| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Gerald Allen Elkins, a retired Department of Planning map maker and graphic artist who detailed Baltimore's transformation for more than four decades, died of cancer Nov. 28 at his Ocean Pines home. The former Overlea resident was 65.
"What struck me...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:27 AM
State energy officials and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil a pair of electric vehicle charging stations outside City Hall on Friday, the first on a city public street, officials said.
The stations were installed at the corner of Lexington and...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, a retired United Church of Christ minister, died Sept. 24 of a massive heart attack at York Hospital in York, Pa. He was 83.
The son of a General Motors Corp. millwright and a homemaker, Henry William Korinth was born on...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Dundalk's high school deteriorated during the past two decades just as the community's once-bustling steel mill declined. From the school's top floor, you could see the Key Bridge and the detritus of a shuttered industrial past.
Inside, the school...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Jacqueline A. Stewart, a retired nursing supervisor and dog lover, died Nov. 16 of complications from a stroke at Lorien Riverside Nursing Center in Belcamp. She was 76.
Mrs. Stewart was recovering from injuries suffered in an October head-on...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Joseph G. "Bodie" Finnerty Jr., a highly regarded trial lawyer who headed DLA Piper's litigation department and oversaw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York City, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Of the 40 new taxes, fees and tolls the O'Malley-Brown administration has enacted, the most egregious is the so-called rain tax. It is a national embarrassment and a case study in ill-conceived public policy. Officially known as the "Stormwater Management...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The Right Rev. David Keller Leighton Sr., the former Episcopal bishop of Maryland who ordained his diocese's first woman priest and led other church reforms, died of respiratory complications Wednesday at Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville, an...
| Aug 12, 2013
James R. "Rudy" Ray Sr., an automobile salesman whose personality and salesmanship made him a fixture at Park Circle Motor Co. in Northwest Baltimore for nearly two decades, died Tuesday at the Envoy Nursing Home in Pikesville.
The Woodmoor resident...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It's hard to realize that over a year has passed since the closing of the once-proud Bethlehem Steel plant at Sparrows Point.
Opened over 100 years ago as Bethlehem Steel, the plant along with Western Electric, General Motors, Lever Brothers to name a...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:06 AM
As I was driving to work today, I found myself behind a fellow motorist, another middle-aged white guy with eyeglasses, both of us driving General Motors products. His Lumina displayed his allegiances with bumper stickers, two of which caught my eye: "I...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The huge warehouse planned for Southeast Baltimore fits the profile of online retailer Amazon's rapidly expanding distribution network, according to shipping industry analysts.
The 1 million-square-foot facility is so big it only makes sense for a...