I met Leonard McGrane on a park bench in the Common on a hot July evening.
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2 Arrested Following Ice Dragon Decapitation
The following two stories were published in Salem Patch in February, 2013 following the city’s annual ice sculpture festival.
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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.”
Boy or Girl? Couple Finds Out At Gender Reveal Party
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.
Haunted Happenings Grand Parade
Salem Fire Department to Dedicate 9/11 Memorial
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.
Picklepot Reopens with Some Spice
The Picklepot has reopened, rejuvenated and become a little spicier in the process.
Strong Columbus Weekend Tourism Numbers for Salem
The Columbus weekend tourism numbers are in, and they spell success for Salem businesses.