On January 26, 1931, Westminster Firefighter Joe Hahn died.

On January 26, 1931, Westminster Firefighter Joe Hahn died. On January 26, 1931, our brothers and sisters in the Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Co. No. 1 and the greater Carroll County community suffered one the two Line of Duty Deaths in the company's history when Fireman Joseph G. Hahn died. Honoring & Remembering Maryland … Continue reading On January 26, 1931, Westminster Firefighter Joe Hahn died.

Former Westminster police officer Don Hood has died at age 80. 

Former Westminster police officer Don Hood has died at age 80. Don Hood, 80; of Westminster, formerly of Sykesville, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022, at Bridging Life (Dove House) in Westminster. I am not sure when Westminster Police Officer Don Hood started with Westminster. I remember him from the 1970s. He retired as … Continue reading Former Westminster police officer Don Hood has died at age 80. 

The Women Who Rode Miles on Horseback to Deliver Library Books

The Women Who Rode Miles on Horseback to Deliver Library Books - Librarians are amazing. BY ANIKA BURGESS AUGUST 31, 2017 The Women Who Rode Miles on Horseback to Deliver Library Books - Librarians are amazing. BY ANIKA BURGESS AUGUST 31, 2017 I was looking for Erin Snell in the pictures… FTA: They were known … Continue reading The Women Who Rode Miles on Horseback to Deliver Library Books

Thich Nhat Hanh, influential Zen Buddhist monk, dies at 95

Thich Nhat Hanh, influential Zen Buddhist monk, dies at 95 HANOI, Vietnam — Thich Nhat Hanh, the revered Zen Buddhist monk who helped pioneer the concept of mindfulness in the West and socially engaged Buddhism in the East, has died. He was 95. Nhat Hanh distilled Buddhist teachings on compassion and suffering into easily grasped … Continue reading Thich Nhat Hanh, influential Zen Buddhist monk, dies at 95

Line of Duty Death of Paramedic/Firefighter Robert A. Jones

Line of Duty Death of Paramedic/Firefighter Robert A. Jones According to information provided by the Reese & Community Volunteer Fire Company, “Paramedic/Firefighter Jones was exposed to and contracted COVID-19 while performing his duties serving the citizens of Carroll County, Maryland in December 2021. After a hard fight and multiple complications, he succumbed to the virus … Continue reading Line of Duty Death of Paramedic/Firefighter Robert A. Jones

NIH: Life expectancy in police officers: a comparison with the U.S. general population

Life expectancy in police officers: a comparison with the U.S. general population John M Violanti, Desta Fekedulegn, Tara A Hartley, Michael E Andrew, Ja K Gu, Cecil M Burchfiel PMID: 24707585 PMCID: PMC4734369 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24707585/ Abstract: Previous epidemiological research indicates that police officers have an elevated risk of death relative to the general population overall and … Continue reading NIH: Life expectancy in police officers: a comparison with the U.S. general population

Wayne Gadow Obituary (1947 – 2021) – Westminster, MD

A Celebration of his Life and Memorial Service will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 10th, 2022, at the Crossroads Church, 895 Leidy Road, Westminster (21157) with the Reverend Jono Contestabile officiating. On December 13, 2021, Wayne Gadow passed away and went to be with the Lord at Carroll Hospital Center, Westminster, after a brief illness. … Continue reading Wayne Gadow Obituary (1947 – 2021) – Westminster, MD

Carroll County Maryland Branch #7014 membership form

Please download it, fill it out, and mail it to us at: NAACP Carroll Co. Branch #7014255 Clifton Blvd., Suite 203,Westminster, MD 21157 If you have any questions, email us at ccnaacp7014@gmail.com. Carroll County Maryland Branch #7014 membership form - right click and "Save as…" Greetings from the Carroll County NAACP Branch #7014! Thank you for your … Continue reading Carroll County Maryland Branch #7014 membership form

Maryland hospitals need the public’s help

January 12, 2022 - Maryland hospitals need the public’s help. Protecting community health is a responsibility every individual shares. Maryland hospitals need the public’s help January 12, 2022 - Maryland hospitals need the public’s help. Protecting community health is a responsibility every individual shares. Get vaccinated and boosted. Wear a mask. Keep your distance. Wash your hands. … Continue reading Maryland hospitals need the public’s help