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Free caregiver workshop offered

Free caregiver workshop offered

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to present an educational workshop for family caregivers.  The October workshop, “Dementia Caregiving 101” presented by Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCWD-C, will be held on October 28 at the Arnold Senior Activity Center.  The workshop is presented at no cost to the public by the National Family Caregiver […]

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3 rescued from Harbor House apartment fire in Annapolis

3 rescued from Harbor House apartment fire in Annapolis

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 0248 am, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched for a reported “Apartment Fire”, in the 1200 block of Madison Street in Eastport. Fire crews arrived in approximately three (3) minutes, and found smoke coming from the 3rd floor of a middle of the group, garden style apartment. Bystanders reported […]

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Annapolis Police investigating Robinwood shooting

Annapolis Police investigating Robinwood shooting

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Friday, October 10th at 11:48 p.m. the Annapolis Police Department received several calls reporting shots heard in the 1400 block of Tyler Avenue.  Officers responded to the area and, despite checking the area on foot, did not locate a victim, crime scene, or witnesses. On Saturday, October 11th at 12:45 a.m. Anne Arundel Medical […]

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AAMC’s nursing professionalism honored

AAMC’s nursing professionalism honored

| September 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its patient- and family-centered care, nursing professionalism and teamwork. Magnet recognition is determined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met. With this credential, AAMC joins the Magnet community—a select […]

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Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars to host free heart screenings

Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars to host free heart screenings

| September 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Healthy hearts and heart-healthy diets are the focus of Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars celebration of World Heart Day at the Annapolis Towne Centre. “Cardiovascular disease is the world’s number one killer,” said Dr. Linda Cameron, owner of Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars. “Medical studies are showing that high quality olive oil and the Mediterranean […]

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Caregiver workshops scheduled

Caregiver workshops scheduled

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Caregiver Workshops: Oh, the Places You’ll Go! The workshops will be held at the Arnold Senior Activity Center and the Pascal Senior Activity Center beginning September 18, 2014 and continuing through June 18, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m. They are presented free […]

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Local Realtor publishes book, explores the myths of real estate

Local Realtor publishes book, explores the myths of real estate

| September 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

Severna Park native and nationally ranked real estate agent, David Orso, exposes the biggest myths in residential real estate in his recently released book, Step Inside: The Unfiltered Truth about Listing and Selling Your Home. “This book is about helping homeowners protect their largest asset – their homes,” said Orso, who holds an MBA from […]

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Sexual assault, shots fired in Annapolis

Sexual assault, shots fired in Annapolis

| September 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

A woman was sexually assaulted and shots were fired with bullets landing in two homes in separate incidents in Annapolis on September 2nd. Suspects in all three incidents are still at large. Sexual Assault 09/02 at 1:48am:  The adult female victim was in the wooded area next to the bridge when a man she is […]

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Department of Aging and Disabilities wins prestigious award

Department of Aging and Disabilities wins prestigious award

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities today announced that its Making the Link program recently received recognition from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with anAging Achievement Award, an honor presented by n4a to member agencies. The awards program is sponsored by CST your Link to Life (CST-LTL). The Anne Arundel […]

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Bello Machre welcomes new Board member

Bello Machre welcomes new Board member

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre is pleased to announce the election of its newest Board Member, David Orso effective July 1, 2014.  Dave’s civic mindedness and business perspective will further strengthen the board leadership and Bello Machre’s commitment of enriching the lives of people with developmental disabilities. Dr. Robert Ireland, President and CEO commented, “We are so very […]

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Annapolis police investigating murder in public housing complex

Annapolis police investigating murder in public housing complex

| August 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

On August 10th at 1:20 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Madison Street for a report of shots fired.   Once on scene Officers located a male victim near the bench of the baseball field suffering from gun shot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. This is the first homicide in […]

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Tickets available for Wellness House’s La Fiesta Americana

