Linas Saurusaitis is the Emergency Medical Services Captain at the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Fire Rescue Department. He’s also a life member and past chief of the Lineboro Volunteer Fire Department. And he’s also a volunteer with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
The week of Nov. 11 will be one of homecoming, remembrance and promise for James “Tip” Tipton. The 1984 graduate of North Carroll High School and 22-year veteran of the United States Air Force will arrive in town from his home in Panama City, Florida on Veterans Day, speak at an American Legion Post 31, in Westminster on Tuesday and hold court at a special fundraiser at Greenmount Station restaurant in Hampstead, Wednesday evening.
On the morning of Monday, Nov. 11, the planet Mercury as seen from Carroll County will pass across the face of the sun. Any observing of this transit of Mercury will require special filters to keep your eyes safe, you don’t have the proper equipment to observe this somewhat rare celestial phenomenon, the Westminster Astronomical Society will have you covered.
Congressman Andy Harris, R-District 1, held a town hall meeting Wednesday evening at the Gamber and Community Fire Company, where discussion focused a great deal on impeachment inquiry into President Trump, though topics as diverse as gun control, Antifa and the federal budget deficit had their moments on the follow.
Road crews will begin paving the north end of Hampstead’s Main Street on Wednesday, marking the beginning of the final coat of pavement to be laid down as part of the Hampstead Main Street revitalization project.
But Moody is isn’t just another doctor, nurse or physician assistant. In fact, as she always points out to patients right as she meets them, she’s not a medical professional at all. She’s a person in long term recovery for her own substance use issues, and now serves as one of the hospital’s new peer recovery coaches.
John Allen May III, 31, of the unit block of Ruth Shriver Road, is charged with one count each of possession of a handgun in a vehicle, possession of a loaded handgun in a vehicle and the possession, sale or transfer of a stolen pistol, according to electronic court records.
A new web tool and Maryland law have combined to provide easier access to immunization records for adults and their children, providing what local health officials are calling a straightforward way to access and print local shot records.
There’s still time to nominate a local humanitarian for recognition with the 2019 Sylvia Canon Humanitarian Awards, the annual honor bestowed by the Carroll County Community Services Council. Nominations close on Friday, Oct. 18.
The most common type of cancer in the United States is prostate cancer, and it is the second most common cause of cancer deaths in U.S. men behind only lung cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute about one in five U.S. men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lives.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and for the American Cancer Society, that means Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraising walk events. The events take place all across the U.S., but Central Maryland strides walk will once again be held at Watkins Park, in Mount Airy, on Oct. 20. It will be the 9th walk there.
When attorneys for Carroll County refiled its case against opioid drug makers, they did so with the knowledge that opioid medications were, for a time, dispensed in the county at a higher rate than the state — and even the nation at some points.
A pink fling in tan and green? That’s the color combo on offer in October at Local Homestead Products, in New Windsor. For the Third year in a row, the farm will be opening its corn maze to the public every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October, and this year a portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Carroll Hospital’s Center for Breast Health and the Pink Fling.
A Taneytown man is being held without bond after allegedly striking a woman with a frozen pizza and threatening to burn down a house with people inside on Saturday. Brian John Domanico, 39, of the unit block of Fairground Avenue, Taneytown, is charged with one count each of second degree assault and making an arson threat, according to electronic court records.
Prior to Thursday’s moist conditions, most of Maryland had been experiencing abnormally dry to moderate drought conditions. Two instances of fields burning on Wednesday serve as reminders of the fire risk such conditions encourage.
The Hackneys' new haunt in the mall is far larger inside than the storefront might let on, with multiple themed areas with elaborate artwork and well-planned scares, only a few of which will be familiar to those who may have attended one of the Hackneys' neighborhood haunts.
The flu vaccination clinic seasons kicks off Tuesday, as the South Carroll Senior and Community Center offers the first of five flu shot clinics to be hosted at senior centers around Carroll County. Vaccinations for those age 9 and older will be offered from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will be $25 for those without insurance.
The census count isn’t just about knowing the size of the population after all, she notes. Federal monies coming through the State of Maryland to Carroll County, and then to nonprofits are affected by the count, the accuracy of which impact the county for years to come.
A Westminster man is being held without bond on burglary and assault charges after allegedly making lewd gestures at a woman working at a convenience store and trying to enter the store while it was closed.