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  • Extending a handshake [Commentary]

    Extending a handshake [Commentary]
    Symbols are meaningful in politics. Sometimes, a gesture as simple as a handshake can resonate with tremendous importance.
  • Roland Park resident shows his rare book collection of explorers

    Roland Park resident shows his rare book collection of explorers
    "I love history," declared David Scheffenacker Jr., telling the story of how, at age 25, he walked into a rare books store in downtown Baltimore. "The minute I walked in, I was hooked," he said. "All I wanted to do was buy books." His late...

    Laurel can count celebrities among its own [Old Town Laurel]

    Old Town folk are certainly no strangers to having the occasional celebrity in their midst. The likes of future President Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, resided on Montgomery Street, when he was an Army lieutenant stationed at Fort Meade, and she a young...

    Katherine Rafalko, nurse

    Katherine Rafalko, nurse
    Katherine E. Rafalko, a retired Stella Maris nursing supervisor who had been a World War II Army nurse and treated Battle of the Bulge casualties, died of heart disease Monday at her Timonium home. She was 91. Born Katherine Kinney in Rochester, N.Y.,...

    Joan A. Spurrier, legal secretary

    Joan A. Spurrier, legal secretary
    Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80. Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...