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Baltimore County Health Department offering immunizations by appointment in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—The school year is beginning virtually, but students are still required to meet state immunization requirements. The Baltimore County Health Department provides free immunizations for children who meet certain qualifications. Children eligible for free immunizations are those who are 18 years of age or younger and: have no insurance coverage for vaccines OR are eligible for Medical Assistance or …


Police/Fire

Lightning strike in Rosedale elicits emergency response

ROSEDALE, MD—Fire crews responded to the scene of a lightning strike in Rosedale on Tuesday evening. At around 6 p.m., the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company responded to The Apartments at Cambridge Court, just off of Franklin Square Drive (21237), for a reported lightning strike. Upon arrival, the lightning strike was confirmed. No smoke or fire was found in any …


Crash with rescue reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday night crash in Rosedale. The crash was reported at around 11:15 p.m. in the 9000-block of Franklin Square Drive in the Franklin Square Hospital parking lot. At the scene, one vehicle was on its side with one patient trapped. Crews were able to extricate the patient, but there has been no …

Essex man reported missing

UPDATE: Ronald Waugh has been located safe & unharmed. Original story below… ——- Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing, endangered Essex man. Ronald Waugh, 31, of the 300-block of Lorraine Avenue (21221) is 5’6”, weighs 130 pounds, has hazel eyes, and has light brown hair. Authorities say Waugh was last seen in the area of Franklin Square …

Police pursuit ends in Essex crash

UPDATE: The suspect in this case has been identified. Original story below… —— Police in Baltimore County are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash involving a stolen vehicle that struck a BGE transformer, a light pole, and a traffic signal box, leaving the area near Rossville Boulevard at Kelso Drive without power. A woman who had just finished …

Franklin Square protest set for Tuesday afternoon

As previously reported, a protest has been planned for Tuesday afternoon in response to MedStar Franklin Square’s decision to abruptly shut down its pediatric services. The protest will reportedly take place on Tuesday, May 8, at 1:30 p.m. along Franklin Square Drive. On Tuesday, the protest’s organizers issued a press release outlining what they hope to accomplish with the planned …

Protest planned after Franklin Square cuts pediatric services

UPDATE: The rally organizers have issued a press release outlining what they hope to accomplish with Tuesday’s protest – details here. Original story below… —— A protest is being planned after MedStar Franklin Square abruptly decided to close down its pediatric services last month. “This week, we begin the process of consolidating our pediatric emergency services into our main emergency …