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A Locust Point Memory: ‘Stay Out of Their Alley!’

I was ten years old in 1947, and one of my fondest memories was how the business agent for the International Longshoremen’s Association, (ILA), Local 829, Pete Rossbach, would bark through a loudspeaker the work orders for the stevedores just […]

A Locust Point Memory: ‘Stay Out of Their Alley!’

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I was ten years old in 1947, and one of my fondest memories was how the business agent for the International Longshoremen’s Association, (ILA), Local 829, Pete Rossbach, would bark through a loudspeaker the work orders for the stevedores just […]

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Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke gives candidate Odette Ramos a boost

Photo - Odette Ramos (L) with Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke Friends of Hampden Elementary/Middle School #55 held a fundraiser Friday and also served a delicious spaghetti dinner, put on a

William Donald Schaefer: ‘Will Time Dim the Glow of His Halo?’

“He knows nothing, and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.” - George Bernard Shaw It was back in the late 50s, in the then

Did a Brooklyn Mobster Put a Hit on the Pope?

Whatever happened to the Mafia’s code of silence? You know, all that show business stuff featured in the movies by actors like Robert De Niro, about a so-called “Omerta.”

Ray Lewis tackles the ‘Importance of Community’

Ray Lewis was one of the speakers Thursday at a groundbreaking ceremony for a multi-million dollar community engagement project. The legendary No. 52 of the Baltimore Ravens, (now an NFL

Babe Ruth as a Baseball Icon and Cultural Celebrity: The Legacy Thrives

He was one of Baltimore’s greatest sons - George Herman “Babe” Ruth, Jr. Born on February 6, 1895, he was one of the two surviving children of George Herman Ruth,

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Dan Rather packs the house at Central Pratt

BALTIMORE — The former CBS-TV national news anchor and icon, Dan Rather, was in Baltimore last night (10.03.19). He made an appearance at the Enoch Pratt Free Central Library

Speaker Nancy Pelosi takes on impeachment inquiry: Will it be good for America?

Nancy Pelosi is a 79-year-old Democrat from San Francisco, CA. In January 2019, she began serving her second term as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Her first term

Johann de Kalb – A Soldier of Fortune & Gallant Revolutionary War Hero (Book Review)

Painting above: The Battle of Camden” by Alonzo Chappel On the southwest corner of the lawn of the State House in Annapolis, Maryland, stands a statue to the Baron Johann de

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