Greenbelt

April 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Lanza la Iniciativa de Equidad de Vacunas ‘No Arm Left Behind’

El gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan anunció el miércoles que el estado está lanzando una iniciativa llamada “No Arm Left Behind” que tiene como objetivo garantizar que todos los habitantes del estado que quieran vacunarse contra COVID-19 puedan hacerlo. La iniciativa es un esfuerzo para ayudar a las personas mayores, los estudiantes universitarios y los […]

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April 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Launches ‘No Arm Left Behind’ Vaccine Equity Initiative

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday that the state is launching an initiative called “No Arm Left Behind” which aims to ensure that every Marylander who wants a COVID-19 can get one. The initiative is an “all-hands-on-deck” effort to help seniors, college students, and employers across the state have access to the vaccine as soon […]

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May 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Killed in Wreck on Columbia Pike

Greenbelt Man Faces DUI Charge A Greenbelt woman died early Sunday morning when she was struck by a car on Columbia Pike in Fairland, Montgomery County police said. My Huong T. Nguyen, 45, of the 7900 block of Greenbury Drive in Greenbelt died at the scene, police said. Ivan William Kadian, 29, of the 8400 […]

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August 25, 2017 | Elaine Blackman

Greenbelt’s Laugh-a-minute Reunion – Part 2

Maybe Harry was a wannabe comedian. Luckily he lived to see my son actually become one. I dedicate this post to Harry’s grandson, Mark, in honor of his upcoming marriage. It’s the transcript of side two of an audio cassette tape. (Side one is the previous post on this blog.) Harry kept the jokes coming […]

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July 18, 2017 | Elaine Blackman

Historical Notes Highlight Pentagon Players – Part 3

On this page we see more reflections from Harry’s early Pentagon years. Whether he intended anyone to see them (other than the original recipient) we’ll never know. As our family reads these notes, however, we can pair some of his experiences with the Pentagon photos taken during his career. I found these notes dated Jan. […]

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June 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MS-13 Member Gets 160 Months in Prison

An MS-13 gang member was sentenced to 160 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring and attempting to murder on behalf of the gang, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement Thursday. Celvin Eulice Ramos-Meija, aka “Cadejo,” 21, of Columbia was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte of […]

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April 26, 2017 | Elaine Blackman

For This Editor, Honesty was the Best Policy

As editor of the Greenbelt News Review (in a DC suburb) during the 1950s, Harry infused his honest feelings in the following stories. He also added humor in all but one – a comment on the free press. It’s a subject he wrote about for the rest of his life. This is the fifth consecutive […]

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April 18, 2017 | Elaine Blackman

In Greenbelt, the ’50s Always Seemed so Good

For me, and most other Greenbelt children, life in the ’50s couldn’t have been better. It was an iconic place to grow up. Now, seeing the old city newspapers reveals how the lifestyle was taking shape around us. In this fourth blog post showing Harry’s editorials in the Greenbelt News Review, we see more of […]

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April 9, 2017 | Elaine Blackman

Editorials Spotlight Changing Times in Old Greenbelt

On this page, we see more views of Greenbelt life in the 1950s. And, we see Harry’s budding passion for independent, community newspapers. This blog post is the third in a series of Harry’s editorials as volunteer editor at the Greenbelt, MD, News Review. May 13, 1954 “Time Marches on Greenbelt” (Harry reviews Time magazine’s […]

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March 30, 2017 | Elaine Blackman

Editorials Recall Events of the Early ’50s

This is the second in a series of posts showing Harry’s editorials from the newspaper in Greenbelt, MD, in the 1950s. Greenbelt is a DC suburb founded in 1937 under FDR’s post-depression New Deal. The articles offer snapshots of Harry’s writings unknown to most family and friends he left behind, plus history lessons we can […]

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