| Mar 8, 2014
Unlike Allentown's massive new office buildings and hockey arena in the downtown or Bethlehem's bustling industrial parks built on huge tracts once owned by the nation's No. 2 steelmaker, Easton is banking its future on finding ways to recast a trove of...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Hans C. Kliemisch, a 10th-degree black belt who established three karate studios, died Feb. 25 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Essex resident was 84.
Mr. Kliemisch was born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., where he attended...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:09 PM
In 1997 Bethlehem Steel Corp. announced plans for an industrial museum, where it could display its many artifacts. It tentatively reached an agreement with the Smithsonian Institution on intermixing some of its own exhibits, with the understanding that...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Arthur V. D'Orazio, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. worker and musician, died Sunday of a heart attack at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 93.
The son of Alessandro D'Orazio, a garment worker, and Elizabeth Grue D'Orazio, a homemaker, Arthur Vincent D'...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Franklin Walter Vanik, who became an advocate for those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, died Friday at his parents' Rosedale home after suffering a head injury in an earlier fall. He was 46.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Rosedale, he was the son...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Norman J. Roppelt Sr., a champion duckpin bowler and softball player whose mastery of the Baltimore chop earned him membership in the Maryland Oldtimers Fastpitch Softball Association's Hall of Fame, died Jan. 16 of pneumonia at Hilton Head Hospital in...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Joseph C. Watkins Sr., a retired millwright who enjoyed riding the railroad, collecting model trains and playing Santa Claus, died Jan. 6 of complications after surgery at York Hospital in York, Pa. He was 81.
The son of Carlton H. Watkins, a...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:10 PM
I. Morton "Buddy" Schindler, an electrical engineer who oversaw the pumping operation for Baltimore's water supply system, died Friday at Sinai Hospital of complications of a fall he suffered in December. He was 87 and lived in Pikesville.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Alvin L. Jordan, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. worker and sports fan, died Jan. 1 of a heart attack at Northwest Hospital. He was 76.
Alvin Leroy Jordan was born in Baltimore and raised in Sparrows Point, where he graduated in 1955 from Sollers Point...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Eva A. Burton, a homemaker who was active in the United Methodist Church, died Dec. 16 of complications from a stroke at her daughter's home in Chestertown. She was 100.
The daughter of Luther Kilchenman Angel, a metallurgist, and Laura Kilchenman Angel,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Grace S. Rand, a retired Baltimore County public school librarian and former Reisterstown resident, died Thursday of congestive heart failure at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. She was 94.
The daughter of Edmund S. Scull, a Bethlehem Steel Corp....