| May 30, 2013
| 8:47 AM
When Howard County General Hospital opened 40 years ago, even the emergency room workers had time on their hands.
"Some older Howard County residents didn't want to come there," said Bob Simonsen, a physician assistant who has worked in the hospital...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The State Board of Education granted Anne Arundel County Public Schools' request last week to waive the 180-day school calendar requirement for Southern Middle School, allowing classes to end on Thursday, June 13. School officials said the early closing...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Danielle's "gift" to me on Mother's Day weekend was calling it quits on nursing.
Mornings were the final frontier and she politely declined me both mornings. (Sniff, sniff.) So, I guess I get my body back, and at least it happened gradually and...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Kinsley Construction Company of York, Pa., was recently selected as the builder of Harford Community College's new Nursing and Allied Health Building.
Kinsley was selected for the $13.9 million contract after members of the HCC Board of Trustees reviewed...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:33 AM
More than 350 runners and walkers raised $20,000 Sunday to benefit the Adam Thompson Memorial Nursing Scholarship at Harford Community College and the Adam Thompson Memorial Education Scholarship at Upper Chesapeake Health.
The Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Three Harford County fire and EMS companies are asking for more funding from the county government so they can potentially double the size of their ambulance crews, the county's public safety commission chairman Tony Bennett said Monday.
| May 1, 2013
Dale and Deborah Tobin of Havre de Grace announce the engagement of their daughter, Diana "Shelly" Tobin to Michael W. Shenk, son of Dee Hewitt of Havre de Grace and Woodrow Shenk of Conowingo.
Tobin is a 2006 graduate of Havre de Grace High School...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Today was the first day I did not lug my "frenemy" to work with me.
It's liberating. But it's also bittersweet.
My frenemy, you see, is my breast pump.
Danielle turned 1 earlier this month (more on that in a future post), and has mostly transitioned to...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:09 PM
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held May 30 to celebrate the construction of Towson University's satellite classroom building at Harford Community College.
The announcement comes about two weeks after the Maryland Board of Public Works approved a...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Harford Community College has received a $25,000 grant from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to support development of an electronic health records system that will bolster training of the institution's nearly 2,200 Nursing and Allied Health students....
| May 10, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Helen Bruce Thomas, a retired nurse and homemaker, died April 23 at the Rogerson House assisted-living facility in Boston of unknown causes. The longtime resident of Phoenix, Baltimore County, was 89.
Born Helen Whitridge Bruce in Baltimore, she was...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Catherine Diehl, a registered nurse and gourmet cook, died June 17 from complications of brain bleeding at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 84.
The former Catherine Drobot was born and raised in Northampton, Pa., where she graduated from high...