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February 5, 2006
On February 1, 2006, ROSE MARYRAVENSCROFT wife of Herbert. Family and friends may call JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME P.A.,-EAST, 2334 E. Jefferson Street, Sunday, February 5, 2006 2-6 p.m. Services Monday. Wake 10 A. M with services to follow. Interment Maryland National Cemetery.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | April 27, 2014
City officials this weekend dedicated a portion of Jefferson Street in East Baltimore to honor Troy Douglas - an 8-year-old boy who was killed following a gas explosion in February. His family spent Sunday afternoon singing "Happy Birthday" at his graveside at King Memorial Park. He would have been 9. "He was a regular, 8-year-old kid," his mother, Shanika Brown, said. "His life got taken from him. It wasn't his fault. " Brown and Troy's father, also named Troy Douglas, are separated, but they and a dozen other relatives gathered at Brown's McElderry Park home after visiting the cemetery.
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February 15, 2004
On Saturday, February 14, 2004, HERBERT ZIGER, of Kensington, MD; beloved husband of Quillie Ziger; devoted father of Steve Ziger and Tana (Amato) Stellato; loving brother of Muzzy Bisker. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 16, 2004, time to be announced, at Danzansky-Goldberg Memorial Chapels, Inc., 1170 Rockville, MD 301-340-1400. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to the Progressive Club Foundation, 1610 E. Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20852.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | February 20, 2014
An 8-year-old boy walking home from school was killed Wednesday when an East Baltimore rowhouse that neighbors said exploded caught fire, sending rubble into the street and plumes of thick, black smoke over the area. Three other people, including two adults who were in the house and another child outside, were taken to area hospitals with serious injuries that weren't considered life-threatening. The home in the 400 block of N. Lakewood Ave. was destroyed - a wall crumbled and two floors collapsed.
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October 4, 2006
On September 30, 2006, ETHEL VASHTI JACKSON; dear mother of Anna Jackson; also survived by three granddaughters, three great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson and other relatives and friends. Friends may call at JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 2334 E. Jefferson Street, on Thursday, from 3 to 8 P.M., with the family greeting callers from 5 to 8. A wake will be held at Israel Baptist Church, 1220 N. Chester Street on Friday from 10 to 10:30 A.M., when funeral service will begin. Interment Mt. Zion Cemetery.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | July 31, 2013
Police are investigating two overnight shootings in East Baltimore that injured two men. The first was reported just after midnight, when officers found a man shot in the chest at Greenmount Avenue and Preston Street in the Johnston Square neighborhood. He was transported to an area hospital and police have no suspects. At 1:44 a.m., police heard between five and 10 gunshots south of the 2500 block of East Monument Street, and they saw a man yelling "I've been shot," Baltimore police spokeswoman Det. Angela Carter-Watson said.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | April 27, 2014
City officials this weekend dedicated a portion of Jefferson Street in East Baltimore to honor Troy Douglas - an 8-year-old boy who was killed following a gas explosion in February. His family spent Sunday afternoon singing "Happy Birthday" at his graveside at King Memorial Park. He would have been 9. "He was a regular, 8-year-old kid," his mother, Shanika Brown, said. "His life got taken from him. It wasn't his fault. " Brown and Troy's father, also named Troy Douglas, are separated, but they and a dozen other relatives gathered at Brown's McElderry Park home after visiting the cemetery.
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The Baltimore Sun | July 4, 2013
A man was shot in the leg early Thursday near the intersection of Pulaski Highway and North Highland Avenue in East Baltimore, police said. The non-fatal shooting occurred in the in the Ellwood Park/Monument neighborhood, police said. At about 3 a.m. officers responded to an area hospital following a report of a walk-in shooting victim. The victim, a black man, told police he was in the 400 block of N. Bouldin St. when three black men he did not know approached him. One of the men began shooting at the victim and hit his leg, police said.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Evening Sun Staff Richard Irwin contributed to this story | September 9, 1991
When a North Castle Street resident warned parents to grab their children off the streets Saturday night to avoid possible gunfire, Diane Pittman grabbed her 4-year-old grandson and brought him into the house without a second thought.Moments after Pittman shut her door, gunfire erupted.However, even her caution still could not save her grandson from harm.A bullet came through the open front window, pierced the Venetian blind and struck her grandson, Quantae Maurice Johnson, in the forehead as he stood in the dining room.
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By Justin George and Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 26, 2013
Two men were shot – one fatally -- in the East Baltimore neighborhood of McElderry Park early Friday morning, city police reported. One man was shot in the head and died at a local hospital. A second was shot in the back and survived, police said. He was listed in stable condition. They were found in the 2700 block Jefferson Street shortly after 1:30 a.m. Police do not have any suspects or motives. At the intersection of Jefferson Street and North Belnord Avenue later in the morning, police investigators were gone but crime scene tape remained tied to rowhouse window air conditioners.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | July 31, 2013
Police are investigating two overnight shootings in East Baltimore that injured two men. The first was reported just after midnight, when officers found a man shot in the chest at Greenmount Avenue and Preston Street in the Johnston Square neighborhood. He was transported to an area hospital and police have no suspects. At 1:44 a.m., police heard between five and 10 gunshots south of the 2500 block of East Monument Street, and they saw a man yelling "I've been shot," Baltimore police spokeswoman Det. Angela Carter-Watson said.
