Education, Health

Kenwood High School senior uses CPR skills to save his grandfather

ESSEX, MD—“I knew that one day I probably would use my CPR training, but I never thought it would be on my family…,” says Kai George, a junior at Kenwood High School, who was enrolled in the Kenwood Air Force JROTC program and is now in Kenwood’s Sports Science Academy. He adds that he also never expected to use his …


Police/Fire

11-year-old boy dies after being pulled from Joppa pool on Memorial Day

JOPPA, MD – An 11-year-old Edgewood boy who was rescued from a pool in Joppa on Memorial Day has succumbed to his injuries. Zephaniah Muchele died on Friday morning at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, according to The Aegis. The boy was found at the bottom of a swimming pool on Neptune Drive in Joppa, where he had been visiting with …


Early CPR saves boy in Joppa on Memorial Day

UPDDATE: Sadly, Zephaniah Muchele has died from his injuries – details here. Original story below… —– JOPPA, MD – Early CPR helped save the life of an 11-year-old boy in Joppa on this Memorial Day. At about 1:45 p.m. on Monday, 911 operators received a call for a child that was found unresponsive and not breathing in a private pool …

Citizens recognized for savings man’s life at White Marsh Mall

An Essex husband and wife were recognized this week for saving a man’s life at White Marsh Mall last month. On December 21, Wes and Denise Thatcher performed CPR on a man who had suffered a heart attack in the mall food court. They were successful in resuscitating the man before paramedics arrived on the scene. This week, acting Baltimore County Fire …

Christmas Miracle: Essex Assistant Scoutmaster, wife save man’s life at White Marsh Mall

Was it an early Christmas miracle? An Assistant Scoutmaster and his wife performed CPR on a man who suffered a heart attack at White Marsh Mall last week, saving the man’s life. A woman posted in a local, Parkville Facebook group saying that her friend’s husband had collapsed at the mall on Friday morning.  The woman went on to say …