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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Farmers market in Govans starts second year with more vendors

    Farmers market in Govans starts second year with more vendors
    The Govanstowne Farmers Market debuted for its second season Wednesday, June 6, but a half hour later, Terri Russell said she had no chocolate ice cream. "I'm sold out, already," said Russell, owner of Simple Pleasures, an organic ice cream business...
  • Police looking for two separate groups of armed robbers on York Road

    Northern District police are warning York Road area residents to be on the lookout for two different groups of armed robbers — one of them a group of juveniles — who are believed to have struck at least seven times combined since early last...
  • DeWees rec center vies for $50,000 grant

    The DeWees Recreation Center, in Baltimore's Govans neighborhood, is one of the oldest in the city, and it's showing its age. "It's really in need of repair," said Sandi McFadden, Community Leader with the Friends of the DeWees Group and secretary of the...
  • Dolores Jane "Dollie" Epstein, seamstress

    Dolores Jane "Dollie" Epstein, a former office worker and master seamstress, died Monday of multiple organ failure at her Lutherville home. She was 79. The daughter of an accountant and a homemaker, the former Dolores Jane "Dollie" Moeller was born in...
  • DeWees center seeks funding for renovations

    The DeWees Recreation Center, in Baltimore's Govans neighborhood, is one of the oldest in the city, and it's showing its age. "It's really in need of repair," said Sandi McFadden, community leader with the group Friends of the DeWees and secretary of...
  • Bedwell back as interim director of Baltimore Clayworks

    "Wow," said Deborah Bedwell, seeing the size of the crowd as she walked into a public meeting June 20 about the future of embattled Baltimore Clayworks. Like all of the 75 people at the meeting, Bedwell, 65, was worried about the solvency of Clayworks,...
  • William J. Nauman Jr., quality manager

    William J. Nauman Jr., quality manager
    William John Nauman Jr., a retired Verizon quality manager, died Nov. 17 of a brain tumor at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 78. The son of a Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. lineman and a homemaker, he was born in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont...
  • Joseph E. Johnson Jr., construction manager

    Joseph E. Johnson Jr., construction manager
    Joseph Edward Johnson Jr., a retired construction manager, died Nov. 18 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. The longtime Wilson Point resident was 61. Born in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, Mr. Johnson was a 1968...
  • William E. Hewitt, Senator projectionist

    William E. Hewitt, Senator projectionist
    William E. Hewitt, the longtime Senator Theatre projectionist and movie house manager, who was a cinema technology expert, died of pneumonia Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Hamilton resident was 75. Born in Baltimore and raised...
  • What's happening around Towson this week

    Clubs/Organizations Dulaney Valley Woman's Club — meets at St. Paul's Lutheran, 1609 Kurtz Ave., Spangler Hall, second Tuesdays at noon. Meetings include lunch and speakers, presentations. Jan Smith 410-561-1129. Baltimore Orioles Junior Birding...