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January 1, 2009
Local pharmacy cuts flu shot prices Beginning Monday, Flintridge Pharmacy & Medical Supply is offering flu shots at half price, $15. The price gets cut further, to $10, for employers with 30 or more workers. ?The flu season doesn?t peak until late February, so there?s still time to get protected,? said store owner Michael Stremfel. ?With money tight for so many of us, we decided the best way to encourage procrastinators to get immunized was to slash the price.? For seniors on Medicare Part B, flue and pneumonia shots will continue to be offered free.
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January 13, 2005
A former La Cañada Flintridge resident, who lived 96 full years up to her hospitalization, has died. She was Lillian "Ilka" Henney, who passed away on Jan. 7 at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. She had been admitted after transferring from a convalescent hospital due to her worsening condition. It had been her second admittance to the hospital since she fell on Oct. 17 and broke her hip following the worship service at the Episcopalian Church of the Angels, Pasadena, where she had been a regular member.
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By Jennifer Berry | June 16, 2005
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies are taking turns guarding a Montrose man under arrest in a Santa Barbara hospital on suspicion of robbing the La Cañada Flintridge Washington Mutual branch June 3. Michael Mason Wolke, 58, was found June 9 in a hotel room in Santa Barbara suffering from a drug overdose and pneumonia. Medical personnel who transported him to the hospital did not know about a $1.17 million warrant issued for his arrest, but Glendale Police Department Det. Keith Soboleski said he received an anonymous phone call that Wolke was in the hospital.
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April 22, 2010
Donald E. Morgan Don Everett “Gambit” Morgan, beloved grandson of Barbara and Donald Morgan of La Cañada Flintridge, died March 26 in Glamis, Calif., in an ATV accident. He was born May 1, 1981. Don’s warmth and goodness were surpassed only by his ability to see the beauty and take pleasure in all things. He was an accomplished chef and entrepreneur, having graduated Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Pasadena in 2008. He lived his life with great passion and was to be wed in July.
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June 21, 2007
William M. Hall, beloved father, grandfather and husband, passed away on Monday, June 4, from a pulmonary embolism. He was 84. Bill was born Dec. 26, 1922, in Brooklyn, NY, an only child to Charles and Tressa Hall. Charles, a lawyer and a Yale graduate, died of pneumonia when Bill was 2 years old. With little money, his mother and he moved back to Tressa's hometown of Rockfield, Ill., where she worked for the WPA. As a single mother, Tressa sent Bill to the Episcopal Church where the priests gave him fatherly guidance and, due their influence, he remained a lifelong member of the church.
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June 2, 2005
Marie Johnston, the wife of legendary Disney animator Ollie Johnston, passed away on Friday, May 20, from complications due to pneumonia, at her home in Cañada Flintridge. She was 87 years old and had been in declining health. The Johnstons celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary earlier this year. A family memorial service was held for her at the Johnston home last week. Born Marie Worthey in Bridgeport, Conn. on Nov. 10, 1917, the future Mrs. Johnston came to California around 1926.
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By Nancy Turney | June 23, 2010
Q. I will be entering the hospital soon to have hip replacement surgery. I've heard so much about how soon they discharge patients now. Do you have any suggestions to make my hospital stay as productive as possible? —Jerry, La Cañada   It is very helpful to have an advocate with you for at least the first 18 hours. This advocate can be a family member or a friend. Your advocate can see to it that you have food even if it is not a regularly scheduled mealtime.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 2, 2006
Free diabetic foot screenings in November In support of national Diabetes Education Week (Nov. 7 to 11), Verdugo Hills Hospital's Wound Care Advantage Program is encouraging everyone, whether they have diabetes or not, to seek treatment for stubborn wounds. Foot ulcers — serious, deep sores on the feet — can, in fact, be one of the first symptoms of diabetes. Since diabetes can lead to dry and cracked skin, poor blood flow and nerve damage, diabetics have a higher likelihood of developing non-healing wounds, warns Joseph Addiego, Doctor of Podiatry Medicine at Verdugo Hills Hospital's Wound Care Advantage Program.
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By Carol Cormaci | September 13, 2007
A La Cañada pharmacy has partnered with non-profit groups, businesses and churches to hold a blitz of more than 30 flu shot clinics in the immediate area, beginning this week. ?We are the very first Medicare immunization center in the area to receive the 2007-08 flu vaccines and as a result, our clinics will be able to dose local seniors and everyone else sooner than anyone else can,? said Michael Stremfel, owner/manager of Flintridge Pharmacy & Medical Supply, 523 Foothill Blvd.
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January 1, 2009
Local pharmacy cuts flu shot prices Beginning Monday, Flintridge Pharmacy & Medical Supply is offering flu shots at half price, $15. The price gets cut further, to $10, for employers with 30 or more workers. ?The flu season doesn?t peak until late February, so there?s still time to get protected,? said store owner Michael Stremfel. ?With money tight for so many of us, we decided the best way to encourage procrastinators to get immunized was to slash the price.? For seniors on Medicare Part B, flue and pneumonia shots will continue to be offered free.
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