SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

February 9, 2009

PHOTO SLIDESHOW ARCHIVE


Funeral of State Police Captain

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Celtics Rolling Rally

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Day after Peabody fire

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Peabody four-alarm fire, part 2

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Peabody four-alarm fire, part 1

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Salem observes Memorial Day

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Red Sox open season in Japan
Major League Baseball held its regular season opener between the Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, March 25, 2008, in Tokyo.
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Stuart Merry Timeline
Beverly Patrolman Stuart Merry was found guilty of negligent motor vehicle homicide in the 2007 death of 61-year-old Bonney Burns.
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Peabody Apartment Fire
A three alarm fire broke out at 36 Essex Place in Peabody on Monday, February 26, 2008..
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Historic Curatorship Program
The Historic Curatorship Program permits people to use homes rent free in exchange for tenants restoring them.
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Blizzard of '78 , 30th Anniversary
Thirty-years ago the region was hit with a blizzard that is still talked about today.
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AFC Championship game
There wasn't much drama as the Patriots defeated the San Diego Chargers, 21-12, to win the AFC championship, leading from the first quarter.
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Pats advance past Jags
Tom Brady was nearly perfect in the Patriots 31 - 20 win over the Jaguars to reach the AFC Championship game.
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NH Presidential Primary - Democrats
After statewide polls suggested Clinton was about to be leapfrogged by Obama on his way to South Carolina, Clinton ended on top.
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NH Presidential Primary - Republicans
U.S. Sen. John McCain handily beat former Bay State governor Mitt Romney statewide, but Romney was the big winner locally.
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Patriots Perfect
The Patriots finish the regular season a perfect 16 - 0.
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Beverly apartment fire
Firefighters battled a blaze in a six-apartment building near Gloucester Crossing for four hours Wednesday afternoon. The fire broke out on the third floor of 390 Cabot St. around 12:45 p.m.
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Patriots vs. Dolphins
The Patriots set an NFL record with their 15th win. Tom Brady and Randy Moss edged closer to two more marks.
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Patriots vs. Steelers
The Patriots are only three wins away from perfection after a 34 - 13 win over the Steelers.
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The Lamson House in disrepair
The historic Lamson House in Bradley Palmer State Park in Ipswich needs some serious TLC to restore its natural beauty. The state is entertaining offers.
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Patriots vs. Ravens
The Patriots scored a last minute touchdown to beat the Ravens 27 - 24.
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Election Night
Candidates celebrate successful campaigns.
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Halloween in Salem
Tens of thousands packed the Witch City in one of the largest Halloween celebrations in recent years. Police estimated the crowd at anywhere from 60,000 to 80,000.
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Local fans attend the Red Sox parade
Local fans help pack Boston streets for Red Sox victory parade.
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Red Sox win the World Series
The Red Sox swept the Rockies to win the 2007 World Series.
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A look back at the ALCS
Photographs from the Red Sox and the Indians from the ALCS. The Red Sox won the series 4 games to 3 to advance to the World Series.
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Building a dream home
It looks old-fashioned but feels modern; that's the best way to describe it. Mat and Sarah Cummings' Ipswich home opens to the public during a fundraiser for the Ipswich Visitor Center.
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A funeral for a Yankees' cap
It had all the makings of a heartfelt funeral — a hearse, coffin, flowers and the song “Ave Maria” playing in the background — but it was held in an unlikely place.
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Topsfield Fair 2007
A look at all the photographs from the Topsfield Fair.
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Patriots vs. Chargers
Bill Belichick hung a statement on the NFL at the expense of the perennially pretending San Diego Chargers, 38-14.
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Brush fire at Peabody golf course
Golfers kept putting and chipping at the Meadow at Peabody golf course, ignoring clouds of smoke from the blazing acres of woods around them.
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Hamilton-Wenham Library children's photography contest
Twenty child photographers in grades one through six submitted their pictures to be judged by a panel of three.
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Full Moon Yoga at Salem Willows
Yoga instructor Deborah Kako practices a yoga pose while leading a full moon yoga class at Camp Naumkeag.
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Ballroom dancing at the Senior Center, Ipswich
About 40 to 50 people came to enjoy the live music, food and dancing, offered once a month for seniors at Ipswich Town Hall.
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Peabody West state tournament recap
In the Massachusetts Little League state championship game, Walpole defeated defending champion Peabody West at the Mark Belanger Athletic Field in Pittsfield.
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Patriots First Day of Practice
More than 6,000 fans turned out, despite the heat, to watch the first day of Patriots training camp at Gillette Stadium.
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A look back at the 2006 state champion team
The Peabody West Little League team hit seven home runs on its way to beating Yarmouth, Maine, 15 - 0, in the 2006 Eastern Regional Little League Tournament.
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Peabody West advances to state's final four
Down to their final at-bat, Peabody West clawed out two runs to take a thrilling 2-1 victory over Saugus National to capture the Section 4 championship.
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Bob Hayes, a lifetime of music
On July 3 Bob Hayes received a signed proclamation from Mayor Kim Driscoll for a lifetime of musical "devotion and service to the people of Salem."
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Glover's Marblehead Regiment Encampment
About 100 members of the Glover's Marblehead Regiment camped out in town over the weekend during an annual tradition that honors Gen. John Glover.
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St. Peter's Fiesta Procession and Blessing of the Fleet

