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  • Md. manufacturing job losses outstrip most of U.S.

    Md. manufacturing job losses outstrip most of U.S.
    The General Motors factory in Baltimore, the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills and the steel mill at Sparrows Point all made things for decades. And all closed in the past 10 years. It's a familiar tale for much of the country. But Maryland's manufacturing...
  • Revamped Dundalk High gets new building

    Revamped Dundalk High gets new building
    Dundalk's high school deteriorated during the past two decades just as the community's once-bustling steel mill declined. From the school's top floor, you could see the Key Bridge and the detritus of a shuttered industrial past. Inside, the school...
  • 50 years later, Baltimoreans remember the assassination of John F. Kennedy

    50 years later, Baltimoreans remember the assassination of John F. Kennedy
    At the federal courthouse, a judge was swearing in 102 new citizens. In a downtown hotel, the Santa Claus Anonymous charity was having a luncheon. Races were underway at Pimlico, and a shift of Bethlehem Steel workers would soon clock out at Sparrows...
  • Alvin L. Jordan, Bethlehem Steel worker

    Alvin L. Jordan, Bethlehem Steel worker
    Alvin L. Jordan, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. worker and sports fan, died Jan. 1 of a heart attack at Northwest Hospital. He was 76. Alvin Leroy Jordan was born in Baltimore and raised in Sparrows Point, where he graduated in 1955 from Sollers Point...
  • John F. Leitzel, insurance agent

    John F. Leitzel, insurance agent
    John F. Leitzel, a retired insurance broker and agency owner, died of heart failure Dec. 21 at the Joseph Richey Hospice in downtown Baltimore. The Dundalk resident was 95. Born in Coatesville, Pa., he was the son of Alvin Leitzel Sr., a Bethlehem...
  • Clifton J. Cox, supervisor

    Clifton J. Cox, supervisor
    Clifton J. Cox, a retired WBAL-TV supervisor who was active in his East Baltimore church, died Saturday of multiple myeloma at his Ellicott City home. He was 65. The son of Clifton L. Cox, a Bethlehem Steel Co. steelworker, and Lucille Edges Cox, a...
  • Jobs and taxes on the agenda for Harford legislators

    Jobs and taxes on the agenda for Harford legislators
    Although some members wonder if any real legislation will be passed during an election year, job creation and taxes will be some of the major issues on the agenda of the Harford County legislators in the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session...
  • Joel R. Bailey, English teacher

    Joel R. Bailey, English teacher
    Joel R. Bailey, a longtime Baltimore County public school English teacher who also coached basketball, died Friday of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 77. "The first thing, Joel really liked his students. ... He enjoyed...
  • Maryland gubernatorial candidates want to reward slackers

     Maryland gubernatorial candidates want to reward slackers
    It's election season and again candidates go after the rich to pay more and raise the minimum wage — to $16.70 over eight years in one case ("Mizeur backs income tax cut for 90%," Nov. 7). Where this to go into effect, we seniors will be crushed...
  • In Donald C. Mason, Dundalk has lost a great American [Letter]

    On Nov. 18, Baltimore County and the people of Dundalk lost a great man when former County Councilman Donald C. Mason passed away. To know Councilman Mason was to know why his generation is called "The Greatest Generation." Like many in his day, Mr. Mason...
  • Back Story: Chronicling the history of the Sparrows Point mill

    Back Story: Chronicling the history of the Sparrows Point mill
    The recent publication of Elmer J. Hall's "A Mill on the Point: One Hundred and Twenty-Five Years of Steelmaking at Sparrows Point, Maryland," marks the last of his quartet of books chronicling the work and social history of the once heavily...
  • Joan A. Spurrier, legal secretary

    Joan A. Spurrier, legal secretary
    Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80. Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...