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  • Domino Sugar spruces up Baltimore plant

    Domino Sugar spruces up Baltimore plant
    Water gushes over Domino Sugar's packaging building, washing off grit, fly ash and other gunk — so much of it that the cleaned-up facade is a noticeably lighter shade of brown. The building had plenty of time to collect whatever the weather and...
  • A lot to like about Edgewood [Editorial]

    A lot to like about Edgewood [Editorial]
    In recent history, the territory bordered by Baltimore County, Aberdeen Proving Ground, I-95 and the south shore of the Bush River has been the most densely populated part of Harford County. There's a good reason for that. The community known as...
  • Sparrows Point one year later

    Sparrows Point one year later
    It's hard to realize that over a year has passed since the closing of the once-proud Bethlehem Steel plant at Sparrows Point. Opened over 100 years ago as Bethlehem Steel, the plant along with Western Electric, General Motors, Lever Brothers to name a...
  • Legacy of pollution haunts Sparrows Point neighbors

    Legacy of pollution haunts Sparrows Point neighbors
    When the Sparrows Point steel mill closed, Deborah S. Barkley felt sorry for the laid-off workers — she didn't want that to happen. But she knew her life would get better. For 20 years, she's lived less than a mile from the Baltimore County plant....
  • Retired Timonium pediatrician discovers new joy authoring his memoirs

    Retired Timonium pediatrician discovers new joy authoring his memoirs
    Dr. Robert Yim can't wipe the smile off his face. For 42 years, he was a pediatrician. Now, he is an author, having self-published a 289-page memoir called "Sleeping with Mae West and Other Stories."  It may be difficult for people to understand the...
  • A year after bankruptcy, lives unsettled still

    A year after bankruptcy, lives unsettled still
    The closing of the steel mill at Sparrows Point overwhelmed Bob Jennings. Too young to retire at 59, he faced a gloomy job market for local manufacturing workers and a bureaucracy that couldn't get him timely training help. He felt like a failure. No,...
  • Herbert B. Groh, 92, led a mariner's life from Baltimore

    Herbert B. Groh, 92, led a mariner's life from Baltimore
    Herbert B. Groh, whose life as a mariner spanned the gamut from running errands on the city docks of the 1930s to work as a harbor pilot and tugboat captain, and who helped rescue and rehabilitate the Liberty ship-turned-floating-museum John W. Brown,...
  • Pension agency sues Renco Group over RG Steel deal

    Pension agency sues Renco Group over RG Steel deal
    The federal Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. is suing the Renco Group — parent of bankrupt RG Steel — for allegedly attempting to "evade liability" for the steelmaker's pension obligations. The agency is seeking $97 million from the New York...
  • Fight brews on Maryland drink deposit law

    Fight brews on Maryland drink deposit law
    In a bid to boost recycling and reduce litter, a trio of lawmakers announced plans Monday to push for legislation that would levy a refundable nickel deposit on every beverage container sold in Maryland. But the announcement drew prompt opposition from...
  • Music and ministry mix in Sing for King concert

    Music and ministry mix in Sing for King concert
    According to North Laurel musician Mack Statham, if we quiet our spirits and reflect more deeply on what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached, what we are searching for exists outside race, creed, color or religion. "Everybody is interested in...
  • J. Dennis Carper, marina owner

    J. Dennis Carper, marina owner
    J. Dennis Carper, a Baltimore County marina owner and yacht builder who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of stroke and dementia complications Dec. 25 at his Essex home. He was 91. Born near New Castle, Va., he worked on the family farm at...
  • 'Star of Bethlehem' lights up steel mill one final time

    'Star of Bethlehem' lights up steel mill one final time
    The five-pointed star, made of stainless steel and dozens of heavy-duty light bulbs, looks deceptively simple. Its symbolism is anything but. Not long after Bethlehem Steel built the Sparrows Point steel mill's massive "L" blast furnace in 1978,...