HILLVIEW - Two hours. It was the amount of time the oncologist gave Rebecca Coy Gross to go home and kiss her children goodbye; the time that would lapse before she was put in isolation for chemotherapy. If she waited any longer, her doctor could not guarantee any chance of survival.
MOUNT WASHINGTON - While this week marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, it also marks a milestone for one Mount Washington woman.
On Tuesday, longtime Mount Washington resident Ruth Ball will celebrate her 100th birthday.
Though her century-birthday is certainly a rare feat, Ball said it's just another day to her.
"I don't feel any different," she said with a smirk.
MOUNT WASHINGTON - After a lifetime of service, local businesswoman Pearl Hudson, 78, will hand over control of Pearl's Food Mart on Tuesday.
Though the convenience store and its name will remain much the same under new management, Hudson's retirement will mark the end of an era in Mount Washington history.
Hudson, who has operated the convenience store affectionately referred to as "Pearl's" for a quarter century, said her last day will be bittersweet, but it's time to pass the torch.