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Lymphedema: what you need to know about this disease

By Dr. Patricia Froes Meyer, D.P.T.  Brazil Lymphedema may be an inherited disease (primary) or caused by injury to the lymphatic vessels (secondary). It is more frequent after surgery due to lymph node dissection and/or radiation therapy, in which there’s damage of the lymphatic system. Lymphedema is common during treatment of cancer, especially breast cancer.  […]

Summer Fest 2013 Photos

Summer Fest 2013 Photos

Many sincere thanks for a bigger, better, bolder Summer Fest to the following for their support, time and dedication: The Summer Fest Committees: Chair Eduardo Enriquez, Treasurer Michael Armitage,  Secretary: Robin Finch, Moving Milan Forward: Tom Dupuis, Vendors: Connie Cox, Children & Live Entertainment: Heather Gotts, Milan Chamber & Medical Resources: Carrie Ritchie,  Incredible 5K: […]

Senior Citizens Against Crime, Part II will focus on Defensive Techniques

Senior Citizens Against Crime, Part II will focus on Defensive Techniques

Jennifer Michalak Crime prevention is everyone’s responsibility, not just a job for the police.  Crime can be reduced by simple measures like remembering to lock a door, knowing about common con games, and watching out for your neighbors. These are just some of the tips shared by the Milan Police Department on July 24 to […]

Grandma Rorrer Shares Memories of 100 Years

Grandma Rorrer Shares Memories of 100 Years

By Dave Rorrer Lurlene Cockram Rorrer celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends in Milan.  She was born July 5, 1913 in Patrick County, VA. She remembers growing up on the family farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Woolwine, Virginia, and how hard the family of 8 had to work together. Along with […]

City entrance signs now boast “Goodbye” messages

City entrance signs now boast “Goodbye” messages

The Milan Beautification Commission has completed the installation of the “Goodbye” messages selected to be placed on the back of the city’s entrance signs.  Sallie Bancroft, commission secretary, conducted the contest and brought the project to fruition. Norma Smith said she was honored to have her slogan selected.  It reflects the views of Milan residents, […]