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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | November 24, 2012
Shortly after 10:30 p.m., Baltimore police reported a shooting near the intersection of East North and Greenmount avenues. An adult man was shot, police said. Homicide detectives were notified because of the seriousness of his injuries, police said. No other information about the shooting was made available by police Saturday night. steve.kilar@baltsun.com twitter.com/stevekilar
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January 6, 2014
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455. Abell Avenue 3000 block, between 8 and 11:30 p.m. Jan. 2. Green, 1993 Dodge Spirit with Maryland tags 763412 stolen. Barclay Street 3200 block, between 12:01 and 2 a.m. Jan. 2. Gray, 2011 Mazda Tribute with Maryland tags 3AV6079 stolen.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | December 27, 2009
John P. Gach, a bibliophile and a nationally known bookseller who specialized in rare books devoted to the human sciences, died of a heart attack Dec. 20 at his Randallstown home. He was 63. Mr. Gach, the son of a carpenter and a homemaker, was born in New York City and raised in Pikesville. After graduating from Loyola High School in 1964, he went to work as manager of Gordon's of Orleans Street, a now-closed Pikesville seafood house. In the late 1960s, when he wasn't busy selling crab cakes, Mr. Gach fancied himself a struggling poet.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 5, 2013
John F. Zellers, a retired pressman and salesman, died July 27 of complications from dementia at his Nottingham home. He was 71. Born in Baltimore and raised in Brooklyn Park, Mr. Zellers was a 1960 graduate of Brooklyn Park High School. From 1960 to the mid-1980s, Mr. Zellers worked as a pressman at the old Lord Baltimore Press, which was located in the 1500 block of Greenmount Ave. and later became a division of International Paper Co. After leaving the printing company, Mr. Zellers worked in carpet sales and installation until retiring in 2007.
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By Richard Irwin | June 11, 1999
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.Baltimore CityWestern DistrictTraffic stops: Conducting what police called a traffic initiative, officers stopped and cited 134 motorists yesterday for not using seat belts in the Monroe and Fayette streets area of West Baltimore, and towed away three cars whose operators were driving on suspended licenses. Officers also issued tickets to 15 motorists for moving violations and arrested two men, charging them with hindering police by tipping off motorists.
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By Karol V. Menzie | February 5, 1997
Baked sweets for sweetheartsWant to give your Valentine a cookie with some heart? Try the elaborately decorated confections from the Old Waverly Tea Room's Donna Beth Joy Shapiro. Big cookies cost about $10, packages of four small ones are about $8. They can be personalized, or Shapiro can order custom-made cutters in almost any shape. The cookies are available at the tea room, 414 E. 31st St., (410) 889-7112, or at Eddie's Market, 3117 St. Paul St., (410) 889-1558.If you're baking something for your sweetheart this Valentine season, think about using fruit snack sheets to make decorations.
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By Joe Nawrozki and Joe Nawrozki,SUN STAFF | November 29, 1999
P. Austin Dolan, who operated a family-owned saloon on Greenmount Avenue, died Wednesday of heart failure at Oak Crest Village Care Center in Parkville. He was 80.Mr. Dolan was a partner in Dolan's Bar and Grill in the 1900 block of Greenmount Ave."My father pretty much ran the place," said Peter A. Dolan Jr. of Catonsville.Mr. Dolan, a Baltimore native, received his high school diploma from Calvert Hall College and enlisted in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He served in the United States as a B-29 crewman and was honorably discharged in 1946.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 5, 2013
John F. Zellers, a retired pressman and salesman, died July 27 of complications from dementia at his Nottingham home. He was 71. Born in Baltimore and raised in Brooklyn Park, Mr. Zellers was a 1960 graduate of Brooklyn Park High School. From 1960 to the mid-1980s, Mr. Zellers worked as a pressman at the old Lord Baltimore Press, which was located in the 1500 block of Greenmount Ave. and later became a division of International Paper Co. After leaving the printing company, Mr. Zellers worked in carpet sales and installation until retiring in 2007.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | November 11, 2011
A 29-year-old woman was raped Thursday morning in the 3700 block of Greenmount Ave. in North Baltimore, police said. The victim said she woke up in her bed just after 4:30 a.m. with a man standing over her, said police spokesman Detective Kevin Brown. The man sexually assaulted her and fled, Brown said. Two children were home, asleep, during the incident and were not harmed. Police ask anyone with any information about this crime to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
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By Reported by Richard Irwin | July 25, 1995
Baltimore CityBURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone entered the ABC variety store in the 3000 block of Greenmount Ave. through a side window over the weekend and stole 12 pagers and 40 cans of soft drink, all valued at more than $1,000.BURGLARY: Northern District -- Electronic equipment valued at nearly $30,000 was damaged or destroyed by someone who entered a building owned by WBFF-TV in the 3500 block of Parkdale Ave. between July 19 and yesterday. The intruder also broke several windows and splashed paint on walls.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | November 27, 2012
