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  • Maryland posts second-highest foreclosure rate in nation

    Maryland posts second-highest foreclosure rate in nation
    Maryland’s foreclosure rate remained one of the highest in the nation last month, but there are some signs the situation is starting to improve, according to a new monthly report. One in every 557 housing units in the state reported a...
  • Wendy S. Levy, procurement director

    Wendy S. Levy, procurement director
    Wendy S. Levy, director of procurement and administrative services for Publishers' Circulation Fulfillment Inc. for two decades, died Tuesday of breast cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 57. The daughter of Arnold Kleinfeld, a...
  • Hanging out in Haiti with Madison Smartt Bell

    Hanging out in Haiti with Madison Smartt Bell
    It's practically impossible for Americans to learn much about the country of Haiti without running into the works of Goucher College's creative writing professor and award-winning novelist Madison Smartt Bell. Along with a dozen or so published pieces,...
  • Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson acquires Florida firm

    Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson acquires Florida firm
    Sparks-based Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Inc., a top Maryland civil engineering firm behind many of the state's roads, said Monday it has acquired a South Florida construction engineering and inspection services company. Terms of the deal with Fort...
  • John Ostrowski, sausage maker

    John Ostrowski, sausage maker
    John Ostrowski, a renowned Southeast Baltimore sausage maker who refused to sell his product to supermarkets for wider distribution, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Wednesday at Somerford Place Assisted Living in Columbia. The Lutherville...
  • Dyane Fancey, poet

    Dyane Fancey, poet
    Dyane Fancey, a prominent poet in Baltimore's arts community who also worked in the city school system and at a popular Mount Vernon restaurant, died April 13 of heart failure. The Hampden resident was 63. Born Diane Margaret Fancey in Washington, D.C.,...
  • Pitbull chasing children in Joppatowne [Harford police blotter]

    Aberdeen Aberdeen police report: A purse was stolen Saturday in the 200 block of Perrywood Court. Harassment from a romantic partner was reported Saturday in the 700 block of Aldino-Stepney Road. Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office report:...
  • Hippodrome names new head with history of community involvement

    Hippodrome names new head with history of community involvement
    The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, a key venue in the blossoming Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District, is getting a new president with a history of sparking the redevelopment of an arts community. Ron Legler,...
  • O'Malley wins support as he campaigns for others in New Jersey

    O'Malley wins support as he campaigns for others in New Jersey
    Gov. Martin O'Malley visited New Jersey's capital city Friday to campaign for a candidate for governor who is so far behind in the polls that many in the national Democratic Party have all but abandoned her. It's unclear how much he helped state Sen....
  • 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.,...
  • Spirit Airlines adds Minneapolis-St. Paul route at BWI

    Spirit Airlines adds Minneapolis-St. Paul route at BWI
    Continuing its expansion in the Baltimore market, Spirit Airlines announced Wednesday a new non-stop daily route between BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. The service will run from May 1 through Nov. 1, officials said....
  • Eleanor E. O'Donnell, civil engineer

    Eleanor E. O'Donnell, civil engineer
    Eleanor E. O'Donnell, a retired civil engineer who tutored Hispanic immigrants, died Nov. 7 of heart failure at her Tuscany-Canterbury home. She was 96. The daughter of an ironworker and a homemaker, the former Eleanor Elizabeth Doney was born and raised...