| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Arthur Everett Petersen Sr., a pioneering African-American educator whose career with Baltimore County public schools spanned four decades and the era of segregated schools, died July 6 of a heart attack at his West Baltimore home.
He was 94.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Albert A. Mrozek, a retired federal worker who bred racing pigeons, died Jan. 12 of complications from diabetes at the Genesis Severna Park Center nursing home.
The longtime Brooklyn Park resident was 81.
Albert Anthony Mrozek, the son of a tugboat...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Carey Howell Taylor, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager, died Jan. 27 of pneumonia at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 84.
The son of the superintendent of secondary education for city public schools and a homemaker, Mr. Taylor was born in...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Tom Katzenberger calls the Essex Skypark "a blue-collar airport" — a place where the pilots have dirt under their fingernails.
"All of us change our own oil," said Katzenberger, who owns a small concrete construction company and flies a 1996 Maule,...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Civil rights veteran Helena Hicks had walked much of the route already, many years ago — decades before the nation's capital memorialized the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in stone. Some things have changed dramatically since then, others not so...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 6:17 AM
If the Natty Boh guy could talk, would he sound like you?
Do you imagine your accent sounding just like the Utz Girl's?
If so, you could be the one a Baltimore ad agency is trying to find.
MGH has launched a casting call to find "The Voice of...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Although it was breathtakingly hot outside, Frances Huber and her bowling buddies were comfortable inside the AMF Towson Lanes on Southwick Drive in Campus Hills, slapping hands, fist-bumping and generally having a pretty good time at their weekly...
| Nov 7, 2011
William H. "Bill" Redden, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. metallurgist, died Tuesday from Alzheimer's disease and bone cancer at his Solomons home.
He was 93 and had formerly lived in the Hampton neighborhood of Baltimore County.
Mr. Redden was born and...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Alonzo Smith was walking Thursday in the 1600 block of Darley Ave. when he spotted his 92-year-old neighbor Janie Frieson standing in her doorway.
"You OK?" Smith asked. Frieson smiled and assured him she was fine, and Smith walked on to his Northeast...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 11:00 AM
I was saddened to learn of the death of John Burleigh ("Civil rights activist helped organize demonstration at Gwynn Oak Park, was active in CORE," July 20). He was an unsung hero of the civil rights struggle. The purpose of this letter is to fill in some...
| Sep 5, 2011
Without drama or jellyfish, summer appeared to be winding down Sunday at Rocky Point Beach and Park.
Lifeguard chairs soon go into storage as the 2011 swimming season ends at the popular, 375-acre Essex public park. Today ends lifeguard service at most...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II.
A more recent...