Remember When: Cardinal Gibbons High School was the Catholic school for colored students in St. Mary’s County

Cardinal Gibbons Institute, Ridge, Maryland was a Colored Catholic School in St. Mary’s County. The Cardinal Gibbons Institute was St. Mary’s County’s first high school built to educate Blacks. Located in Ridge, Maryland, it provided academic, vocational and religious instructions to black students from across the United States.- In May 1917, land was acquired for […]

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Letter from High Chimneys

Letter from High Chimneys by Jack Rue Jack Rue fakes it without his spectacles as he lost them on his last joke about the Priest leaving the house of ill repute where he had ministered to the poor working girls. Letter from High Chimneys: Bars Going Broke Rue Stops Drinking – Part OneBy Jack RueI have […]

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NIGHT SHIFT

NIGHT SHIFT KEN ROSSIGNOL THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY Every day about the time that most folks finish dinner and prepare to watch TV go to check for a movie or game or check their email, a hardy group of souls is waking to their alarm clock. They may be reaching for their phone to quiet a […]

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Leonard Copsey Drifted On

“Insurance? Heck no,” said Leonard. “Those people want too much money each year from you, it’s hard enough making a living without paying those big insurance companies those big numbers. We’ll fix up our place, dry things out and replace anything that’s damaged, and we’ll be back open for business really quick.”

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