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  • Ed Hale: Philanthropist, tennis player and great leader

    With Ed Hale retiring as First Mariner's CEO and chairman, I only hope that Baltimoreans realize the importance of retaining this man in our area ("First Mariner's Hale steps down," Dec. 24). I've known Ed for several decades and he is a true...
  • Retired First Mariner CEO sells 1 million shares of stock

    First Mariner Bancorp's newly retired chief executive told regulators that he sold just over 1 million shares of company stock this week — for a grand total of $21,084. Edwin F. Hale Sr., who founded the Baltimore parent of 1st Mariner Bank, said...
  • Proposed downtown arena gets private financing commitment

    Proposed downtown arena gets private financing commitment
    Construction magnate Willard Hackerman has offered to finance and build an 18,500-seat arena in downtown Baltimore, civic leaders say, freeing taxpayers from having to foot the bill and significantly increasing the chances that plans for a $900 million...
  • First Mariner reports $11 million loss in second quarter

    First Mariner Bancorp's bleeding increased during the second quarter as continued write-downs of real estate and bad loans left the Baltimore company with $11 million in losses. The 1st Mariner Bank parent, locked in a battle for survival, said Friday...
  • Hale is retired from bank, but he's not out of business

    Hale is retired from bank, but he's not out of business
    EASTON – Shortly before sunrise, Edwin F. Hale Sr. scatters decoys on the water, preparing for a day of waterfowl hunting on his Talbot County farm. The day dawns cloudy, a good sign because ducks and geese fly low under clouds, Hale says, as he...
  • TSA often seizes weapons at BWI

    TSA often seizes weapons at BWI
    Among the knives, real and toy pistols, and other dangerous weapons seized at BWI Marshall Airport, this one stood out: A curving 7-inch arc of jagged teeth with a brass knuckle-style grip. A blogger for the Transportation Security Administration...
  • First Mariner Bancorp reports quarterly profit

    First Mariner Bancorp reported Wednesday its first quarterly profit in five years, a sign of progress for the Baltimore institution struggling to raise capital and avoid a federal takeover. The company earned $1.8 million for the first three months of...
  • Feeling kicked out, Blast owner considers own arena in county

    With Baltimore possibly building a new arena on the site of his team's home, 1st Mariner Arena, Blast owner Ed Hale will be looking for a new place to play - or he might just build one himself in Baltimore County. "I knew this could eventually happen,"...
  • Canton building would face number of considerations

    Blast owner Ed Hale, the chairman and chief executive officer of 1st Mariner Bank, would love to see a new arena built in East Baltimore near his headquarters. Whether that objective will be realized hinges on a multitude of factors. "Many difficult...
  • City's awash in arena visions

    I need to ask the people who've been writing letters to the editor expressing nostalgic affection for the 1st Mariner Arena - and horror at the prospect of that outdated box being torn down and replaced - the following question: When was the last time you...
  • 1st Mariner oversight tightened

    In the latest sign of trouble, 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that it has been placed under more intense federal supervision as Baltimore's largest independent bank continues to struggle with soured real estate loans and its inability to raise cash. The...
  • Hale facing long odds in bailing out 1st Mariner

    Hale facing long odds in bailing out 1st Mariner
    The last time regulators ordered Ed Hale to fix a money-losing bank or have it seized by the government was the early 1990s. The trucking executive had gained control of the Bank of Baltimore, which lent itself into trouble in the last real estate crash....