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October 19, 2004
Daniel Stacy Rogers, a retired public information officer who enjoyed singing barbershop classics, died of pneumonia Thursday at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Carney resident was 68. Mr. Rogers was born in Houston and raised there and in Denver. After graduating from the University of Denver in 1962 with a bachelor's degree in journalism, he moved to Washington and worked briefly reading copy for the Wall Street Journal. In the mid-1960s, the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda hired him. In 1968, he became the first public information officer at its newly established National Institute on Aging Gerontology Research Center on the grounds of the old Baltimore City Hospitals-now Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
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August 22, 2013
Harford County Government Public Information Officer Sherrie Johnson received the John H. Murphy Award for excellence in journalism. Johnson was honored Saturday during the 2013 NAACP Freedom Fighter Awards Breakfast. Johnson and several others received the awards for service and leadership in the community. The NAACP Baltimore branch recognized the award recipients for commitment to social and racial equality as the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,Sun Staff Writer | November 24, 1994
County Executive-elect John G. Gary announced his first personnel moves yesterday, naming his campaign manager to handle press relations and an official with the state's juvenile services department as his legislative liaison.Lawrence R. Telford, 33, who orchestrated Mr. Gary's successful bid for county executive, will take over as public information officer, succeeding Louise L. Hayman, spokeswoman for County Executive Robert R. Neall.Diane Hutchins, 40, the government relations director for the state's Department of Juvenile Services, will take over from Myron V. Wotring, who is retiring.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | July 2, 2013
Sherrie Johnson, a television news reporter, has been hired to service as public information officer for the county government, Harford County Executive David R. Craig announced Monday. Johnson will serve as the primary contact for media inquiries and will become the main spokesperson for Harford County government, according to a news release announcing her appointment. Her first day with Harford County Government will be July 22. According to the news release, Johnson will work with the county executive's governmental and community relations team "to enhance the county's outreach efforts to citizens, through both traditional media outlets and through the use of social media.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | July 2, 2013
Sherrie Johnson, a television news reporter, has been hired to service as public information officer for the county government, Harford County Executive David R. Craig announced Monday. Johnson will serve as the primary contact for media inquiries and will become the main spokesperson for Harford County government, according to a news release announcing her appointment. Her first day with Harford County Government will be July 22. According to the news release, Johnson will work with the county executive's governmental and community relations team "to enhance the county's outreach efforts to citizens, through both traditional media outlets and through the use of social media.
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January 14, 2007
Doug Alexander, public information officer for the Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Association, was unanimously elected second vice president of the organization at last week's monthly meeting. He replaced Mark Bilger, who was elevated to first vice president after Bill Eyler resigned that position last fall because of health problems. Alexander, a retired career Montgomery County firefighter, has been a member of the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company since 1968, where he is public information officer.
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March 12, 1992
Police Commissioner Edward V. Woods said yesterday that he has hired Sam Ringgold, a news reporter with WMAR-TV, to replace longtime public information officer Dennis S. Hill.Commissioner Woods said the information office has been renamed the public affairs division and will work directly under his office.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | May 16, 2012
A 6-year-old boy was flown to a nearby hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning after being hit by an SUV in Odenton. Justin Mulcahy, public information officer for the Anne Arundel County Police Department, said police responded to a call at 7:43 at the intersection of Blue Water Boulevard and Roff Point Drive, according to preliminary information. The child had been hit by a Chevrolet Avalanche, Mulcahy said. ywenger@baltsun.com Twitter.com/yvonnewenger
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By Liz Atwood and Liz Atwood,Sun Staff Writer | September 20, 1994
Mayor Alfred A. Hopkins and the Annapolis Board of Aldermen reached a compromise yesterday on the salary of the city's public information officer.After meeting in closed session, the council voted 9-2 to appoint Thomas Roskelly to the position at a salary of $49,039 -- nearly $8,000 more than what the council had voted to pay in June, but more than $10,000 less than what the mayor wanted to pay him.Democratic Aldermen Carl O. Snowden of Ward 5 and Shepard...
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By Liz Atwood and Liz Atwood,Sun Staff Writer | September 2, 1994
The Annapolis City Council's Finance Committee moved yesterday to block Mayor Alfred A. Hopkins' attempts to pay his public information officer a higher salary than what the council approved in June.The committee directed William Tyler, the director of finance, to put the difference between what council voted to pay Thomas Roskelly and the mayor's offer in escrow.The money would be withheld until the council receives advice from an independent lawyer and discusses the issue at its next meeting, on Sept.
