| Aug 27, 2011
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2011
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...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:09 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:15 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 5:44 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 12:38 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 5:51 AM
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...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 4:58 PM
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.
| Mar 2, 2011
| 6:10 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:59 PM
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.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:24 PM
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...