| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:10 PM
A notable Bethlehem man donated $1,000 to Rick Santorum's presidential campaign in July. A few weeks later he gave the same amount to a Santorum foe, Jon Huntsman.
Fickle? No. Former CEO of Bethlehem Steel Corp., Curtis "Hank" Barnette just has a few...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Nancy Lee Murphy, a veteran Baltimore County Democratic legislator who served in Maryland's House of Delegates and Senate, died Dec. 30 of a heart attack at St. Agnes Hospital the day before her 82nd birthday.
"It was certainly sad news to end the year...
| Apr 12, 2012
Horace Warren Davis Sr., a retired longshoreman and neighborhood and civil rights activist, died April 3 of a heart attack at Bon Secours Hospital.
The Edmondson Village resident was 80.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Mount Street, Mr. Davis was a...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:46 PM
The goal of any leader in a business, club or organization is to leave it better than you found it.
Former Benscreek Canoe Club President Steve Podratsky likely enjoys this satisfaction.
"When I took over (in 1996), we had 40 members with $250 in our...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:41 PM
The Rev. Ellis B. Dawson III, an electrician who later in life realized his dream of becoming a Baptist minister, died Saturday from complications of diabetes at Frederick Villa Nursing Center.
He was 72.
The son of a minister and a beautician, Dr....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 7:54 PM
Edward Jacob Barndt, 92, Sipesville, died Sept. 16, 2012, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born Oct. 26, 1919, in Indiana, Pa., the son of Ira Earl and Lucy Pearl (Miller) Barndt. Preceded in death by parents, wife the former Irene...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:57 PM
Edward Jacob Barndt, 92, Sipesville, died Sept. 17, 2012, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born Oct. 26, 1919, in Somerset, Pa., the son of Ira Earl and Lucy Pearl (Miller) Barndt. Preceded in death by parents, wife the former Irene Louise...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:30 AM
A Delaware bankruptcy judge has allowed environmental groups to appeal RG Steel's plan to limit its investigation of potential toxic contamination in the waters surrounding Sparrows Point.
While bankruptcy filings normally put all litigation on hold, U....
| Dec 6, 2012
| 1:37 PM
John Wesley Jones Jr., a retired Harford County public schools teacher who headed its teachers union, died of cancer Dec. 3 at his Bel Air home. He was 63.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Jones Creek section of Sparrows Point, he was a 1967...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:57 PM
Claude R. "Snowy" Snoeberger, 66, Boswell, died unexpectedly Nov. 19, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Oct. 22, 1946, in Somerset, son of Richard R. and Helen (Shawley) Snoeberger. Preceded in death by parents and father-in-law, Pastor Chauncey J....