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  • Founders of ballroom dancing club at Catonsville High honored

    Founders of ballroom dancing club at Catonsville High honored
    Swing dancing is not the dance of choice for most high schoolers. But for Catonsville High School juniors Rachel Albert and Hannah Lane, it's more than just a favorite dance — it's a way of life. Albert and Lane were awarded the school's first...
  • Sherwin M. Adelman, health economist

    Sherwin M. Adelman, a retired U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health economist and strategist, died Feb. 4 from complications of dementia and heart failure at Sunrise Senior and Assisted-Living of McLean, Va. The longtime Pigtown resident was 77....
  • Fatal stabbing in Pigtown among city's recent violent incidents

    A woman was found fatally stabbed Monday evening inside a home in Pigtown, one of several recent violent incidents being investigated by Baltimore police. Police also were probing three fatal shootings that occurred Saturday and Sunday, including a home-...
  • Pigtown stabbing victim identified, man dies in SW shooting

    Pigtown stabbing victim identified, man dies in SW shooting
    Baltimore police have identified a 55-year-old woman found stabbed inside her home in Pigtown and said a man who was driven to the hospital by a friend after being shot in Southwest Baltimore has died from his injuries. Deborah Simon was found by...
  • Fans take in the action at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Fans take in the action at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Scenes from the Grand Prix of Baltimore on Saturday: View from the cheap seats The McBride family was out in force, trying to see what they could without actually buying a ticket. They weren't having a whole lot of luck. Eye-level banners attached to...
  • Engaged: Angela Horner and Chris Montgomery

    Engaged: Angela Horner and Chris Montgomery
    Wedding date: October 13, 2012 Her story: Angela Horner, 27, grew up in Severn. She lives in Baltimore's Pigtown and is licensing team manager at Laureate Education. Her father, Robert Horner, is a physicist in the electronics industry. Her mother,...
  • Baltimore officials hope half-century trend of population decline at end

    Arriving in Baltimore for college in 2004 from her native New York City, Vienna DeGiacomo assumed she would quickly head back north after graduating from Goucher College. But nearly three years after receiving her English degree, DeGiacomo, 24, is...
  • Your weekend dining PLUS featuring the sleeping pet of the week

     
    So, what's everyone doing this weekend? Who's eating what where?Cirque du Soleil is back in Baltimore, this time down at the Westport Waterfront. What and where is the Westport Waterfront? Answered. Unanswered: Where are people headed to the cirqueus...
  • Donald E. Davis Sr., truck driver, dies

    Donald E. Davis Sr., a retired truck driver and a former Baltimore resident, died May 31 of a stroke at a medical center in Cookeville, Tenn. He was 80. Born and raised on Nanticoke Street in Pigtown, Mr. Davis graduated in 1949 from Southern High...
  • Two teenage girls fatally struck by vehicle in city

    Two teenage girls fatally struck by vehicle in city
    They were best friends since kindergarten and lived a block apart in South Baltimore's Pigtown. One was feisty, the other shy. Monday night, they set off to meet an acquaintance, crossing Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. A car heading south struck...
  • Horseshoe pit helps build Pigtown's neighborhood spirit

    Horseshoe pit helps build Pigtown's neighborhood spirit
    It started about 30 years ago — no one seems to recall the exact date — when three men who'd grown up together in Pigtown took a vacant lot at the corner of Ward and Bayard streets, sank two metal pegs into the ground and started tossing...
  • Florence B. Cornish, cook, dies

    Florence B. Cornish, cook, dies
    Florence B. "Sissy" Cornish, a retired cafeteria cook and homemaker, died June 26, her 77th birthday, of kidney failure at Bradford Oaks Rehabilitation Center in Clinton. The former longtime Pigtown and Edmondson Village resident had lived in recent...