Off-duty volunteer fire fighters save family from house fire

Good News Notes: “The Pikesville Fire Company say a few of their volunteers rescued a family from a house fire. PVFC says Kathleen Resnick – a nurse at a local hospital – and Glenn Resnick – owner of a local business – were enjoying a leisurely breakfast at their Pikesville house, when their department pagers…

FDA Approves First Therapy for Patients with Lung and Thyroid Cancers with a Certain Genetic Mutation or Fusion

 Good News Notes: “Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Retevmo (selpercatinib) capsules to treat three types of tumors – non-small cell lung cancer, medullary thyroid cancer and other types of thyroid cancers – in patients whose tumors have an alteration (mutation or fusion) in a specific gene (RET or “rearranged during transfection”). Retevmo…

Lacrosse Coaches Help Medical Personnel on the Front Line

Joe Amplo, lacrosse coach for the Navy men’s team, finds himself idle from coaching but not from helping.  After speaking with his brother, Kris, he found out his younger sibling was working on a plan to team up with restaurants to feed the medical teams in New York fighting the coronavirus. The following day Joe,…

The Maryland Zoo Welcomes Another Adorable Baby Chimpanzee

Good News Notes: “Prepare to have your hearts melted: The Maryland Zoo has confirmed the arrival of a new baby chimp! Mama chimpanzee Raven, 24, gave birth to a baby girlon December 29, 2019. It’s the chimp’s first baby and the most recent addition to the group since the baby chimp Lola  was born last July.“ “From all…

Man, dogs rescued near Smith Island by Coast Guard

 Good News Notes: “The U.S. Coast Guard hoisted a man and his dogs from a boat two miles south of Smith Island on Thursday morning.” “Sector Maryland watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM radio at approximately 11 p.m. Wednesday from a recreational boater.” “This instance highlights the importance of checking the weather prior to…