| Jul 12, 2011
| 4:58 PM
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.
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 2:59 PM
The Cambria Somerset Authority is expected to have bids for a repair project designed to maximize recreational water releases from the Quemahoning Reservoir by the end of March, officials reported during a board meeting on Thursday.
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:17 PM
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....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Mildred A. Wiest, a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. operator, died Aug. 24 of heart failure at her Essex home.
She was 101.
The daughter of a fertilizer company worker and a homemaker, Mildred Hesse was born in Baltimore and moved with her...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Rosalie Kaszycki has enjoyed a long career in banking doing what she loves and helping the community as well.
The 52-year-old Johnstown native has been with First Commonwealth Bank of Johnstown for 33 years surrounded by coworkers she calls part of a...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 5:06 PM
Whenever David R. Owen answered the phone, it was always with a crisp and enthusiastic "Bridge," no doubt a holdover from his World War II days when he was an executive officer and navigator serving aboard the destroyer USS Ordronaux.
Owen, who died last...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Nancy M. "Nanny" Wylie, a retired housekeeper and caterer who enjoyed cooking for family and friends, died Aug. 30 in her sleep at her Gwynn Oak home. She was 96.
The daughter of farmers, she was born Nancy Mayfield and raised in Chester, S.C., where she...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:49 PM
Being a charter board member of the Cambria Somerset Authority I immediately wondered who would respond to Larry Williams’ letter concerning tax dollars being used for the White Water release project. The response by Steve Podratsky was immediate...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Donald E. Baker Sr., 79, formerly of Alwine Road, Jenner Township, died Nov. 26, 2011, at Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant. Born Oct. 19, 1932, in Somerset, son of Arthur Cleveland Sr. and Pearl Edith (Burkett) Baker. Preceded in death by parents; wife of 55...