| Jan 28, 2012
| 12:43 PM
After 90 years of repairing shoes and other leather goods, Hack's Shoe Repair, a fixture in Waverly since 1922, will close its doors for good this week.
Its owner, Frank Booker, a veteran cobbler who has owned and operated the business in the 3400...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:18 PM
It takes more than community spirit to make a community association effective and popular.
That's the advice several speakers gave to an audience of more than 30 people at the Neighborhood Leaders Forum on Thursday.
"You need organizational committee...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Police detectives are investigating two separate shootings in North and Northeast Baltimore that occurred Sunday morning, the latest shortly before 8:30 a.m., according to a department spokesman.
That latest incident occurred in the 2800 block of...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:49 AM
An article in the Feb. 3, 1912 edition of The Argus reported health officials are investigating the source of a typhoid fever that has stricken more in the area.
With two more cases of typhoid reported, bringing the total up to 10, Health Officer West is...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Bernard "Bernie" Harper, a retired decorated Baltimore Police Department major who had commanded the Northwestern District, died Saturday of cancer at his Northeast Baltimore home.
He was 73.
"I always considered Bernie as one of my outstanding...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 12:29 PM
When an African-American was accused of raping a white woman and another of murdering a white locomotive engineer, Springfield, Ill., exploded into a race riot on the evening of Aug. 14, 1908.
The mob grew furious when they learned that the two men had...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:59 PM
To the police officer patrolling near BWI Marshall Airport around midnight, the maroon Lincoln sedan on New Ridge Road stood out. Two front headlights were out, and the windshield was caved in with "two large impact craters."
The female driver admitted...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Sister Mary Martha Geipe, a teacher, principal and pastoral minister, died of a stroke Dec. 20 at her order's motherhouse in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 88.
Born Nancy Marie Geipe in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Anna...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Agnes E. May, a homemaker and volunteer, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 88.
A daughter of a Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. grocery store manager and a homemaker, Agnes Edith Ripple was born in...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:46 PM
When the Govans Ecumenical Development Corp. opens its trend-setting Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Green House Residences at Stadium Place this spring, GEDCO won't be running the long-term elder care community.
The operator will be Catholic Charities....
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:06 PM
The inaugural Govanstowne Farmers Market opened Wednesday afternoon and bore immediate fruit for area residents.
"I love the fact that it's here and that it's not (open) the first thing in the morning," said Virginia Rugemer, 66, of Govans.
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:15 PM
The Rev. Theodora J. "Dora" McLean, a registered nurse who was a founder and associate pastor of Christian Unity Temple Christian Community Church, died July 22 at Sinai Hospital of complications from a stroke.
The Halethorpe resident was 82.