August 18, 2005
Where: Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. When: 7:30 p.m. Monday Why: You'd be surprised how much work goes into a song. Watch eight local songwriters play their original material for critique by the rest of the Baltimore Songwriters Association. In turn, the BSA offers lyrical and other advice that helps shape and polish the music. Information: 410-813-4039, www.baltimoresongwriters.org. Admission: Free.
January 7, 2014
A developer plans to transform the vacant Raffel Building warehouse south of Federal Hill into 60 upscale apartments, hoping to pull the popularity of the neighborhood south. Poverni Ventures LLC and Management Restoration Services LLC, Poverni's general contractor and partner in the project, aim to start construction on the 70,000-square-foot building in May, said principal Eugene Poverni. Their 111 Heath Lofts LLC purchased the 111 W. Heath Street property, which had been targeted previously for conversion to condominiums, in December for $1.05 million.
June 12, 1991
Carroll County Sun bowling columnist Don Vitek has been chosen by the Maryland Bowling Writers Association as Writer of the Year, an award sponsored by the Maryland State Women's Bowling Association.Vitek also won first- and second-place honors in both the senior and column categories. The column award was sponsored by the Frederick Women's 600 Club and the Senior awards category was sponsored by Greater Baltimore Bowling Association.All awards were announced at the Maryland Bowling Writers Association's annual meeting June 9.
December 13, 1991
Rep. Helen Delich Bentley, R-2nd, was named "Port Leader of the Year" by the Baltimore Junior Association of Commerce for her efforts to improve the Port of Baltimore.Bentley received the award in ceremonies in Baltimore yesterday. She previously had won the award in 1974 when she was chairwoman of the Federal Maritime Commission.Noting the progress the port has seen this year, including the addition of several new shipping lines, the congresswoman said she believed 1992 would offer opportunities to strengthen the port's position in the Middle Atlantic and strengthen a sagging economy.
December 20, 1992
Sapna Patel, a student at the American University in Washington, has been awarded a Presidential Scholarship for $24,000. She has also been chosen to participate in the School of Public Affairs' Leadership Program.*The University of Baltimore Alumni Association honored Bailey A. Thomas, McCormick Company president and chief executive officer; Adrian Teel, Maryland Port Administration executive director, and Ali Asghar Alemi, the U.S. EPA and Maryland Overseas Visitors Coordinator, as its Alumni of the Year.
June 1, 1998
The Maryland Association of Private Career Schools has awarded Russell Warehime, a Francis Scott Key High School senior, a $1,000 scholarship from the TESST Technology Institute in Baltimore.The association's Scholarship Program Awards offer scholarships to students wishing to attend a career school.Warehime plans to study design and drafting technology.Recipients are chosen on academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, leadership qualities and recommendations from school personnel.
October 5, 2003
The 24th annual Butchers Hill house tour is scheduled next week, with the Southeast Baltimore neighborhood association opening 12 historic homes to the public. The Baltimore neighborhood is north of Fells Point and Canton. The event is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 12. Tickets are $15 the day of the tour and $12 in advance. For more information, log on to www.butchershill.org or call Anne Belcher at 410-675-2795 or Sue Noonan at 410-522-6773.
January 24, 2007
Cornelius Van Leuven Stewart, a retired attorney, died Jan. 16 of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, while on a vacation in Belize. The Stevenson resident was 70. Born and raised in the Eccleston section of Baltimore County, he was a 1954 graduate of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va., and captain of its wrestling team. He earned a bachelor of arts from Yale University and a law degree from the University of Virginia. After teaching legal writing at the University of California at Berkeley, he moved to Baltimore and practiced law at the firm of Venable Baetjer and Howard for nearly 30 years.
February 4, 1992
Nurses and student nurses are discovering that the recession and an abundance of nurses have combined to make it difficult to find or change jobs.Two years ago there were plenty of positions, but now "the jobs simply aren't available," says Ida Ross, a St. Joseph Hospital nurse who was among 900 nurses and nursing students who attended the Baltimore Association of Nurse Recruiters' career day at the Baltimore Convention Center.Forty Maryland hospitals sent recruiters to the event on Saturday.
February 1, 1994
Only one developer, G. W. Stone Inc. of Pasadena, has submitted a proposal to redevelop the Superblock, the 5.6-acre tract of county-owned land along Ritchie Highway at Route 648.The county's request for proposals calls for details of any plan submitted to be kept private until a recommendation is made to the county executive. The deadline for submitting plans for a mixed-use development was Jan. 27.Pat Barland, in charge of commercial revitalization for the Glen Burnie Urban Renewal District, said she was disappointed that more developers did not propose to build on the Superblock.