Saturday, June 9, 2012
The week’s top Montgomery County news.
Each week editors compile the top stories from Patch sites across Montgomery County — arrests in connection with six burglaries in Takoma Park, a state-of-the-art cancer center broke ground at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and a Germantown technologist building a hydroponic farm run by salvaged junk robots are a few of the headlines corralled this week. You can get the news delivered to your inbox daily by subscribing to your Patch’s newsletter. Third Man Arrested in Takoma Park Burglaries After two arrests this week in connection with six burglaries in Takoma Park's Ward 1, Takoma Park Police arrested a third man Friday, Takoma Park Police Chief Ron Ricucci said. Alexander Gorge Ellis, 19, of no fixed address,was arrested for first-…
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Aquilino Cancer Center slated to open on campus of Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in 2013.
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- Greg Cohen
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Adventist HealthCare officials, joined by Shady Grove Hospital personnel and local elected officials, broke ground Wednesday on what will become Montgomery County's first free-standing, comprehensive cancer center. Called the Aquilino Cancer Center, the 50,000-square-foot, three-story building will offer personalized, expert care to cancer patients with up-to-date technology and support services to treat various forms of cancer. It's slated to open on the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital campus in 2013. The driving force behind the project, said Shady Grove Hospital president Dennis Hansen, was better care for people battling cancer in the hospital's community. Jane Peck, Hansen's colleague, said she believes it will do that and more. "For …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
The hospital system is participating in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership.
Adventist Healthcare, the health-care system that runs hospitals in Takoma Park and Rockville, recently became the largest purchaser of green energy of any healthcare system that's participating in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership, according to a news release from Adventist. The company was honored Tuesday by the Montgomery County Council. "We are honoring them [Adventist HealthCare] because they have gone above and beyond what is required in terms of being good to our planet," Montgomery County Councilman Roger Berliner (D-Dist. 1) said. This energy initiative has resulted in Adventist HealthCare purchasing nearly 15 percent of its electricity in the form of green energy, according to the release. …