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  • Remembering an unsung civil rights hero

    I was saddened to learn of the death of John Burleigh ("Civil rights activist helped organize demonstration at Gwynn Oak Park, was active in CORE," July 20). He was an unsung hero of the civil rights struggle. The purpose of this letter is to fill in some...
  • Season draws to close at Rocky Point, other public beaches

    Season draws to close at Rocky Point, other public beaches
    Without drama or jellyfish, summer appeared to be winding down Sunday at Rocky Point Beach and Park. Lifeguard chairs soon go into storage as the 2011 swimming season ends at the popular, 375-acre Essex public park. Today ends lifeguard service at most...
  • Liberty ship sets sail for the 1940s

    Liberty ship sets sail for the 1940s
    The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II. A more recent...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Damon Paul Gerber, police captain

    Damon Paul Gerber, a retired Baltimore County Police Department captain who founded its police dog unit, died of multiple organ failure Wednesday at Harmony Hall in Columbia. The former Mount Airy and Lansdowne resident was 87. Born in Sykesville and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arthur E. Petersen Sr., educator

    Arthur E. Petersen Sr., educator
    Arthur Everett Petersen Sr., a pioneering African-American educator whose career with Baltimore County public schools spanned four decades and the era of segregated schools, died July 6 of a heart attack at his West Baltimore home. He was 94. "Arthur...
  • Albert A. Mrozek, federal worker

    Albert A. Mrozek, federal worker
    Albert A. Mrozek, a retired federal worker who bred racing pigeons, died Jan. 12 of complications from diabetes at the Genesis Severna Park Center nursing home. The longtime Brooklyn Park resident was 81. Albert Anthony Mrozek, the son of a tugboat...