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Ramones play Essex’s Seagull Inn (2/4/1979)

Ramones at the Seagull: Stripped-down, honest rock is their stock in trade By Tom Basham (Baltimore Sun 2/9/1979) The Ramones came to town this week. They drove down from New York city Sunday in a window van. Their guitars, drums, … Continue reading

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Picnic Halted As Jealous Man Murders Pal at Turkey Point, 1939

(The Afro-American, 8/2/1930) 20-Year-Old Youth is Nearly Decapitated by Friend. What was intended to be a happy event when a number of former high school students gave a bathing party, was turned into tragedy when Robert Turner, 20, 2102 Division … Continue reading

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Rockaway Beach Volunteer Fire Department Sign, 1940s

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