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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | January 20, 2013
Charles H. Burkhardt Jr., a former Anne Arundel County construction worker, died Friday from complications of diabetes at his Pasadena home. He was 66. Born and raised in South Baltimore, Mr. Burkhardt attended city public schools. For more than 40 years until retiring in 2004 on a medical disability, he worked as a construction worker. "He retired from Danella Corp.," said his daughter, Kelly Latham Pizarro of Pasadena. "His nickname was 'Good Time Charlie.'" Mr. Burkhardt was an avid Ravens fan. He also enjoyed fishing and crabbing.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | February 5, 2014
If you're a middle-aged construction worker living in Baltimore and don't have any dance experience, you might think your odds of appearing in a music video are pretty low. Well, here's your big chance. Baltimore-based dreamy rock duo Wye Oak is seeking "people who fit the look of a construction worker or mechanic type" for their next video, according to a Craigslist post that band member Jenn Wasner shared on Facebook.  The band is seeking seven men and three women, preferably between the ages of 30 and 50.  Those "who enjoy getting dirty" are encouraged to apply.
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By Jessica Anderson and Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | December 22, 2010
A construction worker was killed while working at Fort Meade on Monday, a spokesman said. The man, who has not been identified, was helping to complete the Defense Media Activity building, part of Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, construction when he died in a work-related accident, said Fort Meade spokesman Chad Jones. Jones said he was unaware of how the death occurred, but said the man was taken to Laurel Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was employed by Hensel Phelps Construction Co. based in Chantilly, Va., which did not immediately return a call seeking comment Tuesday night.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | August 22, 2013
A 40-year-old construction worker had his right leg partially severed from his body after being struck by a piece of heavy machinery at a construction site in Odenton on Thursday morning, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Emergency personnel responded to the site in the 2600 block of Conway Road about 8:15 a.m. for a report of a man seriously injured and found the injured worker suffering from an "incomplete amputation" of his leg, the department said. The man was transported by a Maryland State Police helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, the department said.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | August 22, 2013
A 40-year-old construction worker had his right leg partially severed from his body after being struck by a piece of heavy machinery at a construction site in Odenton on Thursday morning, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Emergency personnel responded to the site in the 2600 block of Conway Road about 8:15 a.m. for a report of a man seriously injured and found the injured worker suffering from an "incomplete amputation" of his leg, the department said. The man was transported by a Maryland State Police helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, the department said.
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November 9, 1990
Services for Daniel Starks, a retired construction worker, will be held at 9:45 a.m. today at the Phillips Funeral Home, 1727 N. Monroe St.Mr. Starks, who was 73 and lived in the Basilica Place Apartments, died Tuesday of heart failure at Maryland General Hospital.He retired nearly 20 years ago, because he was losing his sight, after working for construction companies for many years.A native of Friendship, he served in the Army as a military police officer in North Africa and Europe during World War II.He is survived by a sister, Ruth Flood of Washington; a brother, Albert Starks of Philadelphia; and several nieces and nephews.
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September 16, 1990
Services for Kirby Lester Johnson, a 26-year-old construction worker from West Baltimore, will be held at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Bethel AME Church, Druid Hill Avenue and Lanvale Street.Mr. Johnson, who lived in the 500 block of Dolphin Street, died Wednesday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center from gunshot wounds suffered near his home Sept. 7. Police said yesterday they had no suspect and no motive in the shooting.A native of Baltimore, Mr. Johnson was a graduate of Booker T. Washington Junior High School and had worked at construction jobs until recently.
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June 13, 1996
A 29-year-old construction worker was gunned down on an East Baltimore street yesterday afternoon, police said.Homicide Detective Ray Jones said the victim was walking in the block of E. Lanvale St. near Spring Street about 4: 50 p.m. when someone shot him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.Pub Date: 6/13/96
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December 15, 1994
A construction worker who was injured when a piece of equipment tipped over and pinned him to the ground Tuesday was in fair condition yesterday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said.James Anthony Harding, 43, of the 900 block of Burnette Ave. in Arnold was flown by a Maryland State Police helicopter to ShockTrauma after the 2:30 p.m. accident.He was operating a roller at a construction site just south of Route 450 near the Interstate 97 overpass, police said.The roller, which was on a muddy, steep incline, turned over.
