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By Sloane Brown | February 28, 1999
It must have been Valentine's Day. The longest line at the Harbor Daze celebration could be found at the oyster bar.Some 500 country-western-clad revelers gathered at the Cancun Cantina in Hanover for barbecue, karaoke and line dancing, raising about $30,000 for the renovation of the Harbor Hospital Center's emergency department.Among those two-stepping to the country-western band Lionheart were Barney Johnson, president and CEO of the hospital, with wife Jan, a real-estate ace; and event co-chairwomen Beverly Powell and Vicki Shockey.
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The Baltimore Sun | July 5, 2012
A young boy died Wednesday night after he was found unresponsive in a residential swimming pool in Brooklyn Park, according to the Anne Arundel police department. According to Anne Arundel County Police Lt. John McAndrew and fire department Lt. Cliff Kooser, emergency crews received a call around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday about a child, aged 3 or 4, who was found in a pool in the 600 block of Old Riverside Road. The child's identity has not been released. Paramedics attempted to revive the child on the scene and then transported him to Harbor Hospital Center, where he was pronounced dead around 10:25 p.m., according to McAndrew.
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By PHYLLIS FLOWERS AND PHYLLIS LUCAS | May 1, 1995
The 1990s -- it seems everyone wants to know what's in it for them.Many of us over age 30 are beginning to wonder what happened to the days when you knew your neighbors and everyone looked out for everyone else.Fortunately, there still are some dedicated volunteers in our community who are committed to our churches, schools, community organizations and seniors.We would like to take this opportunity to say thank-you to them and give all the nonvolunteers out there a gentle nudge.*At Harbor Hospital Center sharing and caring for others does not happen overnight; it's a process that usually begins at a young age.The Summer Junior Volunteer Program is accepting applications.
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By Julie Bell and Julie Bell,SUN STAFF | July 24, 2004
A Fredericksburg, Va., man hired to inspect mammography machines and other devices for nearly 15 years in Maryland and elsewhere was masquerading as a medical physicist and had no idea how to do some aspects of his job, federal authorities say. No patients are known to have been harmed at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore and 52 other facilities at which Perry M. Beale worked as a consultant, authorities said. They said that other safety checks were in place to prevent that. Beale, 50, a consultant whose hospital and other clients often paid him by mail, was charged Thursday in U.S. District Court in Roanoke, Va., with 38 counts of mail fraud.
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By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas | May 26, 1992
The beginning of summer is very exciting for everyone, especially sunbathers who desire that perfect tan. However, like everything else, there are times when lots of us will overdo it.That's why Harbor Hospital Center is offering free skin cancer screenings from noon to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. today. Conducted by dermatologists, the screenings will be held in the hospital's former outpatient department. The free screenings are part of the Harbor Hospital Cancer Center's cancer education and prevention effort.
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By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas | February 17, 1992
It's hard to believe that we are more than a month into 1992, but everyone says time flies when you're having fun.Most of us are trying desperately to hold on to our New Year's resolutions. If you are finding it difficult to stop smoking, maybe Harbor Hospital Center's structured program is what you need to succeed.The center recently began offering the Breathewell Smoking Cessation Program, which includes the Federal Drug Administration-approved nicotine patches. The program helps smokers quit with a minimum of withdrawal discomfort.
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The Baltimore Sun | July 5, 2012
A young boy died Wednesday night after he was found unresponsive in a residential swimming pool in Brooklyn Park, according to the Anne Arundel police department. According to Anne Arundel County Police Lt. John McAndrew and fire department Lt. Cliff Kooser, emergency crews received a call around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday about a child, aged 3 or 4, who was found in a pool in the 600 block of Old Riverside Road. The child's identity has not been released. Paramedics attempted to revive the child on the scene and then transported him to Harbor Hospital Center, where he was pronounced dead around 10:25 p.m., according to McAndrew.
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By Joe Mathews and Joe Mathews,SUN STAFF | June 11, 1996
Cherry Hill residents, led in part by 6th District Councilman Melvin L. Stukes, are circulating a petition in support of a long-stalled proposal for a senior housing complex at Harbor Hospital Center.Hospital officials put a hold on the proposal earlier this spring after residents of Reedbird Avenue complained that the complex, which would be built in the hospital's south parking lot, would block their views of the Patapsco. The hospital said in February that it would not move forward without more community support.
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By Kevin Thomas and Kevin Thomas,Evening Sun Staff | June 12, 1991
From wheeling and dealing to Medicaid and medicine, the former Inner Harbor Ford dealership, once home to the $99-down man, will be transformed this summer into a medical clinic run by Harbor Hospital Center.The $200,000 renovation, which should be completed by late November, should erase any trace of the south Hanover Street automobile dealership that was forced to close in 1989, said Jackie Breeden, Harbor Hospital spokeswoman.The changes, which have been designed by LaPlata-based Design Alliance, will alter the building's facade and create eight examination rooms utilizing approximately 4,500 square feet of space.
