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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Viva House soup kitchen has provided 45 years of service

    Viva House soup kitchen has provided 45 years of service
    In a quiet block in Southwest Baltimore, a warm wind blows plastic bags along a sidewalk. Boarded-up rowhomes line the streets. A pile of mattresses rests on a trash heap in someone's former backyard. A lonely placard reads, "Stop shooting – start...
  • David A. Mack, drydock operator

    David A. Mack, drydock operator
    David A. Mack, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. floating drydock operator, died March 14 after being struck by two hit-and-run drivers in eastern Baltimore County. The longtime Edgemere resident was 77. Mr. Mack was walking home after spending the...
  • From soup to nuts to bagoong alamang, R.S. Stern has it all

    From soup to nuts to bagoong alamang, R.S. Stern has it all
    Whether it's a war-zone deployment, a cargo ship in port for 18 hours or a passenger cruise ship on its regular stop, R.S. Stern Inc. has put groceries in larders and spare parts in engine rooms since 1870. From its brick warehouse in Canton, the...
  • Johnston Square appears to be turning the corner

    Johnston Square appears to be turning the corner
    The banner at Greenmount Avenue and Preston Street proclaims the Lillian Jones Apartments are coming. For the past year, I've watched this building take shape in a neighborhood that needed all the help it could get. Come spring, new tenants will begin...
  • Dundalk residents react to Postal Service's decision to stop Saturday delivery

    Dundalk residents react to Postal Service's decision to stop Saturday delivery
    At the Dundalk Post Office this week, news that the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service would stop delivering mail on Saturdays beginning in August was greeted with a mix of apathy and understanding. Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Gillis said he wasn't...
  • 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...