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Bethlehem Steel

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  • Collared today: Tab

    Collared today: Tab
    NAME: Tab OWNER: Jerry, Peggy and Colleen HOW THEY MET: My dad brought Tab and his sister (Miss Putter) home from Bethlehem Steel in Sparrows Point AGE: 16 HOME: Highlandtown BREED: Ginger tabby                                       BEST...
  • Court limits Sparrows Point pollution liability

    Court limits Sparrows Point pollution liability
    In a ruling that's left Dundalk-area residents shaking their heads, a federal court has declared that recent owners of the century-old steel-making complex at Sparrows Point can't be made to clean up past contamination of surrounding waters. U.S....
  • The Interview: Roxie Herbekian of Unite Here

    The Interview: Roxie Herbekian of Unite Here
    Getting fired propelled Roxie Herbekian into three decades of work as a labor organizer. The president of Local 7 of Unite Here, an international union that represents workers in the hospitality industry, was working as a non-union waitress and room...
  • Arthur E. Petersen Sr., educator

    Arthur E. Petersen Sr., educator
    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. "Arthur...
  • Sparrows Point steelworkers await their fate — again

    Sparrows Point steelworkers await their fate — again
    Rodney Donald represents the third generation of his family to work at the Sparrows Point steel mill, and he's hoping this one won't be the last. A mechanic in central maintenance, Donald learned last week that he's among workers in the first wave of...
  • John O. DeVries II, real estate salesman

    John O. DeVries II, real estate salesman
    John Oliver DeVries II, a retired real estate salesman and former lacrosse player, died July 7 of complications after surgery at Gilchrist Hospice. He was 83 and had lived in Roland Park. Born in Baltimore and raised on Keswick Road, he attended the...
  • Sylvester P. "Butch" Bollinger, energy company owner

    Sylvester P. "Butch" Bollinger, energy company owner
    Sylvester Paul "Butch" Bollinger, founder and CEO of Bollinger Energy Corp. who also was a volunteer at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, died Thursday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Canton resident was 68. The son of a roofing...
  • Sparrows Point owner considers selling plant

    Sparrows Point owner considers selling plant
    The struggling Sparrows Point steel mill could be sold within the next six months, mill owner RG Steel said Monday. "We're not going to be specific at this time," said Bette Kovach, an RG Steel spokeswoman, as she confirmed comments by two company...
  • Sparrows Point steel mill goes to auction

    Sparrows Point steel mill goes to auction
    The Sparrows Point steel mill was auctioned off Tuesday, but no one — not the company, not its attorneys, not the union — would say who bought it. The auction for the Baltimore County mill was held in the afternoon, according to a source...
  • Sparrows Point purchased for $72 million by plant liquidator

    Sparrows Point purchased for $72 million by plant liquidator
    A liquidation firm won the bidding for Sparrows Point, offering $72 million for the Baltimore County steel mill — less than a tenth of what the complex sold for just four years earlier — and realizing the worst fears of its roughly 2,000...
  • Workers mourn Sparrows Point steel mill

    Workers mourn Sparrows Point steel mill
    For generations of Sparrows Point steelworkers, Micky's restaurant on North Point Boulevard was the place to go for a sandwich before work, a pile of chicken gizzards for lunch or a few Natty Bohs to cap off a double shift. On paydays, when the eatery...
  • With new buyer, Sparrows Point faces a possible end to decades of steelmaking

    With new buyer, Sparrows Point faces a possible end to decades of steelmaking
    Steel from Sparrows Point built the Golden Gate Bridge, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, hundreds of ships for World War II and livelihoods for tens of thousands of Baltimore-area families. The story of the massive steel mill follows the arc of American...