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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...
  • Sherlock S. Gillet, farmer and water utility owner

    Sherlock S. Gillet, farmer and water utility owner
    Sherlock Swann Gillet, a Baltimore County farmer and water utility owner, died Sept. 9. Family members said that he went out for his daily horseback ride in Glyndon and did not return. He was later found in a field. Family members said he fell from his...
  • 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...
  • 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...