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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Sun Staff Writer | December 2, 1994
A 12-year-old southwest city girl died early today after being shot outside a relative's house on North Collington Avenue, police said.Police identified the victim as Kenya Rogers, who lived with her mother at the Woodington Garden Apartments in the 200 block of Diener Place in Irvington.According to reports, the girl was visiting with relatives in a house in the 1900 block of N. Collington Ave. and was talking with several of them when she walked out the front door shortly before 1 a.m.Moments later, in front of the house -- according to information provided to police investigators by people who remained inside the two-story rowhouse -- at least one gunshot rang out from the front of the dwelling.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | July 4, 2014
A man was stabbed to death early Friday in East Baltimore, police said. Officers were called to the 1300 block of N. Patterson Park Ave. about 12:22 a.m., police said. They arrived to find the man with stab wounds to the upper torso. The man was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The block of rowhomes where police said the man was found is near Collington Square Park and Collington Square Elementary School. Homicide detectives are investigating, police said.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Evening Sun Staff | May 6, 1991
Police arson investigators are waiting for the survivors of a suspicious fire Saturday that killed three children recover enough to be questioned, a fire official says.The one-alarm fire in a two-story brick house in the 200 block of N. Collington Ave. took the lives of Mildred Harrison, 3, and her sister, Rosalie Harrison, 6. Their brother, Antonio Harrison, 1, died of smoke inhalation at Francis Scott Key Medical Center.The children's parents, Dawn Powell, 34, and Robert Harrison, 42, remain in critical but stable condition at Key, a hospital spokeswoman said.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | July 29, 2011
Baltimore police were investigating the discovery on Friday of a body found in the trunk of a vehicle in East Baltimore. Detective Nicole Monroe, a police spokeswoman, said the body of an unidentified male was discovered about 10:50 a.m. at North Gay and East Preston streets. The man had been shot in the head, Monroe said. justin.fenton@baltsun.com > > Most recent updates
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By Nicole Fuller and Nicole Fuller,sun reporter | June 12, 2007
Barren and littered with needles and other trash, the grassy area outside of Collington Square School in East Baltimore was not much to look at the day before yesterday. Then a few Baltimore Ravens players and a volunteer force swept in to build a playground. Right outside the kindergarten classrooms of Jenica Braxton and Mike Longo, who was sporting a No. 52 Ray Lewis jersey for the occasion, Ravens players such as cornerback Evan Oglesby and defensive tackle Atiyyah Ellison, lugged tarps full of mulch.
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June 3, 2004
On May 24, 2004, MARTHA KRAMER COX, beloved wife of the late Dr. George W. Cox, Jr.; devoted mother of Bonnie Ann Cox, the late Patricia Sue Hardesty, G. William Cox III, and Martha Elizabeth Cox; loving daughter of the late William D. and Versie Case Kramer; and dear brother of William C. Kramer. Also survived by nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Ms. Cox moved to the Collington Episcopal Life Care Community with her husband in 1988. Previously, Dr. and Mrs. Cox lived in Towson, MD for 25 years.
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May 17, 2005
On Friday, May 13, 2005, HARRY R. SMITH JR., of Collington Episcopal Life Care Community. Loving husband of Lois E. Smith; father of Brandon Smith (Karen), Kennon Smith (Donna) and Christopher Smith (Candy); cherished grandfather of Ryan, Robin, Lindsay, Kellen, Drew, Adam and Matthew. Relatives and friends may call at the ROBERT E. EVANS FUNERAL HOME, Rt. 450 and Race Track Road, Bowie, MD on Thursday, May 19 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, New Carollton, MD on Sunday, May 22 at 3 P.M. Interment to be held at Arlington National Cemetery on July 5 at 3 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Friends of Johns Hopkins Medicine, Collington Episcopal Life Care Community, 10450 Lottsford Road, Mitchellville, MD or St. Christopher's Episcopal Church.
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February 21, 2007
On February 18, 2007, BERNICE V. WASHINGTON. On Thursday, friends may call at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Services, 4905 York Road where the family will receive friends from 3 to 8 P.M. On Friday, services will be held at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Collington & Ashland Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 11 to 11:30 A.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-433-7500.
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August 20, 2009
On August 16, 2009, HELEN I., beloved mother of Wanda Jackson. Friends may call at the CHATMAN-HARRIS FUNERAL HOME, 5240 Reisterstown Rd, Thursday 1 to 8 P.M. The family will receive friends at Trinity AME Church, Collington Ave. and E. Hoffman St., Friday, 11:30 A.M. Funeral services will begin 12 noon. Interment King Memorial Park.
