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  • Reader photos: 'Electric scrapyard' at St. Vincent de Paul thrift store

     
    At the Society of St. Vincent de Paul thrift store in Lincoln Heights, Howard Fang photographed this "electric scrapyard." Fang took this photo on Feb. 12 with a Pentax Espio 120Mi point-and-shoot camera and 4-year-old Kodak film. ALSO: Quiz: Test......
  • National Prison Ministry Convocation comes to Orlando May 19-21

     
    The 32nd Annual National Convocation of Jail & Prison Ministry will be held May 19-21, at Drury Inn & Suites, 7301 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando. The conference, sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul Orlando, brings together a wide variety of speakers who touc...
  • Life-changing mercy

    Life-changing mercy
    Rev. Eric Zegeer Title: Parochial vicar (assistant pastor) of All Saints Catholic Church, Sunrise. Education: Degree in theology and philosophy, Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio; master's degrees in divinity and theology, St. Vincent de Paul...
  • Homeless advocate Father Joe to retire

    Homeless advocate Father Joe to retire
    SAN DIEGO -- Father Joe Carroll, who has spent decades caring for San Diego's homeless and disadvantaged, will retire effective July 12. The announcement was made by Father Joe's Villages spokesman Oscar Labiano. Carroll's homeless advocate work started...
  • 150 years ago, the bloodshed started here

    150 years ago, the bloodshed started here
    A good deal of blood was spilled on both sides. … It was one battle from the President Street Depo —- to the Camden Street depot — I can say no more. Baltimorean Catherine N. Smith, April 1861 One week after the bloodless...
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
  • Drop-off boxes not equally charitable

    Drop-off boxes not equally charitable
    The process of donating used clothing used to be pretty straightforward, with most of it going to big charities like the Salvation Army, Goodwill and St. Vincent de Paul. In recent years, however, clothing donation has become more confusing —...
  • 600 homeless get haircuts, clothes, and medical care

    600 homeless get haircuts, clothes, and medical care
    SAN DIEGO -- Nearly 600 homeless people sought services Wednesday at the fifth annual Project Homeless Connect at Golden Hall. The program steers people living on the street to various social services. More than 250 volunteers and 60 nonprofit...
  • Literacy garden promises bounty of food and books

    Literacy garden promises bounty of food and books
    Gardening held little appeal to Stacey Watkins, a Baltimore special-education teacher, until an organization that helps keep her classroom in books put out a call for help with an urban planting project. She soon found her manicured hands could do wonders...
  • William J. Nauman Jr., quality manager

    William J. Nauman Jr., quality manager
    William John Nauman Jr., a retired Verizon quality manager, died Nov. 17 of a brain tumor at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 78. The son of a Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. lineman and a homemaker was born in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue...
  • Neighbors right to worry about Beans and Bread expansion

    The expansion of Beans and Bread shouldn't just worry "some neighbors," it should worry all neighbors ("Soup kitchen's plans worry some neighbors," Nov. 28). The motives of St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore may be genuine, yet the facts on the ground...