| Nov 29, 2013
The recent publication of Elmer J. Hall's "A Mill on the Point: One Hundred and Twenty-Five Years of Steelmaking at Sparrows Point, Maryland," marks the last of his quartet of books chronicling the work and social history of the once heavily...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:56 PM
An energy company that wanted to build a terminal in Sparrows Point to import liquefied natural gas and an 88-mile pipeline into Pennsylvania has scrapped those plans after a seven-year fight over safety and environmental concerns.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:47 PM
John H. Tierney, former head of the Travelers Insurance Co.'s Baltimore engineering department and a World War II veteran, died Feb. 24 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 90.
The son of Edward Tierney, a...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Workers at Sparrows Point imploded one of the buildings at the closed steel plant Friday, causing a loud boom that was heard in nearby Dundalk, Baltimore County Police said.
MCM Industrial Services conducted a controlled demolition of the Basic Oxygen...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper.
Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Thomas R. Foster Jr., a retired Baltimore City public schools deputy superintendent who co-wrote math textbooks, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Parkville resident was 82.
Born in Baltimore and raised...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:04 AM
State environmental officials and the owners of the Sparrows Point peninsula are moving toward a settlement to correct alleged regulatory violations at the former steelmaking site.
Regulators say an array of problems have occurred over the past year...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Afaa Michael Weaver, a Baltimore native who spent 15 years as a factory worker, has won one the country's most lucrative poetry prizes.
Weaver, a professor at Simmons College in Boston, received the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his most...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:45 PM
County Executive David Craig is making it way too easy not to vote for him ("Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods," March 12). Is he running for governor of Disney World?
State government has a lot of bills to pay for...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:05 PM
With more than 600 associates working at its Bethlehem facility, industrial automation and mobility-equipment manufacturer Bosch Rexroth can trace its Lehigh Valley roots to 1967 and a modest shop in Easton with three employees.
Back then, founder...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Building on the Dream Act approved by voters in 2012, Democrat Anthony G. Brown proposed Thursday that Maryland provide low-interest college loans to the children of workers who are in this country illegally.
Brown's proposal came on a busy day in the...