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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,SUN STAFF | November 10, 1996
For senior citizens, the former Brooklyn Park Junior-Senior High School is a neighborhood gathering place to play cards, socialize and take exercise and craft classes.For county police, the red-brick building is home to the Drug Awareness and Resistance Education school program.For teachers, who will work at the county's Alternative High School for troubled youth when it opens in Crownsville next year, the building is a haven in which to think and draft lesson plans.And for the emotionally troubled children who attend the Children's Guild, the building is "just a perfect environment for kids.
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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,SUN STAFF | November 10, 1996
For senior citizens, the former Brooklyn Park Junior-Senior High School is a neighborhood gathering place to play cards, socialize and take exercise and craft classes.For county police, the red-brick building is home to the Drug Awareness and Resistance Education school program.For teachers, who will work at the county's Alternative High School for troubled youth when it opens in Crownsville next year, the building is a haven in which to think and draft lesson plans.And for the emotionally troubled children who attend the Children's Guild, the building is "just a perfect environment for kids.
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NEWS
September 19, 1991
Agnes Herbert, 92, a retired mathematics teacher who helped to start the senior citizens' program now at the Waxter Center, died Monday at Union Memorial Hospital after a stroke.Funeral services were being held today at the Leroy M. and Russell C. Witzke funeral establishment, 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville.Miss Herbert, who lived in the Ambassador Apartments, retired in 1959 after about 40 years of teaching, first at the Woodberry Elementary School and then at the Clifton Park Junior High School and the Edmondson High School.
NEWS
September 13, 2003
Helen Manos Karkazis, a former city schools teacher, died of cancer Wednesday at her LaGrange, Ill., home. The former Govans resident was 72. Born Helen Manos in Baltimore and raised near Druid Hill Park, she was a 1948 graduate of Western High School and attended what was then Towson State Teachers College. She earned an education degree from Goucher College in 1952. She taught for three years at Towson High School and for another three years at the old Clifton Park Junior High School.
NEWS
December 30, 2004
Shirley Elizabeth Thomas, a homemaker and former city housing department secretary, died of Alzheimer's-related dementia Dec. 20 at Northwest Hospital Center. The West Baltimore resident was 82. Born Shirley Elizabeth Jones in Baltimore and raised on Federal Street, she was a 1939 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School, where she played on the volleyball team. She was a secretary who worked for the U.S. Customs Service on Gay Street, at the Army's Edgewood Arsenal and at the Housing Authority of Baltimore City.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | November 11, 2008
Donald L. Zimmerman, a retired industrial arts teacher and longtime Woodlawn resident, died Friday of cancer at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 83. Mr. Zimmerman was born in Frederick and raised on Harlem Avenue in West Baltimore. After graduating from Polytechnic Institute in 1943, he enlisted in the Army Air Forces. He earned his bachelor's degree in 1950 from the University of Maryland, College Park, and later a master's degree from what is now Towson University. Mr. Zimmerman began teaching industrial arts and drafting in the early 1950s at Clifton Park Junior High School and later at City College.
NEWS
October 5, 2005
HELEN JOYCE GREENER ZVONAR LAFFERTY, 74, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2005 in Austin, Texas. She was born on July 9, 1931 in Baltimore, Maryland to George Greener and Carolyn Bothe Greener. Mrs. Lafferty lived in Baltimore for 71 years before moving to Austin. She was retired from the Baltimore City school system. Her primary school was Roland Park Junior High School where she was the head of the Art Department for 27 years. Mrs. Lafferty earned and enjoyed the respect of her peers and students alike.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | April 19, 2012
Barbara Ann Lawson, a homemaker, gospel musician and retired garment worker, died of cancer Sunday at Sinai Hospital. She was 68 and lived in the Pimlico section of Northwest Baltimore. Born Barbara Ann Tillie in Washington, she moved to Baltimore as a child and attended Clifton Park Junior High School. A seamstress, she formerly worked at the old Raleigh and London Fog clothing firms. She also worked at the Kmart on Wabash Avenue and was an Avon cosmetics saleswoman. "She was very devoted to her grandchildren," said her husband, Sidney Anthony Lawson, a bartender.
NEWS
October 18, 2007
Jeannette R. Cadwallader, an English teacher at Franklin High School in Reisterstown, died Tuesday of complications of ovarian cancer at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Reisterstown resident was 57. Born Jeannette Ruth Liberda in Philadelphia, she attended Abraham Lincoln High School there and received a bachelor's degree in education from West Chester University in Pennsylvania. She began her career with the Baltimore County public school system in 1972. She taught English at Franklin Junior High School, Woodlawn Junior High School, Deer Park Junior High School and Franklin High School.
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November 24, 2002
Mary Virginia Barry, a homemaker, bridge player and former teacher, died Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The Timonium resident was 75. Born Mary Virginia Ganzhorn in Baltimore and raised on Cresmont Avenue, she attended Cathedral School in downtown Baltimore and was a member of Mount St. Agnes High School's Class of 1945. She earned a degree at Towson University and a master's degree in education at Loyola College. She taught reading at Roland Park Junior High School in the 1960s.
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