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William Donald Schaefer

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  • Carl Hyman, neighborhood activist

    Carl Hyman, neighborhood activist
    Carl S. Hyman, an executive of a firm that tests students and assesses their achievement both in the U.S. and overseas who was also a Tuscany-Canterbury neighborhood activist, died of lung cancer Sept. 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 57. Born in...
  • Vernon Harry Wiesand, police magistrate

    Vernon Harry Wiesand, police magistrate
    Vernon Harry Wiesand, a retired attorney and police magistrate who was a former city Recreation and Parks Board president, died of stroke complications May 26 at the Anchorage Nursing Home in Salisbury. The former Mount Vernon Place resident was 92. Born...
  • Colleagues recall Dixon, 74, as a leader who made friends and allies to benefit his community

    Colleagues recall Dixon, 74, as a leader who made friends and allies to benefit his community
    One day after his death, Richard Dixon, 74, was the subject of tributes and accolades sweeping across all of Carroll County — where he was born and raised, built a family and served his community as a school board member, state delegate and Maryland...
  • Richard N. Dixon, former Maryland treasurer

    Richard N. Dixon, former Maryland treasurer
    Richard N. Dixon, a Carroll County custodian's son who combined financial expertise as a stockbroker with political savvy as a state delegate to become Maryland's first African-American treasurer, died Thursday after suffering a stroke two days earlier....
  • Maryland State Archives running out of space

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State Archives collection is among the largest in the country with nearly 400 years of history, including Colonial-era paintings, keepsakes of the state's governors, and thousands of land, court and genealogy...
  • State poised to cut Rocky Gap losses

    State poised to cut Rocky Gap losses
    After sinking millions of dollars into the dream of a world-class tourist destination in the mountains of Western Maryland, the state is poised to cut its losses and turn the Rocky Gap hotel and conference center over to a private company that plans to...
  • Tropical Storm Agnes flooded Maryland 40 years ago

    Tropical Storm Agnes flooded Maryland 40 years ago
    Forty years later, records from Tropical Storm Agnes still stand. But the records barely tell the story. As measured at BWI Marshall Airport, June 1972 saw a record 9.95 inches of rain. June 21 and 22, meteorologists measured 2.19 inches of rain and 3.84...
  • Mayor Schaefer musical gets second reading

    Mayor Schaefer musical gets second reading
    William Donald Schaefer sang Baltimore's praises loudly, so it's only fitting that a new musical should be singing his. The title of "Do It Now!" — music by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra member Jonathan Jensen, book by Baltimore-born playwright Rich...
  • Towson native's tribute to her father recalls stories as city firefighter

    Towson native's tribute to her father recalls stories as city firefighter
    For years, the routine never changed. Glenmont resident Bill Heneck would sign off from his "second family," his co-workers at the West Baltimore firehouse where he served as a paramedic and firefighter for 28 years, and come home to his wife, Eunice, and...
  • $1.4 million Schaefer bequest to aid neighborhoods

    $1.4 million Schaefer bequest to aid neighborhoods
    William Donald Schaefer left $1.4 million to a civic fund that will make dozens of grants each year for neighborhood improvement projects in the city and Baltimore County, the Baltimore Community Foundation plans to announce today. The late governor...
  • Richard L. Lelonek Sr., Belair-Edison activist

    Richard L. Lelonek Sr., Belair-Edison activist
    Richard Lelonek Sr., a retired railroad office worker and veteran Belair-Edison community activist, died July 21 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of internal injuries related to an auto accident. He was 86 and lived in Northeast Baltimore. Born in...
  • Former Anne Arundel police chief Tolliver to return to helm

    Former Anne Arundel police chief Tolliver to return to helm
    Anne Arundel County's beleaguered police force will be commanded by a former Maryland State Police superintendent and political survivor who has led the county department once before. Larry W. Tolliver will take over as chief on Tuesday, more than a...