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February 15, 1991
A memorial service for John A. Day, a pharmacy technician at the Francis Scott Key Medical Center, will be held at 7 p.m. today at the Knox Presbyterian Church, Preston and Eden streets.Mr. Day, who was 41 and a resident of Chestnut Street in Turners Station, died of kidney failure Monday at the hospital where he had worked for 22 years, starting when it was City Hospitals.Born in Chicago and reared in Turners Station, he was a graduate of Douglass High School.He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth S. Day of Turners Station; a brother, Joseph R. Day of Pasadena; and a sister, Patricia D. Cooke of Harrisburg, Pa.
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By Larry Perl, lperl@tribune.com | November 8, 2013
Anita Ward gave her loyal customers big hugs as she served them lunch Friday, Nov. 8. Ward closed her longtime eatery, Roland Park Bakery and Deli, at the end of Friday, after 30 years. "It's just time," she said. "I'm tired of getting up at 3 in the morning. I'm ready for a change. " Ward said she is selling the business to longtime customer Dave Sherman, who plans to turn it into more of a cafe serving soups salads, sandwiches and hamburgers, among other menu items. Ward said the cafe would be open for dinner, whereas Roland Park Bakery and Deli only served breakfast and lunch.
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NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen | March 19, 2008
Anke Ohanian, a pharmacy technician and volunteer, died of a brain tumor Saturday at her Columbia home. She was 54. Anke Prigge was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany, and attended pharmacy technician's school there after graduating from high school. In 1974, she met her future husband, Christopher J. Ohanian, in Ireland and immigrated to the United States two years later. The couple married in 1980. An Ellicott City resident since 1986, Mrs. Ohanian had been a pharmacy technician at Howard County General Hospital since 1993.
BUSINESS
By Laura McCandlish and Laura McCandlish,Sun reporter | June 10, 2008
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $250,000 to a pharmacy technician who suffered a disability resulting from a gunshot wound and was subsequently fired from one of its Harford County stores, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced yesterday. Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart failed to accommodate technician Glenda Darlene Allen and then unlawfully fired her from the Abingdon store because of her disability, the EEOC said. Allen, who had worked as a Wal-Mart pharmacy technician at another store in Aberdeen since July 1993, was shot during a robbery at another job in 1994.
NEWS
March 31, 2006
Jocelyn D. McGibbon, a registered nurse and retired pharmacy technician, died of kidney failure March 24 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 67. She was born Jocelyn Diane Canham and raised in Stroud, England. She earned a degree in orthopedic nursing in 1958 from Rowley-Bristo Hospital in Guilford, England. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, she was a registered nurse at Charing Cross Hospital in London. She later served as a registered nurse with the British army in Singapore and Malaysia before moving in 1966 to Pontiac, Mich.
NEWS
August 8, 2004
Pharmacy tech program offered at college Carroll Community College has one of six pharmacy technician training programs to be recognized in Maryland as preparation for the PTCB national pharmacy technician certification exam. Students learn the practice of pharmacy and prepare to take the certification exam. The program prepares students for entry-level positions in retail, home care and hospital pharmacy settings. Pharmaceutical calculations, computer applications, aseptic technique, dosage unit conversions and medical terminology is taught.
BUSINESS
By Laura McCandlish and Laura McCandlish,Sun reporter | June 10, 2008
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $250,000 to a pharmacy technician who suffered a disability resulting from a gunshot wound and was subsequently fired from one of its Harford County stores, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced yesterday. Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart failed to accommodate technician Glenda Darlene Allen and then unlawfully fired her from the Abingdon store because of her disability, the EEOC said. Allen, who had worked as a Wal-Mart pharmacy technician at another store in Aberdeen since July 1993, was shot during a robbery at another job in 1994.
NEWS
By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,Sun Staff Writer | March 15, 1994
The Bird Lady liked oatmeal cookies. Percy preferred milkshakes.Few people knew that. Few people cared.But at Schmitt's Rexall Drugs in downtown Westminster, compassion for Percy and the Bird Lady -- two well-known eccentrics of Main Street -- soared far beyond most stores' concern for their patrons. Workers at the drugstore embraced Percy and the Bird Lady, became their caretakers and finally, several years ago, arranged their burials."They were just customers we got close to," says Audrey Snyder, a drugstore clerk for 20 years.
