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  • Baltimore police investigating two shootings in Upton late Saturday, Sunday

    Baltimore police are investigating a pair of shootings that occurred late Saturday and Sunday afternoon in the city's Upton neighborhood. A man with a gunshot wound to his leg walked into a Baltimore hospital at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning. The...
  • Arthur E. Petersen Sr., educator

    Arthur E. Petersen Sr., educator
    Arthur Everett Petersen Sr., a pioneering African-American educator whose career with Baltimore County public schools spanned four decades and the era of segregated schools, died July 6 of a heart attack at his West Baltimore home. He was 94. "Arthur...
  • Mayor makes casino pitch to city delegation

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took her case for cutting a deal that will bring table games to a planned downtown casino to the city's House delegation last night, telling lawmakers the legislation expected to be considered in a special session next...
  • Running: Five Harford runners earn All-America honors

    Five young athletes from Harford County earned All-America honors in the National Junior Olympics of the USA Track and Field July 26-30 in Baltimore. A Harford Track Club foursome of Lydia Cross, Katherine Eckart, Emma Bowditch and Sophia Kudla...
  • Money found, city pools will stay open

    Donations from 2010 will be used to keep several city pools open this summer that the mayor last month had slated for closure. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Friday that Baltimore City Foundation donations from two years ago will be used to...
  • Stanley I. Panitz, real estate developer

    Stanley I. Panitz, real estate developer
    Stanley I. Panitz, a former real estate developer whose Bolton Square town house community earned him national recognition, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington. The Roland Park resident...
  • Back Story: Restoration of Homewood nearly complete

    Back Story: Restoration of Homewood nearly complete
    North Charles Street motorists, bikers and walkers will notice that the scaffolding that has masked the elegant south portico of historic Homewood Museum since late last fall has been removed, revealing a dazzling and historically accurate restoration....
  • Don't blame speed cameras for catching speeders

    Will a state or city leader with a clear set of well-considered priorities please stand up? Jill Carter and Carl Stokes are at it again ("Speed cameras yield $19.2 million," Sept. 12). I can't keep up with all the issues they keep raising. Let me tell...
  • Elliott Franklin Sears, engineer

    Elliott Franklin Sears, engineer
    Elliott Franklin Sears, a World War II veteran who later worked as an assistant chief engineer for the Navy Department in Washington, died Sept. 5 of heart failure at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Southern Maryland. The longtime Woodmoor resident...
  • West Baltimore church event offers counseling for singles

    West Baltimore church event offers counseling for singles
    Of all the city's neighborhoods, Upton/Druid Heights ranks lowest in life expectancy, with AIDS as the fourth-leading cause of death. The Rev. Frank M. Reid III, pastor of Bethel AME Church in the heart of the neighborhood, is well aware of the...
  • Lewis Museum's 'Growing Up Afro' takes viewers from paper routes to picket lines

    Lewis Museum's 'Growing Up Afro' takes viewers from paper routes to picket lines
    Beulah Hinson beams as she holds up a copy of the Afro-American newspaper, the young girl's expression a sharp contrast to the headlines from this particular edition — "205 Die in Dance Hall Fire," "Hubby Made Store Love Nest." The message behind...
  • Baltimore sculptor aims to rescue marble steps

    Baltimore sculptor aims to rescue marble steps
    Sebastian Martorana is a stoop storyteller in the finest tradition of Baltimore's stoop storytellers. The sculptor, a transplant to the city who recognized immediately the cultural meaning of rowhouse marble steps, tells the story of trying to rescue...