, 2004
"I think the most important part of getting a good result from plastic surgery is choosing the right surgeon," said plastic surgeon Darrick Antell of New York, spokesman for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He and other doctors urged plastic surgery candidates to follow some guidelines for finding the right cosmetic surgeon, including: ยท Choose doctors certified to perform plastic surgery. The American Board of Plastic Surgery requires its members to graduate from an accredited medical school, complete a combination of at least five years of general surgery and plastic surgery residency training, and pass comprehensive oral and written exams.
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by KRISTIN WILSON | September 12, 2005
kristinw@herald-mail.com There's a new wind blowing in the field of plastic surgery and it's breathing more natural life into face-lift procedures. Increasingly, patients demand procedures that are less invasive, leave fewer and less noticeable scars and produce a more natural appearance, says Dr. Donald Kress, a plastic surgeon in Frederick, Md. Enter barbed sutures, a recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved technology that uses the design of porcupine quills to help both women and men get a more youthful, refreshed appearance.
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November 18, 1998
Maryland State Dental Association FREDERICK, Md. - Dr. Arnold G. McGreevy, of Frederick, has been elected president of the Maryland State Dental Association for a one-year term. He took office during the association's annual convention held in conjunction with the Chesapeake Dental Conference in Ocean City, Md. Also, Dr. Vincent DiFabio, of Frederick, received a special Certificate of Appreciation during the association's annual meeting. He was recognized for outstanding service to the public, the profession and the association.
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By DON AINES | August 7, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Scottie Nathan North, charged with criminal homicide in the 2006 death of a former employer, entered a not guilty plea to that and other charges Wednesday during mandatory arraignment in Franklin County Court. North's case has been scheduled for the November trial term, Assistant District Attorney Angela Krom said. North appeared before Judge Douglas Herman for arraignment, she said. A decision on whether to seek the death penalty in the case has not been made, said Krom, something that the prosecution is usually required to do by the time a case reaches mandatory arraignment.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | June 30, 2009
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -- Fulton County, Pa., community leaders broke ground Tuesday for a new Fulton County Medical Center facility they say will create jobs and help the county's distressed economy. McConnellsburg contractor Palmer Construction will oversee development of a $4.8 million patient-services building, where specialty doctors like neurologists and cardiologists will have offices. Construction is expected to last one year at the Peach Orchard Road site where the hospital relocated in 2007.
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By DON AINES | August 28, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. -- A Franklin County judge has granted the District Attorney's Office an extension to file a notice of aggravating circumstances in a 2006 criminal homicide case, a procedural requirement to seek the death penalty. Scott Nathan North, 27, formerly of Chambersburg, is charged in the August 2006 killing of a former employer. North entered a not guilty plea to that and other charges at his mandatory arraignment on Aug. 6. A notice of aggravating circumstances normally has to be filed by the time of mandatory arraignment.
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By HARLEY HARRISON/Pulse Correspondent | June 3, 2008
Teens are always worrying about what they look like, saying "I'm fat!" "My nose is crooked!" "My thighs are huge!" - focusing on things they can complain about. Teens compare themselves to famous celebrities, although those celebrities might not look any better. To get their so-called perfect bodies, some celebrities have to go through plastic surgery with needles, scalpels, lasers, etc. Celebrities think cosmetic surgery would make them become "sexy. " There's Ashlee Simpson and her new nose, Pamela Anderson and her massive bust, and Michael Jackson and well his entire face.
NEWS
by DON AINES | August 19, 2006
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - What caused the death of a Franklin County man whose body was discovered Wednesday in Huntingdon County had not been determined as of Friday, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Huntingdon County Coroner Ron Morder on Thursday identified the body as that of Carl W. Ryder, 43, of 16922 Drifted Lane, but said additional tests were needed to determine the cause and manner of death. "The cause of death was not apparent in the autopsy performed last night," Trooper Ed Asbury of the Chambersburg barrack said Friday.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | November 6, 2003
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 19-year-old woman who was stabbed several times in the face and neck two weeks ago testified during a court hearing Wednesday that she used cocaine that night and the man charged with attacking her huffed paint. Shane "Dipper" Dodson, 22, of Kearneysville, W.Va., is charged with one count of attempted murder and one count of malicious wounding. Dodson is accused of stabbing his cousin's wife, Chasidy Dodson, 19, several times on Oct. 21. The stabbing happened in a back bedroom inside a home on Grapevine Road.
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January 25, 2013
A patient appreciation event is from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Plastic Surgery Services, 1140 Conrad Court, Hagerstown. Thomas with iS Clinical will demonstrate the Fire and Ice Facial. Refreshments and raffles will be available. RSVP by today. Call 301-791-1800.
