Frank J. Russell, the former owner of a carpet company who was also a longtime Salvation Army volunteer and an accomplished portrait painter, died Aug. 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of pneumonia. He was 79.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Elissa and Alfred Strati have sold the old Ideal Theatre and GC Murphy five and dime store buildings to investors. Located next door to each other on The Avenue, they are two of the best known buildings in Hampden.
The Rev. Bonnie McCubbin, 27, will be celebrating her first Easter next month as pastor of Good Shepherd, a United Methodist congregation of 60 members. While it's the biggest UMC in Hampden, that's not saying much, as mergers in recent years have left only two UMC churches in Hampden. She is one of only three full-time pastors in the area of any denomination. We profile her.
Christmas is a time for giving. It's also about peace and goodwill toward your neighbor and your community. This is the story of Darrel Cooper, who won't be with us this Christmas for the first time since 1917, in body anyway. He died at age 95 this past February.
Sounds of the Season of the 2013 Holiday Concert Series. takes place at White Marsh Mal, mall hosts the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program, 2013 Holiday Parade takes place at The Avenue at White Marsh, Baltimore County Trash and Recycling Collection Schedule/Guide mailed,
Homeless families in Baltimore have filed a federal lawsuit against the city school system, contending that their children have been denied transportation to school and been stigmatized because they couldn't afford field trips and uniforms.
The Baltimore Bike Party -- part costume party, urban exploration, family outing, dance rave and roving singles scene -- is a group ride through Baltimore that will have you feeling like Mister Rogers, Lance Armstrong and Lady Gaga all in the space of 2 1/2 hours.
Howard County government announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day center for the homeless on eight acres purchased for $3.25 million near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32.
Howard County government officials announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day center for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32, effectively ruling out the Beechcrest Mobile Home Park in North Laurel as a site for a homeless shelter.