| Jun 7, 2013
Bates Middle gets grant
The College Board has awarded Wiley H. Bates Middle School in Annapolis a $5,000 Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts. Bates became the county's first fully arts-integrated school, as well as a magnet school for the...
| 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 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...
| 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 7, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The region’s largest health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, has committed $125,000 to Howard Community College for 50 scholarships over the next five years.
The announcement came Friday, May 3, as CareFirst administrators and local...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2013
Leslie Mancuso has been at the helm of Jhpiego, an international health affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University, for more than a decade.
Under her leadership, the Fells Point-based organization has expanded significantly. The nonprofit's budget has...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Marian J. Wallace, a retired businesswoman and former registered nurse, died Friday of Parkinson's disease at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 92.
Marian Jones was born and raised near Hurlock and graduated from a Dorchester County...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:10 PM
To its developers, Crystal Spring Annapolis represents a new wave of retirement living: Senior apartments and nursing home rooms nestled in the woods. A cluster of specialty shops a short walk or golf cart ride away. An inn and village green attracting...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Recently, there’s been a lot of focus on the financial exploitation of older adults.
The FTC last month held a one-day workshop on senior identity theft, which highlighted some of the types of ID theft that older adults encounter.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:10 AM
A volunteer at a historic Harford County mill that once ground corn into meal is teaching today's visitors an old-fashioned craft of making dolls from cornhusks.
Many years ago, stone-ground corn meal was an integral part of a family's sustenance, and...