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  • Elizabeth K. 'Bitze' Glaser, deacon

    Elizabeth K. 'Bitze' Glaser, deacon
    Elizabeth K. "Bitze" Glaser, an ordained Presbyterian deacon who was active in the affairs of Govans Presbyterian Church, died Wednesday at Roland Park Place from complications of dementia. She was 95. The daughter of a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co....
  • William E. Lori takes reins of Baltimore diocese

    William E. Lori takes reins of Baltimore diocese
    William E. Lori became the 16th archbishop of Baltimore in a solemn ceremony Wednesday that included a nod to the nation's oldest Roman Catholic diocese and a look forward to the challenges of the 21st century. Lori, 60, set the tone for his tenure...
  • Baltimore City Paper editor to leave after 10 years

    Baltimore City Paper editor to leave after 10 years
    Lee Gardner, editor of Baltimore's City Paper, is leaving the alt-weekly to become a senior editor of the Washington-based Chronicle of Higher Education. Gardner, 47, said 17 years at the City Paper — including 10 as the editor — was simply...
  • Jeanne T. Welsh, homemaker

    Jeanne T. Welsh, a homemaker who enjoyed painting, died of congestive heart failure March 31 at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Pinehurst resident was 84. Born Jeanne Tribull in Baltimore and raised in Govans, she was a 1944 Eastern High...
  • Boy Scouts in Govans hold their 75th anniversary

    Boy Scouts in Govans hold their 75th anniversary
    Larry Smith was a member of Boy Scout Troop 133 in 1939. Smith, now 83 and a retired insurance agent, was the oldest member in attendance Sunday at St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church as the Govans troop celebrated its 75th anniversary as one...
  • Floral mosaic greets seniors at new Green House Residences

    Floral mosaic greets seniors at new Green House Residences
    A mosaic of multi-colored flowers spilling out of a silvery vase fills a wall at the entry to the new Green House Residences at Stadium Place in the city. Tiles of varying hues and textures form a perky yellow sunflower, a brilliant red rose, delicate...
  • Baltimore's fight against hunger gets healthy

    Baltimore's fight against hunger gets healthy
    When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly. Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
  • Dickens W. Warfield

    Dickens W. Warfield
    Dickens W. Warfield, a psychologist who as associate director of Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. became an outspoken advocate for fair housing, died Oct. 21 of liver cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. The longtime Towson...
  • Dining review: Grand Cru in Mid-Govans

    Dining review: Grand Cru in Mid-Govans
    John Houser III went to Grand Cru for his weekend dining review. Grand Cru showed up as one of the top ten gathering spots for after-work drinks in Baltimore's 100 Best Bars 2011, but how's the food up over in there?  Here is the Grand Cru review.
  • French sailors still remembered, 73 years after their deaths

    French sailors still remembered, 73 years after their deaths
    At the far back of St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery in Homeland sits a cluster of little-known headstones for four French sailors who died in the Baltimore Harbor during World War I. On Saturday, Nov. 5, the Baltimore District of the American Legion...
  • Govans Library closing for technology upgrades

    Govans Library closing for technology upgrades
    The Govans Library is closing for much of November for technology upgrades and remodeling - including 28 new computers, remote Internet access, new furniture and new circulation and reference desks. Much of the work is being done to make the library...
  • John F. Guidera, Jesuit missionary

    John F. Guidera, Jesuit missionary
    The Rev. John F. Guidera, a Jesuit missionary who lived in India for six decades while retaining close ties with his Maryland benefactors, died of septicemia May 16 in Jamshedpur. He was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised in Govans, he was a 1943 Loyola...