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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...
  • Sister Dolores Baumgartner, educator

    Sister Dolores Baumgartner, educator
    Sister Dolores Baumgartner, a retired parochial school and orphanage principal during her 74 years as a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, died of a heart attack Thursday at her order's Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of...
  • Richard A. Hartman, CEO of Automobile Club of Md.

    Richard A. Hartman, CEO of Automobile Club of Md.
    Richard A. Hartman, former president and CEO of the Automobile Club of Maryland who fought at the Battle of the Bulge, died Feb. 28 of complications from cancer and renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former longtime Cedarcroft resident...
  • Govans Elementary may become a charter school

    Govans Elementary may become a charter school
    Over the public address system at Govans Elementary School, fourth-graders Karon Tarlton and Michael Smith had the honor of making the morning announcements March 14, including a quote from Walt Disney: "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • City life with a country feel

    Named for two of its bordering streets, Lake Walker is a tight-knit neighborhood with all the convenience city life offers. "It's also very quiet," said Janet Abramovitz, president of the Lake Walker Community Association and a resident of the...
  • SUV does have an owner

    This week Watchdog brings you the epilogue to several problems reported previously: It appears the sport utility vehicle that a reader said was abandoned in a horseshoe-shaped median in the 3400 block of Hilldale Place has an owner after all. Khalil...