| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:51 PM
The shipbuilding future of Maryland is 90 feet long and smells of Spanish cedar and fresh paint.
Tied to the dock, with tradesmen swarming on deck and below, the Hunting Creek bobs gently on the Wicomico River. Within weeks, the tugboat with the gleaming...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Damon Paul Gerber, a retired Baltimore County Police Department captain who founded its police dog unit, died of multiple organ failure Wednesday at Harmony Hall in Columbia. The former Mount Airy and Lansdowne resident was 87.
Born in Sykesville and...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 3:30 AM
OWNER: Jerry, Peggy and Colleen
HOW THEY MET: My dad brought Tab and his sister (Miss Putter) home from Bethlehem Steel in Sparrows Point
BREED: Ginger tabby
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2012
Harry William Kluth Jr., a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. engineer who played an instrumental role in the design and operation of the L Blast Furnace at Sparrows Point, died April 16 of heart failure at the Glen Meadows retirement community in Glen Arm....
| Mar 22, 2008
Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal announced yesterday that it is buying the steel plant at Sparrows Point and says it plans to run the mill at full capacity and invest up to half a billion dollars during the next five years to improve productivity....
| Dec 21, 2008
Fifty years ago, Baltimore was a grimy, rowdy, unpretentious town of rolled-up sleeves and red-hot steel, a warren of row homes and warehouses, a place where a man could walk into a bar on Greenmount Avenue and gab with a Colts player over a cold Natty...