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  • Baltimore Housing Authority to sell 22 complexes to private developers

    Baltimore Housing Authority to sell 22 complexes to private developers
    Baltimore's Housing Authority is selling nearly 40 percent of its public housing to private developers under a national model designed to raise millions for upgrades and maintenance, Commissioner Paul T. Graziano said Wednesday. Beginning next year,...
  • Jewelry and silver sets stolen in Homeland

    The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
  • For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home
    Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn. Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
  • William K. McCardell, USF&G executive

    William K. McCardell, USF&G executive
    William Kenneth "Mac" McCardell, a retired United States Fidelity and Guaranty insurance executive and World War II veteran, died of congestive heart failure March 31 at the Stella Maris Rehabilitation Center. The Mays Chapel resident was 92. Born in...
  • Four new schools apply to open in city

    Four new schools apply to open in city
    Four new schools are vying to open in Baltimore in the next two years, including an early college high school that would bring a successful model to the city that allows students to earn a college degree by the time they graduate. The Bard High School...
  • Bar review: Despite new owners, Swallow at the Hollow feels tired

    Bar review: Despite new owners, Swallow at the Hollow feels tired
    For almost as long as the Senator Theatre has been in operation, so has Swallow at the Hollow. The bar/restaurant has been a holdout in Belvedere-Govans since the 1940s, when it was called the Hollow Bar and Grill. Little changed at the corner bar over...
  • Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor

    Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor
    Mary Bracken Neale, a retired natal intensive care nurse and ocean sailor, died of cancer May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74. Born Mary Elizabeth Bracken in Baltimore and raised on Atwood Road, she was the daughter of Thomas...
  • Grants introduced for Old Town Mall revitalization

    Grants introduced for Old Town Mall revitalization
    Brian Street stepped outside the barber shop where he works Monday at the mostly abandoned Old Town Mall to see a crowd of people surveying the corridor and discussing plans to demolish some of the empty buildings. A group of officials, including Gov....
  • Help sought for city school burglarized three times in one week

    A Baltimore city school is hoping to recover technology and cash after it was buglarized late Sunday night — the third break-in the school had experienced in about a week. City school police are investigating the break-in at Govans Elementary...
  • Sarah W. McCardell

    Sarah W. McCardell
    Sarah W. McCardell, a Govans homemaker who happily cared for her 10 children while teaching them lasting values and enduring life lessons that she imparted with love, humor and grace, died Friday of a stroke at the University of Maryland St. Joseph...
  • Group seeks to reclaim city's forests

    Group seeks to reclaim city's forests
    A forest grows in Govans. As traffic rumbles by on busy York Road, cardinals flit about in a shady grove of trees sandwiched between a CVS drugstore and the Govans-Boundary Parish United Methodist Church. In a city where some neighborhoods are...