NEWS
By Larry Perl, lperl@tribune.com | November 8, 2013
Anita Ward gave her loyal customers big hugs as she served them lunch Friday, Nov. 8. Ward closed her longtime eatery, Roland Park Bakery and Deli, at the end of Friday, after 30 years. "It's just time," she said. "I'm tired of getting up at 3 in the morning. I'm ready for a change. " Ward said she is selling the business to longtime customer Dave Sherman, who plans to turn it into more of a cafe serving soups salads, sandwiches and hamburgers, among other menu items. Ward said the cafe would be open for dinner, whereas Roland Park Bakery and Deli only served breakfast and lunch.
NEWS
May 3, 1991
A five-month investigation into illicit sales of prescription tranquilizers led to the arrest yesterday of an employee at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Loch Raven Boulevard and her boyfriend, authorities reported.Delories Ann Gittings, 33, a pharmacy technician, was arrested at the hospital while her boyfriend, Floyd Patterson Goodwin, 45, was seized attheir home in the 700 block of North Linwood Avenue in East Baltimore. They were charged with multiple drug offenses and conspiracy.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen | March 19, 2008
Anke Ohanian, a pharmacy technician and volunteer, died of a brain tumor Saturday at her Columbia home. She was 54. Anke Prigge was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany, and attended pharmacy technician's school there after graduating from high school. In 1974, she met her future husband, Christopher J. Ohanian, in Ireland and immigrated to the United States two years later. The couple married in 1980. An Ellicott City resident since 1986, Mrs. Ohanian had been a pharmacy technician at Howard County General Hospital since 1993.
NEWS
March 31, 2006
Jocelyn D. McGibbon, a registered nurse and retired pharmacy technician, died of kidney failure March 24 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 67. She was born Jocelyn Diane Canham and raised in Stroud, England. She earned a degree in orthopedic nursing in 1958 from Rowley-Bristo Hospital in Guilford, England. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, she was a registered nurse at Charing Cross Hospital in London. She later served as a registered nurse with the British army in Singapore and Malaysia before moving in 1966 to Pontiac, Mich.
NEWS
August 8, 2004
Pharmacy tech program offered at college Carroll Community College has one of six pharmacy technician training programs to be recognized in Maryland as preparation for the PTCB national pharmacy technician certification exam. Students learn the practice of pharmacy and prepare to take the certification exam. The program prepares students for entry-level positions in retail, home care and hospital pharmacy settings. Pharmaceutical calculations, computer applications, aseptic technique, dosage unit conversions and medical terminology is taught.
NEWS
By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,Sun Staff Writer | March 15, 1994
The Bird Lady liked oatmeal cookies. Percy preferred milkshakes.Few people knew that. Few people cared.But at Schmitt's Rexall Drugs in downtown Westminster, compassion for Percy and the Bird Lady -- two well-known eccentrics of Main Street -- soared far beyond most stores' concern for their patrons. Workers at the drugstore embraced Percy and the Bird Lady, became their caretakers and finally, several years ago, arranged their burials."They were just customers we got close to," says Audrey Snyder, a drugstore clerk for 20 years.
NEWS
February 15, 1991
A memorial service for John A. Day, a pharmacy technician at the Francis Scott Key Medical Center, will be held at 7 p.m. today at the Knox Presbyterian Church, Preston and Eden streets.Mr. Day, who was 41 and a resident of Chestnut Street in Turners Station, died of kidney failure Monday at the hospital where he had worked for 22 years, starting when it was City Hospitals.Born in Chicago and reared in Turners Station, he was a graduate of Douglass High School.He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth S. Day of Turners Station; a brother, Joseph R. Day of Pasadena; and a sister, Patricia D. Cooke of Harrisburg, Pa.
NEWS
May 3, 1991
A five-month investigation into illicit sales of prescription tranquilizers led to the arrest yesterday of an employee at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Loch Raven Boulevard and her boyfriend, authorities reported.Delories Ann Gittings, 33, a pharmacy technician, was arrested at the hospital while her boyfriend, Floyd Patterson Goodwin, 45, was seized at their home in the 700 block of North Linwood Avenue in East Baltimore. They were charged with multiple drug offenses and conspiracy.
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