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By Joseph A. Gambardello and Joseph A. Gambardello,Knight Ridder / Tribune | August 17, 1999
TRENTON, N.J. -- The USS New Jersey now belongs to the state after which it is named.At a ceremony Wednesday on the steps of the War Memorial in Trenton, Gov. Whitman signed a proclamation formally taking from the Navy the title to its most decorated battleship."
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By Joseph A. Gambardello and Joseph A. Gambardello,Knight Ridder / Tribune | August 17, 1999
TRENTON, N.J. -- The USS New Jersey now belongs to the state after which it is named.At a ceremony Wednesday on the steps of the War Memorial in Trenton, Gov. Whitman signed a proclamation formally taking from the Navy the title to its most decorated battleship."
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By Kevin Cowherd | June 19, 1991
GIVING directions to a motorist who's lost seems like such a simple task, yet it's apparently too much for the legions of vacant-eyed individuals who routinely walk our streets.Certainly there is nothing more disheartening than pulling up to a stranger on the sidewalk in Washington, D.C., and asking for directions to, say, the Lincoln Memorial, only to receive a blank expression and this snappy reply: "Huh? Well, I don't . . . wait a minute! Are you saying something happened to Lincoln?!"Good Lord.
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By Kevin Cowherd | June 19, 1991
GIVING directions to a motorist who's lost seems like such a simple task, yet it's apparently too much for the legions of vacant-eyed individuals who routinely walk our streets.Certainly there is nothing more disheartening than pulling up to a stranger on the sidewalk in Washington, D.C., and asking for directions to, say, the Lincoln Memorial, only to receive a blank expression and this snappy reply: "Huh? Well, I don't . . . wait a minute! Are you saying something happened to Lincoln?!"Good Lord.
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February 11, 2005
Stephen Gregg Sr., 90, who won the Medal of Honor for helping rescue seven wounded comrades in southern France during World War II, died Friday in Bayonne, N.J. With fellow soldiers wounded by grenades and under continuing attack, Mr. Gregg fired at the enemy and advanced up a hill followed by a medic. Later, he worked for the Hudson County, N.J., sheriff.
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April 21, 2004
On April 19, 2004, EMERSON E. "Unk" WALTZ, formerly of Bayonne Avenue, MD, and more recently of Braddock Heights, MD, husband of the late Eleanor A. Waltz (nee Ausherman). Mr. Waltz was a member of the American Camellia Society, Epiphany Lutheran Church and the Columbia Masonic Lodge #58. Surviving are in-laws, nieces and nephews. Visitation at the Keeney & Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church, Frederick on Thursday, April 22, from 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral service on Wednesday, April 23, 11 A. M at the funeral home.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | August 23, 2012
Baltimore police were investigating two shootings, one of them fatal, that occurred in different parts of the city Wednesday night, they said. A man was fatally shot in West Baltimore before 10 p.m., according to police. Police said the shooting occurred in the 1700 block of North Carey Street in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood. About three hours earlier, police had responded to reports of a shooting in the 2900 block of Bayonne Avenue in the Hamilton Hills neighborhood.
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July 16, 1991
Kitty Dohony, 60, secretary in the guidance department at Archbishop Curley High School, died Saturday at University of Maryland Medical Center after a stroke.A mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Dominic's Roman Catholic Church, Harford Road and Gibbons Avenue.Mrs. Dohony, who lived on Bayonne Avenue, had worked at the high school for 16 years.Her husband, Jack Dohony, is a retired head of the cord shop department at the old Western Electric Co. and a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker.
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July 2, 2004
Dorothy L. Kerrigan, a homemaker and former Ocean Pines resident, died of a stroke Tuesday at University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 78. Born Dorothy L. Wood in Baltimore, she was raised on Bayonne Avenue in the city's Hamilton section. She was a 1944 graduate of Forest Park High School. She was married for 31 years to Bernard T. Kerrigan, a Baltimore and Ohio Railroad accountant who died in 1992. Her previous marriage to Claude Williams ended in divorce. A resident of Fullerton since 1994, she enjoyed travel and reading novels.
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April 19, 2009
My wife and I live in Bel Air and took a cruise on the Explorer of the Seas the first week of January. We sailed out of Cape Liberty, Bayonne, N.J., to the eastern Caribbean, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, where I took this shot of the harbor in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, from Paradise Point. We can't wait to return. The Baltimore Sun welcomes submissions for "My Best Shot." Photos should have been taken within the past year and be accompanied by a description of when and where you took the picture and your name, address and phone number.
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April 28, 2003
Paul F. Abel, who piloted attack jets and submarine-hunting seaplanes for the Navy and later worked as an engineer, died of a brain hemorrhage Tuesday while he was preparing to play golf in Williamsburg, Va. He was 76 and lived in Annapolis. Born in Bayonne, N.J., he graduated from Bayonne High School in 1944. Mr. Abel graduated from the Naval Academy in 1948, after which he underwent flight training and served aboard several ships in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and the Caribbean Sea. Mr. Abel attained centurion status aboard the USS Oriskany for making more than 100 landings in six months with his A4 Skyhawk, a single-engine aircraft.
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October 14, 2004
Edwin Gilbert Greenberg, a retired naval officer and former state government paymaster, died of a heart attack Tuesday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Annapolis resident was 77. Mr. Greenberg was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised in Trenton, N.J. After graduating from high school in 1944, he enlisted in the Army's Specialized Training Program, and attended St. Bonaventure and Colgate universities. After serving in the infantry for a year, he was appointed to the Naval Academy, from which he graduated in 1950.
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