Health, Politics

Governor Hogan to undergo skin cancer surgery on Friday

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan will undergo minor surgery this week. The governor on Wednesday announced that he would have minor outpatient surgery this Friday to remove early-stage basal and squamous cell carcinoma on his face and shoulder. This is a form of cancer that the governor has had before. “I’ve beat this type of cancer before, and I’m feeling great—thanks …


Politics

Flags lowered to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Hogan & Olszewski issue statements

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The United States and Maryland flags have been lowered to half-staff to honor the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday evening at 87 years of age following a lengthy battle with cancer. Gunsburg was nominated by President Bill Clinton and was generally viewed as belonging to the liberal wing of the …


Baltimore County Police Department mourns passing of Ret. Colonel Kim Ward, highest ranking female officer in BCoPD history

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is mourning the loss of a retired officer. Retired Colonel Kim Ward died late Thursday night, August 6, after a long battle with a rare form of ovarian cancer called Ovarian Carcinosarcoma. Colonel Ward was a pioneering woman in the field of policing, leading the way for a generation of officers who continue to …

CBD Supply Maryland holds ribbon-cutting ceremony in Fullerton

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It’s official. CBD Supply Maryland held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. Community leaders gathered at noon on Saturday for the grand opening. The event featured giveaways, food, and experts to discuss the benefits of CBD. CBD Supply Maryland offers natural alternatives that are completely sourced and created in the United States to ensure quality and consistency. Cannabidiol (CBD) is …

Give cancer the boot at Boot Camp 2019 on The Avenue

It’s time to give cancer the boot. Join Merritt Clubs and The Avenue at White Marsh for a Pink Boot Camp benefiting The Red Devils, Inc. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Registration is $25 and all proceeds will benefit The Red Devils. 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.: Check-in/registration 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.: Boot Camp The rain date will be …

Taste for the Cure coming to Nottingham in September

NOTTINGHAM, MD – An important fundraiser is coming to the Nottingham area next month. Taste for the Cure will be held at Columbus Gardens on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 6-10 p.m. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Susan G. Komen, Maryland Patient Assistance Fund. Attendees will be able to taste local favorites from over 15 top local …

Give cancer the boot at The Avenue on Wednesday

It’s time to give cancer the boot. Join Merritt Clubs and The Avenue at White Marsh for a Pink Bootcamp benefiting the American Cancer Society on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Registration is $25 and all proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.: Check-in/registration 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.: Bootcamp The rain date will be October …

Pine Grove Middle, Eastern Tech students win big in Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group Competition

In late February, several Baltimore County Public Schools students will be recognized as winners in the 5th Annual Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group Essay and Video Competition – including the three BCPS students who earned first place honors. Brooke Strauss of Pine Grove Middle School won first place in the middle school letter competition, while Isabella Holcombe, an Eastern Technical High …