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  • Coordinated Health hit a home run with the Athlete of the Week program and banquet

     
    Confession time. When I first heard we would be selecting, contacting and then writing about athletes of the week every Monday during the school year, I wasn't thrilled. "It's not like we don't have enough to do," I thought. But when I attended the...
  • REVIEW: Delta Rae brings large stage presence to Musikfest Cafe

     
    Although a “folk rock” band, Delta Rae errs on the side of rock with a more mainstream appeal. The Durham, N.C.-based band straddle both genres in its own way — folk in the way of the band’s roots and penchant for storytelling, but...
  • Brilliant

     
    You have to love the leaders of the nonexistent National Museum of Industrial History. They run through $17 million over 15 years without creating an actual museum. Blasted in a Northampton County grand jury report for their ineptitude and specifically......
  • South Bethlehem

     
    One of my columns last week included an email from a former south Bethlehem resident who felt I disparaged his neighborhood and his neighbors in a column this spring. The column he was unhappy about was inspired by my enthusiasm......
  • Burger stand serves up root beer and nostalgia in Rosedale

    Burger stand serves up root beer and nostalgia in Rosedale
    The roadside root beer stand's orange contours memorialize this venerated shrine to a different era. Its fans make pilgrimages to this Stewart's franchise on Pulaski Highway, a truck-battered stretch of U.S. 40 in eastern Baltimore County, to recall the...
  • John F. Leitzel, insurance agent

    John F. Leitzel, insurance agent
    John F. Leitzel, a retired insurance broker and agency owner, died of heart failure Dec. 21 at the Joseph Richey Hospice in downtown Baltimore. The Dundalk resident was 95. Born in Coatesville, Pa., he was the son of Alvin Leitzel Sr., a Bethlehem...
  • Alvin L. Jordan, Bethlehem Steel worker

    Alvin L. Jordan, Bethlehem Steel worker
    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...
  • Joseph C. Watkins, millwright

    Joseph C. Watkins, millwright
    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...
  • In Donald C. Mason, Dundalk has lost a great American [Letter]

    On Nov. 18, Baltimore County and the people of Dundalk lost a great man when former County Councilman Donald C. Mason passed away. To know Councilman Mason was to know why his generation is called "The Greatest Generation." Like many in his day, Mr. Mason...
  • E. Brent Snodgrass, PR executive

    E. Brent Snodgrass, PR executive
    E. Brent Snodgrass, who had been Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s regional director of public and political affairs and later established a Florida public relations firm, died April 1 of complications from dementia at his Tampa home. He was 85. Edwin Brent...
  • Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize

    Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize
    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...