| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Alonzo Smith was walking Thursday in the 1600 block of Darley Ave. when he spotted his 92-year-old neighbor Janie Frieson standing in her doorway.
"You OK?" Smith asked. Frieson smiled and assured him she was fine, and Smith walked on to his Northeast...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Carey Howell Taylor, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager, died Jan. 27 of pneumonia at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 84.
The son of the superintendent of secondary education for city public schools and a homemaker, Mr. Taylor was born in...
| Apr 24, 2012
Harry William Kluth Jr., a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. engineer who played an instrumental role in the design and operation of the L Blast Furnace at Sparrows Point, died April 16 of heart failure at the Glen Meadows retirement community in Glen Arm....
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Tom Katzenberger calls the Essex Skypark "a blue-collar airport" — a place where the pilots have dirt under their fingernails.
"All of us change our own oil," said Katzenberger, who owns a small concrete construction company and flies a 1996 Maule,...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:28 PM
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...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 6:17 AM
If the Natty Boh guy could talk, would he sound like you?
Do you imagine your accent sounding just like the Utz Girl's?
If so, you could be the one a Baltimore ad agency is trying to find.
MGH has launched a casting call to find "The Voice of...
| Nov 7, 2011
William H. "Bill" Redden, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. metallurgist, died Tuesday from Alzheimer's disease and bone cancer at his Solomons home.
He was 93 and had formerly lived in the Hampton neighborhood of Baltimore County.
Mr. Redden was born and...
| May 21, 2012
| 5:32 PM
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...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:14 PM
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,...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:15 PM
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.
| Jan 15, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Civil rights veteran Helena Hicks had walked much of the route already, many years ago — decades before the nation's capital memorialized the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in stone. Some things have changed dramatically since then, others not so...