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William Donald Schaefer

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  • 25 years ago: Illegal gaming machines seized, 40 drug dealers arrested

    From The Aegis dated Oct. 29, 1987: It was a big week for law enforcement in Harford County 25 years ago, when more than 25 illegal video poker machines were seized and 40 drug dealers were arrested during separate raids. The first was the video poker...
  • A day to remember — or find out about — the lost town of Daniels

    A day to remember — or find out about — the lost town of Daniels
    "Gone, but not forgotten" is the nostalgic slogan adopted by organizers of Discover Daniels Day, a one-time event Saturday that will mark 40 years since the last remnants of the town of Daniels were demolished by Tropical Storm Agnes. Haven't heard of...
  • '79 Orioles recall one of the coldest World Series games

    '79 Orioles recall one of the coldest World Series games
    How cold will it be Saturday night, when the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants meet in the Motor City for Game 3 of the World Series? Forty-three degrees, with temperatures dipping into the upper 30s by game's end, predicts meteorologist Jim...
  • H. Berton McCauley, dentist

    H. Berton McCauley, dentist
    Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...
  • Half of state voters approve of O'Malley as governor — but few see him as president

    Half of state voters approve of O'Malley as governor — but few see him as president
    Half of Marylanders view Martin O'Malley's performance as governor favorably, but only one in five say they would support him for president, according to a new poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun. After a rocky year that included two special sessions of...
  • 25 years ago: Waste to Energy plant getting ready to open

    From The Aegis dated Nov. 5, 1987: The $29 million Waste to Energy plant, which in 2012 is nearing the end of its useful life, was brand new 25 year ago this week, when it was being prepared to go into operation. The incinerator was to be fueled by...
  • Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., dentist

    Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., dentist
    Dr. Richard T. Koritzer Sr., who practiced dentistry in Glen Burnie for 50 years and whose thirst for knowledge resulted in his earning a master's degree when he was 84, died Thursday from blood clots at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. The Glen...
  • Flowermart embraces the 21st century, but with lemon sticks

    Flowermart embraces the 21<sup>s</sup><sup>t</sup> century, but with lemon sticks
    The big hats, the beautiful flowers, the maypole, the lemon peppermint sticks — those are the hallmarks of Baltimore's Flowermart, an oasis of old-fashioned gentility that its organizers promise will stay that way. Which is why it's a little...
  • William J. Schmidt, city housing authority administrator

    William J. Schmidt, city housing authority administrator
    William J. Schmidt, a former department store buyer who later became director of administration for the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, died Monday at his Bel Air home of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 79. The son of a Baltimore...
  • Sun editorials: Foresight in the rear view

    Sun editorials: Foresight in the rear view
    Readers might conclude that they were well served by The Sun editorial page's 1971 endorsement of City Council President William Donald Schaefer for mayor. Perhaps less so by its lament that he was "not an inspiring leader" or its prediction that the city...
  • City plans fixes for Pride of Baltimore memorial in disrepair

    City plans fixes for Pride of Baltimore memorial in disrepair
    Twenty-six years ago this month, Roma Foti's daughter, 23-year-old Nina Schack, was one of four crew members who lost their lives when the Pride of Baltimore, a replica of a 19th century sailing vessel, sank in a sudden storm in the Bermuda Triangle....
  • Henson verdict a disappointment

    Henson verdict a disappointment
    Political consultant Julius Henson deserved to be held to account for his role in producing a fraudulent robocall on the night of the 2010 gubernatorial election that was clearly designed to prevent Democrats — and in particular, African-American...