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Bethlehem Steel Corp.

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  • PPL Tower goes (semi-)dark for masonry repairs

     
    Some fellow warriors may have noticed that the soft, red lighting that has bathed Allentown's iconic PPL Tower building for -- well, for as long as I can remember -- has experienced an outage. Or most of the red lighting, anyway. The three recessed levels...
  • Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87

    Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87
    Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people. Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
  • Horace W. Davis Sr., activist

    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...
  • Former Bethlehem Steel CEO donates to Santorum, and others

    Former Bethlehem Steel CEO donates to Santorum, and others
    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...
  • Nancy Lee Murphy, state senator who represented Catonsville

    Nancy Lee Murphy, state senator who represented Catonsville
    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...
  • Stuart Halstead Dobson, engineering executive

    Stuart Halstead Dobson, engineering executive
    Stuart Halstead Dobson, a retired Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. executive and civil engineer, died Nov. 20 of a massive stroke at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. The Stevensville resident was 76. The son of a Bethlehem Steel Corp. mechanical...
  • Dr. Edwin H. T. Besson

    Dr. Edwin H. T. Besson
    Dr. Edwin H. T. Besson, a retired pediatrician who was the former chairman of the St. Agnes Hospital pediatric department, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, Dec. 4 at his Ellicott City home. He was 85. In a memoir, he...
  • Carey Howell Taylor, manager

    Carey Howell Taylor, manager
    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...
  • Court limits Sparrows Point pollution liability

    Court limits Sparrows Point pollution liability
    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. U.S....
  • Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, ironworker, dies

    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, ironworker, dies
    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home. He was 93. The son of a construction superintendent and...
  • Cecil George Mateer, machinist, dies

    Cecil George Mateer, a retired machinist and Royal Navy veteran, died July 28 of pneumonia at Lorien of Bel Air. He was 90. Born and raised in Belfast, Ireland, Mr. Mateer ran away to the sea when he was 13, and served onboard windjammers as a cabin boy....