I met Leonard McGrane on a park bench in the Common on a hot July evening.
The following two stories were published in Salem Patch in February, 2013 following the city’s annual ice sculpture festival.
I met Leonard McGrane in Salem Common on a hot July evening.
As Salem residents jogged, walked their dogs and enjoyed post-supper strolls, I had the privilege to journey into Leonard’s Salem. After more than eight decades in the city, Leonard had much to share. A living history book, he spoke of the city’s rich maritime roots, military drills in Salem Common and the “way things were.”
Are we having a boy or a girl?
It’s the question all parents wait for. Some wait until their baby is born. Others learn from an ultrasound technician.
The Salem Fire Department will dedicate its 9/11 memorial just after a short ceremony acknowledging the 10th anniversary of the attacks on Sunday at 10 a.m.
The Picklepot has reopened, rejuvenated and become a little spicier in the process.
The Columbus weekend tourism numbers are in, and they spell success for Salem businesses.