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  • Jeffrey A. Paige, lawmaker

    Jeffrey A. Paige, lawmaker
    Jeffrey A. Paige, who served West Baltimore neighborhoods in the House of Delegates, died of complications of open-heart surgery Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Irvington resident was 57. He was a member of the House of...
  • Baltimore is just fine, thank you [Letter]

    Baltimore is just fine, thank you [Letter]
    My elation quickly soured as I read commentator Eileen Pollock's assessment of life in Baltimore following her return to the city after years of living in Manhattan ("Baltimore is no New York," Jan. 13). I agree that we desperately need more public...
  • Dirt bike riders injured in collision

    Dirt bike riders injured in collision
    Two riders on a dirt bike were injured Monday when thrown off the bike and one was hit by a car just south of Druid Hill Park, Baltimore police said. The dirt bike had been eastbound on Auchentoroly Terrace around 12:15 p.m., went through the stop sign...
  • Jennifer Hudson makes Baltimore appearance to aid city's weight loss program

    Jennifer Hudson makes Baltimore appearance to aid city's weight loss program
    Jennifer Hudson urged women to chart their own path to better health as she spoke to a gathering of Weight Watchers participants at a West Baltimore senior center Tuesday morning. "You cannot achieve somebody else's goals," the singer and Oscar-...
  • Reclaim Baltimore's parks to help battle childhood obesity [Commentary]

    Reclaim Baltimore's parks to help battle childhood obesity [Commentary]
    Childhood obesity is an epidemic in Baltimore, with the first signs seen in many children before they even reach traditional school age. Sixteen percent of the pre-kindergartners, ages 4 and 5, at one Northwest Baltimore public school were overweight,...
  • New grant expands Baltimore's 'B'more Fit' program [Commentary]

    New grant expands Baltimore's 'B'more Fit' program [Commentary]
    It is certainly not news that obesity is a growing health problem in this country and in the city of Baltimore. What is alarming, however, is that obesity has a disproportionately higher rate and impact on low-income, non-white populations in America. The...
  • $2 million Jones Falls Trail extension planned

    $2 million Jones Falls Trail extension planned
    Baltimore will spend more than $2 million to extend the Jones Falls Trail by another 3.1 miles from the Cylburn Arboretum to the Mount Washington Light Rail stop under an agreement approved Wednesday by the city's spending panel. The Board of...
  • Baltimore killings are most in four years after violent stretch

    Baltimore killings are most in four years after violent stretch
    The fatal shooting Monday morning of a 48-year-old man in Northwest Baltimore was the sixth killing in as many days, pushing the city's homicide count to its highest level in four years. Police said the unidentified man was shot in the chest at about...
  • Angela M. 'Angie' Keister, secretary

    Angela M. 'Angie' Keister, secretary
    Angela M. "Angie" Keister, a retired Baltimore County Courthouse secretary and avid gardener, died Dec. 11 of dementia at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. She was 98. The daughter of a flooring salesman and a homemaker, Angela Rosemond...
  • Man shot near Mondawmin Mall, Druid Hill Park

    Homicide detectives were investigating an afternoon shooting that occurred Friday in West Baltimore in a residential area between Mondawmin Mall and Druid Hill Park. The shooting occurred at about 3:45 p.m. in the rear of the 2200 block of Liberty...
  • John Ruppert's striking composite photos of Icelandic terrain on display at Grimaldis Gallery

    John Ruppert's striking composite photos of Icelandic terrain on display at Grimaldis Gallery
    For most of John Ruppert's career, metal sculpture has been a major focus, but he has added photography to his pursuits lately. Some of the results can be sampled and savored in an exhibit at C. Grimaldis Gallery titled "The Iceland Project." The...
  • Running with Santa's sleigh and his reindeer

    Collegiate athletes Elizabeth Tauber, Wilhelmina Austin and Lenier Tucker collectively earned a Harford County triple Saturday in an invitational indoor track meet at Princeton University. Tauber won the 3,000-meter run and set yet another Towson...