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Behind the scenes with mascots
Fun, furry mascots play an integral role in the branding efforts of many minor-league baseball teams. Take a look behind the scenes.
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Local Dog owners prepare for show
Many dog owners spend countless hours and dollars to show their purebreds week in and week out around the country - and sometimes around the world.
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The Friendship departs
The Friendship is headed to Fairhaven for routine maintenance.
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Searching for Army Spc. Alex Jimenez
The military is searching Alex Jimenez who is among three feared captured - or killed - by al-Qaida in a pre-dawn ambush in Iraq.
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B - I - N - G - O
Many regulars have bingo penciled into their social calendars more than once a week.
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Looking back at the Mother's Day flood of 2006

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Nosy Neighbor
The Muniz family's renovations on their home include the addition of a candlepin bowling lane in their basement. This home in North Andover was built in 1974.
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Matt Cook, safe at home
Hamilton pitcher Matt Cook is recovering after a baseball hit him in the head.
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Topsfield Clock Tower
Residents were forced from their homes, businesses were flooded, roads were closed and bridges were threatened as heavy rain caused menacing floods.
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Flooding plagues area
Residents were forced from their homes, businesses were flooded, roads were closed and bridges were threatened as heavy rain caused menacing floods.
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Patriot's Day Storm
For the third time in as many years a spring storm flooded low-lying coastal areas as a powerful nor'easter hit the region over the Patriots Day weekend.
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Spring Fashion Preview
Mod is back on the runway and store shelves with a bang. In 2007, we call it the look for spring and summer.
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Red Sox Home Opener
The Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 14-3 to win in their Fenway Park opener.
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Danvers State Hospital fire
A raging fire reduced four unfinished apartment buildings to rubble at the site of the former Danvers State Hospital.
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Aerials from the Danvers State Hospital fire
Aerial photographs from the Danvers State Hospital fire.
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Danvers State Hospital before the fire
A look at the construction of the new apartments on the property of the old Danvers State Hospital before the fire occurred.
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Making Easter Treats
While Easter is traditionally the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus, many children equate the holiday with candy overflowing from straw baskets on Sunday morning.
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The Inn at Castle Hill
Standing on the veranda of the Inn at Castle Hill, it's easy to imagine yourself in not just a different world, but a different time.
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A voice from Iraq
In the midst of the bitter war in Iraq, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Hobie Saunders is surrounded by children.
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New England Flower Show
Several of the exhibits focus on how home gardeners can incorporate bamboo, threadleaf Japanese maples and stone lanterns alongside native New England plants and materials.
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Wildcats go wild
The Peabody Elementary basketball championship game was held at Higgins Middle School on March 12, 2007. After a neck and neck game, West Memorial defeated South Memorial 11-8.
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"Boston" lead singer Brad Delp remembered
Brad Delp, who grew up in Danvers and was lead singer for the 1970s rock band Boston, was found dead on March 9, 2007 in his home. He was 55.
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High School Musical tryouts
Hundreds of teenagers auditioned to perform in one of the first major theater productions of High School Musical being put on at the North Shore Music Theatre.
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Captain Jennifer Harris, 1978 - 2007
The funeral for Marine Captain Jennifer Harris from Swampscott who died in Iraq after her helicopter crashed. The funeral took place on Febrauary 19, 2007.
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Recovery High School
Recovery High is the first high school in the state for students recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.
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Jennifer Harris brought home
The hearse carrying Jennifer Harris drove by her Swampscott home on February 15, 2007.
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Valentine's Day storm
Snow and then rain fell all over the North Shore on Valentine's Day.
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New Hospice proves a blessing
Josefa Crispin, 49, battled her final days against pancreatic cancer in the Hospice House, which opened in September 2005.
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Danversport Explosion
A massive explosion on November 22, 2006 in a chemical plant leveled the plant and demolished nearby businesses, blew out windows and doors in homes blocks away, and sparked a fire in Danvers.
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