Category Archives: Holy Name

AMONGST FRIENDS

For the next few days I will be paying tribute to people I have known for a long time. People from the neighborhood that meant a lot to me growing up.  These people made a huge impact on me. From … Continue reading

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THE TEAM. THE TEAM. THE TEAM!

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WHAT I MISS #4

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THE BATTLE IN BROOKLYN

A couple of years ago I had the chance to talk with Red Slavin about the disturbing incident back in June of 1977. Whenever I see a brawl in baseball I think back to June of 1977. Only this wasn’t … Continue reading

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GLENN THOMAS ON THOMAS RYAN

I would like to extend my condolences to The Ryan Family. Thomas Ryan, a Holy Name alum passed away yesterday from his injuries that he suffered from a recent fall while working construction on the Verazanno Narrows Bridge. I didn’t … Continue reading

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BLESS ME FATHER…

For I have sinned – it’s been 11 days since I last composed a blog entry. Each and every morning I drive past an outdoor basketball court. It’s covered with snow (we got about 10 inches the past few days). … Continue reading

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MUNGO JERRY

In the summertime when the weather is hot You can stretch right up and touch the sky When the weather’s fine You got women, you got women on your mind Have a drink, have a drive Go out and see … Continue reading

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