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By Yeganeh June Torbati, The Baltimore Sun | September 23, 2010
Police arrested Martez Tyrell Brooks in the Monday night shooting of a man and woman near Green Mount Cemetery, just 24 hours after the incident. Police picked up Brooks, 19, around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 3200 block of Lyndale Ave., where he lives. Police said the male victim, who was shot multiple times in the upper torso in the 700 block of E. Preston St., is in critical condition. The female victim, who was shot twice in the left leg, is expected to survive. According to court records, Brooks' charges include attempted first- and second-degree attempted murder, assault in the first degree and reckless endangerment.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | July 3, 2014
City police were investigating the shooting of a man Thursday afternoon in East Baltimore just north of Green Mount Cemetery. The shooting was reported at 2:45 p.m. in the 700 block of E. 21 s t St., and police said the 21-year-old victim was shot in the arm. Eastern District detectives were investigating, and anyone with information may call 410-396-2433. jfenton@baltsun.com
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May 5, 2000
A tour of historic graves and Victorian monuments in Green Mount Cemetery will begin at 9: 30 a.m. tomorrow at Greenmount Avenue and Oliver Street. Teacher and historian Wayne Schaumburg will lead the two-hour walk past the resting places of famous persons, including Johns Hopkins, Enoch Pratt, John Wilkes Booth and William Walters. The tour will be repeated May 20, May 27 and June 3. The cost is $10 per person. Reservations: 410-256-2180.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | November 16, 2013
Past mournful statues with age-darkened faces and along the graves of railroad barons, Civil War generals and an infamous assassin, wound a small group who had connected through a most modern forum - the website Yelp. About a dozen people tramped through Green Mount Cemetery on Saturday afternoon in an informal tour organized by members of Yelp, a site best known for hosting reviews of restaurants and other local attractions. Jamie Schott, 38, organized the tour of the cemetery, which has captivated him since he moved to the adjacent Station North neighborhood a few years ago. "This is one of the most overlooked places in the city," said Schott, a social worker.
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October 4, 2001
A tour of historic graves in Green Mount Cemetery will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday inside the gates at Greenmount Avenue and East Oliver Street. Baltimore public school teacher Wayne Schaumburg will lead the two-hour walk that includes stops at the graves of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth and merchant philanthropists Johns Hopkins, Enoch Pratt and William Walters. The tour will be repeated each Saturday through the end of the month. The event is held rain or shine. Tickets are $10 and may be reserved by calling 410-256-2180.
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By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan,SUN STAFF | May 12, 1997
The casualties of Saturday's burst water main on Homewood Avenue did not include just the living. Rubble surrounded about 20 graves at Green Mount Cemetery yesterday after the floods knocked down almost 200 feet of the cemetery's wall on Greenmount Avenue near North Avenue."
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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,sun reporter | February 3, 2007
It was a tough week for Maj. John Dodson and his officers in Baltimore's Eastern District. On Wednesday, two of his patrol officers tried to pull over a woman in a stolen car on East North Avenue. As the police approached her, one officer accidentally shot another officer, who was saved from serious injury by his bullet-resistant vest. Then yesterday, as undercover officers broke up a suspected drug deal and arrested a man, police said another man suddenly appeared and began shooting.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | November 16, 2013
Past mournful statues with age-darkened faces and along the graves of railroad barons, Civil War generals and an infamous assassin, wound a small group who had connected through a most modern forum - the website Yelp. About a dozen people tramped through Green Mount Cemetery on Saturday afternoon in an informal tour organized by members of Yelp, a site best known for hosting reviews of restaurants and other local attractions. Jamie Schott, 38, organized the tour of the cemetery, which has captivated him since he moved to the adjacent Station North neighborhood a few years ago. "This is one of the most overlooked places in the city," said Schott, a social worker.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | January 4, 2009
Mike Tuite, who marked his last day as Green Mount Cemetery superintendent on New Year's Eve, gets a kick out of telling visitors that he knows where all the bodies are buried. And after 43 years, rising from grass cutter to superintendent, Tuite has had a lot of time to take in the marble-marked resting places of the nearly 60,000 perpetual residents who have filled up the cemetery's 68 acres since the first burial there in 1839. Mention a historic name - assassin John Wilkes Booth; former Maryland Govs.
