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William Donald Schaefer

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  • Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62

    Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62
    Richard Ben Cramer, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who later became a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer and an acclaimed author chronicling the lives of politicians and legendary sports figures, died Monday of...
  • Seven same-sex couples wed at City Hall on New Year's morning

    Seven same-sex couples wed at City Hall on New Year's morning
    Shortly after 12:30 a.m. New Year's Day, not long after fireworks had erupted at the Inner Harbor, James Scales and William Tasker kissed in the ceremonial room of Baltimore City Hall — sealing their new marriage as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,...
  • Fallston, Jarrettsville 'bees' were June beetles or Cicada-killer wasps [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated July 21, 1988: The "big aggressive bumble bees" that were swarming in Fallston and Jarrettsville were identified 25 years ago this week. Reg Traband, the county's extension agent, said they probably weren't bees at all, rather they...
  • Lary Lewman, actor

    Lary Lewman, actor
    Lary Lewman, an actor who delighted baby boomers as television's Pete the Pirate and later became the recorded voice of national Democratic presidential campaign advertisements, died of complications for Parkinson's disease Thursday at his Clarksville...
  • Sports Business Lunch: What the All-Star Game would mean to Baltimore

    Sports Business Lunch: What the All-Star Game would mean to Baltimore
    Childs Walker took a look at the mysterious process used to pick the location of the Major League All-Star Game for Tuesday's paper. It's clear why the Orioles -- and those working in tourism and sports marketing in the city -- covet the chance to...
  • Doris McG. Neumann, educator

    Doris McG. Neumann, educator
    Doris McG. Neumann, a retired Friends School educator and longtime activist, died July 16 of heart failure at her Timonium home. She was 93. The daughter of an autoworker and a homemaker, Doris Elaine McGlone was born and raised in Flint, Mich., where...
  • Rita Marie Furst, victim rights advocate

    Rita Marie Furst, victim rights advocate
    Rita Marie Furst, who founded a coalition to advocate for crime victims' rights, died of congestive heart failure Tuesday at Lighthouse Senior Living in Ellicott City. The Catonsville resident was 94. A founder of the Maryland Coalition Against Crime,...
  • Advocates for Elkridge cemetery oppose development zoning

    Advocates for Elkridge cemetery oppose development zoning
    Elizabeth E.W. Kirk has planned to be buried alongside her mother, Beatrice, and her family dogs at the Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, believed to be one of the world's first pet cemeteries to allow people to be laid to rest with their animal...
  • Ellen R. Brown

    Ellen R. Brown
    Ellen R. Brown, a retired church secretary and volunteer, who with her husband cared for a historic Northeast Baltimore chapel, died June 29 of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 84. The daughter of an...
  • Save the Mechanic

    Save the Mechanic
    Robert Moses told Baltimore to put a highway through Mount Vernon Square. Aren't you glad Baltimore did not listen? William Donald Schaefer and every public official in Maryland wanted to put an interstate highway through Fell's Point that would have run...
  • In defeat, a victory for Baltimore pension reform

    In defeat, a victory for Baltimore pension reform
    Baltimore's Fraternal Order of Police is celebrating what is, at most, a Pyrrhic victory in its effort to reverse the pension reforms Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the City Council enacted two years ago. Federal Judge Marvin J. Garbis' ruling that...
  • Vision of fishable Inner Harbor by 2020 is murky

    Vision of fishable Inner Harbor by 2020 is murky
    Tony Tochterman, who along with his wife, Dee, owns Tochterman's Fishing Tackle, the city's oldest bait and tackle store, remembers it well. Tony and Bob Wall, division chief of Baltimore's Recreation and Parks Department, helped introduce area...