MLBaron is an accomplished artist who practices in varied media from the old American Folk Art of Scrimshaw, to award winning videos and photography. Living on West Island, Fairhaven,MA offers an abundance of subject matter. With every changing season along the shore or inside the West Island State Reservation, an opportunity for a special photo is never hard to come by. This small island is located near the Cape Cod Canal and Martha's Vineyard, MA. West Island is small enough to fit inside New York's Central Park. MLBaron is a SkyWarn Weather Spotter and maintains the West Island Weather Station KA1WBH.
Citations: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives, the Town of Fairhaven (3), Coalition of Vietnam Vets. Hands Across the River, Fairhaven Rotary Club, the National Academy of Cable Excellence (ACE) nomination. The Massachusetts Cable TV Commission, First Place award for documentary 1985 Hurricane Gloria. Massachusetts Cable TV Commission First Place Award for a documentary on the 1938 Hurricane. The Massachusetts Cable TV Commission nomination for a documentary on the abandoned Atlas Tack factory 1987. National Weather Service Citation 1997. Judge for The Academy of Cable Excellence Awards, Gabriel Awards-Catholic Diocese, Massachusetts Cable TV Commission, Award for dedicated civilian service from The Massachusetts Army National Guard. Certificate of Merit from The American Cancer Society, Person of the Year award from MADD. Person of the Month from the New Bedford Standard-Times. Past Program Director for Fairhaven and Acushnet Public Access TV for 14 years. Publicity Director for Save West Island, Inc., Chairman of the Fairhaven Arts Cultural Council for 6 years. Amateur radio operator., Callsign: KA1WBH, Technician Plus.
(Right: ML with Dr Bob Sheets-National Hurricane Center and Bob Thomspon, Director of National Weather Service-Northeast)
By a prop of a Hurricane Hunter With Boston Meteorologist Harvey Leonard
With Mass Governor Michael Dukakis, State Rep John Bradford 1989
With Mass Governor Paul Cellucci 1992
ML continues his life long practice of Scrimshaw, now in his 38th year. He continues to spot weather since 1975. In his spare time he is a recreational shell fisherman ,avid mountain bike rider, and beach goer with his dogs in the trails of The West Island State Reservation. He also is a storm/weather correspondent for WBSM AM 1420, Fairhaven Neighborhood News and The Standard-Times.
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