Crime, Politics

Hopkins anesthesiologist, Army Major spouse indicted for allegedly providing confidential information to Russia pertaining to Ukraine conflict

BALTIMORE, MD—A Johns Hopkins anesthesiologist and her spouse, a Major and military doctor in the U.S. Army, have been indicted after allegedly conspiring to share sensitive medical data with Russia. A federal grand jury on Wednesday returned an indictment charging Anna Gabrielian, 36, and her husband, Jamie Lee Henry, 39, both of Rockville, with conspiracy and for the disclosure of …


Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Governor Hogan: 10 hospital-based COVID-19 testing sites to open next week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday toured the location of a new, state-run COVID-19 testing site at UM Laurel Medical Center and announced the locations for nine additional hospital-based testing sites that will open by the end of next week. The new sites will help to meet rising demand for testing and divert people away from visiting hospital emergency rooms …


Baltimore County 15-year-old dies from COVD-19 complications

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—A Baltimore County teenager has died from complications associated with the novel coronavirus, marking what health officials say is the first pediatric COVID-19 death in the county. The girl has been identified as 15-year-old Daryana Dyson, according to WJZ. Dyson reportedly had symptoms of an inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 infection that has been documented in children in …

Councilman Marks recognizes Perry Hall man who made over 100 face shields

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks recognized a Perry Hall man on Friday. Dan Connor, with the support of many residents and organizations such as the Woman’s Club of Perry Hall, has helped manufacture more than 100 face shields. The masks are now being used at Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland Medical Center, and other medical facilities throughout …

Councilman Marks recognizes Perry Hall resident for making masks, White Marsh restaurant feeds workers

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday recognized a local resident who made masks for the vulnerable. “Perry Hall resident Kim Franke is our Fifth District Good Samaritan today,” said Councilman Marks. “Kim has manufactured more than 300 face masks for vulnerable populations in our area.” “She came to the rescue last week when Morningside House of Satyr …

Councilman Marks recognizes Woman’s Club of Perry Hall for pandemic efforts

PERRY HALL, MD—Councilman David Marks on Thursday recognized the Woman’s Club of Perry Hall for their relief efforts during the novel coronavirus pandemic. “Today, we honor the Woman’s Club of Perry Hall as our Fifth District Good Samaritans,” said Councilman Marks. “This volunteer organization, one of the oldest in eastern Baltimore County has been simply extraordinary over the past few …

Maryland School for the Blind donates N95 face masks to Baltimore first responders

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind has donated five cases of N95 masks to Baltimore’s first responders who are on the front lines helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic in Maryland. MSB facilities staff found the face masks in a supply closet in one of the buildings on the school’s campus located at 3501Taylor Avenue and brought it to …

Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at 68, local leaders pay tribute

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore died of a long-standing illness early Thursday morning according to his office.  He was 68 years old. A spokesman for the key Democrat said that he passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital at around 2:45 a.m. Cummings had recently been embroiled in a Twitter battle with President Donald Trump over the conditions within …