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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Teen's robbery report goes unnoted for days, drawing mother's ire

    Teen's robbery report goes unnoted for days, drawing mother's ire
    Yolanda Lowe's son and nephew were robbed at gunpoint while walking through Northeast Baltimore, she says, but for days there was no record that such a crime had occurred. That's because two patrol officers wouldn't take a report and asked her to take...
  • Jane W. Dickinson, executive secretary

    Jane W. Dickinson, executive secretary
    Jane W. Dickinson, a retired executive secretary and community activist, died Feb. 13 of complications from a stroke at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 94. "Jane was outgoing and friendly and was involved in everything in a very...
  • For Baltimore Ukrainian community, events a world away hit home

    For Baltimore Ukrainian community, events a world away hit home
    The violence in Ukraine struck a home in Roland Park when Marta Zahalak began hearing from relatives through email and Facebook about her late husband's nephew, a physicist who was killed after traveling hundreds of miles to Kiev for anti-government...
  • Restaurateur juggles competing interests with hummus business and Desert Cafe

    Restaurateur juggles competing interests with hummus business and Desert Cafe
    By all accounts, including Blake Wollman's, the Mount Washington Village retail and restaurant district is doing well. Wollman, former president of the Mount Washington Village Merchants Association and longtime owner of the Desert Cafe, has watched...
  • Dr. Gordon Feldman, Johns Hopkins physicist

    Dr. Gordon Feldman, Johns Hopkins physicist
    Dr. Gordon Feldman, a Johns Hopkins physicist who contributed to discovery of the antiproton, died in his sleep Wednesday at Symphony Manor Assisted Living from complications of Alzheimer's. The Baltimore resident was 85. The son of a street peddler...
  • Elizabeth P. 'Betsy' Johnson, educator and homemaker

    Elizabeth P. 'Betsy' Johnson, educator and homemaker
    Elizabeth P. "Betsy" Johnson, a homemaker and former educator who had lived in Stoneleigh for many years, died Feb. 5 of influenza at the William Breman Jewish Home in Atlanta. She was 92. Mrs. Johnson, who had a home in Devon Hill in North Roland Park,...
  • Basque restaurant coming to Meadow Mill

    The former executive chef at Petit Louis will open La Cuchara, a Basque restaurant in the Meadow Mill complex, this summer. The chef is Ben Lefenfeld, a veteran of the Foreman Wolf restaurant group, who also worked at Charleston and who helped Foreman...