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September 15, 1997
Samuel J. Lovett, a retired construction worker, died of pancreatitis Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 69.Mr. Lovett worked for a Baltimore construction company for 25 years until he retired in 1971, when he moved to Greenwood, Del.The Baltimore native moved to Arnold in the 1950s.Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Cranston Funeral Home, 300 Shipley St., Seaford, Del.A son, Samuel Lovett, died in 1975.Mr. Lovett is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Lovett; four daughters, Renee Spain of Denton, Wanda Lovett of Wilmington, Del., and Kim Sylvester and Lori Eaton, both of Greenwood; a brother, Bernard Lovett, and a sister, Margaret Lloyd, both of Baltimore; eight grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | January 20, 2013
Charles H. Burkhardt Jr., a former Anne Arundel County construction worker, died Friday from complications of diabetes at his Pasadena home. He was 66. Born and raised in South Baltimore, Mr. Burkhardt attended city public schools. For more than 40 years until retiring in 2004 on a medical disability, he worked as a construction worker. "He retired from Danella Corp.," said his daughter, Kelly Latham Pizarro of Pasadena. "His nickname was 'Good Time Charlie.'" Mr. Burkhardt was an avid Ravens fan. He also enjoyed fishing and crabbing.
SPORTS
By Steven Petrella, The Baltimore Sun | June 15, 2012
Two years ago, doctors described Josh Stein's shoulder injury , which he originally treated with endless amounts of ibuprofen , as one of the worst they had ever seen. Stein has seven screws and a plate in his left collarbone. Coupled with 11 broken bones in the last five years, he's building quite the resume of wounds. But still, through all the pain, the motocross rider refuses to give up what he loves and now, that dedication is starting to payoff. The Baltimore native will compete in the Budds Creek National on Saturday in Mechanicsvillein the fifth race of the season of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | March 17, 2012
Police are asking for help locating the driver involved in a hit-and-run incident early Saturday involving a construction worker on Interstate 95. The worker, whose identity was not immediately released, was in stable condition. The worker was installing pavement markings in a closed land when he was struck, an initial investigation found. The collision occurred about 12:15 a.m. on I-95 southbound near exit 50 for Caton Avenue, police said. The driver was in a silver or gold-colored GM sedan or Pontiac Grand Prix with damage to the right side headlamp.
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By Nicole Fuller and Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | July 29, 2011
A 27-year-old construction worker from Pennsylvania was killed and another worker severely injured after officials said a precast concrete wall collapsed Friday morning at the slots parlor construction site at Arundel Mills mall. Inspectors with the state agency charged with ensuring workplace safety are investigating the accident, the second time this month in which a worker was injured at the site. The general contractor for the project, which is being developed by Baltimore-based Cordish Cos., closed the construction site on the parking lot of the mall until Monday.
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By Jessica Anderson and Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | December 22, 2010
A construction worker was killed while working at Fort Meade on Monday, a spokesman said. The man, who has not been identified, was helping to complete the Defense Media Activity building, part of Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, construction when he died in a work-related accident, said Fort Meade spokesman Chad Jones. Jones said he was unaware of how the death occurred, but said the man was taken to Laurel Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was employed by Hensel Phelps Construction Co. based in Chantilly, Va., which did not immediately return a call seeking comment Tuesday night.
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By Nick Madigan, The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2010
Baltimore County officials Monday were investigating the circumstances surrounding a carbon-monoxide leak in a Pikesville house that claimed the lives of two construction workers who lived there. The two-story house in the 4100 block of Colby Road was not equipped with a carbon-monoxide detector, according to investigators, who withheld the names of the two dead men until relatives could be notified. Media reports identified the men as Enael Lemus and Nelvin Salguero. Eight other people who lived in the two-story house, as well as three police officers, were taken to the emergency room at the University of Maryland Medical Center after discovery of the leak Sunday morning.
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By Larry Carson, The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2010
A 34-year old Ellicott City construction worker died Monday morning after an excavator hit him in the head on a residential building site in North Laurel, according to Howard County police. Morgan Tyler Gainer of the 9200 block Crabapple Lane was working on a project at Palace Hall Drive and Skylark Boulevard for the W.F. Wilson and Sons Inc. construction firm based in Elkridge when the machine hit him. Fellow employees called for an ambulance at 7:50 a.m. but Gainer was pronounced dead on the scene just minutes later.
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By JACQUES KELLY | July 25, 2008
Michael Thomas Garrison II, a construction worker and superintendent, died of undetermined causes Sunday at his sister's Wilkes Barre, Pa., home. The Rosedale resident was 31. His father, Michael Thomas Garrison, said a cause of death is pending a toxicology report. Born in Wilkes Barre and raised in St. Mary's County in Southern Maryland, Mr. Garrison was a graduate of Chopticon High School in Morganza. He served in the Army as a combat engineer. As a young man he trained to be a carpenter and became a superintendent for Bryco General Contractors on Rolling Road.
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