Wendy Salo was alarmed when she learned where her doctor had scheduled her gynecologic operation: at an outpatient surgery center. "My first thought was 'Am I not important enough to go to a real hospital?' " recalled Salo, 48, a supermarket department manager who said she felt "very trepidatious" about having her ovaries removed outside a hospital.
KRMG-AM Tulsa, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 10:11 AM
Maria Romero has her candle lit by Dianne Gayle during a candlelight vigil held for their neighbors, the Gemmell family, in East Montgomery Village, at the site of Monday's plane crash, on Friday December 12, 2014. Donations have continued to pour in for the family of a woman and her young sons who were killed in a Dec. 8 plane crash in Gaithersburg, with the benefit fund for the surviving members of the Gemmell family hitting $467,329 by Tuesday evening.
Gazette.net, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 07:28 PM
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker speak with student Kolawole Oyekanmi about what he was studying for his final exam during a tour of the cybersecurity lab at Montgomery College's Germantown campus. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited the Germantown campus of Montgomery College on Wednesday to tour the cybersecurity lab and discuss the development of 21st century skills at the college.
Gazette.net, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 01:50 PM
In an article dated July 2013, I described how police in Montgomery County Maryland, a D.C. Suburb, shot 14 individuals and killed 9 over the prior three years . This included killing a man with an ice pick, killing a man threatening suicide and killing a robbery suspect after a hostage escaped.
OpEdNews, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 01:25 PM
Some Maryland lawmakers played a big part in bringing U.S. contractor Alan Gross back home to the state after being held for five years in a Cuban prison. Gross, a native of Montgomery County, was freed Wednesday as part of a landmark deal with Cuba that could pave the way for a major overhaul in U.S. policy toward the island.
WBAL-TV Baltimore, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 08:41 AM
Commuter transportation is the focus of a meeting that U.S. Rep. John Delaney is holding with elected officials from Frederick and Montgomery counties. The agenda for Thursday's discussion in Frederick includes Interstate 270, MARC rail expansion and the Corridor Cities Transitway.
Baltimore News, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 04:11 AM
Montgomery County Police motor squad's Santa Ride 2014, to benefit The Children's Inn at NIH, stops at the Olney town center plaza on Wednesday. Officer Robert Ladany and wife Jackie portray Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Gazette.net, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 08:37 PM
Montgomery officials have scheduled a public session to examine the county school system's child abuse policies and procedures amid heightened concerns about how the district addresses alleged incidents of sexual abuse on school grounds. The action follows an uproar about two arrests for inappropriate touching of students that went undisclosed for weeks at Damascus and Germantown middle schools.
The Washington Post, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 01:42 PM