| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:12 AM
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...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:56 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:08 PM
John A. Jarosinski, a Baltimore businessman who was an active member of several veterans organizations, died Thursday of cancer and a stroke at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88.
The White Marsh resident had earlier lived in Govans for 30 years.
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
A 26-year-old Baltimore man has been charged with first-degree murder and 13 other crimes in a triple shooting inside a Mid-Govans home last month that left one man dead, police said Thursday.
Police say they have identified Maurice Jerome Lonon as one...
| Aug 4, 2012
Roberta L. Nevitt, a retired social worker who had worked for the Baltimore County Department of Aging, died July 27 of cancer at the Hospice of the Piedmont in Charlottesville, Va. She was 64.
Roberta Lee Nevitt was born in Atlanta and later moved...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:47 AM
If close proximity to a great pizza joint doesn't raise property values, it should. Good pizza makes a neighborhood eminently more livable.
Fortunately for the people living in and around Govans, in northern Baltimore City, Toss is a great pizza joint....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:21 PM
A photo of the suspect in the Violet R. Ripken abduction has led to "numerous" tips aiding in the investigation, according to Aberdeen police, who released no other new details Friday.
A man abducted Ripken at gunpoint Tuesday and drove her around in...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 7:04 AM
A man and a woman were shot in Baltimore overnight Friday in two separate incidents, according to police.
The first shooting happened a little before 9:30 p.m. in the 5100 block of York Road on the border of the Radnor-Winston and Winston-Govans...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Mary Alma O'Connor Lears, a former Walters Art Museum volunteer guide whose keen eyes alerted officials to a $1 million theft later linked to a gallery security guard, died of lung disease Jan. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson and former Roland...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:17 PM
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.