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By Angela Gambill and Angela Gambill,Staff writer | July 29, 1991
Barbara Frank's mother steps out in her student nurse uniform from Boston City Hospital, circa 1918.Nearby is Frank's granddaughter, Carrie, as a toddler with short blond hair, dressed in white. Then there's Aunt Pattipat, looking as she did in "Gone With the Wind," right down to the double chin and dark veins on the back of her hands.When the Severn resident donated a dozen hand-crafted dolls to the Harbor Hospital Center this summer, she didn't send these favorites. But Barbara Frank did offer seven originals and five reproductions valued at $2,600.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | May 29, 2002
A 23-year-old man was charged yesterday with marijuana possession and auto theft after the stolen van he was driving collided head-on with a Cadillac limousine in southern Baltimore on Monday night, killing his young daughter, city police said. Darnise Wallace, 3, of the 200 block of S. Fulton Ave. was pronounced dead at St. Agnes HealthCare at 11:40 p.m., about an hour after the crash in the 2800 block of Annapolis Road. The girl was one of four passengers in the northbound 1989 Plymouth Voyager driven by her father, Donnell Marion Wallace, also of the 200 block of S. Fulton Ave., when it crossed the center line and collided with the 1996 limousine owned by March Funeral Home and driven by Alvin Scott, 40, of the 5200 block of Ready Ave., police said.
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By Gady A. Epstein and Gady A. Epstein,SUN STAFF | June 14, 2001
Mayor Martin O'Malley signed an agreement yesterday with the city's major colleges and hospitals that calls for $20 million in payments to the city over four years, in exchange for dropping the mayor's proposed energy tax on the nonprofit institutions. O'Malley agreed to the payments Friday, three days before the City Council was due to approve the extension of the city's 8 percent energy tax to colleges and hospitals. O'Malley had proposed the expansion of the energy tax to help balance the city budget.
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By Kurt Streeter and Kurt Streeter,SUN STAFF | February 14, 2000
A light rail train crashed into a barrier yesterday at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport stop, derailing the one-car train and injuring 22 passengers and the operator. The incident occurred about 2: 30 p.m. when the Mass Transit Administration train that originated at Baltimore's Penn Station failed to stop at the concrete-and-steel barrier at the airport's international wing, the end of the line, said an MTA spokesman. Charles Lynch III of Pasadena had taken a train to the airport with his son and was waiting at the platform for a return trip when the accident happened.
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August 27, 1999
William Weiss, opened several family businessesWilliam Weiss, a retired businessman and a yachtsman, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Guilford home. He was 88.In the early 1930s, he and his three brothers began repairing and selling used cars. By the end of the decade, they had established Weiss Motor Co., with four Ford dealerships in Baltimore, one in Bethlehem, Pa., and another in Portland, Maine.According to family members, Weiss Motor Co. was the largest Ford dealership in the world during the 1950s.
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March 15, 1999
Edward Paul Moylan, 63, IWIF claims directorEdward Paul Moylan, retired director of claims for the state Injured Workers' Insurance Fund, died Wednesday of lung cancer at North Arundel Hospital. He was 63 and lived in Glen Burnie.The Baltimore native left high school in 1953 and enlisted in the Army. He spent three years in Europe defusing mines, bombs and artillery shells -- among them, a World War I German mustard gas shell that discharged in his face in Verdun, France, and permanently scarred his lungs.
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By Sloane Brown | February 28, 1999
It must have been Valentine's Day. The longest line at the Harbor Daze celebration could be found at the oyster bar.Some 500 country-western-clad revelers gathered at the Cancun Cantina in Hanover for barbecue, karaoke and line dancing, raising about $30,000 for the renovation of the Harbor Hospital Center's emergency department.Among those two-stepping to the country-western band Lionheart were Barney Johnson, president and CEO of the hospital, with wife Jan, a real-estate ace; and event co-chairwomen Beverly Powell and Vicki Shockey.
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By Joe Mathews and Joe Mathews,SUN STAFF | January 8, 1997
The landmark building that once housed South Baltimore General Hospital, birthplace of three generations of peninsula residents, is scheduled to undergo a $4 million renovation that will kickoff later this month.Harbour Inn Convalescent Center, a 225-bed nursing home for Medicaid patients, has occupied the 96,386-square-foot structure since 1990. The center's owner and president, Sarkis K. Nazarian, says the entire interior of the 1914 building needs to be redone because it is "functionally obsolete."
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By Devon Spurgeon and Devon Spurgeon,SUN STAFF | November 3, 1998
A Baltimore woman who was beaten and sexually assaulted early Sunday identified as one of her attackers a man who showed up at the same emergency room where she had been taken.Angela Nipper, 34, was awaiting treatment at Harbor Hospital Center in South Baltimore when a man walked into the emergency room with his mother and sister."I told the security guard, 'That is him, that is him,' but he turned around and tried to run back," Nipper said yesterday in a telephone interview. The Sun usually does not identify victims of sexual assault, but Nipper approved the use of her name.
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By Peter Hermann and Brenda J. Buote and Peter Hermann and Brenda J. Buote,SUN STAFF Sun staff writer Kristen Scharnberg contributed to this article | August 15, 1998
A 70-year-old man who collapsed from a heart attack on the south lawn of a Baltimore hospital and died a half-hour later was twice refused treatment by medical personnel who thought he was drunk, an investigation by state regulators has found.Nurses refused to help Edward G. Davis despite frantic pleas from Harbor Hospital Center's security guard, who at one point "grabbed" an emergency room doctor to get help, a report says.Federal health officials, who reviewed the state report, ordered the hospital to rewrite its rules on how to treat patients to avoid a repeat of the July 27 incident, which one official called "a very serious matter."
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