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  • Jane V.P. Benesch, homemaker

    Jane V.P. Benesch, homemaker
    Jane V.P. Benesch, a homemaker who was active with several museums, died Feb. 12 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 95. The daughter of Henry Van Praag, a lingerie manufacturer, and Marie Goldsmith Van Praag, Jane Van Praag was born in New...
  • Zoning board member to depart as longest-serving in city's history

    Zoning board member to depart as longest-serving in city's history
    Courtney McKeldin, daughter-in-law of the late Republican governor and Baltimore mayor Theodore McKeldin and a well-known local public servant in her own right, will step down today as the longest-serving member of the city's zoning board. The...
  • Dr. Robert E. Cooke, Hopkins pediatrician, dies

    Dr. Robert E. Cooke, Hopkins pediatrician, dies
    Dr. Robert E. Cooke, a retired Johns Hopkins pediatrician-in-chief who was a founder of the Head Start children's program and a presidential medical adviser, died of heart disease Feb. 2 at his Oak Bluffs home on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. The former...
  • Chili cookoff sponsors hope to taste success in fixing water tower

    Chili cookoff sponsors hope to taste success in fixing water tower
    Looming figuratively in the background at the Roland Park Chili Cookoff on Feb. 22 was the old Roland Water Tower. The goal of the cookoff, besides getting into the spirit of the Olympics and bringing a bit of warmth to winter, was also to raise money...
  • Charles M. Cahn Jr.

    Charles M. Cahn Jr.
    Charles M. Cahn Jr., a retired Baltimore attorney who was the managing partner of Blades & Rosenfeld, died Feb. 10 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. He was 92. The son of Charles M. Cahn, an insurance executive, and Fannie Rosenbacher Cahn, a...
  • Five questions for North Oaks Executive Director Mark Pressman

    Five questions for North Oaks Executive Director Mark Pressman
    When Mark Pressman was a student trying to settle on a career, a Temple graduate counseled him to stay away from elder care. The advice didn't stick. Today, Pressman, 64, is the executive director of North Oaks, a continuing care retirement community in...
  • Marion C. Cohen, arts patron

    Marion C. Cohen, arts patron
    Marion C. Cohen, a former Roland Park resident and patron of the arts who was a granddaughter of President Grover Cleveland, died Feb. 21 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., of complications from a fall. She was 87. The daughter...
  • Computers, Internet force more students to spend snow days on school work

    Computers, Internet force more students to spend snow days on school work
    When some kids hear the hallowed words "snow day" in advance of Monday's storm, they'll grab their coats and sleds and head outdoors. But Maryvale Preparatory School senior Elizabeth Piet, like a growing number of students across the Baltimore region,...
  • Baltimore restaurants respond to snow with specials, closings

    Baltimore restaurants respond to snow with specials, closings
    The overnight snowfall has prompted a flurry of snow-day specials from some Baltimore restaurants and bars. Other establishments have announced that they will be closing for the day. On Monday, these restaurants and bars put out word about their plans....
  • After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday

    After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday
    Monday's snowfall introduced a spell of more dangerous cold that could continue to disrupt work, school and travel in the region for several days. Temperatures early Tuesday morning were forecast to threaten a record dating to 1873, with lows in the...
  • Roland Park resident shows his rare book collection of explorers

    Roland Park resident shows his rare book collection of explorers
    "I love history," declared David Scheffenacker Jr., telling the story of how, at age 25, he walked into a rare books store in downtown Baltimore. "The minute I walked in, I was hooked," he said. "All I wanted to do was buy books." His late...
  • Day of Roland Park monthly meetings may change, but community spirit remains the same [Hudson's Corner]

    For the final time, the Roland Park Civic League met at the Roland Park Presbyterian Church on the first Thursday in February. Staring March 5, the league's monthly meetings switch permanently to Wednesdays at 7 p.m. I like attending these meetings. The...