Scott Stankavage: Hometown Hero

Scott Stankavage is Wednesday’s Hometown Hero. Scott was a quarterback at Carolina back in the early 80’s.  He played for three different teams in the NFL. About 3 years ago, Scott was diagnosed with leukemia.  Since then, he’s been fighting hard and not only for himself.  He’s raising money to help fight the disease in every way he can. A fundraising campaign is underway on behalf of Scott Stankavage.  John Aluise is leading the effort. From the fundraising page: “Scott’s untimely diagnosis of Leukemia occurred while he was the father of three children under the age of 4. Despite this...

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Happy Five Years at Chapelboro, Jeff Danner!

We are celebrating five years of Jeff Danner and Common Science at Chapelboro! For the past five years, Chapelboro readers have been treated to Jeff Danner’s Common Science column.  Danner takes the wonderful, yet complicated world of science and distills it into something we can all understand.  Jeff has worked in both the chemical and biotech industries and is the veteran of thousands of science debates at cocktail parties and holiday dinners across the nation. To celebrate Jeff Danner’s five years with Chapelboro, we are taking a look back five of his most popular Common Science columns. A World Without...

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Carolina-Villanova Notes

(Courtesy of UNC Sports Information) Post-game Notes, NCAA Championship Game Villanova 77, North Carolina 74 April 4, 2016 • Villanova won the 2016 NCAA championship, 77-74, on a three-point field goal by Kris Jenkins as time expired. Tar Heel senior Marcus Paige made the 299th and final three-pointer of his career with 4.7 seconds to play to cap a 17-7 UNC run to tie the game prior to Jenkins’ winning shot. • It was the second game-winning buzzer beater by the opponents this year – Javan Felix hit a two-pointer as Texas beat the Tar Heels, 84-82, in Austin on 12/12/15....

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