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June 1, 1991
Tova PearlmutterTaught HebrewRebbetzin Tova Pearlmutter, who taught Hebrew, died early yesterday at Sinai Hospital after a stroke. She was 85.Services for Mrs. Pearlmutter, who lived on Lugano Road in Randallstown, were held Friday afternoon at Sol Levinson & Bros. funeral establishment.Her husband, Rabbi Jacob Pearlmutter, died in 1977. He was an author and founder of the Beth Yehuda Congregation, which is )) now part of the Winands Road Synagogue Center.The former Tova Goldberg was born in Damidiffka, Russia, and moved to Baltimore in the early 1920s.
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By Sara Neufeld and Sara Neufeld,Sun reporter | July 1, 2008
The Knowledge is Power Program, which operates the highest-performing middle school in Baltimore, is seeking approval to open a new charter elementary school in the city next year, officials announced yesterday. The city school board has approved the creation of a second KIPP middle school for 2009. But KIPP is revising its proposal and asking to open an elementary school instead because of concerns that many students are unprepared for middle school. The program will have to submit a new application.
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By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,SUN STAFF | February 10, 1996
He wanted to comfort her, but he misunderstood.She wanted a hug, but she got raped.Such a plot may not be the typical stuff of high school plays, but serious, even controversial, topics are not atypical for student productions at the St. Paul's Schools in Brooklandville. "Hush," the current play about date rape, follows others about acquired immune deficiency syndrome, teen death and the Holocaust."Art moves people. For us to use this art form directly to reach people is not unusual," said Paul Tines, director of the Ward Center for the Arts, used by both St. Paul's School and St. Paul's School for Girls.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 18, 2001
Students have a library once again at Francis Scott Key School in Baltimore - along with a multimedia technology lab with dozens of computers and related equipment provided through the efforts of businesses and others in the Locust Point community. The project, given the spotlight at an American Education Week ceremony Tuesday, fills a void created when the elementary and middle school's library became a computer lab in 1996. That room has been stocked with at least $25,000 in books and other reading materials.
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By Roger Twigg and Roger Twigg,Staff Writer | April 7, 1993
An autopsy was being performed today on a Baltimore elementary school student who died early yesterday, possibly of meningitis.Meanwhile, city health officials asked families of all the boy's classmates to bring their children to his school -- Yorkwood Elementary in Northeast Baltimore -- for treatment with antibiotic medication.Deborah A. Ross, a city Health Department spokeswoman, said that there were no plans to call others, but that anyone concerned about having had contact with the boy should call the department's School and Adolescent Health Services, 396-4452.
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May 14, 1992
Gladys Powell Curtis, a former French teacher who wasactive in volunteer work, died Monday of cancer at her home on York Court. She was 89.A memorial service for Mrs. Curtis was being held today at Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul Street.She had volunteered at the School of the Chimes, of which her husband was a founder; at the Day Care Workshop of the League for the Handicapped; and at the old City Hospitals, where she was an arts and crafts teacher for the Red Cross.The former Gladys Powell, born in Baltimore, was a 1921 graduate of Western High School and a 1925 graduate of Goucher.
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September 7, 2003
Katherine "Cooki" Pitt, a retired advertising account executive who was active in community volunteer work, died Aug. 31 of pulmonary disease at her Catonsville home. She was 80. She was born at her parents' home on Cooks Lane in West Baltimore - a road that was named for Ms. Pitt's grandfather. The Cook family raised and cultivated roses, palms and other plants for distribution to Baltimore area greenhouses and floral wholesalers. The family also had a retail floral shop on North Charles Street.
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By GREG GARLAND | December 18, 2005
Martin P. Welch Occupation Judge in charge of the Baltimore City Circuit Court's family/juvenile division. In the news Welch summoned state juvenile service administrators to a closed-door meeting last week to discuss why classroom activities at the city's juvenile detention center were disrupted this month. He also has been trying to resolve problems related to the closure of long-term residential treatment programs at the Charles H. Hickey Jr. School in Baltimore County. Career highlights Welch, 52, grew up in Catonsville.
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June 27, 1995
Eleanor Wilson Morris, a retired clerk in the Harford County treasurer's office who often told entertaining stories about her rural childhood, died of complications from a stroke Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 85.Mrs. Morris retired in 1980, after working for the county for more than 25 years.The former Eleanor Irvine Wilson lived her entire life in the rural community of Pylesville, where her family had farmed for more than two centuries.She was the family genealogist, enjoyed vegetable gardening, volunteered with Meals on Wheels, and had a reputation for being adventuresome.
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October 5, 2007
Elizabeth G. Smith, a retired Baltimore City schoolteacher, died of lymphoma Wednesday at her son's Bel Air home. She was 82. Born Elizabeth Gerhart O'Connor in Baltimore and raised in Sparrows Point, she attended schools in Sparrows Point, Carney and Baltimore. Known as Betty, she left Eastern High School in her senior year to join the Marines' women's division during World War II. Because she had asthma, she was never able to serve in the military and worked at Bethlehem Steel's Sparrows Point plant during the war. During the late 1960s, she passed her General Education Development test and earned a bachelor's degree at Towson State University.
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