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William Donald Schaefer

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  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Small number of voters could decide gubernatorial contests

    Small number of voters could decide gubernatorial contests
    How many votes does it take to win a primary for governor in Maryland? Considering this is a state of nearly 6 million people, not many. If turnout Tuesday is on par with the last gubernatorial primary four years ago, 180,000 votes could theoretically...
  • William G. "Bill" Evans, advertising executive who came up with 'Charm City' slogan, dies

    William G. "Bill" Evans, advertising executive who came up with 'Charm City' slogan, dies
    William G. "Bill" Evans, an award-winning Baltimore advertising executive who was the creative force behind the enduring "Charm City" advertising campaign of the early 1970s, died June 20 of cancer at the Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 83....
  • Howard H. Walters

    Howard H. Walters
    Howard Homer Walters, a retired civil engineer and former president of Bell Atlantic Properties, died of kidney failure April 1 at the BayWoods of Annapolis. The longtime Cape St. Claire resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised in West Baltimore on...
  • Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]

    Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]
    On April 30, The Shepherd's Staff, in Westminster, received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot. Franchot created the annual award to honor the legacy of public service exemplified by the former...
  • Schaefer Award celebrates service to community by Shepherd's Staff

    Schaefer Award celebrates service to community by Shepherd's Staff
    The years of community service by the Westminster nonprofit Shepherd's Staff was honored May 7 when State Comptroller Peter Franchot presented the organization with one of his William Donald Schaefer Helping People Awards. "I am so happy to be in a...
  • A clean sweep [Commentary]

    A clean sweep [Commentary]
    Expanded street sweeping is a win-win for neighborhoods and the environment. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake deserves a lot of credit for the recently announced expansion of Baltimore's street sweeping program (City street-sweeping expansion to rely on...
  • Whatever happened to the 'community' in Harford Community College? [Column]

    Whatever happened to the 'community' in Harford Community College? [Column]
    Sometimes the arrogance of public officials is hard to comprehend. Take, for instance, the public relations disaster leaders at Harford Community College have brought upon themselves and their institution over the fee increases to use the public ball...
  • Parks & People president leaving after 21 years

    Parks & People president leaving after 21 years
    Leaving the Parks & People Foundation is not something that President and Chief Executive Officer Jackie Carrera ever saw herself doing. For her, the job — leading an organization that helps to improve the quality of life in Baltimore's...
  • Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77

    Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77
    Dr. Torrey C. Brown, the former secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources who banned fishing for rockfish for a time in the 1980s, died of heart disease Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Severna Park resident was 77. Born in...
  • Ruppersberger endorses Brown

    Ruppersberger endorses Brown
    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, who briefly considered running for governor himself last year, endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for the job on Tuesday. The Baltimore County Democrat was one of the last holdouts in the congressional delegation to pick a...
  • Annapolis volunteer wins state award for advocacy work

    Annapolis volunteer wins state award for advocacy work
    If Yevola Peters were ever in a tight spot, she hopes that someone would be willing to lend a hand. That's why the 78-year-old Annapolis resident has devoted her life to advocating for at-risk families and children in the Annapolis area. "We are our...