| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Russell R. Jones, former general manager of Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant, died Wednesday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 90.
The son of restaurant owners Russell Wehr Jones and Noelie Delores Richard Jones,...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
William A. Fogle Jr., who served as Mayor William Donald Schaefer's executive assistant and all-purpose troubleshooter and later became secretary of the Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation, died Wednesday at his Glen Rock, Pa., farm of...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:13 AM
From the time I was a kid growing up in Baltimore County, I've always associated Sparrows Point and Bethlehem Steel with jobs.
For so many Baltimore County residents, these 3,000-plus acres represented a center of job opportunity. If your brother or...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Hopes for redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County — and the promise of new jobs — took two giant strides forward Thursday as the land was sold to a new owner who also reached agreement with state and federal...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Brewer Justin Bonner acknowledges that he used to be more of a wine geek.
But he said he stopped short of buying a vineyard on the Eastern Shore when he realized it just how tough it would be to grow quality grapes in Maryland.
Nonetheless, the former...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Helena E. Sawyer Roberts Wright, a retired city elementary school teacher and principal who was an active member of Heritage United Church of Christ, died Aug. 18 at her Lochearn home of complications from heart disease. She was 93.
"She was a pillar of...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The roadside root beer stand's orange contours memorialize this venerated shrine to a different era.
Its fans make pilgrimages to this Stewart's franchise on Pulaski Highway, a truck-battered stretch of U.S. 40 in eastern Baltimore County, to recall the...
| Jul 7, 2014
Peter Allen Denzer, founder of Peter's Inn in Fells Point and a motorcycle enthusiast, died June 30 at his home in Hedgesville, W.Va. He took his own life after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's disease. He was 67.
"His mantra was to drive fast and...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The owner of the closed Sparrows Point steel mill is working on selling a "significant percentage" of its stake in the property to local buyers, raising hopes for its eventual redevelopment.
An attorney disclosed the potential sale this week in a court...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Before Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz cites figures of past employment in his county, he needs to check the facts. Sparrows Point, under the operation of the Bethlehem Steel Company, had at last 55,000 employees in the steel mill and shipyard...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
As a 67-year-old retiree living in Maryland my whole life I am sick and tired of politicians picking winners and losers ("Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions July 16).
As one of the tens of thousand of Bethlehem...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:53 PM
James J. Connolly, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager whose career spanned 40 years, died July 4 of liver cancer at his Towson home. He was 85.
The son of Harry T. Connolly, president of the old Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad, and...