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NEWS
January 10, 1994
Thirkield A. LeeHousekeeperThirkield A. Lee, who worked as a housekeeper, died Wednesday of cancer at the Joseph Richey Hospice. The longtime Govans resident was 59."She was a good friend and excellent housekeeper," said Anne M. Sapir of Ruxton. "She had a wonderful sense of humor and was always very thoughtful toward other people."Known as "Lee," the former West Baltimore resident attended city schools and was a 1952 graduate of St. Frances Academy on East Chase Street. She continued her education at Coppin State College, leaving after a year to work as a nurse's aide.
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NEWS
June 17, 2004
The city Board of Estimates postponed voting on a plan to acquire a building near Maryland General Hospital yesterday after owners of a deli there said their business would be ruined. The board was considering a measure to give the mayor and City Council authority to acquire property at 890 Linden Ave. so that Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard could be widened. Owners of Linden Deli, Yong An and his brother-in-law, Yong Kim, paid about $480,000 for the building and the business 11 years ago, their attorney, John C. Murphy, told the board.
BUSINESS
July 7, 2007
Acquisitions Phillips Edison & Co., a retail real estate management and development company, purchased Powell Villa, a community shopping center in Portland, Ore. Awards Imre Communications was named Best in Show in the Public Relations Society of America's Best in Maryland competition for its work for Travelers Insurance. Community Health Charities presented Donald P. McPherson III, an attorney with DLA Piper Rudnick, with the 2007 Joseph Forni Award, and Jan Thompson, president of the Maryland chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, was named Volunteer of the Year.
BUSINESS
By Sun Staff Writer | December 1, 1994
The union representing 3,000 employees at five area hospitals announced last night it had tentatively agreed to a three-year contract with the largest institution, Johns Hopkins, providing pay raises averaging 4 percent a year.Existing contracts with all five hospitals were set to expire at midnight last night, and union officials said they would continue negotiating with the other four. All the contracts must be ratified by members.Service Employees International Union Local 1199E-DC represents service and maintenance workers at Sinai Hospital, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Maryland General Hospital, Liberty Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital, which employs 1,600 of the union's members.
NEWS
May 9, 1991
George A. Jones, a retired equipment operator for a paving contractor, died Sunday at Maryland General Hospital after a long illness. He was 71 and lived on Mosher Street.Services for Mr. Jones were being held today at Brown's Memorial Baptist Church, 3215 W. Belvedere Ave.He retired in 1981 after working for Potts and Callahan Inc. for 30 years. Earlier, he worked at Edgewood Arsenal. A native of Hinton, W. Va., who was reared in Beaver Dam, Va., he came to Baltimore as a young man and served in the Army during World War II.He is survived by three daughters, Barbara West, Debra Campbell, Sandra Joynes, all of Baltimore; a stepson, Earl Ross of Baltimore; two brothers, Isaac M. and Stafford L. Jones, both of Washington; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
NEWS
October 21, 1993
Nathaniel Rice, a retired crane operator for the American Smelting and Refining Co., died Sunday, his 76th birthday, of heart failure at the Maryland General Hospital. The Baltimore resident retired in 1975 after 25 years of service. Earlier, he worked at the Bethlehem Steel Corp. mills at Sparrows Point. Services were set for 10:30 a.m. today at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 2201 Garrison Blvd., Baltimore.Gwendolyn Jones, 38, a native of Baltimore who was a manager for an oil company, died Monday of cancer at her home in Springfield, Mass.
NEWS
July 9, 2006
On Saturday, July 1, 2006 SUE HARLLEE LAWRENCE of Towson, MD beloved daughter of the late John Paul and Sadie Wilson Lawrence and devoted sister of the late John Paul Lawrence, Jr. Also survived by her many faithful friends at Edenwald and Grace United Methodist Church. A Memorial Service will be held in the Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210 on Monday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Grace United Methodist Church or the Maryland General Hospital, Memorial Gifts, 827 Linden Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201.
NEWS
October 16, 2002
Hyter C. Yerby, a retired machine operator, died of a heart attack Thursday at Maryland General Hospital. He was 88. Mr. Yerby, who lived on Edgemont Avenue in West Baltimore for many years, was born and raised in Lillian, Va. After graduation from high school, he moved to Baltimore in the late 1930s. In 1940, he went to work for Container Corp. of America in East Baltimore. He retired in 1979. He was married in the early 1950s to Olivia Dobbins, who died in 1981. Mr. Yerby was a longtime member of Fulton Baptist Church, where he sang with the male chorus and was a member of its Emergency Fund.
NEWS
By RICHARD IRWIN | August 20, 2008
Three people were shot yesterday in two separate incidents in West Baltimore, police said. About 7:20 p.m., a woman, 19, and a man in the 2100 block of Division St. in Druid Heights neighborhood when an unknown assailant shot the woman in the leg and the man in the shoulder, said Agent Donny Moses, a police spokesman. The woman was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she was reported in good condition. The man was treated at Maryland General Hospital. The other shooting was reported at 1:10 p.m. in Harlem Park, Moses said.
NEWS
April 12, 2006
Lakesha Walton, Chesapeake SPORT Track and field GIRLS STATS -- A sprinter, Walton competes in the 100- and 200-meter dashes as well as the 400 and 800-meter relays. She also does the long jump and is a shooting guard on the basketball team. SIDELINES -- An honorable mention Maryland Distinguished Scholar, the senior plans to become a nurse. She has received her Certified Nursing Assistant's license after taking classes at Sollers Technical High School and now works as a patient care technician at Maryland General Hospital.
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