SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

April 7, 2009

VIDEO ARCHIVE


2-alarm fire at 204 Jefferson Ave., Salem
Firefighters put out a blaze at 204 Jefferson Ave. in Salem after rescuing a 66-year-old woman trapped on the third floor.
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Jay Leno press conference
Jay Leno talks about Salem, his new primetime weeknight talk show, and working at Lennie's-on-the-Turnpike.
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Sergio Maffeo sings to customers
Sergio Maffeo, 52, owner of Trattoria Sablone, sings while he stirs the sauce, and sings as he walks among customers.
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Salem Police Department's new Mobile Plate Hunter
Sergeant Marc Berube talks about the new Mobile Plate Hunter 900. Salem has been using the system since February.
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Laughter Yoga
Five days a week, at councils on aging around the North Shore, Dot McKeen teaches people how to laugh. And to stretch. And to breathe.
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In Memory of Captain Richard Cashin
State police Capt. Richard Cashin of Boxford was remembered Feb. 2 during a funeral Mass at Sacred Hearts Church in Bradford.
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Seal taking a rest
A seal taking a rest at Dane Street Beach prompted a visit by James Lindley, Beverly Animal Control Officer, with a warning.
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Protesters rally at Beverly Hospital
Hundreds rally to save North Shore Birth Center at Beverly Hospital as trustees meet to discuss not allowing births at the center.
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Masco vs. St. John's Prep Football
Experience the sights and sounds of the Masconomet versus St. John's Prep football game played Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008.
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Ride Along with the Hood Blimp
The Hood Blimp flew out of Beverly Airport on its last day of the season. Catch an insider's glimpse into what it takes to get the blimp into the air.
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Swing'in Thursdays
Every Thursday morning The Golden Echos, a swing band made up of local big band musicians, perform for a packed house at the Torigian Community Life Center.
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Burglar breaks into home-security store
A surveillance tape shows a burglar kicking open the door and entering a store, which, among other things, sells home alarm systems and surveillance cameras.
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Four-alarm fire in Peabody
A four-alarm fire ripped through the Highlands at Dearborn apartment complex in Peabody late Thursday afternoon, May 29, forcing residents out.
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How Danversport went up in flames
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board spent more than a year investigating the explosion that rocked Danversport in the early morning hours of Nov. 22, 2006.
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Producing the Producers
North Shore Music Theater does it all in-house.
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Jump Rope For Heart
Students participate in a fundraiser for the American Heart Association.
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Marathon Mamas
4,637 women at least 40 years old running the 2008 Boston Marathon. All the members of this group of female "masters" were born before 1972.
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Odaiko New England
Members of Odaiko New England perform for students at the North Beverly Elementary School. They were demonstrating the ancient Japanese art form of Taiko drumming.
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Opening Day at Fenway Park
Scenes around Fenway Park for the Boston Red Sox 2008 Home opener against the Detroit Tigers.
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Mall security on Segways
Customers at the Liberty Tree mall have grown accustomed to the sight of security officers roaming the cavernous malls atop the futuristic two-wheeled devices.
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Essex Aggie receives salmon
Students in the environmental technology program at Essex Aggie received 203 Atlantic salmon from the US Fish and Wildlife Service's hatchery in Nashua.
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Chef Showdown
Every Tuesday night this spring, Harley Smith, executive chef of 10 Center in Newburyport, is inviting guest chefs from the region to a face-to-face cook-off.
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Glass Blowing
John Volpacchio of the Salem State Glassworks Studio creates a glass fish with five assistants.
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Hamilton-Wenham H.S. Cheerleaders
Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School cheerleaders are headed to Orlando, Fla., to compete in the national championships.
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Salem High School Senior Talent Show
Seniors at Salem High School put on a talent show on March 15, 2008.
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Irish Step Dance
Preschoolers and toddlers of the Children's Montessori Center of Danvers get into the groove of St. Patrick's Day with step dancing by the Bremer School of Irish Dance.
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Harlem Rockets at Beverly High School
The Harlem Rockets were at Beverly High on Tuesday night, March 12, to play teachers and staff during a fundraiser.
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Salem High School trapeze artist
Isabel Patrowicz is a junior at Salem High School and a flying trapeze artist.
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Read Across America
Brown School held it's annual Read Across America. Local officials and parents read stories to students.
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Sled Hockey
The players -- most of them paraplegics or amputees -- are seated in bladed sleds, using their sticks to propel them. But while off the ice their mobility might be limited, on the ice, they can fly.
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Salem News Candidates Forum
The candidates for state rep in the 8th Essex District answered questions on a range of topics during a forum Tuesday, Feb. 26.
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Cook of the Month: Annie Siemasko
Our latest Cook of the Month, 7-year-old Annie Siemasko prepares one of her favorite dishes, a cinammon roll cookie.
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Peabody Apartment Fire
A veteran firefighter struggling to breathe bailed out of a smoke-filled apartment building yesterday by escaping down a ladder head first.
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Masconomet girls basketball
Cape Ann League champion Masconomet Regional girls basketball team working on their game.
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Mr. Magnet
