Pamela Calvert

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Prince Joe Henry, 1930-2009: Funeral Service, "Prince Joe Henry Day" Declared in Brooklyn, Illinois

    Former Negro League infielder and Riverfront Times columnist Prince Joe Henry was laid to rest Thursday, January 8, in a powder-blue casket at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, with full military honors.Prior to the burial, a crowd of several hundred gathered at the Civic Center in Brooklyn, Ill ... More >>

  • News

    July 5, 2000

    Welcome to Brooklyn

    Damn the criticism -- Mayor Ruby Cook runs Brooklyn her way. But in this historic town, best known for its sex trade, she's not the biggest problem. Brooklyn is broke, divided and sinking fast.