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  • John G. Steinkraus, financial manager

    John G. "Gil" Steinkraus, a retired financial manager and golfer, died Feb. 7 of cancer at Tate Chesapeake Hospice House in Linthicum. The longtime Arnold resident was 90. The son of factory workers, John Gilbert Steinkraus was born and raised in...
  • Baltimore inventor gave hope to those with hip problems

    While the name John Gilbert Collison Sr. has been largely forgotten today, his invention of the artificial steel hip ball more than 60 years ago has given him orthopedic immortality. His invention, manufactured in Baltimore in his Falls Road facility,...
  • Decision near on slots in the city

    Just as Inner Harbor redevelopment transformed Baltimore's derelict port of rotting wharves and abandoned warehouses, Mayor Sheila Dixon's administration believes that a slot machine casino could revive a moribund industrial district while reducing city...
  • BASD Honor Roll

     
    Parent-teacher conferences are going on during this shortened Thanksgiving Day week in the Bethlehem Area School District. What a perfect time to publish online, the first-quarter honor roll. Jump to the next page to find your child's name at Broughal,...
  • Tom Garvin dies at 67; versatile jazz pianist, composer

    Tom Garvin dies at 67; versatile jazz pianist, composer
    Tom Garvin, a jazz pianist and composer-arranger who was best known as an exceptional accompanist, died July 31 at an assisted living facility in Encino. He was 67. The cause was cancer, which diagnosed three years ago, said Tom Mitchell, a close friend....
  • PASSINGS: Barbara Kent, Edgar Villchur

    PASSINGS: Barbara Kent, Edgar Villchur
    Barbara Kent Silent film star also was in talkies Barbara Kent, 103, an actress who began her career in silent films of the 1920s and made the transition to talkies in the Harold Lloyd comedies "Welcome Danger" and "Feet First," died Oct. 13 in Palm...
  • Resident benefits from, builds on community's amenities

    Resident benefits from, builds on community's amenities
    When he's not sailing or playing music you would likely find John Gilbert in the woodworking shop at Plymouth Place in La Grange Park. Gilbert was instrumental in planning the shop during a renovation project several years ago and is partially...
  • Paperback Writers: James Boswell's 'London Journal 1762-1763'; Michael J. Arlen's 'Exiles' [Updated]

    Paperback Writers: James Boswell's 'London Journal 1762-1763'; Michael J. Arlen's 'Exiles' [Updated]
    The handwritten pages of James Boswell's " London Journal 1762-1763" languished forgotten in a trunk in Scotland before being brought to light in the middle of the last century and issued under the auspices of Yale University. This event, together with...
  • Movies: The '20s roaring again

    Movies: The '20s roaring again
    Cue the flappers, the fringe, the beads and the bobs. The Roaring '20s are back in fashion — on the runways and on-screen. It started in September at the spring 2012 fashion shows, with Ralph Lauren's "Great Gatsby" gowns, Tory Burch's...
  • The Costumes: Dressing for the 1920s in 'The Artist'

    The Costumes: Dressing for the 1920s in 'The Artist'
    Throughout his career, costume designer Mark Bridges has styled looks from diverse decades. For the 1970s-era "Boogie Nights," he outfitted Mark Wahlberg in denim bell bottoms. In "Blow," he found Johnny Depp '60s-inspired pocketed suits and turtlenecks...
  • Theater review: 'When Garbo Talks!' at International City Theatre

     
    In 1928, Hollywood execs screened a film featuring a young Swedish actress. Their verdict: “She can either act or start a new religion.” Five years later, Greta Garbo became the highest paid female in America — a bisexual New Woman......
  • Irvine Lake trout trollers score best; 10-14 rainbow tops catches

     
    Here's this week's Irvine Lake fishing report, written by veteran angler Steve Carson: Trollers ruled at Irvine Lake this week, reported Jimmy Getty at the Pro Shop. "The trolling bite was just wide open this week," Getty said. "Boaters also......