Category Archives: Essex / Middle River

Jackie Nickel and MLK: Champions of Courage remembered

As the nation honored courageous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  this past Monday, we recall another, local, “champion of courage,” Jackie Nickel (1942-2007), whose legacy lives on in her East Baltimore community and the heart of a young boy named Kevin McDonough. … Continue reading

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Jackie Nickel & MLK: Champions of Courage remembered

As the nation honored courageous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  this past Monday, we recall another, local, “champion of courage,” Jackie Nickel (1942-2007), whose legacy lives on in her East Baltimore community and the heart of a … Continue reading

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“Walking in an Essex Wonderland”

An oldie but goodie from the Baltimore Or Less Christmas archives. Happy Holidays! Merry Christmas from Balmer Hon! Brett Harlow won $500 from a 98 Rock contest when he submitted his song “Walking in an Essex Wonderland.” Essex Wonderland from Bianca … Continue reading

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