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  • Police blood drive honors wounded sergeant

    Police blood drive honors wounded sergeant
    More than 100 area law enforcement officers, firefighters, police retirees and others donated blood Wednesday at an American Red Cross blood drive honoring wounded Baltimore police Sgt. Keith Mcneill. The drive was held at the Fraternal Order of...
  • Don't ruin your tires - hoof it to The Avenue for March events [Hampden]

    Springtime is slowly creeping into Hampden, so you know what that means? You guessed it! The return of water pipe obstructions. And since this is a neighborhood-wide, much needed infrastructure upgrade, you can bet it's coming soon to a block near you....
  • William E. 'Bill' Edrington, maintenance worker

    William E. 'Bill' Edrington, maintenance worker
    William E. "Bill" Edrington, a retired hospital maintenance worker and plasterer, died Tuesday of complications from dementia at Country Companions, a Taneytown assisted-living facility. He was 83. The son of a Baltimore Transit Co. worker and a...
  • Talking trash in Baltimore [Commentary]

    Talking trash in Baltimore [Commentary]
    A used diaper, a half-eaten banana and a ripped shirt. The significance of these three items could be anything, depending on the person. But for me, these random objects represent a glimpse of the trash that could be littering my neighborhood at any given...
  • Shoppers come out for calmer Black Friday

    Shoppers come out for calmer Black Friday
    Opposed to shopping on Thanksgiving Day, Betty Allen of West Friendship waited until midnight to head to Walmart in Ellicott City for $2 DVDs and then shopped through the night without crowds to buy boots and clothing for her four children with stops at...
  • Ammonia leak shuts down busy stretch in Hampden

    Ammonia leak shuts down busy stretch in Hampden
    Northern District police said that the 3600 block of Falls Road has reopened to traffic after hazmat crews closed the thoroughfare because of an ammonia leak. The Fire Department arrived at the location, in the heart of the Hampden business district,...
  • Shakespeare troupe tries its hand at 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King'

    Shakespeare troupe tries its hand at 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King'
    It was bitter cold inside a 240-seat theater in St. Mary's Episcopal Outreach Center, where members of the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory rehearsed "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" on Sunday, Dec. 1. As it turned out, the boiler was on the blink....
  • Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead

    Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead
    Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected. While a maximum...
  • Economic turnaround in Hampden area makes mill rehab ineligible for tax credit

    Economic turnaround in Hampden area makes mill rehab ineligible for tax credit
    The makeover of the mills along the Jones Falls into a hub of trendy restaurants and residences has succeeded so well that parts of the area no longer qualify for the federal tax credit that helped finance some of the work. A $19 million proposal by...
  • How well do Lyft, Uber and taxis get you around Baltimore?

    How well do Lyft, Uber and taxis get you around Baltimore?
    Cars with pink mustaches and fist-bumping drivers. Rides in glossy town cars or SUVs. New ride-sharing companies Lyft and Uber are giving Baltimore's standard taxi cabs a run for their money. To see how these companies compare, reporter Julie Scharper...
  • The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'

    The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'
    The holidays are a time when people believe in Santa, his reindeer, and, of course, his little helpers, elves dressed in green and red. "It's a time when people are willing to suspend disbelief," observed Rebecca Meszler, 25, of Charles Village, a...
  • Despite parade cancellation, merchants roll down The Avenue in homemade float

    Despite parade cancellation, merchants roll down The Avenue in homemade float
    The Hampden Village Merchants Association made an expensive promotional float for the Mayor's Christmas Parade on Dec. 8, but when a snow storm canceled the parade, the float became moot and merchants were left out in the cold. On Friday, still bound...