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  • George J. Voith, CSX executive

    George J. Voith, CSX executive
    George J. Voith, a retired CSX executive and rail and streetcar photographer who was a founding member of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died Monday of dementia at his Northwood home. He was 87. "George is one of the last of the original guys who...
  • 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...
  • Extended unemployment benefits expire for more than 25,000 Marylanders

    Extended unemployment benefits expire for more than 25,000 Marylanders
    Emergency unemployment benefits will expire Saturday for more than 25,000 out-of-work Marylanders, with thousands more projected to run out in the first half of next year unless Congress decides to reverse course and approve an extension. Wenetha Leslie,...
  • Baltimore's quest for affordable housing [Letter]

    Baltimore, just like other cities, is no stranger to the need of affordable housing ("No room at the inn for Maryland's poor," Dec. 28). Some would say that we get more than our share, but as The Sun's recent commentary mentions, a lot of affordable...
  • Telework finds growing foothold at federal agencies

    Telework finds growing foothold at federal agencies
    When Greg Ham first became eligible to work from home under a new program at the Environmental Protection Agency a few years ago, he didn't jump at the chance. "I wanted home to be separate from work," said Ham, 57, who lives in Baltimore but works as...
  • A John Waters Christmas

    A John Waters Christmas
    You'll know you have arrived at John Waters' Christmas party when you see the wreath of thorns. Ricky the doorman — he's worked this party for 25 years — will not let you past the heavy wooden door unless your name is on the list. You...
  • Turkish specialties and charming service at Bosphorus in Govans

    Turkish specialties and charming service at Bosphorus in Govans
    By Kit Waskom Pollard In the realm of ethnic cuisines, Turkish food flies under the radar. Govans' new spot, Bosphorus, named for the Turkish strait that is part of the boundary between Europe and Asia, could change that. Bosphorus is an apt name,...
  • Winifred Coughlin

    Winifred Coughlin
    Winifred Coughlin, a homemaker who established college scholarships in thanks for the assistance she had received as a student, died Tuesday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at King James Care Center in Chatham, N.J. The former Ednor Gardens...
  • Joan A. Spurrier, legal secretary

    Joan A. Spurrier, legal secretary
    Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80. Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...
  • Water main break disrupts service in North Baltimore

    Water main break disrupts service in North Baltimore
    An 8-inch water main break is affecting homes in several residential blocks in North Baltimore on Thursday morning, according to the Baltimore Department of Public Works. The break, in the 600 block of Winston Ave., is in the city's Winston-Govans...
  • Yom Kippur 2013 observances include food donations

    Yom Kippur 2013 observances include food donations
    Manna House, an agency that supports Baltimore's poor and needy, supplies 50,000 meals to the homeless every year, and executive director Saleem Gauhar calls it a privilege to do so. It's also not easy, he says. It's something his organization could...