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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- July 6, 2007

It was a run of the mill assignment: Shoot the Fourth of July celebration in town, which means dropping in at the Melrose Savings Bank -- Oooops, now it's the MassBank -- and photographing the Wakefield Retired Men's Club Band, its audience singing patriotic songs. This small gem of a shot was put aside only to be rediscovered while going through the Stringers images folder. Actually it was shot on July 3, four years ago. A nice thought, a good photo.

Photo by Shirley Rabb


Publisher for this issue is Kay McCarte

Honoring "Seven over Seventy"

Rotary steps up, opens the door
from Jack Beckley
... getting into the Milano Center is easier these days

July 4, 1942
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... a child's eye view ...

Hail To The Chief !
by Jerry Norton
... and the electoral process

The razing of St. Joseph's
by Ed Boyd
... my early years were gone

What's growing 'round Melrose
by Shirley Rabb
... the artistic skill of our neighbors show up in the round

Mt. Hood -- the new wild west
by Len Dalton
... SilverStringer "captures" Coyote, on the loose

Letter: The lady from Aztec, NM
from Delores Wernet
... exciting news, devastating news

For English, press One
by Russ Priestley
... I can't fight 'em, but won't join 'em

Memories of summers past
by Eleanor Jenkins
... what a difference 75 years make

On the road
by Shirley Rabb
... from Melrose to Montana and back to Melrose

Canine capers by Casa - July 2007
by Casa
...the continuing journey

Semantics and Memorial Day - 1925
by Lora Crouss
... our elder statesman Stringer draws on memories



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