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  • Dawn Stauffer Hyde, consultant

    Dawn Stauffer Hyde, consultant
    Dawn Stauffer Hyde, who founded an affirmative action and human resources consulting firm, died of early-onset dementia, or posterior cortical atrophy, May 11 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 57 and had homes in Ellicott City and on Gibson...
  • Sparrows Point owner considers selling plant

    Sparrows Point owner considers selling plant
    The struggling Sparrows Point steel mill could be sold within the next six months, mill owner RG Steel said Monday. "We're not going to be specific at this time," said Bette Kovach, an RG Steel spokeswoman, as she confirmed comments by two company...
  • Sparrows Point steel mill will close in June

    Sparrows Point steel mill will close in June
    The owner of the financially ailing Sparrows Point steel plant is idling operations there, warning 1,975 workers Thursday that they would be laid off starting next month. The news, the latest casting doubt on the future of the Baltimore County facility,...
  • Plant idling raises concerns about future of Sparrows Point

    Plant idling raises concerns about future of Sparrows Point
    It's deja vu at Sparrows Point. The Baltimore County plant once again faces wholesale layoffs and a possible sale. The same story has played out every couple of years for the past decade at the steel plant, whose future remains in limbo. The...
  • Survey reveals Dundalk's reputation: rough, with water views

    Survey reveals Dundalk's reputation: rough, with water views
    Lifelong Dundalk resident Scott Holupka has heard the jokes. He's heard Dundalk residents stereotyped as some "combination of Archie Bunker and a West Virginia hillbilly," the community knocked as dirty, industrial and smelly. Much of that perception...
  • Balto. Co. hopes to take advantage of port expansion

    With the Sparrows Point steel mill preparing for a shutdown next week and a possible sale, Baltimore County officials began looking Wednesday for ways to redevelop the peninsula, bringing new jobs and businesses to the area around the ailing plant. In...
  • Sparrows Point cleanup to go on, despite bankruptcy

    Sparrows Point cleanup to go on, despite bankruptcy
    The bankruptcy filing by the owner of Sparrows Point casts yet another cloud over the future of steel-making there, but spokespeople for RG Steel and the Maryland Department of the Environment both say it should have no effect on the cleanup of...
  • Heading back down Route 66

    Baltimoreans and Marylanders have become blase about actors being in their midst, along with bellowing directors, film crews, blocked-off streets filled with Hollywood's iconic caravans of trucks, trailers and spotlights, and sidewalks choked with zig-...
  • Expected layoffs at Sparrows Point hang over workers

    Expected layoffs at Sparrows Point hang over workers
    They know massive layoffs loom, but Sparrows Point steelworkers who gathered at Micky's Bar after work Monday — the expected start of cuts — hadn't been told if or when they'd be out of a job. State and local officials trying to ramp up...
  • Sparrows Point steelworkers await their fate — again

    Sparrows Point steelworkers await their fate — again
    Rodney Donald represents the third generation of his family to work at the Sparrows Point steel mill, and he's hoping this one won't be the last. A mechanic in central maintenance, Donald learned last week that he's among workers in the first wave of...
  • Howard Ritter Jr., principal

    Howard Ritter Jr., principal
    Howard "Bud" Ritter Jr., a retired Towson High School principal who had a second career as an antique toy and train dealer, died of dementia Monday at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland. The longtime Towson resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised in...
  • James Karas, welder

    James Karas, welder
    James Karas, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. welder who also owned and operated a Northeast Market lunch counter, died Friday of prostate cancer at his Baldwin home. He was 88. The son of Greek immigrant parents, Mr. Karas was born in Weirton, W.Va., and...