| 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 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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:19 PM
John W. Trageser Jr., a retired mechanical engineer who headed a contracting firm, died of cancer Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John W. Trageser Sr., who owned Trageser's Cozy Inn, and the former...
| 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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:38 PM
When Jeff Shaney and his wife bought their historic home last year, he says, his friends from Towson all asked the same thing.
"Why did you move to Dundalk?"
The waterfront community in Baltimore County has long suffered skeptics and detractors...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:58 PM
City officials aren't quite sure what to call the new development in Southeast Baltimore, but they turned out in force Tuesday to celebrate the first apartments completed on land that once held the sprawling O'Donnell Heights public housing complex....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Patricia Warble's letter laying blame for the negative transformation of Dundalk to greed, neglect and opportunism truly misses the point of what ails Dundalk and its surrounding communities ("Dundalk needs more than a new marketing plan," June 12)....
| May 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Nine workers were hospitalized Monday after the roof gave way on a building at the former steel mill in Sparrows Point, disrupting work on the lengthy dismantling of the Baltimore County industrial complex.
Four of those hurt suffered serious to...
| May 7, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Baltimore County officials released three 911 calls Wednesday from the collapse of a steel mill building during demolition at Sparrows Point this week.
Thirteen people were inside the former cold mill building when it collapsed Monday morning. A crew...