alvin sallee

It is impossible to know Galveston without knowing the wharves, the ships which are tie up by the people who make it all work. Mr. Janek has made this case very well. At least once a year we all should remember.

As a third generation New Mexican, a Native NM, or a NNM, I can add that there is nothing like real New Mexican food, it differs from Northern NM and Southern NM.

I have never watched Breaking Bad, even tho with my brother I wrote, The Methamphetamine Handbook: What you Need to Know…

Wilma,

The two proud ships, the center of the Galveston Naval Museum would still be rusting hulls, without the dedicated efforts of volunteers like you who drive, sometimes over a 1,000 miles to scrape rust, give safety briefings and bring your expertise. We have told the Park Board…

Thank you all, yes, I have seen first hand the joy and good well Galveston gains through the shoe boxes at Christmas with the crews and folks from all over the world including Russia. I have a few more columns on the Seafarers Center I will be submitting to the paper. Appreciate your inpu…

Exploitive conditions for American merchant mariners were dismal until the efforts of maritime unions at the beginning of the 20th Century, culminating in the “Seamen's Act of 1915 (LaFollette/Furunseth Act) which codified in US Law requirements for a minimum of food and water rations, as…

E. R. Bills, the author will be at the Bookshop at 23rd and Market today from 2-4pm

In 1974 I joined the faculty at SWTSU with an office in Flowers Hall. Over the two years I taught there I knew many of the actors listed in E.R. Bills' book, including Bob Barton, the newspaper editor. I appeared and held the same beliefs as many of the male faculty who were fired, and I …

Miceal,

Thank you, yes working on a ship is a life of regulations for sure. And for safety.

I find your comments very helpful.

Best,

Alvin


This is a common sense editorial. We have allowed a minority--"representatives of the gun industry" and lack of mental health care to terrorize our school systems. 1984 is here.


Thank you for a well researched, logical assessment of this how this administration has establish the conditions where child abuse, sexual abuse and emotional abuse occur. It is the law that all citizens who suspect child abuse must report it to the state, law enforcement or protective se…