April 22, 2004
On April 19, 2004, MURIEL N. (nee Grill); beloved wife of Donald J. Hoch; devoted mother of Deborah A. Zeller and Michael J. Hoch; grandmother of Nicole Williams, and Michael Zeller; great-grandmother of Roseanna Williams. Friends may call at the family owed Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc., (at Overbrook), on Friday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday 2 P.M. at St. Matthew Church, Loch Raven Blvd at Woodbourne Ave.
March 28, 2004
Norma Hodges Haught, a retired city teacher who headed the mathematics department at Woodbourne Junior High School, died Monday of a blood infection at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 87 and had moved in 1985 to the Edenwald retirement community in Towson after living for many years in Hamilton. Born Norma Hodges in Baltimore, she graduated in 1937 from Goucher College and joined the Baltimore school system as a mathematics teacher. She retired from Woodbourne, later renamed Chinquapin Middle School, as head of the mathematics department.
July 26, 2002
The elderly men and women of the St. Ann Adult Day Care sat in a circle, mimicking the arm and leg movements of Dorothy Gaylord, a program assistant, as they performed their daily routine of stretches, flexes and claps. Seated among the regulars at the Southwest Baltimore center were some younger, more limber people who tried to keep pace with their older counterparts, smiling to each other at the surprising strenuousness of the session. Eight students from the Woodbourne Center, a state-funded private school in North Baltimore that temporarily houses and counsels troubled youths, volunteered at St Ann's this week with their social studies teacher, Robert Croyle.
August 21, 2001
Two boys were injured yesterday afternoon - one of them critically - when they were struck by a car while crossing a street in the Mid-Govans neighborhood in North Baltimore, police said. Police said the boys - age 5 and 6 - were running across the 800 block of Woodbourne Ave. at Lothian Road about 5:30 p.m. when they were struck by a Toyota Tercel that was being driven east on Woodbourne Avenue. Police said the victims - whose names were not available - were not in the pedestrian crosswalk when they were hit. They said the driver, whose name also was not available, stopped and remained at the scene.
December 4, 2000
A 15-year-old boy who escaped from a mental health facility and is a suspect in the shooting of two young sisters last week in West Baltimore was arrested early yesterday in Atlanta, police said. Irwin "Boots" Johnson was arrested without incident at 1:10 a.m. in the 500 block of Cascade Ave. in Atlanta by police there after Baltimore detectives on the Warrant Apprehension Task Force forwarded information that he was at that location, police said. A 911 caller also provided the same information to Atlanta police.
July 3, 2000
JUNE 23 Woodbourne Center Inc., 1301 Woodbourne Ave., Baltimore, filed for protection under Chapter 11. Principal: Stanley Weinstein, acting CEO. Assets: $11,500,000; Liabilities: $10,000,000 Woodbourne Foundation Inc., 6212 York Road, Baltimore, filed for Chapter 11 protection. Principal: Linda Smeyne, executive director & vice president. Assets: $4,500,000; Liabilities: $100,000 Aikido of Maryland Inc., 9632 Belair Road, Perry Hall, martial arts instruction & accessory sales, filed for protection under Chapter 11. Principal: John Clarence Goss Jr., president.