October 21, 2011
Halethorpe resident Francesca Nielsen earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. This professional school is operated by Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, and the University of Maryland.
October 20, 2011
Dr. Donald W. Zantop, co-owner of the Fallston Veterinary Clinic who was noted for his avian rescue work, died Oct. 13 in a diving accident off Bald Head Island, N.C. The Fallston resident, who was 59, had been collecting underwater fossils with friends when the accident occurred. Dr. Zantop was airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., where he was pronounced dead. The incident remains under investigation by the Coast Guard, according to news reports.
October 5, 2011
Geri and Larry Kalck, of Fallston, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Angela Kalck, to Jason Clinton McCormick, son of Dennis McCormick of Louisville, Tenn., and Christy Linke of Plant City, Fla. The bride to be is a 1997 graduate of Fallston High School, and was an active member of the Harford County 4-H Program for eight years. She completed her bachelor's degree in animal science at Michigan State University, followed by her veterinary degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University.
August 5, 2007
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy W. Parker of Sun Lakes, AZ, are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Dr. Shani Lea Parker, to Dr. Jerrold B. Boone, son of Dr. and Mrs. James Boone of Laurel, MD, on June 23, 20007, at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Rockville, MD. After the ceremony, guests enjoyed a gala reception at The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The bride graduated from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA...
April 13, 2007
WASHINGTON -- Federal officials told Congress yesterday that some contaminated pet food probably remains on store shelves and warned retailers to make sure they've removed all recalled products. The Food and Drug Administration said it has identified nearly all of the dog and cat food containing tainted wheat gluten that needs to be recalled, but senators urged the agency to strengthen its efforts to prevent a future scare. "We know that there is not 100 percent of products off the shelves," Stephen Sundlof, director of the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine, said at a Senate hearing.
January 31, 2007
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. -- Those immune to Barbaro's mystique looked on in disbelief for the past eight months at the emotion and money being spent on a horse and might well have asked the question Barbaro's surgeon, Dr. Dean Richardson, asked shortly after Barbaro was euthanized Monday. "Was it worth it?" Richardson's answer was that it was, because the Kentucky Derby winner "had many happy days." Yesterday, others not as close to Barbaro had the same positive answer. Barbaro's legacy has a chance to be long-lasting.