March 23, 2012
Dr. James Burch Brooks, a retired orthopedic surgeon who spent his more than four-decade career with the Four East Madison Orthopedic Association, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Union Memorial Hospital. The Cross Keys resident was 85. "He was extremely capable and humble, and he was well liked by his patients and all of those who worked around him," said Dr. Charles E. "Chick" Silberstein, a longtime friend and Baltimore orthopedic surgeon. "His patients just adored him. " The son of insurance executives, Dr. Brooks was born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park.
October 25, 1992
BasketballMilwaukee Bucks -- Signed F Brad Lohaus (5.8 points and 3.6 rebounds with Bucks last year) to two-year contract.FootballHouston Oilers -- Signed WR Mario Bailey from practice squad. Waived DE Craig Veasey.Kansas City Chiefs -- Waived WR Emile Harry and signed K Eddie Murray.Los Angeles Raiders -- Placed OT Steve Wright on injured reserve. Signed OT Rich Stephens from practice squad.Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Waived RB James Brooks and activated DB Rogerick Green.Washington Redskins -- Placed DT Bobby Wilson (herniated disk)
October 3, 1992
BasketballHouston Rockets -- Signed C Tom Copa.New Jersey Nets -- Signed C Dwayne Schintzius to a one-year contract.Albany Patroons (CBA) -- Changed name to Capital Region Pontiacs.FootballBuffalo Bills -- Waived WR Chris Walsh and signed him to the practice squad.Los Angeles Rams -- Signed TE Travis McNeal.New England Patriots -- Activated DE Tim Edwards from the practice squad. Released CB Darren Anderson.Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed RB James Brooks.HockeyMontreal Canadiens -- Signed C Paul DiPietro to a one-year contract.
November 9, 2005
On November 5, 2005 VIRGINIA B. BROOKS (nee Lewis), devoted daughter of the late John H. and Hattie A. Lewis (nee Fisher), and beloved wife of the late Lorraine James Brooks. She is survived by one sister, Ellamae M. Creek of Baltimore, and one brother, Lawrence W. Lewis of Philadelphia, three nieces, six nephews, and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two brothers, John H. Lewis Jr. and Charles N. Lewis. View at Estep Brothers, 1300 Eutaw Place on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 10 AM to 7 PM. Family will receive friends 4 to 7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday November 10, 2005 at 11 AM at St. Jerome Catholic Church (Scott and Hamburg Street)
December 25, 2003
Anita L. Isaacs, a certified nursing assistant, died of cancer Friday at her Suitland home. She was 51. Born in Chestertown, Ms. Isaacs graduated from Simon Gratz High School in Philadelphia. She was a certified nursing assistant at a Suitland convalescent home. Her hobbies were sewing, singing gospel and shopping for her grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday at the Bennie Smith Funeral Home in Butlertown. Survivors include two daughters, Chevelle Isaacs and Janelle Bowens, both of Philadelphia; her fiance, Gilbert Young of Washington; her mother, Louvina Bradley of Chestertown; two brothers, James Brooks of Baltimore and Thomas Isaacs Jr. of North Carolina; three sisters, Dr. Mareasa Isaacs of Owings Mills, Vanessa Ringgold of Baltimore and Sharon Scott of Chestertown; and 10 grandchildren.
November 24, 2003
Suddenly on November 23, 2003 JAMES W. BROOKS, beloved son of A. Dolores Pickett Brooks, devoted brother of Jeffrey W. Brooks and Lisa M. Brooks and his nephew Christopher C. Bianconi and grandmother Alice Burton. The family will receive friends at the E. F. Lassahn Funeral Home P.A., 11750 Belair Rd., (Kingsville) on Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. with the funeral service beginning at 8 P.M. Interment private.
September 17, 2003
On September 15, 2003 BONNIE L. (nee Clark); beloved wife of Thomas H. Bare; devoted mother of Sandra L. Bare; loving grandmother of Nakoa I. Baker; dear sister of Reba Simmons, Joseph Brooks, James "Jr." Brooks, Adine Basham, Linda Burton and Catherine Bollinger. Visiting at the Lassahn Funeral Home (Overlea) 7401 Belair Rd. on Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 P.M. at which time services will be held. Interment private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
October 25, 2000
A teen-ager was killed and another critically injured last night when they plunged at least 50 feet from Interstate 95 onto the storage lot of a southern Baltimore business while trying to escape from police after a traffic accident. The names of the victims were not available. The 18-year-old died shortly after arrival at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where the critically injured youth, 17, was undergoing surgery, said Lori Vidil, a spokeswoman for the Maryland Transportation Authority.
February 2, 2003
William Coulsie Greene, a retired warehouse supervisor and longtime Waverly resident, died of cancer Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice at Mercy Medical Center. He was 74. Born in Milledgeville, Ga., Mr. Greene moved to Baltimore as a teen-ager and graduated from Carver Vocational-Technical High School in 1945. He began his career as a warehouseman in the late 1940s when he went to work at Butler Bros. Inc. in South Baltimore. From 1954 to 1956, he served in the Army Signal Corps at Fort Devens, Mass.