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  • Weekend walk at Druid Hill Park will promote infant health

    Weekend walk at Druid Hill Park will promote infant health
    This Saturday hundreds of people are expected to converge on Druid Hill Park — some pushing strollers, some toddling alongside their moms — to raise awareness about prenatal health. The second annual Baby Buggy Walk in the Park is an attempt...
  • Shrinking choices for homebuyers in Baltimore area

    Shrinking choices for homebuyers in Baltimore area
    Kristina and Anthony Pannone spent eight months looking for a house. The ones they liked kept getting snapped up, until they finally topped three other would-be buyers for a place in Columbia — by offering $5,100 more than the asking price. Their...
  • Grizell T. Parsons, intelligence worker

    Grizell T. Parsons, intelligence worker
    Grizell T. Parsons, a retired civilian employee of the Army Intelligence Command and a neighborhood activist, died Sept. 4 of a cerebral hemorrhage at her West Baltimore home. She was 88. The former Grizell Haynie was born and raised in Heathsville, Va.,...
  • Another man killed in troubled corner of West Baltimore

    Another man killed in troubled corner of West Baltimore
    Police found a gunshot victim Friday on a sidewalk just south of Druid Hill Park, another in a series of deadly shootings in the neighborhood that has capped a bloody summer and shaken residents who have not seen such violence in years. The shooting...
  • Heat advisory canceled; air quality alert issued

    Heat advisory canceled; air quality alert issued
    4:46 p.m. update: The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued an air quality alert across Central Maryland for Wednesday, with "Code Orange" conditions. Code Orange indicates air pollution levels unhealthy for sensitive populations, including...
  • Retired teacher strives to improve Auchentoroly Terrace

    Retired teacher strives to improve Auchentoroly Terrace
    It didn't take long to see why a retired city public schools teacher is hailed by her neighbors as Miss Auchentoroly or, to others, the Clean Up Lady. Barbara Anderson-Dandy is one of those Baltimore community dynamos who say they work behind the scenes...
  • Ethel Wagandt Galvin

    Ethel Wagandt Galvin
    Ethel W. Galvin, a Bryn Mawr School trustee, died of lymphoma Aug. 29 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Poplar Hill resident was 86. Born Ethel Allen Wagandt in Baltimore, she was the daughter of George Taylor Wagandt and...
  • Abingdon youngster serves as 'Zookeeper for a Day'

    Abingdon youngster serves as 'Zookeeper for a Day'
    Susan Coyle of Abingdon recently won a Zookeeper for a Day Giveaway for her 2-year-old granddaughter, Cadence, that was sponsored by the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and College Savings Plans of Maryland. As "Zookeeper for a Day," Cadence and her guests...
  • Jean E. Hill, actress in John Waters films

    Jean E. Hill, actress in John Waters films
    Jean E. Hill, a Baltimore model and actress who later performed in three John Waters films, died Wednesday of renal failure at Mercy Medical Center. She was 67. "Jean Hill was my only African-American star. She was a talented comedian, a brave actress...
  • Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer

    Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer
    Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70. "Throughout...
  • Baltimore pools to stay open until Labor Day

    Baltimore pools to stay open until Labor Day
    Public pools in Baltimore will stay open until Labor Day, three weeks longer than expected, the city Department of Recreation and Parks announced Wednesday. The extension is one of several efforts the city has made to make pools accessible this summer....
  • Harford runners gut it out in Ultra Marathon

    Several Harford County runners found a shady course in Southern Maryland for a mid-summer ultra-marathon July 21. The trip to Upper Marlboro for the Rosaryville 50K and 25K netted some age-group awards. Matthew Burdette of Churchville led the Harford...