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  • Eagle Scout cleans up city cemetery in disrepair

    Eagle Scout cleans up city cemetery in disrepair
    Not quite four years ago, I began some trips to St. Vincent Cemetery, an old and abandoned burying ground largely surrounded by the Clifton Park Golf Course in Northeast Baltimore. In that summer of 2010, a small group of descendants of those buried there initiated a campaign to get the weeds and invasive trees cut down — and to win respect for the spot where nearly 3,700 people rest.
  • Eva P. Brooks, educator

    Eva P. Brooks, educator
    Eva P. Brooks, a retired Baltimore County public schools educator who with other family members successfully traced their ancestry to Colonial Virginia, died June 21 of heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital. The longtime Catonsville resident was 101. "You...

    Aberdeen: It all depends upon the weather

    It all depends upon the weather. How often do we say that? Especially this winter. Our holiday celebrations were altered this year. Dinners were held later or earlier because of bad weather predicted. Meetings were canceled. Schools delayed or canceled....

    Men's lacrosse Player of the Week: John Ranagan, Johns Hopkins

    Men's lacrosse Player of the Week: John Ranagan, Johns Hopkins
    John Ranagan, Johns Hopkins Junior, Yorktown, N.Y., midfielder Ranagan's only goal of the day proved to be the most pivotal, lifting the Blue Jays to an 11-10 overtime win at reigning national champion Virginia on Saturday. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound...

    From coast to coast, local bike riders raise awareness for eating disorders

    From coast to coast, local bike riders raise awareness for eating disorders
    With an impending graduation and no job lined up, John Windsor sat in his apartment at St. Mary's College and listened to his old high school friend pitch him an idea of traveling across the country on a bike.' Hours later that January night, Windsor and...