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William Donald Schaefer

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  • Who are Harbor Point's behind-the-scenes players?

    Who are Harbor Point's behind-the-scenes players?
    By now, you probably know the names of the politicians involved on both sides of the Harbor Point debate — the ongoing argument over $107 million in public financing for the $1.8 billion waterfront project. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, among...
  • Diner Days: A timeline of the Hollywood Diner

    Diner Days: A timeline of the Hollywood Diner
    The Hollywood Diner has had a turbulent history in Baltimore. Here's a look back. 1981 — Location scouting begins for the MGM production “Diner,” which is to be filmed in and around Baltimore. The Hilltop Diner, the northwest...
  • Louis Goldstein's lessons of leadership

    "How can a man who collects taxes," Gov. William Donald Schaefer asked at Louis L. Goldstein's 81sth birthday party in 1994, "be so popular?" That is perhaps the greatest achievement of this great Marylander, who was born 100 years ago, and who died 15...
  • Haussner's

    (1926-1999) Haussner's was certainly admired for its cuisine, which combined traditional German specialties like Wiener schnitzel a la Holstein with Mid-Atlantic fare such as crab cakes and terrapin stew. And people still dream about the dessert...
  • At 30, Charlestown Retirement Community comes of age

    At 30, Charlestown Retirement Community comes of age
    Engelina van Opstal remembers having a problem with the air conditioning in her apartment at Charlestown Retirement Community and calling for someone to come repair it. "John came," van Opstal recalled Thursday, "and he got it working." That would...
  • Harbor East's shopping evolution accelerates

    Harbor East's shopping evolution accelerates
    Deborah Seymour lives in Federal Hill. But working at Laureate Education Inc. and shopping and dining in Harbor East means much of her life happens on the other side of the harbor. "Between the restaurants and the retail, it is a place where you can...
  • Marriott theme park, Redskins stadium once planned in Laurel [History Matters]

    Marriott theme park, Redskins stadium once planned in Laurel [History Matters]
    Throughout its history, Laurel's location between two major metropolitan cities has made the town a target for eager developers. Two super-sized projects were proposed, one in the 1970s and one in the 1990s, and both were ultimately defeated after...
  • Seeds 4 Success honored with award

    Seeds 4 Success honored with award
    Seeds 4 Success, a program in Annapolis's Eastport community, was recognized this week for its volunteer programs that help children and their families. The five-year-old program received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award, created by...
  • Joy Charlene Naden, educator, longtime chair of Department of Health and Mental Hygiene board

    Joy Charlene Naden, a longtime educator and executive on several Democratic political campaigns and chair of the Board of Review for the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died Saturdayat her Cross Keys home of acute myologic...
  • Council to consider mayor's proposed pension changes

    Council to consider mayor's proposed pension changes
    With the city retirement system short hundreds of millions of dollars in unfunded liabilities, officials say they are likely to begin requiring municipal employees to contribute to their pensions. "Pretty much everyone is in agreement that it's fair,"...
  • Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted

    Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted
    With plans to demolish 1,500 vacant houses in the next three years, Baltimore officials and the few remaining residents in largely vacant blocks are beginning the early stages of the most delicate of relationships. About 80 residents — each of...
  • Hattie Harrison, longest-serving Md. delegate

    Hattie Harrison, longest-serving Md. delegate
    Hattie Harrison, the matriarch of East Baltimore politics who often greeted colleagues as "Baby" and was known for her signature curled hair and Southern cooking, will be remembered at a funeral at noon Feb. 9. Mrs. Harrison died of heart disease...