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  • Water main break disrupts service in North Baltimore

    Water main break disrupts service in North Baltimore
    An 8-inch water main break is affecting homes in several residential blocks in North Baltimore on Thursday morning, according to the Baltimore Department of Public Works. The break, in the 600 block of Winston Ave., is in the city's Winston-Govans...
  • Yom Kippur 2013 observances include food donations

    Yom Kippur 2013 observances include food donations
    Manna House, an agency that supports Baltimore's poor and needy, supplies 50,000 meals to the homeless every year, and executive director Saleem Gauhar calls it a privilege to do so. It's also not easy, he says. It's something his organization could...
  • Vera L. Davis, homemaker

    Vera Louise Davis, a homemaker recalled as an accomplished baker, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 5 at her home in the Govans section of North Baltimore. She was 85. Born Vera Louise Evans in Baltimore to John Henry and Lillian Evans, she grew...
  • A Baltimore face for Baltimore's race

    A Baltimore face for Baltimore's race
    For the third straight year, the drivers in the Grand Prix of Baltimore will flip the ignition switch in their racecars, fire up those fuel-injected, high-performance engines and renew their quest for the fastest way through the streets of downtown...
  • Jeanne D. Granofsky, nurse

    Jeanne D. Granofsky, nurse
    Jeanne D. Granofsky, a registered nurse who worked for 30 years with the Baltimore City Health Department, died Tuesday at the Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 84. The daughter of a furniture maker and a homemaker, the former Jeanne...
  • 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...
  • Organic honey business owner charged after drug, gun raids

    Organic honey business owner charged after drug, gun raids
    Really Raw Honey is known for its straight-from-the-hive product, a creamy white treat sold online and in hundreds of stores like Whole Foods. But the buzz about the Highlandtown-based company this week involved handguns, rifles, ammunition and cocaine...
  • Wedded: Kibibi Matthews and Rianna Brown

    Wedded: Kibibi Matthews and Rianna Brown
    Date: July 6, 2013 Kibibi's story: Kibibi Matthews, 33, was born in Baltimore. She is employed by the federal government and works in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Her father, Dr. Derrick Matthews, is a pediatrician at a hospital in Tanzania, and...
  • Man fatally shot in Mid-Govans early Tuesday

    Man fatally shot in Mid-Govans early Tuesday
    A man was killed in a shooting in North Baltimore early Tuesday morning, according to Baltimore Police. Tuesday afternoon, police identified the victim as Shawn Pooler, 22, of the 500 block of Harwood Avenue. Officers responded to the 500 block of...
  • Closing of Waverly Library for major renovations 'bittersweet'

    Closing of Waverly Library for major renovations 'bittersweet'
    Jacques Thompson, 12, was born a year after his mother, Anne Marie Lalmansingh, became manager of the Waverly Library branch. The Roland Park Elementary/Middle School seventh grader loves to read and is a regular at the Waverly branch. He also likes to...
  • Power chords and gunny sack races at annual Charles Village festival

    Power chords and gunny sack races at annual Charles Village festival
    On an open-air stage at Howard and 29th streets Saturday, June 1, three teenagers, including a Gilman School student, banged out original songs and classic rock for an appreciative crowd. Below street level, in the lower Wyman Park Dell, children...