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William Donald Schaefer

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  • Museum to look back at Colts' flight in 1984

    Museum to look back at Colts' flight in 1984
    Thirty years after the Colts left Baltimore in the middle of the night, the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards is asking local sports fans to return to the scene of the crime, where the museum will chronicle what happened on that snowy night and the...
  • George B. Brosan, state police superintendent

    George B. Brosan, state police superintendent
    George B. Brosan, a career law enforcement officer who had served as Maryland State Police superintendent, died Thursday of cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 78. "He was a titan in both attitude and influence, and had a splendid career in law...
  • Aaron A. Johnson, basketball coach

    Aaron A. Johnson, basketball coach
    Aaron Acquilla Johnson Sr., a longtime educator and basketball coach, died Feb. 14 of lung cancer. Mr. Johnson, of Baltimore, was 79. The son of Daniel and Harriett Johnson was born in Baltimore and raised in the city's Sandtown Winchester neighborhood....
  • Zoning board member to depart as longest-serving in city's history

    Zoning board member to depart as longest-serving in city's history
    Courtney McKeldin, daughter-in-law of the late Republican governor and Baltimore mayor Theodore McKeldin and a well-known local public servant in her own right, will step down today as the longest-serving member of the city's zoning board. The...
  • Fight crime: legalize pot [Commentary]

    Fight crime: legalize pot [Commentary]
    In 1982, the late Gov. William Donald Schaefer was running for his last term as mayor. He held one of those big dinners that politicians are famous for at P.J. Crickets on Pratt St. All the political leaders were there. I was the chef that evening and can...
  • James J. Lacy Jr., standout college athlete

    James J. Lacy Jr., standout college athlete
    James J. Lacy Jr., who set a national scoring record as a standout basketball forward at what is now Loyola University Maryland and was a retired insurance broker, died of complications from melanoma Saturday at his North Roland Park home. He was 87....
  • Candidates for governor woo Baltimore voters

    Candidates for governor woo Baltimore voters
    Baltimore has no favorite son or daughter in this year's gubernatorial race, so the Democratic contenders — all Washington-area residents — are stepping up their efforts to persuade city voters to adopt them. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and...
  • Willard Hackerman's well-lived life [Letter]

    Willard Hackerman's well-lived life [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial on the late developer Willard Hackerman was very even-handed in summing up the extraordinary contributions of this great man ("Baltimore's man to see," Feb. 10). However, I believe there is a deeper level to consider when viewing his...
  • Baltimore's man to see [Editorial]

    Willard Hackerman held no public office, but he was as much a city father to Baltimore as any mayor or City Council member, delegate or senator. Few, if any, have had a larger impact on this community than the 95-year-old man who died at Johns Hopkins...
  • Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies

    Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies
    Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
  • Crime dominates news in Harford; party ends in death [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Jan. 26, 1989: The front page of The Aegis was consumed with crime 25 years ago this week, as a party ended in murder, a woman was raped at knifepoint, a teenager was convicted of killing a 16-year-old Edgewood boy. An Edgewood...
  • Abscam and 'American Hustle' have Baltimore lineage

    Abscam and 'American Hustle' have Baltimore lineage
    The 1970s corruption investigation known as Abscam, celebrated in "American Hustle," one of the holiday season's hottest movies, had its roots in Baltimore. It was in Charm City that the FBI tested the sting-style operation that marked Abscam as a...