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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Organic honey business owner charged after drug, gun raids

    Organic honey business owner charged after drug, gun raids
    Really Raw Honey is known for its straight-from-the-hive product, a creamy white treat sold online and in hundreds of stores like Whole Foods. But the buzz about the Highlandtown-based company this week involved handguns, rifles, ammunition and cocaine...
  • Wedded: Kibibi Matthews and Rianna Brown

    Wedded: Kibibi Matthews and Rianna Brown
    Date: July 6, 2013 Kibibi's story: Kibibi Matthews, 33, was born in Baltimore. She is employed by the federal government and works in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Her father, Dr. Derrick Matthews, is a pediatrician at a hospital in Tanzania, and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Elsie M. Hegwood, churchwoman

    Elsie M. Hegwood, churchwoman
    Elsie M. Hegwood, a former elementary school educator and cafeteria manager who was an active member of Govans Presbyterian Church, died Jan. 16 at a daughter's Elizabethtown, Pa., home from complications of a stroke she suffered two years ago. The...
  • Edward V.C. Nicol, SSA employee

    Edward V.C. Nicol, SSA employee
    Edward V.C. Nicol, a retired Social Security Administration public affairs representative who earned the name of "Mr. Meals on Wheels" for his more than three decades of volunteer work, died Jan. 13 of pneumonia at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in...