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  • Man fatally shot in Mid-Govans early Tuesday

    Man fatally shot in Mid-Govans early Tuesday
    A man was killed in a shooting in North Baltimore early Tuesday morning, according to Baltimore Police. Tuesday afternoon, police identified the victim as Shawn Pooler, 22, of the 500 block of Harwood Avenue. Officers responded to the 500 block of...
  • A Baltimore face for Baltimore's race

    A Baltimore face for Baltimore's race
    For the third straight year, the drivers in the Grand Prix of Baltimore will flip the ignition switch in their racecars, fire up those fuel-injected, high-performance engines and renew their quest for the fastest way through the streets of downtown...
  • Jeanne D. Granofsky, nurse

    Jeanne D. Granofsky, nurse
    Jeanne D. Granofsky, a registered nurse who worked for 30 years with the Baltimore City Health Department, died Tuesday at the Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 84. The daughter of a furniture maker and a homemaker, the former Jeanne...
  • 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...
  • Vera L. Davis, homemaker

    Vera Louise Davis, a homemaker recalled as an accomplished baker, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 5 at her home in the Govans section of North Baltimore. She was 85. Born Vera Louise Evans in Baltimore to John Henry and Lillian Evans, she grew...
  • Starving artists? Not among the leaders of L.A. arts institutions

    Starving artists? Not among the leaders of L.A. arts institutions
    L.A. added two new million-dollar-a-year executives to the ranks of its top-paid arts leaders during 2011, although two existing members of the seven-person club had to get by with less than they'd made in 2010. Increases for Music Center President...
  • Pietro 'Pete' Rugolo, owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern

    Pietro 'Pete' Rugolo, owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern
    Pietro "Pete" Rugolo, the popular owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern on York Road in Govans, died May 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of pancreatic cancer. The Lutherville resident was 75. Mr. Rugolo grew up in Enna, Sicily, where he stopped attending...
  • Action in Maturity to mark 40th anniversary

    Action in Maturity to mark 40th anniversary
    Esther Bonnet, 100, is always thinking about new plans for Action in Maturity — as she has since she co-founded the transportation service for seniors more than 40 years ago. During a recent visit from Elizabeth Briscoe, AIM's executive director,...
  • One homicide and two other shootings occur in city

    An unidentified man shot in Northeast Baltimore Monday night died of gunshot wounds. City police found the victim lying in the 600 block Dumbarton Avenue, near Mullan Park and a few blocks east of Greenmount Avenue. He was lying in the street and...
  • Stephen Baxter, travel agent

    Stephen Baxter, travel agent
    Stephen Baxter, a retired travel agent, died of liver disease Oct. 2 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 66. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Samuel Baxter and Lola Annen Baxter. He lived on Barclay Street and in Anneslie. He...
  • Bible, marriage and the Lord's Prayer

    I am writing as a pastor to express my support for Question 6, which allows gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to be married in Maryland. Biblical scholar John Dominic Crossan explains that the concept of justice in the Bible is not punitive...