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August 29, 2004
On August 25, 2004, BLANCHETTEBAXTER; beloved mother of Marjorie, Larry, Winston, Kelvin, Anthony and Paulette Baxter, Donna Lynn, Gail Cuffie and devoted grandson Tyrell Mc Cormick. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, August 30, 12:30 P.M., at St. James Free Baptist Church, 3916 Old York Road. Entombment Green Mount Cemetery.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | November 10, 2013
Rozeana Faulk has lived her whole life in Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, watching as drug trafficking gripped what was once a solid middle-class community and the area decayed. Now Faulk sees signs of hope in one of the city's most depressed and crime-ridden neighborhoods. Some rowhouses on her block, the 1400 block of N. Bond St., have been vacant for 20 years, but now they're being rehabbed and new families are moving in. Fewer drug dealers hang out on the corners, she said. People are starting to make more of an effort to help their neighbors.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | August 25, 2011
Baltimore Police are working to identify a man who was fatally shot in East Baltimore early Thursday morning. Officers responded to a call for shots being fired in the 1200 block of Valley St., in the Johnston Square neighborhood, at 12:33 a.m., police said. They found the male victim lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police. He was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:59 a.m., police said. The victim was found on a street that runs between Green Mount Cemetery and Johnston Square Park.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 30, 2011
Former Confederate Gen. Joseph Eggleston Johnston caught a cold while attending the funeral in New York City for his former Civil War adversary, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, in 1891. A month later, he died in Washington and was buried in a non-military ceremony in Baltimore's Green Mount Cemetery. Historians have ranked the native Virginian as second only to his 1829 classmate at West Point, Robert E. Lee, in battlefield prowess during the Civil War. "Much was expected of him, and much he was destined to perform.
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By Yeganeh June Torbati, The Baltimore Sun | September 23, 2010
Police arrested Martez Tyrell Brooks in the Monday night shooting of a man and woman near Green Mount Cemetery, just 24 hours after the incident. Police picked up Brooks, 19, around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 3200 block of Lyndale Ave., where he lives. Police said the male victim, who was shot multiple times in the upper torso in the 700 block of E. Preston St., is in critical condition. The female victim, who was shot twice in the left leg, is expected to survive. According to court records, Brooks' charges include attempted first- and second-degree attempted murder, assault in the first degree and reckless endangerment.
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By Tricia Bishop | tricia.bishop@baltsun.com | January 1, 2010
O n the morning of Nov. 19, Marvin Williamson was 41 years into a life sentence for killing a man as a teenager in 1967. By late afternoon, he was several hours into freedom, bending his 6-foot-3-inch frame to fit into an old friend's comfortably cramped living room in Baltimore's Pen Lucy neighborhood. He had been unceremoniously set loose from the Hagerstown correctional facility after a brief hearing in Baltimore Circuit Court, when Judge Marcus Shar modified his prison term by suspending all but the time he had served.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | January 4, 2009
Mike Tuite, who marked his last day as Green Mount Cemetery superintendent on New Year's Eve, gets a kick out of telling visitors that he knows where all the bodies are buried. And after 43 years, rising from grass cutter to superintendent, Tuite has had a lot of time to take in the marble-marked resting places of the nearly 60,000 perpetual residents who have filled up the cemetery's 68 acres since the first burial there in 1839. Mention a historic name - assassin John Wilkes Booth; former Maryland Govs.
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April 1, 1991
John D. Mayhew, a longtime employee of United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co. and later the general manager of the Green Mount Cemetery in Baltimore, died Thursday at Manor Care Nursing Center in Ruxton. He was 87.Services for Mr. Mayhew were being held today at Trinity Episcopal Church in Towson.Born in Roanoke, Va., Mr. Mayhew was a graduate of Washington & Lee University. He spent his entire career at USF&G, retiring as a field manager in 1968 after 40 years. He then worked as the general manager of Green Mount Cemetery, retiring in 1983.
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July 23, 2004
On July 20, 2004, ELLEN BRUCE (nee Fisher) BORDLEY; beloved wife of the late John E. Bordley; devoted mother of Ellen Bruce Gibbs of Sparks and Anne Moss and her husband Peter B. Moss of Chestertown. Also survived by six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside Service at Green Mount Cemetery, on Friday, July 23 at 3 P.M. Arrangements by family owned Henry W. Jenkins and Sons, 410-343-3000.
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By Jacques Kelly | March 24, 2007
American Joe Miedusiewski has not held elective office since 1995, but he has never really left Annapolis either. He's a lobbyist and marketer for the Baltimore law firm of Semmes, Bowen & Semmes. At 57, the former delegate and state senator from Canton is now a man to see for insider knowledge of the legislative process. "I'm working for my clients these days from dawn to dusk," he said yesterday as he was about to go into the Senate committee hearing on a proposal for a liquefied natural gas port at Sparrows Point.
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