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July 21, 2012
Lisa Albin has been named director of Church and Public Relations for Carroll Lutheran Village, in Westminster. Her responsibilities include writing and editing news releases, newsletters, brochures and other publications; media relations; developing special programs for residents and the community; and raising the profile of Carroll Lutheran Village. Albin comes to Carroll Lutheran Village from The Arc Carroll County where she was the director of development. She was previously the marketing communications manager for the Carroll County Times, the public information officer for the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, the news director at WTTR radio and a news reporter for WGET/WGTY in Gettysburg and WPOC in Baltimore.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | May 16, 2012
A 6-year-old boy was flown to a nearby hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning after being hit by an SUV in Odenton. Justin Mulcahy, public information officer for the Anne Arundel County Police Department, said police responded to a call at 7:43 at the intersection of Blue Water Boulevard and Roff Point Drive, according to preliminary information. The child had been hit by a Chevrolet Avalanche, Mulcahy said. ywenger@baltsun.com Twitter.com/yvonnewenger
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | February 14, 2012
Just hours before Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane told a group of Abingdon residents that crime overall is down in Harford County, a taxicab driver was stabbed and robbed in the Bel Air area. Bane was hosting one of his town hall meetings at the Abingdon library, about five miles south of where the cab driver was assaulted early Saturday morning, in the area of Crescent Knoll Drive and Fountain Green Road (Route 543). The assailant was still at large Tuesday afternoon, Monica Worrell, public information officer for the Harford County Sheriff's Office said.
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By Laura Vozzella | June 23, 2011
"Do you remember," the invitation begins, "picking up trash outside of an event just as the Governor was pulling up in his car? "Calling the State Police for directions when late for a press conference and horribly lost? "Using a cell phone the size of your head? "Making sure that the Governor/Lt.Governor/Cabinet Secretary had a clean place for a 'pit stop' before your press event?" "Having your Secretary arrive without his/her speech and blaming YOU? "Remembering to take skim milk to an interview for the Governor's coffee?
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By Julie Baughman, The Baltimore Sun | June 15, 2011
Howard County Police arrested 24 individuals at two Phish concerts held at Merriweather Post Pavilion on June 11 and 12. All but three of the arrests were made on accounts of drug possession or distribution and three vehicles were seized in accordance with these apprehensions: a 2000 Chevrolet truck, a 2000 Saab and a Honda motorcycle. In addition to the vehicles, police also seized $2,000 in cash as evidence against the charges of drug distribution or possession with the intent to distribute.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 20, 2010
Florence W. Steffen, an institution in the Anne Arundel County Police Department's public information office, where her expertise earned her respect from police officers, the news media and the public during her lengthy career, died Saturday of heart failure at a daughter's Glen Burnie home. She was 79. "I was extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Florence Steffen," Col. James Teare Jr., Arundel's chief of police, said in a statement announcing her death. "She served the Police Department with excellence for more than three decades and was well respected by members of the department and the public," he said.
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July 21, 2012
Lisa Albin has been named director of Church and Public Relations for Carroll Lutheran Village, in Westminster. Her responsibilities include writing and editing news releases, newsletters, brochures and other publications; media relations; developing special programs for residents and the community; and raising the profile of Carroll Lutheran Village. Albin comes to Carroll Lutheran Village from The Arc Carroll County where she was the director of development. She was previously the marketing communications manager for the Carroll County Times, the public information officer for the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, the news director at WTTR radio and a news reporter for WGET/WGTY in Gettysburg and WPOC in Baltimore.
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By Nancy Jones Bonbrest and Nancy Jones Bonbrest,Special to The Sun | August 3, 2008
Connie Tolbert Public information officer Maryland Department of Human Resources, Baltimore Salary $48,000 Age 47 Years on the job 15 How she got started As a former welfare recipient, Tolbert was asked to serve on a welfare reform commission during the early 1990s put together by then-Gov. William Donald Schaefer. Tolbert was working then as an administrative assistant for a nonprofit organization, but she had been on and off welfare for a number of years. After her work on the volunteer commission, she got a job with the Department of Human Resources certifying nursing homes.
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January 14, 2007
Doug Alexander, public information officer for the Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Association, was unanimously elected second vice president of the organization at last week's monthly meeting. He replaced Mark Bilger, who was elevated to first vice president after Bill Eyler resigned that position last fall because of health problems. Alexander, a retired career Montgomery County firefighter, has been a member of the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company since 1968, where he is public information officer.
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