| 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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County awarded some $134,000 to eight county organizations this month through its Ladders to Success grant program.
Jan Hoffberger, program director for the foundation, said every day the organization "sees...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| May 19, 2013
Tracy Balazs, the president and CEO of an Annapolis-based staffing firm, was named Entrepreneurial Success of the Year last month by the Baltimore district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
She founded the company, Federal Staffing...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:18 PM
"Great job!" goes out to Girl Scouts Adrianna Billings and Layla Nolin of Troop 1508. They recently received their Silver Awards for helping out at the Sandy Spring Friends Nursing Home.
They have volunteered there for the past three years and decided it...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Legislation to legalize medical marijuana passed the House of Delegates Monday, sending the measure to the Senate.
The bill would allow marijuana to be distributed through academic research centers by doctors and nurses. Similar measures have failed...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Workplace violence is a serious occupational hazard in hospitals and other health care facilities, a fact that has escaped an unsuspecting public. Nationally, nursing assistants employed by nursing homes have the highest incidence of workplace assault...