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William Donald Schaefer

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods

    Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods
    About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub. The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
  • Doctors make good legislators [Letter]

    Doctors make good legislators [Letter]
    Regarding Del. Dan K. Morhaim's recent commentary on the shortage of hospital medications, once again the value and importance of having doctor-legislators has been proven ("Medication crisis," Jan. 5). Who, other than a doctor, would have such...
  • Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86

    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86
    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., the city's first African-American police commissioner who began his 50-year law enforcement career with the Baltimore Park Police and went on to lead two state agencies, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease and dementia at Gilchrist...
  • Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist

    Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist
    Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84. Ms. Pennewell was born to...
  • Schaefer probably still doesn't appreciate Rodricks [Letter]

    Schaefer probably still doesn't appreciate Rodricks [Letter]
    While I would have preferred that Dan Rodricks would have let Gov. William Donald Schaefer rest in peace instead of using him in his column on the New Jersey bridge scandal, I now have a bit of advice for him ("Despite competition from Maryland, Christie'...
  • Angelo J. Nopulos, Double T Diner co-owner

    Angelo J. Nopulos, Double T Diner co-owner
    Angelo J. Nopulos, co-owner for nearly 30 years of the popular Double T Diner in Catonsville, where people from all walks of life rubbed elbows with society swells, judges, businessmen, politicians and celebrities, died Saturday of a heart attack at his...
  • 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...
  • Phyllis Brotman, who blazed trail for women in business, dies at 79

    Phyllis Brotman, who blazed trail for women in business, dies at 79
    Phyllis Brotman, who began her public relations and marketing career at her kitchen table and became one of the most respected and influential women in Baltimore business and civic affairs, died Friday at Arden Courts. She was 79 and had been suffering...