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  • 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...
  • Baltimore pools to stay open until Labor Day

    Baltimore pools to stay open until Labor Day
    Public pools in Baltimore will stay open until Labor Day, three weeks longer than expected, the city Department of Recreation and Parks announced Wednesday. The extension is one of several efforts the city has made to make pools accessible this summer....
  • Harford runners gut it out in Ultra Marathon

    Several Harford County runners found a shady course in Southern Maryland for a mid-summer ultra-marathon July 21. The trip to Upper Marlboro for the Rosaryville 50K and 25K netted some age-group awards. Matthew Burdette of Churchville led the Harford...
  • Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer

    Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer
    Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70. "Throughout...
  • Jean E. Hill, actress in John Waters films

    Jean E. Hill, actress in John Waters films
    Jean E. Hill, a Baltimore model and actress who later performed in three John Waters films, died Wednesday of renal failure at Mercy Medical Center. She was 67. "Jean Hill was my only African-American star. She was a talented comedian, a brave actress...
  • 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...
  • Pastor of Hampden church celebrates 20 years in ministry

    Pastor of Hampden church celebrates 20 years in ministry
    "Hello, my name is Robin Johnson, and I'm the pastor here." That's how the Rev. Robin Johnson, longtime spiritual leader of Hampden United Methodist Church and founder of the church's popular Emmanuel's Rock social club for youths, introduced himself at...
  • Handerhan father and son triple up in Towson for Fathers Day

    Sean Handerhan and his father, Leo, celebrated Fathers Day with a father-son triple in the annual Father's Day 5K in Towson Sunday. Sean, 18, emerged from a field of 573 runners to finish fifth in 16:37. A recent Calvert Hall graduate, he placed second...
  • Mass same-sex wedding at Pride celebration 'a long time coming'

    Mass same-sex wedding at Pride celebration 'a long time coming'
    Lorie Young, her white veil neatly pulled over her eyes, tucked a handwritten note into the bouquet of blue and purple flowers she clutched as she waited for the ceremony to begin. Written on it were her wedding vows, the promises of a shared future...