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  • Mary Alma Lears, Walters docent

    Mary Alma Lears, Walters docent
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man arrested in police-involved shooting that wounded two

    Man arrested in police-involved shooting that wounded two
    Baltimore police on Monday charged a 37-year-old man in connection to a police-involved shooting over the weekend that left two wounded. Police said Theodore Smith, who lives on the 500 block of Rossiter Ave. in the Wiinston-Govans neighborhood,...
  • Anne D. Bendann, interior designer

    Anne D. Bendann, interior designer
    Anne D. Bendann, a retired interior designer and community volunteer who was active in women's issues and church affairs, died Jan. 4 from pancreatic cancer at her Homeland residence. She was 65. The former Anne Duffy, the daughter of an investment...
  • Reducing utility costs, hospital visits

    Reducing utility costs, hospital visits
    The first winter after Danielle Smith bought her house in North Baltimore, the 35-year-old schoolteacher wondered if it even had a furnace, it was so cold and drafty. Now, with almost all new windows and several other energy-efficiency retrofits, Smith...
  • In Cockeysville, Saigon Remembered once again hits high notes

    In Cockeysville, Saigon Remembered once again hits high notes
    The third time is the charm — at least that's what fans of Saigon Remembered are hoping. Originally located on Belair Road, then on York Road in Govans, Saigon Remembered closed its doors in 2011. But the restaurant reopened last month in the...
  • Paul B. Moore, Evening Sun reporter

    Paul B. Moore, Evening Sun reporter
    Paul B. Moore, a former Evening Sun reporter and editor who later became a public relations executive, died Nov. 27 from complications of prostate cancer at his Homeland residence. He was 84. "Paul was a very conscientious reporter and a very...
  • 'Job hubs' open in Baltimore to help job seekers

    Baltimore is opening four "community job hubs" to help residents looking for employment, the city said Wednesday. The hubs, intended to supplement the city's three one-stop career centers, will offer free courses on such topics as job search techniques...
  • Betty B. Hill, homemaker

    Betty B. Hill, homemaker
    Betty B. Hill, a homemaker and orphanage volunteer, died of a pulmonary embolism Oct. 23 at St. Joseph Medical Center. The former Roland Park resident was 84. Born Betty Jane Bearry in Dundalk, she was the daughter of an electrician and a homemaker....
  • H. Berton McCauley, dentist

    H. Berton McCauley, dentist
    Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...