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  • Police release 911 call in officer-involved shooting at homeless shelter

    Baltimore Police released on Wednesday the 911 call that precipitated a police-involved shooting last week near the city homeless shelter, confirming that officers arriving on scene were responding to a report of a robbery. In the call, James Hinkle,...
  • Columbia experiencing birth pangs back in 1965 [History Matters]

    February 1965 Columbia birth pangs From a Times story about taxes and Columbia: "It appears certain that there will be no proposal for legislation to set up a special tax district for Columbia, introduced in this year's session of the Maryland General...
  • Variety of pancakes flavor church suppers for Shrove Tuesday

    Buckwheat pancakes are not found on every Shrove Tuesday menu. But at Zion United Methodist, the yeasty cakes are a mainstay. "We had a couple requests for it," said Barbara Bollinger, as she mixed flour and sugar in preparation for the annual feast...
  • Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist

    Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist
    Dr. Anatol H. "Harry" Oleynick, a retired neurologist who taught for half a century at the University of Maryland Medical School, died Feb. 19 of cancer at the Veterans Administration Hospital on Loch Raven Boulevard in Northeast Baltimore. The former...
  • Church job fair didn't violate members' beliefs [Letter]

    Church job fair didn't violate members' beliefs [Letter]
    Regarding your article about our church working with a casino to promote jobs for city residents, the story may have conveyed the wrong impression about our view of the Sabbath ("Casino, church team up to promote jobs to city residents," Feb. 23). Our...
  • Patrick H. Vogel, executive for wine, spirits distributor

    Patrick H. Vogel, executive for wine, spirits distributor
    Patrick H. Vogel, former president of Republic National Distributing Co.'s Maryland division, died Feb. 21 of cancer at his home in Louisville, Tenn. He was 62. The son of Herman Lentz "Bunny" Vogel, who was a corporate officer of H.C. Spinks Clay Co., a...
  • Hippodrome production faithful to irreverent 'Mormon'

    Hippodrome production faithful to irreverent 'Mormon'
    Humor, unlike music, isn't a universal language. I mention this up front for the benefit of anyone who cannot find anything funny in religion, poverty, disease, genital mutilation or various other things targeted in "The Book of Mormon," the mega-...
  • St. Philip's supports Thanksgiving outreach year-round [Old Town Laurel]

    Most of you no doubt, are anticipating the arrival of warm spring days, and balmy summer evenings that will soon grace Old Town. The calendar clearly says it's early March, and even the quickest glance at any outdoor thermometer seems to say that winter...
  • Ashes to Go a means to connect beyond church walls for Timonium cleric

    Ashes to Go a means to connect beyond church walls for Timonium cleric
    With a smudge of ash on his forehead and a friendly smile lighting up his face, the Rev. Kristofer Lindh-Payne will be spending Ash Wednesday greeting morning and evening commuters at the Ridgely Road light rail station. After a hearty "Good morning,"...
  • Two romantic pieces comprise one Chagall Trio concert

    The Chagall Trio explores the 19th-century romantic repertory when it performs on Sunday, March 9, at 3 p.m., at Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia. This concert in the Sundays at Three series features musicians who are well-known to local audiences....
  • George B. Brosan, state police superintendent

    George B. Brosan, state police superintendent
    George B. Brosan, a career law enforcement officer who had served as Maryland State Police superintendent, died Thursday of cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 78. "He was a titan in both attitude and influence, and had a splendid career in law...
  • Harford churches prepare for start of introspective season with Ash Wednesday

    Harford churches prepare for start of introspective season with Ash Wednesday
    After yet another snowstorm this week, spring seems a long way off, but theologically speaking, it could be just around the corner. "I told the congregation Sunday that, given the weather lately, Lent means 'springtime,'" the Rev. Craig McLaughlin, of...