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  • Henry A. Minch, engineer

    Henry A. Minch, engineer
    Henry A. Minch, who had been assistant chief engineer for the Maryland Public Service Commission and a World War II veteran, died Nov. 15 of heart failure at College Manor Nursing Home in Lutherville. He was 92. The son of Frank Minch, a city...
  • Kennedy's New Frontier made manifest in Laurel [Commentary]

    Kennedy's New Frontier made manifest in Laurel [Commentary]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. That affinity is more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward...
  • Gwendolyn H. "Winkie" Davis, teacher

    Gwendolyn H. "Winkie" Davis, teacher
    Gwendolyn H. "Winkie" Davis, a retired substitute and kindergarten teacher, died Nov. 12 of complications from diabetes at Woodbridge Valley Manor Care Center in Catonsville. She was 92. Gwendolyn Hughes was born in Baltimore and raised in Waverly....
  • Navy football excited to earn berth in Armed Forces Bowl

    Navy football excited to earn berth in Armed Forces Bowl
    Perhaps more than any other player on the Navy football team, senior slotback Darius Staten is thrilled that the Midshipmen will be playing in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, which is about 35 miles from his hometown of...
  • State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work

    State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work
    Officials in Maryland want disadvantaged local residents to fill thousands of construction jobs as two major transit projects come online in Baltimore and the Washington suburbs in coming years, and are handing out grant money to get them trained. On...
  • Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore

    Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore
    From its humble origins on the shores of the Patapsco River in industrial and rail-clogged South Baltimore, Charles Street transforms itself during its 10.9-mile journey through the heart of the city as it heads north through the fashionable and wealthy...
  • Guide: Fall craft fairs on the Peninsula

    Guide: Fall craft fairs on the Peninsula
    From well-known brands like Pampered Chef to the neighborhood mom who designs little girls’ hairbows, there is no better place to find homegrown businesses than a local craft fair. And the Peninsula is the place to shop. There are dozens of shows...
  • Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner

    Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner
    The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs. The board action clears the...
  • Good things come in small packages at Hampton show

    Step into the newest exhibit at Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center and it won't be long before you realize you've ventured into something different. More than 400 works hang from the walls of this relatively modest gallery, yet instead of...
  • George W. Berry, IRS official

    George W. Berry, IRS official
    George W. Berry, a retired Internal Revenue Service official who was an avid sports fan, died Oct. 7 of gastric cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79. George Wayne Berry — he never used his first name — was born in...
  • Georgia quilt museum envisions a gorgeous mosaic

    Georgia quilt museum envisions a gorgeous mosaic
    CARROLLTON, Ga. - When the Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum opened this fall in a modest 20- by 24-foot room in downtown Carrollton, the location was not nearly as big as the dreams of the founders. One day, suggested board member Beverly Hammack,...