RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Bethlehem Steel

Bethlehem Steel
A collection of news and information related to Bethlehem Steel published by this site and its partners.

Top Bethlehem Steel Articles

Displaying items 121-132
  • 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...
  • Company town is gone, but it lives on in its residents

    Company town is gone, but it lives on in its residents
    Elmer Hall grew up in a small town with tree-lined streets, stores, churches and schools — and the largest steel mill in the world, which ran it all. Now that company town exists only in photographs and memories. Forty years ago, the then-owner...
  • Harry William Kluth Jr., engineer

    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....
  • Sparrows Point ripple effect leaves few untouched

    Sparrows Point ripple effect leaves few untouched
    Debbie Hurd sees it in the parking lots along North Point Boulevard — the answer to what life would be like if the steel mill that fueled the tight-knit communities near Sparrows Point never reopens. Fewer cars. Fewer customers for businesses....
  • 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...
  • Sarah Littleton, nurse and business owner

    Sarah Littleton, nurse and business owner
    Sarah "Virginia" Littleton, a retired nurse and part owner of a Baltimore County pharmacy and nursing home, died Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of renal failure complicated by a stroke. She was 83. Mrs. Littleton, born Sarah Meyer in...
  • The Rev. Ellis B. Dawson III, minister

    The Rev. Ellis B. Dawson III, minister
    The Rev. Ellis B. Dawson III, an electrician who later in life realized his dream of becoming a Baptist minister, died Saturday from complications of diabetes at Frederick Villa Nursing Center. He was 72. The son of a minister and a beautician, Dr....
  • Elizabeth 'Buff' Conklin, travel store owner and volunteer

    Elizabeth 'Buff' Conklin, travel store owner and volunteer
    Elizabeth "Buff" Conklin, who operated a Towson travel store, worked as an administrative assistant at the Johns Hopkins University and enthusiastically volunteered for numerous local groups and causes, died of lung cancer Tuesday at her Glen Arm home....
  • Save the date: 1958

    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...
  • 1977's 'Deep Freeze'

    The Chesapeake Bay turned to ice in the winter of 1977, bringing life for most Marylanders to a freezing halt. Temperatures plunged all across the eastern United States that winter. Forty-nine cities recorded new lows. Baltimore was one of them. The bay...
  • The Seven Wonders of Maryland

    There are wonderful things to see and learn about everywhere you turn in Maryland. From Antietam National Battlefield to the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. From the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to the Appalachian Trail.Even the Patterson Park Pagoda is...
  • Russian firm buys the Point

    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....