Uncategorized

Artificial Tears eye drops recalled after numerous reports of eye infections, 1 death

WASHINGTON, DC—Global Pharma Healthcare is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry of their Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops, distributed by EzriCare, LLC- and Delsam Pharma, to the consumer level, due to possible contamination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention alerted the FDA to an investigation of a multi-state cluster of Verona Integron-mediated Metallo-β-lactamase (VIM)- and Guiana-Extended Spectrum-β-Lactamase (GES)- producing …


Uncategorized

Governor Hogan announces $20 million Water Assistance Relief Program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced a $20 million Water Assistance Relief Program that will support residents with water bill debt related to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We continue to provide ways—especially during the winter months—to help residents who may have difficulty with their water or heating bills,” said Governor Hogan. “Water systems are encouraged to apply for this funding …


Police searching for missing Middle River woman, Essex teen

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for two missing persons. Emun Aiyana Anderson (pictured above, left), 25, is 5’7″ tall and weighs 130 pounds.  She was last seen at 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 18 in Middle River wearing a rainbow-colored jacket with Powerpuff Girls on it and gray spandex pants.  Authorities say Emun Anderson may be suffering from …

Victim in fatal White Marsh house fire identified

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The female victim who died in a fatal White Marsh house fire earlier this month has been identified. Amanda Nicole Altman, 41, of the unit block of Wolf Trap Court (21236), perished in the November 20 blaze at the same address. Three adjacent townhomes also suffered damage in the fire, which broke out at just before 4 a.m. that …

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Rossville Elementary School [VIDEO]

ROSEDALE, MD—The ribbon has officially been cut at northeastern Baltimore County’s newest elementary school. On Tuesday morning, students, faculty, parents, and elected officials joined together for the official ribbon-cutting for Rossville Elementary School. One of five new schools that will have opened between 2018 and 2024, this school serves parts of Dunfield, Fullerton, Perry Hall, Rossville, and White Marsh. Providing …

Maryland Department of Emergency Management receives $693,000 grant to help partners prevent targeted violence, terrorism

REISTERSTOWN, MD—The Maryland Department of Emergency Management has received a Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention grant of $693,000 to help community partners build capacity to keep Marylanders safe. The grant will cover activities from October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2024. “The TVTP grant provides the funding that will improve our understanding of targeted violence aimed at public spaces where …

Olszewski names new communications director

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced that Sean Naron will join his senior leadership team as director of communications. He succeeds Dori Henry who has been promoted to interim chief of staff, effective Monday, September 19. “Sean is a dedicated and skilled communicator who brings unparalleled experience ensuring the public has access to the critical information they …

Baltimore County to hold public hearing on proposed White Marsh compost facility

TOWSON, MD—County officials will be holding a public hearing next month to discuss a proposed compost facility in White Marsh. In accordance with the amended Annotated Code of Maryland, Environment Article Section 9-503, the Baltimore County Department of Public Works and Transportation is proposing an amendment to the County’s Ten Year Solid Waste Management Plan (“the Plan”) regarding a proposed …