Once a place to wind down during retirement, Johnston Square Apartments, a gray, fairly new multistory apartment complex for seniors along Greenmount Avenue in East Baltimore, has become a safe house. "The majority of people in here stay in here," said Theo Taylor, who rents one of the more than 200 apartments limited to people age 60 and up. "Don't even go out. At dark, everyone files in here. Don't even come out. They just listen to the gunshots. " It wasn't always like this, said residents who live between the 1000 and 2000 blocks of Greenmount Ave., a half-alive commercial corridor interspersed with boarded-up rowhouses, Chinese restaurants and bail bonds services.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | November 24, 2012
Shortly after 10:30 p.m., Baltimore police reported a shooting near the intersection of East North and Greenmount avenues. An adult man was shot, police said. Homicide detectives were notified because of the seriousness of his injuries, police said. No other information about the shooting was made available by police Saturday night. steve.kilar@baltsun.com twitter.com/stevekilar
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | February 13, 2012
A man standing inside a Greenmount Avenue dollar store was fatally shot Monday night by a gunman outside the store, police said. The shooting was reported about 5:45 p.m. at a shopping center in the 2800 block of Greenmount Ave. in North Baltimore's Harwood neighborhood. Police said the gunman shot through a door, striking the victim inside. He was later pronounced dead. Police did not immediately identify the victim and did not give a description of the shooter or motive. The shopping center where the shooting occurred is a block south of a Chinese carryout that has been the site of four killings since 2009.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | November 11, 2011
A 29-year-old woman was raped Thursday morning in the 3700 block of Greenmount Ave. in North Baltimore, police said. The victim said she woke up in her bed just after 4:30 a.m. with a man standing over her, said police spokesman Detective Kevin Brown. The man sexually assaulted her and fled, Brown said. Two children were home, asleep, during the incident and were not harmed. Police ask anyone with any information about this crime to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
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The Baltimore Sun and The Baltimore Sun | November 1, 2011
A man was fatally shot in the chest Monday evening at a carryout restaurant in the 2900 block of Greenmount Avenue in Waverly, Baltimore police reported. Police received a call about 6:45 p.m. of a robbery, said Det. Jeremy Silbert, a department spokesman. The first officer to arrive found a man who had been shot at least once, in the chest. Police said Tuesday morning that the victim had been pronounced dead at 7:15 p.m. at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Police believe the man was being robbed, said Silbert; three men had been seen fleeing on foot.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | November 1, 2011
A 52-year-old man died after being shot during a robbery at a carryout restaurant in Better Waverly on Monday night, renewing concerns in the community about the crime connected to the beleaguered business. The Yau Brothers carryout, in the 2900 block of Greenmount Ave., was closed Tuesday, as it was after similar shooting incidents in the past two years: In 2010, 72-year-old security guard Charles Bowman was fatally shot in a robbery there, a year after three men were shot following a fight that broke out inside.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Evening Sun Staff | April 5, 1991
A 4-year-old East Baltimore girl was killed yesterday when she ran into a truck while attempting to cross the street in the block where she lived, police said.And a 5-year-old boy from southwest Baltimore, who was struck by a car Wednesday in Waverly, died of his injuries last night, police said.The boy, who lived in the 2500 block of McHenry St., was injured when he and his half-brother were hit by a car as they attempted to cross the 2800 block of Greenmount Ave., police said.About 4:15 p.m. yesterday, LaToya Nicole Butler was crossing the 1500 block of N. Washington St. when she ran into the side of a northbound truck, said Officer Earl Borman of the traffic investigation unit.
NEWS
March 18, 2009
2 missing teens are found Two 16-year-old Anne Arundel County girls who had been missing for more than a week have been found, police said yesterday. Ramona Jones and Shannon Brewer were found together in Prince George's County by Prince George's police, Anne Arundel County police said. The girls were found about 11:30 p.m. Monday near Columbia Park Road and East Marlboro Avenue in Landover, and were safely returned to their families, police said. The girls had disappeared after leaving Arundel High School on March 9. Veterans Hwy. gas leak repairs are completed Crews finished repairing a broken gas main that had forced the closure of part of Veterans Highway in Millersville last night, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | December 27, 2009
John P. Gach, a bibliophile and a nationally known bookseller who specialized in rare books devoted to the human sciences, died of a heart attack Dec. 20 at his Randallstown home. He was 63. Mr. Gach, the son of a carpenter and a homemaker, was born in New York City and raised in Pikesville. After graduating from Loyola High School in 1964, he went to work as manager of Gordon's of Orleans Street, a now-closed Pikesville seafood house. In the late 1960s, when he wasn't busy selling crab cakes, Mr. Gach fancied himself a struggling poet.
NEWS
March 18, 2009
2 missing teens are found Two 16-year-old Anne Arundel County girls who had been missing for more than a week have been found, police said yesterday. Ramona Jones and Shannon Brewer were found together in Prince George's County by Prince George's police, Anne Arundel County police said. The girls were found about 11:30 p.m. Monday near Columbia Park Road and East Marlboro Avenue in Landover, and were safely returned to their families, police said. The girls had disappeared after leaving Arundel High School on March 9. Veterans Hwy. gas leak repairs are completed Crews finished repairing a broken gas main that had forced the closure of part of Veterans Highway in Millersville last night, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
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