| Sep 1, 2014
| 12:50 PM
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. The Atlantic City region is on the brink of a short-term economic disaster.
Thirty-six years ago, Atlantic City opened the first legal casinos in the United States outside Las Vegas.
Now, casino employment which for years exceeded...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:31 PM
R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, a civil engineer whose career with the Baltimore County Department of Public Works spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from an infection. The Taneytown resident was 72.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, the longtime Baltimore City Council clerk who had been a Democratic stalwart throughout his life, died Sunday of complications from kidney failure at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie. He was 101.
"I knew Mr....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Frances G. "Gerry" Mayes, a dog trainer who also showed dogs, died Aug. 4 of cancer at her Essex home. She was 71.
The daughter of Alexander P. Studzinski, supervisor of Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Penwood power plant, and Frances R. Jednoralski Studzinski,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:53 PM
James J. Connolly, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager whose career spanned 40 years, died July 4 of liver cancer at his Towson home. He was 85.
The son of Harry T. Connolly, president of the old Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad, and...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Patricia S. "Patty" Farber, a former private school art teacher and volunteer who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro when she was in her 60s, died May 10 of lung cancer at her home in Brewster, Mass. The longtime Towson resident was 87.
"We got to know the...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Eugene Nickens, a retired longshoreman and an outdoorsman, died Friday of kidney failure at the Joseph Richey House hospice in Baltimore. He was 87.
The son of Eugene Nickens, who worked in a dry-cleaning establishment, and Annie Nickens, a housekeeper,...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:14 PM
A crew of asbestos removal workers were operating equipment that had them more than 40 feet in the air when a former Bethlehem Steel Corp. building in Sparrows Point collapsed around them, according to a Baltimore County police report.
A day after the...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Nine workers were hospitalized Monday after the roof gave way on a building at the former steel mill in Sparrows Point, disrupting work on the lengthy dismantling of the Baltimore County industrial complex.
Four of those hurt suffered serious to...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Donald O. King, a former educator and founder of what is now the Valleybrook Country Club, died Saturday of pneumonia at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. He was 88.
The son of Walter O. King, a mailman, and Esther Rose King, a homemaker,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:52 PM
E. Brent Snodgrass, who had been Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s regional director of public and political affairs and later established a Florida public relations firm, died April 1 of complications from dementia at his Tampa home. He was 85.