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  • Frederick J. 'Jack' Beste, businessman

    Frederick J. 'Jack' Beste, businessman
    Frederick J. "Jack" Beste, a retired businessman and World War II veteran, died Wednesday at Lorien Mays Chapel of complications from pneumonia. He was 88. The son of Frederick J. Beste Sr., a cemetery director, and Evelyn Bevans Beste, a homemaker,...
  • Hamilton G. Walker Jr., engineer

    Hamilton G. Walker Jr., engineer
    Hamilton G. Walker Jr., a retired chemical engineer who later established a custom furniture making business, died Friday of cancer at his Stevensville home. He was 72. The son of Hamilton G. Walker Sr., a civil engineer, and Mary Mount Walker, a...
  • Equality's struggles

    Equality's struggles
    This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip. And no longer would those who...
  • William G. "Bill" Evans, advertising executive who came up with 'Charm City' slogan, dies

    William G. "Bill" Evans, advertising executive who came up with 'Charm City' slogan, dies
    William G. "Bill" Evans, an award-winning Baltimore advertising executive who was the creative force behind the enduring "Charm City" advertising campaign of the early 1970s, died June 20 of cancer at the Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 83....
  • Elizabeth A. Baker, church secretary

    Elizabeth A. Baker, church secretary
    Elizabeth A. "Betty" Baker, the longtime church secretary at Aisquith Presbyterian Church, died Saturday of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was 78. The daughter of the Rev. Edward G. Conrad, pastor of Aisquith Presbyterian Church, and Elizabeth A....
  • Three break into Edgewood residence [Police Blotter]

    Three break into Edgewood residence [Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Lakiea Williams, 25, of the 1500 block of Mitchell Lane, was arrested last Wednesday on a Baltimore City warrant charging him with first- and second-degree assault and...
  • Two separate fires reported in Hamilton Hills

    Two separate fires reported in Hamilton Hills
    Two fires were reported within blocks of each other early Tuesday morning in the Hamilton Hills neighborhood. At around 4:34 a.m., a single-alarm fire broke out at a vacant dwelling in the 2800 block of Hamilton Avenue, Baltimore City fire officials...
  • Two people killed in separate Baltimore incidents overnight Tuesday

    Two people killed in separate Baltimore incidents overnight Tuesday
    Two more people were killed Tuesday night in separate incidents in Baltimore, continuing a violent start to May. The first killing was reported around 9:50 p.m., when police responded to the 2400 block of Wellbridge Dr. in the Hamilton Hills...
  • Richard Bankerd, hairstylist

    Richard Bankerd, hairstylist
    Richard Bankerd, a hairstylist who owned a salon and competed in major industry competitions, died of lymphoma May 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. A resident of the Mayfield section of Northeast Baltimore, he was 71. "He had trophies that are...
  • Five questions for Zeke's Coffee owner Thomas Rhodes

    The owner of Zeke's Coffee is Thomas Rhodes, the fellow with the tattoos, ear piercings and gray goatee. He might still look the part of a rock 'n' roll roadie, but that career was years ago, before he found a life in coffee. He was a barista at the...
  • Creative Alliance co-founder Megan Hamilton resigning

    Creative Alliance co-founder Megan Hamilton resigning
    Megan Hamilton, program director for the Creative Alliance and one of its founders, will be leaving the arts organization in November. "I first became involved in the Baltimore arts scene in 1981," Hamilton said in a press release sent Wednesday...
  • The future of the NAACP [Commentary]

    The future of the NAACP [Commentary]
    While Cornell William Brooks may be a surprising choice to lead the NAACP, it takes neither an Einstein nor a soothsayer to know what challenges lie ahead for the clergyman-lawyer little known beyond his social justice network in New Jersey. Three...