| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Jeffrey F. Ritter, a physician's assistant who was recalled for his bedside manner and willingness to listen, died Friday of cardiac arrest related to kidney disease at Hanover Hospital in Pennsylvania. The former Westminster resident was 55.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:33 AM
The president and CEO of Howard County General Hospital is retiring after 23 years leading the medical institutution.
Victor A. Broccolino, who took the position in January 1990, announced today he would retired at the end of the year; just as the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Howard County General Hospital began as a vision 40 years ago. As we celebrate the hospital's 40th anniversary year and its official "birthday" of July 9, I reflect on how HCGH has been caring for generations of families in our community for four...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Laurel residents Anthony and Julie Garris announce the birth of a daughter, Gabriella Elisabeth Garris, at 8:08 p.m at Howard County General Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds 1 ounce and was welcomed home by twin brothers Griffin and Braeden, 2.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Jean E. Christy, a former interior decorator and homemaker, died July 25 of arrhythmia at Howard County General Hospital. She was 86.
The daughter of an insurance salesman and a volunteer, Jean Ensign was born and raised in Cleveland and graduated in...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly."
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Email rec sports copy to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up.
Howard County Striders
There were 63 runners...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:25 PM
As Maryland health officials prepare for nationwide health reform, the goal is clear: enrolling the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents. But finding them is a challenge.
There is no master list or map of the uninsured, who make up 14 percent...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:14 AM
"Aunt Millie" — as soldiers receiving care packages in Afghanistan affectionately refer to 95-year-old Vivian "Millie" Bailey — doesn't see an end in sight for the work her group does. Yet she and her volunteers are more than willing to take...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:54 AM
An Elkridge man faces charges after allegedly shaking his 6-week-old daughter, Aubrey, to death, according to Howard County police.
Aron James Krampf, 26, of the 6200 block of Ducketts Lane, was charged Wednesday evening with first- and second-degree...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Residents and a Howard County Council member who were among those pressing for state action on complaints about power outages in several neighborhoods say they're pleased that the Maryland Public Service Commission is ordering BGE to improve service....