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  • Kenilworth kudos

    Theories are many for why the Shops at Kenilworth, an enclosed shopping center just inside the Baltimore Beltway in Towson, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month while many malls 10 times its size have struggled. "You know your customers. Just...
  • Family mourns young mechanic

    Glendon William Bell Jr. loved fixing old cars and talking with mechanics far more than playing sports or seeking mischief. If that made the Mount Airy boy an atypical 12-year-old, family members said, it only made him more endearing to his father and...
  • 'We won't see another Johnny Unitas'

    Mourners said goodbye to John Unitas yesterday, evoking memories of a steely, Hall of Fame quarterback and a tender father who stayed close to his coal-shoveling roots. Cardinal William H. Keeler said he found "sanctity" in the man who threw footballs as...
  • Mass appeal in Tridentine tradition

    Kim Keller wanted her nine children to experience as many different Masses as possible and took them to services in English and in Spanish at churches throughout the Baltimore region. "We thought it was important they experience different cultures," she...
  • A boost for those in urban areas

    The mightiest retailer in the world, Wal-Mart, looked like the last, best hope for the vacant, long-troubled anchor spot at Crenshaw Plaza -- if only it would fit. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and other big-box discounters favor the wide-open spaces of...
  • Youngster's drive couldn't be sacked

    When John Unitas was in seventh grade at a Catholic grade school in the hard hills south of downtown Pittsburgh, his teacher asked each of the students in his class what they wanted to be when they grew up. A pro football player, Unitas said. His...
  • Amid devastation, signs of life return

    MEULABOH, Indonesia -- Amid the haunting reminders of loss here along the coast of north Sumatra, reminders of life are reappearing too. Survivors are beginning to contemplate rebuilding houses and businesses, a subdued nightlife is returning and...
  • Need for careful rebuilding also applies to young souls

    KILINOCHCHI, Sri Lanka - On the last day of their lives, the friends and playmates of 11-year-old Kirishanthini were at an orphanage overlooking a peaceful lagoon near the sea. When the water came - "It came very fast and black in color," Kirishanthini...
  • Nineteen touched by No. 19

    Awe-struck schoolboy Dick Jerardi Jerardi has worked a thousand locker rooms and big events as a sports reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News. Four decades ago, when he was in the seventh or eighth grade at Cathedral School, he still placed his...
  • Justice delayed leaves time to die

    Earl Rodney Monroe Jr. was 14 when police first arrested him. In a little more than a year, officers nabbed the boy 10 more times, lodging felony charges that pointed to one conclusion: Lil' Earl was dealing drugs on the streets of his West Baltimore...
  • 30 disciplined in abuses at Cheltenham

    In the past six months, the state has quietly disciplined 30 youth workers at its Cheltenham juvenile detention center in Prince George's County for mistreating or neglecting boys in their care. At least five of the workers were fired in connection...
  • Youth justice centers lack staff, training

    The job of keeping order at Maryland's troubled juvenile detention centers is being left to a work force that is often too small and unskilled to prevent assaults or riots, according to state documents and interviews with staff. Part of the problem:...