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By Edward L. Heard Jr. and Edward L. Heard Jr.,Staff Writer | July 8, 1992
Sparked by the shooting of a 2-year-old boy, city police yesterday went door to door in an East Baltimore neighborhood urging residents to report illegal weapons to the 911 emergency hot line.The victim, Michael Gordon of the 900 block of N. Collington Ave., suffered a wrist wound Monday night when he was hit by a stray bullet.Yesterday, police canvassed the 800 and 900 blocks of N. Collington Ave. handing out posters and stickers that said: "The gun you see today might be used tonight . . . maybe against your loved one. Please, stop the tears."
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | May 17, 2011
An 11-year-old student at Collington Square Elementary/Middle School was shot in the chest with a BB gun on Monday evening, city school officials said, after he and another student began fighting on the school's playground during an after-school program. The incident happened about 5:30 p.m. Monday, city school officials said. The victim was attending the program and the other student returned to the school. After the students began fighting, the suspect walked up to the student and shot him in the chest with the BB gun. The victim did not need medical treatment, city school officials said.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | September 16, 2009
Kornel Korczynski, a retired East Baltimore baker, died of complications from dementia Sept. 8 at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. He was 88. Born in Baltimore, the son of Ukrainian immigrants, he was raised in Curtis Bay and Highlandtown. He was educated in city public schools and at St. Mary's Industrial School. During World War II, he served as a military policeman and baker in the Army. "When he was in the Army, the Germans taught him how to bake," said a brother, Emil Korczynski of Felton, Pa. After being discharged, he returned to Baltimore and opened the Dutch Oven Bakery on Mace Avenue in Essex.
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August 20, 2009
On August 16, 2009, HELEN I., beloved mother of Wanda Jackson. Friends may call at the CHATMAN-HARRIS FUNERAL HOME, 5240 Reisterstown Rd, Thursday 1 to 8 P.M. The family will receive friends at Trinity AME Church, Collington Ave. and E. Hoffman St., Friday, 11:30 A.M. Funeral services will begin 12 noon. Interment King Memorial Park.
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By Richard Irwin | June 8, 2009
Police reports in baltimore city and county: Southern Baltimore Shooting Police were seeking an unidentified man who approached another man, 54, as he sat in a bar in the 400 block or S. Gilmor St. about 10:30 p.m. Friday and shot him in the head with a BB gun before fleeing on foot. Police said the victim refused hospital treatment. Eastern Baltimore Burglary A jar containing at least $400 in coins was stolen Friday from the second-floor bedroom of a house in the 900 block of N. Collington Ave. by someone who entered the dwelling through a window.
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July 25, 2007
On July 21, 2007, PAULETTE. Beloved sister of Perry Washington and Ricky Gibbs. She is survived by three sisters; Charlotte Dorsey, Joann Washington and Yvonne Thomas; a good friend, Vivian Mason and a host of other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Collington Elementary School. Family will receive friends on Thursday for the 10 A.M., Visitation and 10:30 A.M., Memorial Service at Wylie Funeral Home, P.A., 638 N. Gilmor Street. Inquiries at www.wyliefuneralhome.
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By Nicole Fuller and Nicole Fuller,sun reporter | June 12, 2007
Barren and littered with needles and other trash, the grassy area outside of Collington Square School in East Baltimore was not much to look at the day before yesterday. Then a few Baltimore Ravens players and a volunteer force swept in to build a playground. Right outside the kindergarten classrooms of Jenica Braxton and Mike Longo, who was sporting a No. 52 Ray Lewis jersey for the occasion, Ravens players such as cornerback Evan Oglesby and defensive tackle Atiyyah Ellison, lugged tarps full of mulch.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Staff Writer Staff Writer Joe Nawrozki contributed to this story | July 7, 1992
A 2-year-old boy was shot in the wrist after gunmen began shooting at each other last night on an East Baltimore street.The victim, Michael Gordon, of the 900 block of N. Collington Ave., was shot in the left wrist.Michael was listed in good and stable condition today in the Children's Center of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Carolyn Conway, a hospital spokeswoman, said the child probably will be discharged tomorrow.Eighteen city children under the age of 15 have been wounded so far this year. Two of them were shot to death.
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By Doug Donovan and Doug Donovan,SUN STAFF | April 29, 2004
The city Board of Estimates unanimously approved two land deals yesterday that advance development prospects that are considered important to East Baltimore's revitalization. A private developer and a nonprofit development agency received technical control of two parcels north of Johns Hopkins medical complex, where the city hopes to create a biotech park. The first deal was a promise to sell 77 housing units to Collington Partners in an area bordered by the 2200 blocks of E. Biddle St. and Mura St. and the 1200 blocks of N. Collington Ave. and N. Patterson Park Ave. The $206,000 sale is contingent on the developer's ability to win $12 million in federal tax credits.
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February 21, 2007
On February 18, 2007, BERNICE V. WASHINGTON. On Thursday, friends may call at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Services, 4905 York Road where the family will receive friends from 3 to 8 P.M. On Friday, services will be held at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Collington & Ashland Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 11 to 11:30 A.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-433-7500.
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