November 23, 2005
A 15-year-old boy was caught with an unloaded gun at Hamilton Middle School in Baltimore yesterday, school system officials said. Acting on a tip, Hamilton Principal Christine Connor asked the school's police officer for help searching the sixth-grader about 11:30 a.m., said the city schools police chief, Antonio Williams. Connor found a 9 mm Smith & Wesson semiautomatic handgun, Williams said, adding that the gun was not loaded and the pupil had no ammunition with him. The boy was taken into police custody and is expected to be charged as a juvenile with a handgun violation.
June 18, 1994
Peer pressure and gun violence will be among the topics discussed on "Brother-to-Brother: A Town Meeting," to air on WJZ-TV tomorrow at 7 p.m.The panel discussion will be moderated by WJZ news anchors Al Sanders and Denise Koch, with guest panelists Nathan McCall, journalist and author of "Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America"; Damion Quaye, a senior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Senior High School; Dr. Rosetta Stith, principal of...
January 25, 2005
On January 21, 2005, from complications of Lung Cancer at St. Agnes Hospital, JAMES C. KNIGHTON, a CPA and Partner in the Firm Mc Gladrey and Pullen, Certified Public Accountants in Bethesda, MD. The Catonsville resident was 42. Jim graduated from Mt. St. Joseph High School in Baltimore in 1980, where he was a member of the National Honor Society. After graduating from Mt. St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, he joined the firm of CW Amos Company of Baltimore, which is presently Mc Gladrey and Pullen.
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.
March 28, 1994
HOLLY WOERNER, 16, daughter of Paula and Preston Woerner of Forest Hill Road in Eldersburg.School: Junior at the Seton-Keough High School, an archdiocesan Catholic girls' school in Baltimore.Honored for: Placing among the top six at the state finals for the Baltimore Catholic Forensics League recently at Loyola High School in Towson. The league, which includes public as well as Catholic schools, encourages the art of public speaking.Holly, with classmate Corinne Chellis of Baltimore County, will go to the National Catholic Forensics League competition in Oshkosh, Wis., May 26-30.
January 15, 2004
Angeleke D. Siganos, former owner of several Baltimore County beauty salons, died of heart failure Jan. 8 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 64. She was born Angeleke Demos in Anderson, S.C., and moved with her family to Clinton Street in Baltimore. She was an Eastern High School graduate and studied cosmetology at the Dor-Rick School in Baltimore. She was married in 1956 to John K. Siganos, a painter for the Klicos Painting Co. Since 1968, they had made their home in Timonium.
February 12, 2006
DONA JOINES DANZ, 86, of State College, formerly of the Baltimore area, died Mon., Feb. 6, 2006, at Greenhills Village in State College, PA. She was born Dec. 28, 1919 in Long Bottom, NC, a daughter of the late Hilary and Hallie Johnson Joines. She was a graduate of Watson Secretarial School in Baltimore, MD, and retired as Secretary to the Headmaster at Gilman Private School for Boys in Baltimore. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Henry H. Danz. She is survived by a daughter Carol R. Danz and her daughter Cathleen A. Danz, a son David H. Danz and his sons Lee C. and Benjamin C. Danz.
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.
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.
December 25, 2005
Sister Mary Leonissa Clements, a longtime elementary school teacher and member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, died Friday at St. Joseph Medical Center after suffering a stroke. She was 91 and lived at Villa Assumpta. Born Geraldine Rose Clements in Washington, D.C., she attended St. Boniface School in Philadelphia and was taught by the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She worked in a hosiery mill before entering the order in 1934 and studying at the Institute of Notre Dame. She received a teaching certificate from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland and a bachelor's degree in education from St. John University in Brooklyn, N.Y. She began teaching elementary school at St. Theresa in Washington and continued at parishes in Rochester, N.Y., and Brooklyn.