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Bob Garver | Special to The Herald-Mail | December 12, 2010
It is usually a good thing to know that actors had a good time filming a movie. If the movie is a comedy, their natural glee will make their performances that much more believable. If the actors are good friends with each other, their chemistry will bring out the best in each other’s performances even if the movie isn’t a comedy. However, it is a bad thing that Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie had fun filming “The Tourist,” because there is no reason for “The Tourist” to exist other than for Depp and Jolie to have fun. “The Tourist” is another one of those dreadful “Actors’ Paid Vacation” movies.
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By LORRI HELFAND / St. Petersburg Times | September 28, 2010
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Barbara Paonessa works out three times a week, takes piano lessons and volunteers at a hospital gift shop. She feels great. But a while back, friends were telling her she looked tired. And she didn't like the way her chin was starting to droop. So, in her late 60s, the Gulfport, Fla., resident had an eye lift, and about five years ago, she had surgery to tighten up her chin. "It gives you a nice feeling when you're looking as good as you can look," said Paonessa, 75. Some plastic surgeons say their practices are teeming with patients like Paonessa, men and women 65 and older who want to look as young as they can for as long as they can. "People are living longer.
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By MARIE GILBERT | May 17, 2010
Years ago, aging gracefully meant living comfortably with crow's feet, wrinkles and a less than perfect body. Then, along came the baby boomers. Not content to accept the image staring back at them in the mirror, the generation of 50- to 60-somethings has decided not to allow growing older to get under their collective skin. Instead, they are finding ways to give Father Time a knockout punch. So, they're heading to spas, plastic surgeons and dermatologists - all in an effort to put their best face forward.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | June 30, 2009
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -- Fulton County, Pa., community leaders broke ground Tuesday for a new Fulton County Medical Center facility they say will create jobs and help the county's distressed economy. McConnellsburg contractor Palmer Construction will oversee development of a $4.8 million patient-services building, where specialty doctors like neurologists and cardiologists will have offices. Construction is expected to last one year at the Peach Orchard Road site where the hospital relocated in 2007.
NEWS
By DON AINES | August 28, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. -- A Franklin County judge has granted the District Attorney's Office an extension to file a notice of aggravating circumstances in a 2006 criminal homicide case, a procedural requirement to seek the death penalty. Scott Nathan North, 27, formerly of Chambersburg, is charged in the August 2006 killing of a former employer. North entered a not guilty plea to that and other charges at his mandatory arraignment on Aug. 6. A notice of aggravating circumstances normally has to be filed by the time of mandatory arraignment.
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By DON AINES | August 7, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Scottie Nathan North, charged with criminal homicide in the 2006 death of a former employer, entered a not guilty plea to that and other charges Wednesday during mandatory arraignment in Franklin County Court. North's case has been scheduled for the November trial term, Assistant District Attorney Angela Krom said. North appeared before Judge Douglas Herman for arraignment, she said. A decision on whether to seek the death penalty in the case has not been made, said Krom, something that the prosecution is usually required to do by the time a case reaches mandatory arraignment.
NEWS
By HARLEY HARRISON/Pulse Correspondent | June 3, 2008
Teens are always worrying about what they look like, saying "I'm fat!" "My nose is crooked!" "My thighs are huge!" - focusing on things they can complain about. Teens compare themselves to famous celebrities, although those celebrities might not look any better. To get their so-called perfect bodies, some celebrities have to go through plastic surgery with needles, scalpels, lasers, etc. Celebrities think cosmetic surgery would make them become "sexy. " There's Ashlee Simpson and her new nose, Pamela Anderson and her massive bust, and Michael Jackson and well his entire face.
NEWS
by DON AINES | August 19, 2006
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - What caused the death of a Franklin County man whose body was discovered Wednesday in Huntingdon County had not been determined as of Friday, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Huntingdon County Coroner Ron Morder on Thursday identified the body as that of Carl W. Ryder, 43, of 16922 Drifted Lane, but said additional tests were needed to determine the cause and manner of death. "The cause of death was not apparent in the autopsy performed last night," Trooper Ed Asbury of the Chambersburg barrack said Friday.
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by KRISTIN WILSON | September 12, 2005
kristinw@herald-mail.com There's a new wind blowing in the field of plastic surgery and it's breathing more natural life into face-lift procedures. Increasingly, patients demand procedures that are less invasive, leave fewer and less noticeable scars and produce a more natural appearance, says Dr. Donald Kress, a plastic surgeon in Frederick, Md. Enter barbed sutures, a recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved technology that uses the design of porcupine quills to help both women and men get a more youthful, refreshed appearance.
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