Family, Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Governor Hogan announces Caregiver Services Corps to help Maryland’s seniors

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced the launch of the Caregiver Services Corps, a program to support Maryland seniors who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Caregiver Services Corps is able to quickly deploy volunteers and other resources to the homes of seniors who need urgent assistance with everyday tasks when their typical caregiver becomes unable to …


Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Governor Hogan signs emergency legislation, announces coronavirus response team

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday, after joining Vice President Mike Pence at the White House for a teleconference with the nation’s governors, enacted emergency legislation granting him the authority to transfer resources from the state’s rainy day fund for Maryland’s novel coronavirus response. The legislation, SB 1079, was passed unanimously last week by the Maryland Senate and the House of …


Baltimore County horse tests positive for equine herpesvirus

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Animal Health Program confirmed this week that a horse in Baltimore County had tested positive for equine herpesvirus (EHV-1). Samples from the symptomatic horse were sent to the Frederick Animal Health Laboratory, where the non-neurotropic strain of EHV-1 was confirmed. The horse was euthanized on Thursday due to complications. The Baltimore County farm, which …

Perry Hall Library, AARP to hold shred event next week

PERRY HALL, MD – AARP Maryland and the Baltimore County Public Library, Perry Hall Branch will hold a free shred event next week. The event will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Perry Hall library, located at 9685 Honeygo Boulevard (21128). Attendees can avoid becoming a victim of identify theft by …

Governor Larry Hogan announces statewide response efforts for snowstorm

With winter weather affecting many areas of Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday directed state agencies to coordinate and work together to keep Marylanders informed. Governor Hogan is urging Marylanders to avoid unnecessary travel while crews work to clear roads as snow intensifies throughout the afternoon and early evening statewide. “I continue to urge all Marylanders to use common sense …