To the Editor,
As a former president of Local 2609 of the United Steelworkers at Sparrows Point, I’ve spent my retirement continuing to advocate for fair trade, a voice on the job for workers and justice for retirees. That’s why I oppose the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement as it currently stands.
On Sunday, September 22 at Todd’s Inheritance, the shooting of General Robert Ross was again discussed. But this time the discussion had added substance because the medical report on Ross’s bullet wounds was available for all to consider.
I enjoyed the “Beginnings” article in the September 19 issue, and I am looking forward to more of them in the series. I would suggest that they have a heading of Sparrows Point, to draw the attention of your readers who are interested in the town and in the plant.
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a semi-monthly column by the Baltimore Museum of Industry’s Jack Burkert, who is a Dundalkian. Burkert will be writing about Bethlehem Steel and the history of Sparrows Point.
A local youth in the Civil Air Patrol received the General Billy Mitchell Award on Sept. 17 at Dundalk American Legion Post 38. He is a member of the Osprey Composite Squadron.
Remember when you were 8 years old, in third grade, and the excitement you had when school started and you got a “brand new” pencil holder or notebook, or some colored pencils or even stickers of animals, flowers, or stars of red, blue, and gold?
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