Fuller Meadow School Students at Fuller Meadow School got a demonstration from MIT's "Mr. Magnet" , and got a few surprises along the way.
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Car pulled out of Peabody home
A driver was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital after his minivan hit a house at 15 Eileen Road, Peabody, crashing through a wall, police said.
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Dancing with teachers
A dancing competition will raise money for scholarships for the Danvers High dance team. About eight teachers and 11 high school students in all will team up.
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Bubble fun at Great Oak School
Jeff Boyer gave kids at Great Oak School a demonstration on bubbles big and small.
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Bill Burt at Super Bowl media day
Bill Burt talks about what happens at Super Bowl Media Day.
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University of Phoenix Stadium
A 360 degree look around the site of Super Bowl XLII.
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Ron Jaworski picks: Brady or Manning
ESPN football analyst Ron Jaworski publicly proclaims who he feels is the No. 1 quarterback in the NFL, and you probably want to hear what he says.
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Mayor's press conference on Salem schools
The Salem community has rallied to raise $200,000 for the schools, Mayor Kim Driscoll announced at a press conference.
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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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Soldier returns home to daughter
Lynda Bik who was stationed in Missouri for five months returns for the holidays and surprises her daughter, Maddison Belo, at the Welch School in Peabody.
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Smooching Daisy, the pot-bellied pig
Dale Sampson, a librarian at the city's west branch, promised to smooch the pot-bellied pig named Daisy if children in her weekly book club checked out 1,000 books.
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Gloucester defeats Masconomet
Gloucester High School football team defeats Masconomet 39-0 at Cawley Stadium in Lowell, Tuesday Nov. 27.
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Police crack graffiti case
Police executed a search warrant for two teenage Salem brothers and believe the pair may be responsible for more than 200 graffiti markings around Salem.
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Three killed in explosion
Salem Harbor Station has been shut down in the wake of the deadly steam explosion that killed three workers earlier this week.
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Salem celebrates Halloween
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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Red Sox parade
Thousands of fans lined the route for the Boston Red Sox World Series celebration parade Tuesday Oct. 30, 2007.
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Iguana rescue
Mike Brammer of the Animal Rescue League of Boston rescues a 2-foot iguana that had been loose for months from a tree on Winthrop Street in Salem.
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Dirty Work at the Topsfield Fair
Watch as Salem News writer Ethan Forman tries different dirty jobs at the Topsfield Fair.
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Haunted Happenings Parade
Besides being the official kickoff to the Halloween season in the Witch City, the annual Haunted Happenings parade is an evening for the strange and the creative.
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Fire rages at the Meadow 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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Tanner City Idol
Tanner City Idols 2007 performed to a sold-out crowd at Peabody's Torigian Life Center Aug. 15.
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Go scuba diving with the North Shore Frogmen
For 20 years, the Froggies have met every Sunday morning at a Beverly rest stop off Route 128. They head out to Old Garden Beach in Rockport or Lane's Cove in Gloucester.
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Yankee Homecoming bed races
Thursday night, 14 teams of racers showed up to brave the 90-degree heat.
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A lobster's trail
Beverly Homecoming celebration: Tracking a lobster's trip from trap to table.
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Hospital Point Lighthouse
A 360 degree look around Hospital Point Lighthouse.
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Route 128 neighbors making noise for some peace and quiet
A group of Peabody residents live beside one of the nosiest, dirtiest places in the city -- Route 128 just west of Lowell Street.
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Friday Greasy Pole
Louis "Lou" Perry was crowned Fiesta Friday Greasy Pole champ with a fourth-round victory on Friday, June 29, 2007 at Pavilion Beach.
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Farewell tribute to Nancy Harrington
Students in Salem State College perform musical tribute at June 9 dinner honoring the legacy of departing SSC President Nancy Harrington.
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Before the last dance
Beverly High School students gather at the Rose Garden in Lynch Park for photos prior to the prom Thursday, June 7, 2007.
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A wing and a prayer
Every Thursday and Sunday, members of the Cape Ann RC Model Club gather at a field tucked behind Long Hill Orchard in West Newbury to fly remote-controlled planes, helicopters and jets.
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Todd Farm treasure hunt
Debby DuBay, owner of Limoges Antiques Shop in Andover, discusses a Limoges tray which she found at Todd Farm Antiques and Flea Market.
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Make way for ducklings
Wild mallard ducklings hatch under the red glow of a heat lamp in the Hamilton home of Melissa Dolan.
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Hamilton - Wenham open mic night
On the second Friday of every month, Open Mic Night at the Hamilton-Wenham Community House provides a venue for aspiring musicians.
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Mr. Salem High School
Salem High School students compete to be crowned Mr. Salem High School
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Bee keeping
Beekeepers all over Massachusetts and New Hampshire receive three-pound packages of bees in the mail — typically one queen bee and approximately 12,000 drones and worker bees.
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Behind the scenes at the spring fashion shoot
A behind the scenes look at how the spring fashion photographs were created.
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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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