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  • Hopkins' Nobel winner Riess to speak at Baltimore synagogue Sunday

    Hopkins' Nobel winner Riess to speak at Baltimore synagogue Sunday
    Adam Riess, the Nobel Prize-winning astronomy professor at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss the expansion of the universe and its mysteries in an event at Bolton Street Synagogue on Sunday. Riess will present and lead a discussion titled...
  • Mary Aitken, music teacher

    Mary Aitken, music teacher
    Mary Aitken, a retired switchboard operator who taught music in Baltimore public schools, died of Alzheimer's disease March 28 at her home in the Ridervale section of Riderwood in Baltimore County. She was 89. Born Mary Wootsey Derr in Roanoke, Va., she...
  • James Roncie Duke, ophthalmologist

    James Roncie Duke, ophthalmologist
    Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in what once was the novelist's Baltimore home, died of complications from dementia Oct. 16 in Bolton Hill. He...
  • Virginia H. Griffin, registered nurse

    Virginia H. Griffin, a retired registered nurse and former Roland Park resident, died Sunday of a heart attack at Towsongate Condominiums. Mrs. Griffin would have celebrated her 80th birthday in two weeks, family members said. The daughter of an...
  • Students celebrate approval of Maryland Dream Act

    The mood was celebratory Tuesday night at Arcos Restaurant in Fells Point, where the Dreamers — students brought to the United States illegally as children, who now want to pursue higher education here — won their battle for in-state tuition...
  • City voters change election cycle, require more audits

    Baltimore voters were poised to approve four charter amendments Tuesday, including one to move city elections to the same years that the nation chooses a president. The city would hold its next election in 2016, under one of the changes leading by...
  • Paul B. Moore, Evening Sun reporter

    Paul B. Moore, Evening Sun reporter
    Paul B. Moore, a former Evening Sun reporter and editor who later became a public relations executive, died Nov. 27 from complications of prostate cancer at his Homeland residence. He was 84. "Paul was a very conscientious reporter and a very...
  • Edward V.C. Nicol, SSA employee

    Edward V.C. Nicol, SSA employee
    Edward V.C. Nicol, a retired Social Security Administration public affairs representative who earned the name of "Mr. Meals on Wheels" for his more than three decades of volunteer work, died Jan. 13 of pneumonia at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in...
  • Drone keeps eye, and lens, on Baltimore sights

    Drone keeps eye, and lens, on Baltimore sights
    During the Patterson Park pagoda's 120 years of existence, it has been photographed, painted and otherwise rendered too many times to count. But never in all that time did anyone depict the landmark the way Terry and Belinda Kilby just did. No one zoomed...
  • Support grows for city zoning plan to reduce liquor stores

    Support grows for city zoning plan to reduce liquor stores
    A proposed zoning rule that would reduce the number of liquor outlets in Baltimore is garnering increased support among community members who believe it will make neighborhoods healthier and safer. The zoning change, part of the city's first zoning...
  • State leaders hope legislation will spur public-works projects, jobs

    State leaders hope legislation will spur public-works projects, jobs
    The state has a long list of public-works projects but little money. The private sector is willing to invest but has been starved for work. From that simple equation comes a business model called public-private partnerships — or P3s — that...
  • At the Mechanic, a tragedy in two acts

    At the Mechanic, a tragedy in two acts
    Lurking beneath the surface of the controversy over the future of the Morris Mechanic Theatre are two issues which, if not resolved, can only be described as tragedies for the future of historic preservation in Baltimore. The first is the undermining...