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  • Homeland Garden Club decorates Hopkins' Homewood Museum for the holidays

    Homeland Garden Club decorates Hopkins' Homewood Museum for the holidays
    Lugging trash bags full of plants and flowers, women in their 50s and 60s began arriving at Johns Hopkins University's Homewood Museum at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. Using the old wine cellar of the historic, 1801 house as a staging area, they began...
  • At Pikesville synagogue, memorial honors all God's creatures

    At Pikesville synagogue, memorial honors all God's creatures
    Robbie Silverman felt uneasy approaching his rabbi about the subject, fearing the spiritual leader of his congregation would find it weird, or at least silly. But Silverman had lost a loved one only weeks before, and he wanted to do something. He...
  • Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress

    Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress
    Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69. Born...
  • Rosemary O'Donnell, homemaker

    Rosemary O'Donnell, homemaker
    Rosemary O'Donnell, a homemaker, died of respiratory failure Nov. 13 at Stella Maris in Timonium. The former Cedarcroft resident was 90. Born Rosemary Ann Frederick in Baltimore, she was raised on Bolton Street and later lived on Southway. Her father,...
  • Vacants to value: growing Baltimore block by block

    Vacants to value: growing Baltimore block by block
    In East Baltimore, the 1200 block of North Broadway was once almost entirely vacant. Now a woman who moved to the city from Parkville has made it her family's home. There were once 25 vacants on this block; only six remain, all of which are under...
  • Car crashes into North Avenue building after fleeing from police

    Car crashes into North Avenue building after fleeing from police
    A robbery suspect crashed a car into a building in West Baltimore Tuesday morning after fleeing from police and was arrested after trying to run away from the wreck, police said. The driver, whom police said is a robbery suspect but did not further...
  • Papenfuse ends 38-year run as Maryland's memory keeper

    Papenfuse ends 38-year run as Maryland's memory keeper
    For the first time in almost 40 years, someone other than Edward C. Papenfuse is the keeper of Maryland's memories. Papenfuse, 70, retired last week as state archivist after a career spanning seven governors. Over that time he brought Maryland's...
  • Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs

    Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs
    From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years. Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
  • Emily Velelli, seamstress

    Emily Velelli, seamstress
    Emily Velelli, who survived the Holocaust after being hidden by gentiles in war-torn Greece, then immigrated to Baltimore, where she worked as a seamstress, died Tuesday of breast cancer at her Pikesville home. She was 100. The daughter of Jacob Osmou,...
  • 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...
  • Leonard J. Kerpelman, attorney in school prayer case, dies

    Leonard J. Kerpelman, attorney in school prayer case, dies
    Leonard J. Kerpelman, a civic iconoclast and legal gadfly who is best known for representing atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case that outlawed prayer in public schools, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital of complications...
  • Hike & Seek at Druid Hill Park on Oct. 26

    Hike & Seek at Druid Hill Park on Oct. 26
    Adventure and fresh air? Sounds like a winner to me. Here's what organizers have to say about Hike & Seek: "National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America's largest conservation organization, is pleased to announce the Hike & Seek event at Druid Hill...