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  • Spring can't come soon enough after wear and tear of winter [Hudson's Corner]

    Slowly, winter 2014 thaws. Very slowly. We will likely need all spring and summer to recover. Our house and immediate surroundings are a case in point.  Most obvious are the potholes and ruts on the JFX and city streets. They remind me of virulent...
  • Former restaurateur Anita Ward now working in a pharmacy [Hudson's Corner]

    I had one of those "think it and it happens" moments this winter. On a walk to the post office, I passed the Roland Park Shopping Center. I remembered the old Roland Park Bakery & Deli and the fabulous banana cream pie its owner, Anita Ward, once made...
  • Josephine C. 'Jo' Miller, civic activist

    Josephine C. 'Jo' Miller, civic activist
    Josephine C. "Jo" Miller, a civic activist who was a member of the League of Women Voters for 50 years and a Baltimore City Zoning Board watchdog for the Citizens Planning and Housing Association, died March 22 of esophageal cancer at her Roland Park...
  • Couple doing the cha cha to raise money for dementia research

    Couple doing the cha cha to raise money for dementia research
    Jodi Levitan still gets choked up when she talks about her father, Jack Fisher, of New Orleans, who died of dementia at age 90 on Father's Day of 2012. "It's hard to talk about," said Levitan, 58, of Poplar Hill. "It's a terrible disease." On April...
  • Foreclosure rates remained high in March in Maryland

    Foreclosure rates remained high in March in Maryland
    Even as the housing market recovers nationwide, echoes of the mortgage lending crisis continue to reverberate in Maryland, home to the nation's second-highest foreclosure rate last month. One in every 527 housing units in the state was touched by a...
  • Roland Park academic team falls short in finals

    Roland Park academic team falls short in finals An academic team at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School gained the finals of the National Academic League for the first time, but lost to a team in North Carolina. The championship between a team of...
  • Senior housing could start to move to cities

    Senior housing could start to move to cities
    Urban living doesn't appeal just to the young and hip. Developers of senior housing are starting to test the allure of walkable communities with access to city amenities. Some are including densely populated areas as they scout for new sites, a...
  • Kol HaLev hosts Passover seder in its church home

    Kol HaLev hosts Passover seder in its church home
    Traditional rituals of Passover — the stories, the questions, the food — get a modern spin when Rabbi Geoff Basik presides over Kol HaLev's community seder. The second night observance, held this year on April 15, has become a tradition for...
  • Mixed-use development proposed off I-83 in north Baltimore

    Mixed-use development proposed off I-83 in north Baltimore
    Landex Cos. presented preliminary plans to Baltimore City's Urban Design and Architectural Review Panel on Thursday for a $50 million, mixed-use development. The plans call for about 400 market-rate apartments, 500 to 600 parking spaces and an...
  • New winter storm watch issued for northern counties Tuesday night

    New winter storm watch issued for northern counties Tuesday night
    With one underperforming snow system having come and gone, a new winter storm watch is in effect for areas northwest of Baltimore for freezing rain Tuesday night into Wednesday. The storm watch is in effect for northern Baltimore County and Carroll...
  • Severn girls lacrosse edges Bryn Mawr

    Severn girls lacrosse edges Bryn Mawr
    Bryn Mawr swallowed the toughest kind of defeat against visiting Severn Tuesday in Roland Park, losing 8-7 in an Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference game. It looked as though the Mawrtians had tied the game at 8-8 with 12:47...
  • Marjorie B. 'Midge' Price, homemaker

    Marjorie B. 'Midge' Price, homemaker
    Marjorie B. "Midge" Price, a homemaker and singer who had been a professional photographer, died April 8 of Alzheimer's disease at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 84. The daughter of Donald Swann "Ducky" Beard, an insurance executive,...