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  • Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants

    Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants
    Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America as part of an effort to see that unaccompanied minors find shelter in homes rather than in barracks. Faith leaders who met with Gov....
  • The GOP's uncharitable view of child migrants [Letter]

    The GOP's uncharitable view of child migrants [Letter]
    Regarding Ellen Sauerbrey's recent letter on child immigration, I suppose that as a conservative Republican Ms. Sauerbrey is also a good Christian woman, yet her rather negative response to the problem of child migrants is anything but Christian ("...
  • Towson church to dispatch army of volunteers for Balto. Co. Christian Workcamp

    Towson church to dispatch army of volunteers for Balto. Co. Christian Workcamp
    Melissa Regan has painted walls, weeded gardens and built handicapped-accessible ramps. She has removed seaweed that washed up on the beachfront lot of a house in Middle River. She has laid down carpeting in a house in Essex, a task she learned on the...
  • John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor

    John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor
    John H. Zink Jr., a retired mechanical engineer and contractor who enjoyed playing gin rummy going to the beach, died July 3 of an apparent heart attack. He was 95. Mr. Zink was lunching and playing cards with friends at the Green Spring Club when he was...
  • Dariel Alvarez, Christian Walker expected to be promoted to Triple-A Norfolk this week

    Dariel Alvarez, Christian Walker expected to be promoted to Triple-A Norfolk this week
    Two of the up-and-coming prospects in the Orioles organization, Double-A Bowie outfielder Dariel Alvarez and first baseman Christian Walker, are both expected to be promoted to Triple-A Norfolk following the Eastern League All-Star break this week....
  • Catonsville Fourth of July Parade draws thousands

    Catonsville Fourth of July Parade draws thousands
    Despite rumors that the parade may be canceled due to thunderstorms rolling through the area, civic groups, entertainers and politicians marched down Frederick Road to the beat of drums and music at the 68th annual Catonsville Fourth of July Parade. The...
  • Christian Methodist Episcopal Church consecrates new bishops

    One day in 1870, 41 newly freed slaves got together in Jackson, Miss., to establish a new branch of mainstream Methodism called the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church. Hundreds of members of that denomination, now known as the Christian Methodist...
  • Two Arundel candidates labeled as 'extremist' by Southern Poverty Law Center

    Two Arundel candidates labeled as 'extremist' by Southern Poverty Law Center
    Michael Anthony Peroutka and David Whitney, who are vying for the same seat on the Anne Arundel County Council, are members of the League of the South, an organization whose stated goal is the secession of Southern states. Peroutka also believes...
  • Doris M. Jones, social worker's aide

    Doris M. Jones, social worker's aide
    Doris M. Jones, a retired social worker's aide and longtime West Baltimore resident, died June 11 of lung cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 73. The daughter of Leon Alexander Clark Sr., a truck driver, and Goldie Olivia Clark,...
  • William E. Mosley, transit worker

    William E. Mosley, transit worker
    William E. Mosley, a retired Maryland Transit Administration subway motorman and World War II veteran, died June 8 of undetermined causes at Manor Care Health Services — Woodbridge Valley in Catonsville. He was 90. William Edward Mosley was born...
  • Gulay U. Lannon, homemaker

    Gulay U. Lannon, homemaker
    Gulay U. Lannon, a homemaker who enjoyed playing the piano and singing, died June 7 of cancer at her daughter's Rodgers Forge home. She was 75. The former Gulay Ulular was born and raised in Samsun, Turkey, where she graduated from a French-American high...
  • Ann Kemp Thomas, volunteer

    Ann Kemp Thomas, volunteer
    Ann Kemp Thomas, a homemaker who was a founder of Beautiful Baltimore, died of heart failure May 28 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 84 and lived in Roland Park. Born Ann Kemp in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, she was the daughter of Dr. Jarold...