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  • Russell R. Jones, steel executive

    Russell R. Jones, steel executive
    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,...
  • William A. Fogle Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Schaefer

    William A. Fogle Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Schaefer
    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...
  • A new beginning for Sparrows Point [Commentary]

    A new beginning for Sparrows Point [Commentary]
    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...
  • Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement
    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...
  • Baltimore area is getting more breweries

    Baltimore area is getting more breweries
    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...
  • Helena E. Wright, city principal

    Helena E. Wright, city principal
    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...
  • Burger stand serves up root beer and nostalgia in Rosedale

    Burger stand serves up root beer and nostalgia in Rosedale
    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...
  • Peter Allen Denzer, Fells Point bar owner

    Peter Allen Denzer, Fells Point bar owner
    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...
  • Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group

    Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group
    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...
  • Kamenetz lowballs Sparrows Point [Letter]

    Kamenetz lowballs Sparrows Point [Letter]
    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...
  • Tax breaks for veterans unfair to other retirees [Letter]

    Tax breaks for veterans unfair to other retirees [Letter]
    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...
  • James J. Connolly, manager

    James J. Connolly, manager
    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...