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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- August 3, 2012

Pensacola: one, a fabulous place to visit, or two: the Navy's fascinating flying museum. Join the Norris family for an intriguing family reunion on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Tribute to Sonia Schreiber Weitz
by Dorothy O'Connor
... a courageous and meaningful life

Another train story
by Jerry Norton
... all aboard!

To die in your boots
by Ed Boyd
... I am not going to stand here and wait.

October 4, 1940: A nine-year old's story of the World's Fair
from Florence Pretti
... a child wrote a note 72 years ago

Ell Pond
by Jerry Norton
... I remember

Digging up the dirt on Ell Pond
from Len Dalton
... army engineers make an offer ...

Travelogue: Pensacola and the family reunion
from Don Norris
... local family flies south to little-known gem

Park Commission aims to select golf course manager by end of August
by Joe Sullivan
... new athletic field complex bond costs make selecting manager who can produce high revenue stream more important than ever

Memories of Melrose
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... more than a house, it was a home

by Betty Rossi
... when we got to the beach, I couldn't believe my eyes

Coach Celli's volleyball camp expands ...
from Don Norris and Dick Collis
... Melrose sports venture producing champions

How old is old?
by Casa
... I don't understand the aging process

One of my favorite potato dishes
By Joan Alcala
... this SilverStringer spent years in Peru

Betty's Potato Salad
by Betty Rossi
... I was asked for my recipe

Did you know?
by Florence Shea
... barber poles, sneezing, epistaxiophobia, kites

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