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Melrose lost one of its finest in January when Percy Glaser, founder of the Melrose Army Navy store, died at age 104. The SilverStringers ran an article on Percy a few years ago, on his hundreth birthday; it can be accessed through this link: Article 8082.


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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- February 3, 2006

Artwork by Don Norris


Publisher for this issue is Kay McCarte

Recounting Bill's tales from the Great Depression

The tale of the tweed hat
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... some stories seem to complete themselves

'Febrewary' is Presidents' Month
by Russ Priestley
... ingest these quotations, in jest

Ted Berger - 100 years young
by Natalie Thomson
... a quiet time to celebrate!

Canine capers by Casa
by Casa
... sleeping around

Winter wonderland in Melrose
by Eleanor Jenkins
... life is great in Melrose

Brunch at the new Cedar Perk
by Natalie Thomson
... but don't come for dinner

The true life story of Waite
by Russ Priestley
... a daughter's labor of love

Belly bumping down Crest Avenue
by Ann Talbot
... not for sissies

Twice baked, Silverstringers do biscotti
by Shirley Rabb
... and they are so good

24 hour daylight in Iceland
by Bob Ross
... difficult adjusting to daylight all the time

Good love gone bad
by Carol Nelson
... sob... sob...

My doll house
by Eleanor Jenkins
... a gift for Christmas that I can still enjoy today

The word is getting around
Dollie Gull-Goldman and Jack Driscoll
... on setting up a yet another SilverStringers

Melrose Mirror Sections explained
by Bob Ross
... past articles readily available

Computer Tips 02/06
... Customize your Start button + Fix your mistake

From Bob Ross
... two time savers

Tax time, but help is on the way
by Jack Beckley, director, Melrose Council on Aging
... Looking Ahead: Computers on-line, Tax assistance ...



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