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By Justin George and Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 26, 2013
Two men were shot – one fatally -- in the East Baltimore neighborhood of McElderry Park early Friday morning, city police reported. One man was shot in the head and died at a local hospital. A second was shot in the back and survived, police said. He was listed in stable condition. They were found in the 2700 block Jefferson Street shortly after 1:30 a.m. Police do not have any suspects or motives. At the intersection of Jefferson Street and North Belnord Avenue later in the morning, police investigators were gone but crime scene tape remained tied to rowhouse window air conditioners.
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The Baltimore Sun | July 4, 2013
A man was shot in the leg early Thursday near the intersection of Pulaski Highway and North Highland Avenue in East Baltimore, police said. The non-fatal shooting occurred in the in the Ellwood Park/Monument neighborhood, police said. At about 3 a.m. officers responded to an area hospital following a report of a walk-in shooting victim. The victim, a black man, told police he was in the 400 block of N. Bouldin St. when three black men he did not know approached him. One of the men began shooting at the victim and hit his leg, police said.
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By Wesley Case | September 30, 2011
Who said Baltimore Beer Week was only about craft brews and getting drunk off samples? On Oct. 7, Flying Dog Brewery - through Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake - will build a house in the Jefferson Street neighborhood. If you're not in the mood to pitch in with hammers and nails, you can head over to Langermann's that night (6-10 p.m.). The Canton restaurant will donate $1 from all Flying Dog pints to Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake. Added bonus: the first beer is on Flying Dog for any Red Hat volunteer, AmeriCorps or person who donates/signs up to volunteer with Habitat that night.
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By Nick Madigan, The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2010
A weekend of violence in Baltimore claimed four lives, police said, and resulted in injuries to at least six other people. A 25-year-old man who was shot Sunday afternoon on the 2300 block of Germania Ave. remained unidentified today at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a police spokeswoman said. Assailants shot the man in the head and torso at about 3 p.m. and fled in a vehicle, according to the department's report. Shortly before 2 a.m. on Sunday, on the 100 block of N. Kenwood Avenue, police discovered a 22-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
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October 4, 2006
On September 30, 2006, ETHEL VASHTI JACKSON; dear mother of Anna Jackson; also survived by three granddaughters, three great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson and other relatives and friends. Friends may call at JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 2334 E. Jefferson Street, on Thursday, from 3 to 8 P.M., with the family greeting callers from 5 to 8. A wake will be held at Israel Baptist Church, 1220 N. Chester Street on Friday from 10 to 10:30 A.M., when funeral service will begin. Interment Mt. Zion Cemetery.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | February 20, 2014
An 8-year-old boy walking home from school was killed Wednesday when an East Baltimore rowhouse that neighbors said exploded caught fire, sending rubble into the street and plumes of thick, black smoke over the area. Three other people, including two adults who were in the house and another child outside, were taken to area hospitals with serious injuries that weren't considered life-threatening. The home in the 400 block of N. Lakewood Ave. was destroyed - a wall crumbled and two floors collapsed.
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By Jim Haner and Jim Haner,SUN STAFF | August 19, 2001
Martha Lee Price, who dedicated her life to caring for children and inspired a generation of young mothers to overcome drug addiction and poverty, died Tuesday of a heart attack at her home in Park Heights. Known to friends and family as "Grandmartha," she was 59. Born Martha Lee Brown, she grew up on Jefferson Street in East Baltimore near Johns Hopkins Hospital in a rowhouse filled to capacity with eight children, imbued with her parents' Baptist faith and stories of their struggles as the sharecropper descendants of slaves from the Carolinas.
NEWS
February 5, 2006
On February 1, 2006, ROSE MARYRAVENSCROFT wife of Herbert. Family and friends may call JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME P.A.,-EAST, 2334 E. Jefferson Street, Sunday, February 5, 2006 2-6 p.m. Services Monday. Wake 10 A. M with services to follow. Interment Maryland National Cemetery.
NEWS
February 15, 2004
On Saturday, February 14, 2004, HERBERT ZIGER, of Kensington, MD; beloved husband of Quillie Ziger; devoted father of Steve Ziger and Tana (Amato) Stellato; loving brother of Muzzy Bisker. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 16, 2004, time to be announced, at Danzansky-Goldberg Memorial Chapels, Inc., 1170 Rockville, MD 301-340-1400. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to the Progressive Club Foundation, 1610 E. Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20852.
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