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  • Richard A. Hartman, CEO of Automobile Club of Md.

    Richard A. Hartman, CEO of Automobile Club of Md.
    Richard A. Hartman, former president and CEO of the Automobile Club of Maryland who fought at the Battle of the Bulge, died Feb. 28 of complications from cancer and renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former longtime Cedarcroft resident...
  • Four new schools apply to open in city

    Four new schools apply to open in city
    Four new schools are vying to open in Baltimore in the next two years, including an early college high school that would bring a successful model to the city that allows students to earn a college degree by the time they graduate. The Bard High School...
  • Horseshoe Casino holds job fair in Govans area

    Horseshoe Casino holds job fair in Govans area
    When Horseshoe Casino Baltimore events manager Tijuana Plant did an advance walk-through of a planned job fair site at the Northern Community Action Center in Govans on March 13, the chosen meeting room at the small center was simply that: a bare-bones...
  • Govans Elementary may become a charter school

    Govans Elementary may become a charter school
    Over the public address system at Govans Elementary School, fourth-graders Karon Tarlton and Michael Smith had the honor of making the morning announcements March 14, including a quote from Walt Disney: "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage...
  • For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home
    Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn. Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
  • William K. McCardell, USF&G executive

    William K. McCardell, USF&G executive
    William Kenneth "Mac" McCardell, a retired United States Fidelity and Guaranty insurance executive and World War II veteran, died of congestive heart failure March 31 at the Stella Maris Rehabilitation Center. The Mays Chapel resident was 92. Born in...
  • George J. Voith, CSX executive

    George J. Voith, CSX executive
    George J. Voith, a retired CSX executive and rail and streetcar photographer who was a founding member of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died Monday of dementia at his Northwood home. He was 87. "George is one of the last of the original guys who...
  • Baltimore's quest for affordable housing [Letter]

    Baltimore, just like other cities, is no stranger to the need of affordable housing ("No room at the inn for Maryland's poor," Dec. 28). Some would say that we get more than our share, but as The Sun's recent commentary mentions, a lot of affordable...
  • New director improving morale at Baltimore Clayworks

    Shaping a vase at Baltimore Clayworks on Jan. 24, longtime student John Gazurian reflected on what it was like for the ceramic arts studio to have an interim executive director for 18 months. "We sort of lacked focus," said Gazurian, 69, of Wyman Park, a...
  • Telework finds growing foothold at federal agencies

    Telework finds growing foothold at federal agencies
    When Greg Ham first became eligible to work from home under a new program at the Environmental Protection Agency a few years ago, he didn't jump at the chance. "I wanted home to be separate from work," said Ham, 57, who lives in Baltimore but works as...
  • Closed for repairs, Govans Library finds temporary home at farmers market

    Closed for repairs, Govans Library finds temporary home at farmers market
    The fast-growing Govanstowne Farmers Market includes an unlikely vendor these days — the Govans Library. The 92-year-old branch, which closed June 28 for an estimated three to four months for roof repairs and other renovations, now is camped out...
  • Group seeks to reclaim city's forests

    Group seeks to reclaim city's forests
    A forest grows in Govans. As traffic rumbles by on busy York Road, cardinals flit about in a shady grove of trees sandwiched between a CVS drugstore and the Govans-Boundary Parish United Methodist Church. In a city where some neighborhoods are...