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  • Success of Ravens and Orioles brings back memories of 1971

    Success of Ravens and Orioles brings back memories of 1971
    Forty-one years. Until now, that's how long it had been since Baltimore's baseball and football teams thrilled fans by making their respective playoffs in the same year. In January, the Ravens played New England for the AFC championship, and lost to the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Brice R. Phillips, Phillips Seafood founder, dies

    Brice R. Phillips, Phillips Seafood founder, dies
    Brice R. Phillips, the patriarch of a Maryland seafood empire that began 55 years ago with a simple crab shack in Ocean City/, died Friday at his home in the seaside resort town. Mr. Phillips, who was 90, had been in declining health. The cause of...
  • 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....
  • Sparrows Point plant to be sold to new subsidiary of Renco Group

    Sparrows Point plant to be sold to new subsidiary of Renco Group
    The Russian owner of the Sparrows Point Steel Mill said Wednesday it is selling the Baltimore County plant — once vital to building the company's U.S. footprint and to Maryland's manufacturing industry — to the Renco Group because the business...
  • Baltimore Book Festival 2011: Tales of Mobtown boom, bust and bigotry energize fest

    Baltimore Book Festival 2011: Tales of Mobtown boom, bust and bigotry energize fest
    Among hundreds of books sure to be embraced or argued about at this weekend's Baltimore Book Festival, one potent group narrative leaps from the pages of the schedule. A string of tenacious writers are presenting new or reissued books that chronicle...