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  • Congregation funds $5 million renovation in effort to lift voices higher

    Congregation funds $5 million renovation in effort to lift voices higher
    Members of a North Baltimore church congregation felt they could not hear their own voices while singing a hymn. Others complained they could not hear the choir. Aware of acoustical dead spots in the sanctuary of Second Presbyterian Church, the...
  • Jeanne T. Welsh, homemaker

    Jeanne T. Welsh, a homemaker who enjoyed painting, died of congestive heart failure March 31 at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Pinehurst resident was 84. Born Jeanne Tribull in Baltimore and raised in Govans, she was a 1944 Eastern High...
  • Floral mosaic greets seniors at new Green House Residences

    Floral mosaic greets seniors at new Green House Residences
    A mosaic of multi-colored flowers spilling out of a silvery vase fills a wall at the entry to the new Green House Residences at Stadium Place in the city. Tiles of varying hues and textures form a perky yellow sunflower, a brilliant red rose, delicate...
  • Baltimore's fight against hunger gets healthy

    Baltimore's fight against hunger gets healthy
    When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly. Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
  • Dickens W. Warfield

    Dickens W. Warfield
    Dickens W. Warfield, a psychologist who as associate director of Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. became an outspoken advocate for fair housing, died Oct. 21 of liver cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. The longtime Towson...
  • Dining review: Grand Cru in Mid-Govans

    Dining review: Grand Cru in Mid-Govans
    John Houser III went to Grand Cru for his weekend dining review. Grand Cru showed up as one of the top ten gathering spots for after-work drinks in Baltimore's 100 Best Bars 2011, but how's the food up over in there?  Here is the Grand Cru review.
  • One block of York Road: A crepe, a movie and pork loin stuffed with Girl Scout Cookies

    One block of York Road: A crepe, a movie and pork loin stuffed with Girl Scout Cookies
    Movies and crepes go together. The original Sofi's Crepes is still running next to The Charles, now a new Sofi's has opened directly across from The Senator. The new address is 5911 York Road, and the phone number is 410-727-5737. Tentative hours at...
  • Margaret K. "Maggie" Clark, businesswoman

    Margaret K. "Maggie" Clark, businesswoman
    Margaret K. "Maggie" Clark, a retired businesswoman and former longtime Stoneleigh resident, died Aug. 15 of cancer at Roland Park Place. She was 95. The daughter of a furniture salesman and a homemaker, Margaret Krause was born in Baltimore and raised...
  • Marjorie J. Bowers, administrative assistant

    Marjorie J. Bowers, administrative assistant
    Marjorie J. Bowers, who worked as a senior administrative assistant for city public schools for nearly three decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 87. The daughter of a minister and a nurse, Marjorie...
  • Crews douse Baltimore rowhouse fire

    Baltimore City firefighters quickly brought a basement fire in a Govans rowhouse under control Wednesday morning. Crews responded at 7:25 a.m. to the fire in the 700 block of Beaverbrook Road. No injuries were reported. Mary.gail.hare@baltsun.com -...
  • Men shot while parked in Govans; found in Homeland

    Police found two men with gunshot wounds in a North Baltimore neighborhood Thursday night and later determined they were shot at a different location. The men were shot, sometime before 10 p.m., by an unknown suspect, who was standing outside their...