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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Taking stock of good and bad surprises, with kudos to city DOT (Hudson's Corner)

    Life is full of surprises. They make life interesting. The past two weeks have been filled with a mix of good and bad surprises. On the bright side, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation has been a model of good communication, responsive...
  • 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.,...