Education, Family, Health

Perry Hall High School student, Battle Monument teacher win Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities awards

PERRY HALL, MD—Bryce Muneses, a Grade 10 student at Perry Hall High School, was named Student of the Year, and Brandi Corriggio, an educator at Battle Monument School, was named Teacher of the Year by the Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities. An awards video was released online on Oct. 29. Muneses suffered a stroke as an infant that limited his …


Business, Events, Family, Health, Sci-Tech

Flu vaccination clinics being held at MedStar Franklin Square on Wednesday thru Nov. 11

ROSEDALE, MD—Free flu vaccination clinics are being held at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center on Wednesdays through early November. Nurses and medical staff will administer free, seasonal flu vaccinations to everyone ages six months and older. The clinics are being held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates: Wednesday, October 21 Wednesday, October 28 Wednesday, November 4 …


MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center to open new $80 million surgical pavilion next week [VIDEO]

ROSEDALE, MD—MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center will open its new surgical pavilion with 14 spacious surgical suites, including a hybrid operating room, to soon receive its first patients. The 82,000 square-feet of space replaces smaller, antiquated operating rooms with the latest industry technology to enhance patient safety, quality, and throughput processes. “From start to finish, the insights of each of …

Maryland Department of Health launches COVID-19 antibody study

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday announced its collaboration with 13 hospitals in the state to conduct an antibody (serology) study to determine how many Marylanders have been exposed to COVID-19. More than 6,000 people will be tested in the initial phase. Serology tests indicate whether people have had a previous infection by looking for antibodies in their …

Bowman Restaurant delivers 50 meals to workers at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

CARNEY, MD—A local Carney restaurant is doing their part to help frontline workers deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bowman Restaurant on Harford Road delivered 50 platters to the staff at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center this week. The platters consisted of a crabcake sandwich on Kaiser roll, pina colada bread pudding, apple cake, snacks, and water. “Thank you, Bowman, …

Police searching for missing man last seen in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—The Harford County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man who was last seen in the Rosedale area. Charles William Bell, 52, has brown hair, blue eyes, is 5’10”, and weighs 225 lbs. He was last seen leaving Franklin Square Medical Center on May 17th. Anyone with information on Charles Bell’s whereabouts is …

Tim’s Automotive & Towing donates gift certificates to healthcare workers at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

CARNEY, MD—The employees at Tim’s Automotive and Towing in Carney are doing their part to help front-line healthcare workers. On Monday, Tim Bonner, CEO at Tim’s,  dropped off 125 free gift certificates for healthcare workers at Rosedale’s MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. “Today’s Fifth District Good Samaritans are the employees at Tim’s Automotive & Towing,” said Councilman David Marks. “This …

Police, fire personnel salute nurses at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center [PHOTOS]

ROSEDALE, MD—The salutes to Maryland’s essential workers continued on Friday as personnel from the Baltimore County Fire Department and Baltimore County Police Department made a trip to a local hospital. Police and fire personnel paid tribute to the nurses at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Rosedale as part of their effort to commemorate National Nurses Week. “These brave, front-line …