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  • Rawlings Conservatory still a beauty at age 125

     Rawlings Conservatory still a beauty at age 125
    In the recent Dan Rodricks column, "Let your eyes wander to see city shine" (Sept. 12), I could not help but think of all those who drive by the Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of Baltimore in Druid Hill Park and rarely take the time to even...
  • Woman charged in baby murder cover-up attempt

    Woman charged in baby murder cover-up attempt
    Baltimore police accused a woman of covering for her boyfriend, a suspect in the murder of a one-year-old boy in Cherry Hill, by trying to file a false theft report for the getaway car used in the killing, according to charging documents obtained...
  • On race, moving from fear to friendliness

    On race, moving from fear to friendliness
    President Barack Obama's unusually personal and frank recollection this past week of being greeted by the click of car door locks while crossing the street set off a "click" of recognition among blacks and whites alike. I know my own hand made that...
  • Runners are oinking their way to the finish lines

    July is the month for farm-fair footraces. The Harford Farm Fair 5K drew a field of 87 runners to the Bel Air Equestrian Center Sunday. The run was added two years ago, complementing other, more unusual contests of speed and power at the fair –...
  • N. Howard St. to be closed for repairs beginning Monday

    N. Howard St. to be closed for repairs beginning Monday
    A portion of North Howard Street will be closed for up to a month beginning Monday for repairs to an 80-year-old water line. The road will be closed between West North Avenue and Mount Royal Avenue beginning at 9 a.m. The Baltimore Department of...
  • Sara Silverton, teacher

    Sara Silverton, teacher
    Sara Silverton, who had taught English and Latin at Patterson Park High School and later worked in psychological testing at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, died Monday of a stroke at Union Memorial Hospital. The Roland Park Place resident was 101. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dean R. Wagner, math teacher

    Dean R. Wagner, math teacher
    Dean R. Wagner, a retired mathematics teacher who spent his retirement researching Baltimore residential communities, died of cancer Sept. 11 at his Original Northwood home. He was 77. He was born in Piqua, Ohio, and attended high school there. His...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.,...