Ellen Fishel

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Ellen Fishel is a features editor at The Baltimore Sun. She previously worked on the copy desk, and occcasionally writes about life as a 20-something in Charm City. A Columbus, Ohio, native, Ellen graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Recent Articles

  • Baltimore weather: Scattered showers expected Wednesday, skies should clear up by evening

    Baltimore weather: Scattered showers expected Wednesday, skies should clear up by evening

    After steady rains overnight, skies should clear up by Wednesday evening in the Baltimore area. Scattered showers are forecast after 10 a.m., with a chance of precipitation of about 50 percent, the National Weather Service said. The high is expected to be near 66 degrees. Much of the day will be...

  • Man shot in Hampden early Thursday, Baltimore Police say

    Man shot in Hampden early Thursday, Baltimore Police say

    A man was shot early Thursday morning in Hampden, Baltimore Police said. Officers responded about 1:50 a.m. to a reported shooting in the 1300 block of Dellwood Ave., where they found a 34-year-old man who had been shot in the leg. Officers later determined the man was shot in the 1400 block of...

  • Baltimore weather: Flood warning in effect Monday morning

    Baltimore weather: Flood warning in effect Monday morning

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning throughout the Baltimore region Monday morning. With rain showers forecast through the morning, the flood warning is in effect through 12:15 p.m. in Baltimore City and Baltimore, Carroll, Anne Arundel, Howard, and Harford counties. Up to 3...

  • Man dies after fire in Southwest Baltimore

    Man dies after fire in Southwest Baltimore

    A man has died after a fire in Southwest Baltimore on Monday night, the Baltimore fire department said Monday night. Firefighters responded at 10:43 p.m. to a fire in a two-story building on the 400 block of St. Vincent St., where they found a man in cardiac arrest, fire department spokeswoman...

  • Baltimore's trash wheels are forming a (not so) secret society

    Baltimore's trash wheels are forming a (not so) secret society

    Baltimore’s trash wheel family already has its own beers, googly eyes and fervent internet following. Now, add secret society to the list. Mr. Trash Wheel, the anthropomorphic debris-collecting water wheel in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, posted on Facebook soliciting members for The Order of the Wheel...

  • The debate over Maryland's state song is a familiar refrain

    The debate over Maryland's state song is a familiar refrain

    Maryland politicians are yet again singing different tunes about the official state song, “Maryland, My Maryland.” And their competing refrains – for and against the song – have become as redundant as a pop station playlist. Debate about the official state song and its ties to the Confederacy repeatedly...

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