May 15, 2002
North Arundel Hospital Auxiliary will present basket bingo at the Glen Burnie Moose lodge on Crain Highway, one block south of Hospital Drive, at 2 p.m. May 25. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. The event will feature 20 games, two raffles and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the hospital's new cancer center. Information: 410-787- 4504. Reunion set for patients with hip, knee replacement North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie invites current and former patients of the hospital's Washington Hip and Knee Center to its fourth annual picnic at 5:30 p.m. June 26 at Lake Waterford Park in Pasadena.
March 1, 1991
Maryland Mass Transit Administration is rerouting all No. 14 buses to go by North Arundel Hospital. The new route will begin in June. TheNo. 14 will travel between Jumpers Hole Road and Baltimore State Center.The bus will travel and make stops along Crain Highway, Aquahart Road, Hospital Drive, Oakwood Road and Jumpers Hole Road.Between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekdays, 24 trips will be made in either direction. On Saturday, there will be 20 trips between 8 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. No buses will be available on Sunday.
March 24, 1995
A Severn woman was injured Monday night when someone threw an object at the windshield of a car, county police said.Marge Dinsmore, 46, of the 200 block of Burns Crossing Road, was a front-seat passenger in a 1989 Ford Bronco driven by Kirk Allen Gerdsmeier, 25, of the 600 block of Cog Court. They were northbound on Veterans Highway approaching Benfield Boulevard shortly after 11 p.m. when an unknown object struck the windshield, police said.Flying glass struck Ms. Dinsmore in the face. She was treated at North Arundel Hospital and released, hospital officials said.
October 16, 1995
The proceeds from North Arundel Hospital's Seventh Annual Golf Tournament were presented recently to the staff of the hospital's planned birth center.The tournament raised more than $37,000 to help pay for the "Special Beginning, Birth and Women's Center," scheduled to open in the spring of 1996 in Arnold.The tournament has raised nearly $250,000 for hospital use over the years.In another fund-raising effort, the hospital auxiliary will conduct a book sale in the main lobby from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
June 5, 1996
The Freestate Happy Wanderers will have 10- and 5-kilometer walks July 3, starting at North Arundel Hospital.Walkers may begin between 4: 30 p.m. and 6 p.m. and should finish by 8 p.m. An American flag will be given to each participant younger than 10.Walkers should meet at the parking lot near the main entrance of the hospital, 301 Hospital Drive, Glen Burnie. The walk will be mainly on sidewalks through Millersville. Portions may be on natural-surface paths.Water and hard candy will be available at the start and at the checkpoint.
May 21, 2002
Hospital joins study of ways to prevent surgical infections North Arundel Hospital was recently selected to participate in the Surgical Infection Prevention Collaborative, a health care quality improvement project organized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. North Arundel is the only hospital in Maryland to be a part of this national study. The study will focus on implementing practices to prevent surgical infection. Participation in this study will allow the hospital to track surgical patients for one year after their surgery to determine the effectiveness of new performance-improvement and infection-prevention standards.
April 19, 2004
An Eastern Petroleum tanker overturned on a steep curve in Gambrills yesterday morning, spilling about 1,000 gallons of heating oil, according to Anne Arundel County officials. The tanker driver told investigators that the truck's brakes malfunctioned and that he was unable to negotiate the tight curve on Dicus Mill Road, said Anne Arundel police Sgt. William Collier. The truck overturned about 8:30 a.m., spilling fuel on the bank and down the hill, Collier said. Fire officials were able to contain the spill by using absorbent materials and creating banks out of dirt, said Anne Arundel fire Capt.
May 22, 2005
THE QUESTION: WHAT ARE ANNE ARUNDEL'S TOP 10 EMPLOYERS? It's probably no surprise that government entities sign most of the paychecks written in Anne Arundel County. The National Security Agency, Fort Meade and the Anne Arundel County school system all have more than 10,000 employees. Northrop Grumman is the largest private employer, with about 7,500 employees. North Arundel Hospital and Southwest Airlines both have about 2,400 staffers, with the U.S. Naval Academy close behind. Anne Arundel Medical Center has more than 2,000 employees, while Computer Sciences Corp.
September 9, 1997
Names in the newsThe Red Cross Central Maryland Chapter named Bob Belford volunteer of the month for August. Already an active responder at local disasters, Belford recently began volunteering as a dispatcher. He has experience in the field of firefighting, which has proved valuable to his role with the Red Cross Disaster Assistance Team.North Arundel Hospital presented its "People Who Care" award to three employees in recognition of commitment, compassion and outstanding service. Honorees were: Cardiology Department secretary Amy Johnson of Pasadena; building engineer David McGunigale of Glen Burnie; case manager Deborah VanOrden of Pasadena.
January 25, 2004
On January 23, 2003 WILLIAM M. WILDER "BUNK" dear husband of Annette W. (nee Wagner) beloved father of Pat Burkhouse, Jeanne Osborne and Bette Wilder, loving grandfather of five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at FINK FUNERAL HOME P.A., 426 Crain Hwy S (at 5th Ave) on Monday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral services will be held at Harundale Presbyterian Church, on Tuesday at 11 A.M. Interment Moreland Memorial Park.