Tickets available for Wellness House’s La Fiesta Americana

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tickets are now available for the annual La Fiesta Americana benefitting Wellness House of Annapolis and its free cancer support programs and services. The annual event is being hosted by Homestead Gardens on Saturday, August 23, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Homestead Garden’s Davidsonville location (743 W. Central Avenue).  Tickets for La Fiesta Americana are $75 […]

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2 accidents send 2 to shock trauma with life threatening injuries

2 accidents send 2 to shock trauma with life threatening injuries

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three motorists are fighting for their lives in shock trauma after being injured in three separate accidents. The details of the two earlier accidents are below.  A third accident, on Route 50 eastbound near St. Margarets Road sent a third person (also on a motorcycle) to shock trauma. Details of the third accident have not […]

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Gang of boys attacks two men in Annapolis

Gang of boys attacks two men in Annapolis

| July 22, 2014 | 5 Comments

From the Annapolis Police Department: Last night, just before midnight in the first block of Franklin Street, two men were walking separately in the area when they were approached from behind by five to seven boys and assaulted. The boys took a brown leather tri-fold wallet from one man and a brown leather bi-fold wallet, […]

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AAMC named ‘Most Wired’ hospital for 5th time

AAMC named ‘Most Wired’ hospital for 5th time

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) was recently honored on the national “Most Wired” hospitals and health systems list for a fifth time. AAMC was recognized for its use of technologies, such as electronic medical record tools that assist physicians, nurses, and patients communicating efficiently. Hospitals & Health Networks sponsors the annual Most Wired Survey, an […]

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Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Over two days, the air over Annapolis was filled with guitars, drums, keyboards, and bagpipes!  Yes, the 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival was held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds and it did not disappoint the nearly 30,000 people that attended. The festival was a 2-day festival that opened on Friday afternoon featuring food, vendors […]

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35 treated for chemical exposure at Camp Letts in Edgewater

35 treated for chemical exposure at Camp Letts in Edgewater

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thirty-five people have been transported to area hospitals following an exposure to chemical fumes at the pool at the YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater. Just before 10:00 a.m. Anne Arundel County Fire Communications received a 911 call advising of a possible chemical incident at the pool on the property of Camp Letts, located in the […]

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AAMC recognized for patient visitation policy

AAMC recognized for patient visitation policy

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland, (AAMC) was recognized recently by the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC) as a Better Together exemplar hospital for excellence in engaging patients and families as partners in patients’ care. One of the key elements of this effort is eliminating restrictive visiting policies and welcoming patients’ families […]

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AAMC to go tobacco-free

AAMC to go tobacco-free

| June 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is leading Maryland hospitals by reinforcing its commitment to wellness and the fight against tobacco usage with an expanded tobacco policy. Effective July 1, 2014, the revised policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes One year later, starting July 1, 2015, Anne Arundel Medical Center will take […]

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Pathways receives substance abuse award

Pathways receives substance abuse award

| June 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Pathways, an affiliate of Anne Arundel Medical Center, earned national recognition for delivering highly effective, cost-effective inpatient substance abuse care. The Platinum award designation by Optum, formerly known as United Behavioral Health, bases its honor on clinical data such as such as readmission rates and the average length of inpatient stays collected throughout the year.  […]

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Newly trained officer used Narcan to save life

Newly trained officer used Narcan to save life

| June 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

On June 16, ten minutes after completing Naloxone training, Officer Justin Goods responded to the unit block of Amos Garrett Blvd for a report of a possible heroin overdose.  Officer Goods located a 24 year old man from Annapolis displaying symptoms of a heroin overdose.  The symptoms included being unresponsive, not breathing and turning blue.  […]

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Robbery leads to police chase which leads to car fire in Annapolis

Robbery leads to police chase which leads to car fire in Annapolis

| June 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

An observant citizen called police when he saw a 15 year old boy being held on the ground and punched in the face by a male suspect who also took the boy’s cell phone and sneakers. The suspect fled with another male subject before police arrived.  When officers arrived they met with the witness, as […]

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