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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2010
Doris Stepanovich, a retired bereavement counselor and secretary who was the subject of news articles after the remains of her Army pilot husband were discovered in the Himalayas nearly 50 years after his death during World War II, died of heart failure Sept. 12 at Best Care Assisted Living in Reisterstown. She was 87 and lived in West Hills. In 1993, nearly 49 years after she had been told that her husband, Frank Ramos, was missing, a group of Tibetan hunters hiking in a spot that had once been covered by a glacier found the remains of a large airplane.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2010
Doris Stepanovich, a retired bereavement counselor and secretary who was the subject of news articles after the remains of her Army pilot husband were discovered in the Himalayas nearly 50 years after his death during World War II, died of heart failure Sept. 12 at Best Care Assisted Living in Reisterstown. She was 87 and lived in West Hills. In 1993, nearly 49 years after she had been told that her husband, Frank Ramos, was missing, a group of Tibetan hunters hiking in a spot that had once been covered by a glacier found the remains of a large airplane.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | September 24, 2002
An unidentified man was found shot early yesterday in a car in a neighborhood near the city's western border, and died about 30 minutes later at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said. Officers investigating a reported shooting in the 4800 block of Lindsay Road in West Hills found the victim seated about 1:35 a.m. at the steering wheel and bleeding from a wound to his upper body. Police also released the identities of two men who were fatally shot in separate incidents Friday in Northwest Baltimore.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | September 24, 2002
An unidentified man was found shot early yesterday in a car in a neighborhood near the city's western border, and died about 30 minutes later at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said. Officers investigating a reported shooting in the 4800 block of Lindsay Road in West Hills found the victim seated about 1:35 a.m. at the steering wheel and bleeding from a wound to his upper body. Police also released the identities of two men who were fatally shot in separate incidents Friday in Northwest Baltimore.
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March 5, 2009
Lucille C. Schilling, a homemaker and volunteer, died Friday of pneumonia at National Lutheran Home in Rockville. The longtime Columbia resident was 83. Lucille Cameron was born and raised in Bourbon County, Ky. After graduating from the Fugazzi Business College in Lexington, Ky., she worked for several years at the Bluegrass Ordnance Depot. She was married in 1946 to Frederick K. Schilling Jr., a U.S. Foreign Service officer, and during his diplomatic assignments, the couple lived in Paris and in Oslo, Norway.
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December 2, 2008
BILL DRAKE, 71 Popularized music-centered radio format Bill Drake, who set the tone at hundreds of pop stations with a radio format that placed music - rather than disc jockeys - at the center of the broadcast, died of cancer Saturday at West Hills Hospital in the San Fernando Valley of California, his domestic partner, Carole Scott, said. At the height of his career as a radio programming consultant in the late 1960s and early 1970s, Mr. Drake championed a streamlined format that came to be known as "Boss Radio," which made announcers' personalities secondary to the Top 40 hits they were spinning.
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By San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News | December 17, 2006
My husband and I are interested in Walt Whitman. Are there tours where we can pay homage to America's poet? Whitman, born in 1819 in the community of West Hills in Huntington, Long Island, N.Y., lived the last 19 years of his life in Camden, N.J. Both cities celebrate his life and works and are worth a visit. Last summer, tourism officials in Camden, east of Philadelphia, offered "Walt Whitman and his Invincible City," a three-hour guided tour to Whitman's home and burial site, plus readings of his poems by an impersonator.
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December 9, 1990
Henry R. Farmer Jr., a former Baltimore housing inspector who was a member of religious and community groups, died Dec. 2 of pneumonia at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Hospital.Mr. Farmer, who was 40 and lived on Chapel Gate Lane, had worked for the Department of Housing and Community Development about 10 years ago.He had not worked recently because of a disability caused by an injury to his back during service in the Air Force from 1970 to 1974. He reached the rank of sergeant and served in Vietnam.
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By Los Angeles Daily News | November 24, 1992
A movie cameraman has been rescued from the mouth of a Hawaiian volcano, two days after a helicopter crash stranded him inside the smoldering crater.A brief break in the weather yesterday gave a Maui helicopter pilot just enough time to spot Michael Benson, 42, inside Kilauea Volcano's Pu'u O'o vent, and lower a safety net to him, officials with the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park said."
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April 3, 2007
Man found shot dies later at Shock Trauma Police were attempting to identify a young man shot early yesterday in the Brooklyn section of Baltimore who died a short time later at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, said a police spokesman. About 2:15 a.m., a Southern District police officer was responding to a report of a shooting in the rear of the even side of the 3600 block of St. Margaret's St., near Patapsco Avenue, when she noticed a disturbance among several people who dispersed when she approached, said Agent Donny Moses, the spokesman.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | May 10, 2012
The two well-dressed men arrived at the elderly man's Southwest Baltimore home in the morning, armed with a clipboard and searching for a woman who they said was wanted by authorities.  Police say it was a scam, and the two suspects quietly made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The incident occurred April 23, in the 1100 block of Cooks Lane in the West Hills neighborhood near the Baltimore County line. The suspects, described as black men between the ages of 40 and 50 and wearing blue blazers, had a clipboard with pictures of people and said they were searching for a woman, police said.
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