Category Archives: The Men of Honor of Unity House

Apology offered for a 2010 drive-by murder – from Jimi Blakeney to Lisa Melancon

By Bruce A. Smith The following is a touching and powerful correspondence that I received from a former client of mine, Olujimi Blakeney. In it, Olujimi, via his wife “Jay,” utilizes the pages of the Mountain News to offer a … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House – Chapters 19 and 20

A novel.  Day Four, Noon Help arrives, but first the Brownies and apple pie   I was in the middle of eating an instant chocolate pudding when I heard the dining room go silent.  Slowly I looked up, not sure … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House – Chapter 18

A novel. Day Four, 8:30 am We expand our rescue efforts By the time I got to the dining room, Deon had already spilled a pitcher of juice and tracked it all over the kitchen floor looking for paper towels … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House – Chapter 17

 A novel.  Day Four Our first man falls   I was told that 7:00 a.m. treated Sgt. Jackson to two surprises.  First, alarm clocks went off in every one of the guy’s room.  No one wanted to be late for their … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House – Chapter 16

A novel.  To see all previous chapters, click on categories, scroll down.  Day Three The Men of Honor go to work   I went back to bed, and slept deeply until the smell of bacon awoke me.   By then, Karen had … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House – Chapters 13, 14 and 15

 A novel. Prologue  My name is Dave Stein.  At the time of the nuclear bomb attack on Worcester, Massachusetts I was a psychotherapist for the Unified Alliance of Worcester and assigned to Unity House, their foster care residence for juvenile … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor – Chapter 12

A novel.  To see prior chapters:  https://themountainnewswa.net/category/the-men-of-honor-of-unity-house/ Day Two, 4 pm – The Men of Honor start to get some help  The news from St. Vincent’s was not good, and when Terry returned she went straight to her computer.  Sixty-odd … Continue reading

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