Education, Health, Politics

Perry Hall High School to receive tobacco awareness grant

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that Perry Hall High School would receive a grant of approximately $800 to assist with anti-smoking awareness. The funds will be used to educate students in health and physical education classes about the dangers of tobacco use, with a particular focus on vaping. Grant funds are provided to Baltimore County …


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Water main break reported in Fullerton

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A water main break in the Fullerton area has left some residents without water. The Department of Public Works reports that a water main has ruptured in the 7700-block of Bennerton Drive (21236). Approximately 100 residents and three hydrants are currently without service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area. Advertisement Our …


Salud Natural Entrepreneur Inc. updates Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber recall due to possible Salmonella contamination

BALTIMORE, MD—Salud Natural Entrepreneur, Inc. of Waukegan, IL is voluntarily updating its January 28 recall of Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (powder) and Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (capsule) products due to possible Salmonella contamination in one of the ingredients used on the formula of Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in …

County Council passes legislation to better shield Forge Road from BGE substation

PERRY HALL, MD —At its last meeting on January 21st, the Baltimore County Council passed legislation sponsored by Councilman David Marks that better shields the Forge Reserve community from a proposed expansion of the BGE substation near Forge Road. Among other features, the legislation requires quality architectural standards; the screening of rooftop equipment; monumental road signage only; decorative fencing; a …

World Health Organization declares global health emergency over coronavirus

BALTIMORE, MD—The World Health Organization on Thursday declared a global health emergency as the coronavirus (2019nCoV) continues to spread. At least 170 people have died and more than 8,100 cases have been confirmed in mainland China, as the virus spreads globally. There are now 98 cases of 2019nCoV in 18 countries outside of China, including 8 cases of human-to-human transmission …

Salud Natural Entrepreneur Inc. recalls Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber due to possible Salmonella risk

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Salud Natural Entrepreneur, Inc. of Waukegan, IL is voluntarily recalling Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (powder) and Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (capsule) products due to possible Salmonella contamination in one of the ingredients used on the formula of Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly …

AG Frosh joins lawsuit against Trump Administration over Affordable Care Act abortion coverage

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Thursday joined a coalition of seven states in suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its reinterpretation of Section 1303 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). On December 27, 2019, HHS issued a final rule requiring qualified health plans participating in the state exchanges to separately bill for the …

Towson University professor evaluated, family member tested for coronavirus

TOWSON, MD—Towson University officials say a TU professor is being evaluated after possible exposure to the coronavirus. On Wednesday evening, the Towson University Health Center was informed that a Towson University professor had come in contact with a family member who is now being tested for coronavirus. Health professionals have evaluated both the professor and family member and determined that …