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  • Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency

    Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency
    These days, his Western business suits and ties have given way to Afghan turbans and tunics. Instead of anthropology students and fellow faculty members at the Johns Hopkins University, tribal elders and international aid officials are more likely to seek...
  • Baltimore writer Matthew Olshan publishes first adult novel

    Baltimore writer Matthew Olshan publishes first adult novel
    It's possible that Matthew Olshan didn't fully become a writer until the day that his future boss ordered him to dig a ditch. On that day in the late 1980s, the boss, a carpenter, eyed the short kid with the soft hands. He saw a young man with no...
  • Frustration with crime evident at public safety summit

    Frustration with crime evident at public safety summit
    The written questions from the audience of more than 100 people came fast and furious on cards read aloud by City Councilman Bill Henry, moderator of the 3rd annual Public Safety Summit at Morgan State University on Saturday. What can city police do...
  • Cafe Cito opening Friday in Hampden

    Cafe Cito opening Friday in Hampden
    A new cafe will open Friday in the Chestnut Avenue space in Hampden that was formerly home to Roland Park Cafe and Deli. When it opens, Cafe Cito will keep daytime hours only, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., but will eventually add dinner service, according to...
  • Constance K. Rand, homemaker, volunteer

    Constance K. Rand, homemaker, volunteer
    Constance K. Rand, a homemaker and volunteer, died April 21 of respiratory failure at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Roland Park resident was 97. The daughter of Herbert Waldemar Koehn and Dallas Huntington Rogers Koehn, Constance Huntington Koehn...
  • Retirement communities, performing groups, provide arts outreach to seniors

    Retirement communities, performing groups, provide arts outreach to seniors
    If it wasn't for the large, well-equipped woodworking shop at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville, Lawrence Schneider might never have embarked upon his third career as a sculptor. But when Schneider moved into the Hunt Valley community...
  • Ray W. Kauffman, industrial shop owner, dies at 88

    Ray W. Kauffman, industrial shop owner, dies at 88
    Ray W. Kauffman, who owned and operated E.J. Codd machine shop in Southeast Baltimore, died of sarcoma complications April 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson. The lifelong Roland Park resident was 88. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ray...
  • Fluid Movement offers insights into community-building at Neighborhood Institute

    Fluid Movement offers insights into community-building at Neighborhood Institute
    Fluid Movement, a Baltimore performance troupe known for its offbeat water ballets, roller skating musicals and disco workouts, led a serious workshop Saturday on how to increase community involvement. What could a comic troupe, cheerfully described...
  • Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, artist and designer

    Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, artist and designer
    Lauretta Lauchner Gordon, who re-invented herself as a dressmaker and then took up ballroom dancing to show off her creations, died Feb. 22 of complications of dementia at Roland Park Place, where she lived for the past decade with the love of her life....
  • Church leadership changing in Hampden area

    Church leadership changing in Hampden area
    As Sandra Carnes, 77, walked up Roland Avenue to attend Sunday services at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Hampden, the Rev. Bonnie McCubbin, 27, the new pastor, was there to greet her with a hearty "Hello there!" "She's a lot younger" than...
  • Long-promised community school comes to fruition

    Long-promised community school comes to fruition
    More than a decade before thousands rallied outside the State House in Annapolis for adequate school facilities for the city's children, several dozen residents met in a school lunchroom in Northeast Baltimore to lay the groundwork for building just one...
  • Lacrosse roundup: Johns Hopkins women win 8th in a row

    Dene' DiMartino scored three of her career-high-tying four goals in the second half Wednesday to lead No. 9 Johns Hopkins past visiting Boston University, 11-8. The Blue Jays tied the school Division I record for wins to start the season with their...