| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The huge, idle steelworks is impossible to miss as one travels across the Key Bridge. More than once, my boys have asked about the giant plant at Sparrows Point. "What was made there?" "How many people worked there?" "How come nobody works there anymore?"...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Salvatore J. Russo, a retired Bethlehem Steel timekeeper and World War II veteran, died of diabetic complications Sunday at Emeritus Senior Living in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 94.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Florence and Antonio...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 6:21 PM
They were farmers, painters and watchmakers. Saddlers, millers and carpenters.
Boys from towns like Easton. And men from tiny hamlets like Bath.
Almost all of the 993 soldiers in the 153rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment hailed from Northampton...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Donna R. Holsopple, 66, Windber, passed away July 17, 2013 at home. Born Sept. 26, 1946 in Hollsopple. Daughter of Donald B. and L. Beryl (Shaffer) Holsopple. Preceded in death by parents and brother Dennis R. Holsopple. Survived by brothers; Glen D....
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Water gushes over Domino Sugar's packaging building, washing off grit, fly ash and other gunk — so much of it that the cleaned-up facade is a noticeably lighter shade of brown.
The building had plenty of time to collect whatever the weather and...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:40 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Four years ago, America's Big Three automakers mortgaged all they owned or went into bankruptcy court to keep from going broke.
Since then, General Motors, Chrysler and Ford have all returned to full financial health, unlike Detroit...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Still digesting Saturday's 51-44 double-overtime win by Lehigh over Central Connecticut State in one of the most remarkable games I've covered in 13 years on the Lehigh beat. The players said after the game that they never gave up and always believed they...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:41 PM
In recent history, the territory bordered by Baltimore County, Aberdeen Proving Ground, I-95 and the south shore of the Bush River has been the most densely populated part of Harford County.
There's a good reason for that. The community known as...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:45 PM
I was not prepared for the dramatic and clear view of the Bay Bridge that I had on my recent visit to Edgemere.
I went in search of the old Bay Shore amusement park, where Baltimore families once traveled by streetcar to spend the day, and I found a...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Korlewitz, Linda, “B” J., 68, Johnstown, died July 27, 2013. Born June 18, 1945 in Johnstown. Daughter of John N. and Pauline (Vichich) Boyarsky. Preceded in death by father; parents-in-law, Harry and Helen Korlewitz and husband, H. Robert...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan on Wednesday toured Martin Guitar in Nazareth before announcing his economic development plan for Northampton County. Callahan, who is running for Northampton County executive, said the county needs to get back in the...