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  • Blast make day special for eighth grader

    Blast make day special for eighth grader
    The latest member of the Blast made a lasting impression on his new teammates at practice Wednesday. Less than four minutes into the team's scrimmage, parked on the left side of the field at Northeast Regional Recreation Center, he aimed a shot to the...
  • Miss Shirley's owner Eddie Dopkin dies

    Miss Shirley's owner Eddie Dopkin dies
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, the popular restaurateur who founded and owned Miss Shirley's and co-owned the Classic Catering People, died Saturday at age 61. Dopkin's dining successes and relationships within the community earned praise Saturday from...
  • Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61

    Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The...
  • Roland Park mourns the death of restaurateur Eddie Dopkin

    Roland Park mourns the death of restaurateur Eddie Dopkin
    When the Roland Park Library needed a new roof in 2005, restaurateur Eddie Dopkin was quick to step in. "He said, 'We'll have a fundraiser and call it Raise the Roof,'" recalls Susan Newhouse, who at the time was raising money to renovate and expand the...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
  • Ellie Feaga is back with her bake sale for charity [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Ellie Feaga will hold her fifth annual bake sale to raise money for charity on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Feaga home, 15211 Frederick Road, in Woodbine. The sixth grader from Glenwood Middle School has announced that this year's...
  • Glenelg High's Louis Colangelo is a new Eagle Scout [West Friendship]

    Congratulations to Louis Colangelo, a senior at Glenelg High School, who recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Colangelo is a member of Boy Scout Troop 007. As part of his Eagle Scout project, Louis assembled 50 "life essentials" backpacks for...
  • Baltimore has lost two great men

     Baltimore has lost two great men
    An "icon" is a person who is very successful, admired and well-known. Baltimore has lost two icons recently. Edward "Eddie" Dopkin died last week of leukemia. Eddie was the owner of Miss Shirley's Café and an owner of his family's catering business. About...
  • Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]

    Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]
    Treatment refusal occurs in medical/surgical settings across the world every day: a child with leukemia resisting a painful bone-marrow biopsy, an elderly man with Alzheimer's fighting his medication, a woman awakening from a coma and demanding release....
  • Summer of adventure for Scouts of Troop 007 [West Friendship]

    The Boy Scouts of Troop 007 left no stones unturned during the summer of 2013. This local troop meets for regular meetings on Monday evenings at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Glenwood. A band of boys from Troop 007 encountered harrowing rapids and...
  • New construction projects in Bel Air halted; Roland Place stormwater repairs to continue

    New construction projects in Bel Air halted; Roland Place stormwater repairs to continue
    Issuing building permits and restarting stalled construction projects have been suspended in Bel Air until the town can find a solution to its drought issue. Bel Air town commissioners voted at their meeting Monday to approve Resolution 1019-13, which...
  • Starboard Society steers course to help others [Towson]

    Starboard Society steers course to help others [Towson]
    Residents in Towson, Loch Raven, and surrounding areas have been working together since 2011 to help neighbors who have experienced unexpected hardships. Now, after running two successful holiday campaigns, the group has formed a nonprofit organization,...