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Salem 'Home for the Holidays’ draws big crowds and raises $2,335 to help kids

More than 300 attended both performances of the Salem Community Band and Choir “Home for the Holidays” performances at the Salem Community Theatre this weekend. Franklin Park Band Director Luke Davis who directed the band was pleased with how the 62 performers ranging in age from 13 to 75 came together. “The band was playing…Read More »

Salem leaf vac to end fall pickups on December 19th 

Salem leaf vac to end fall pickups on December 19th 

The City of Salem Public Works Department has announced the fall leaf vac program will end Thursday, December 19th, weather dependent. Every effort will be made to service the entire City of Salem each of the remaining weeks.  As an alternative to the leaf vacuum service, any compost disposal can be bagged in brown compost…Read More »

Local Sports

Harris 3 Lifts Salem To Win At Columbia….Prep Scoreboard

Harris 3 Lifts Salem To Win At Columbia….Prep Scoreboard

Malia Harris hit a three in the games final 10 seconds at Columbia to help Salem to a 32-30 victory.  It was the only field goal Salem had in the fourth quarter after leading 28-15 at the end of 3.  But Columbia would take the lead late leading to Malia’s heroics. The Lady Eagles had…

Franklin Park Beats Carlyle, Head To Centralia Tomorrow

Franklin Park Beats Carlyle, Head To Centralia Tomorrow

(Photo by Bruce Hixon – FTS Productions)   An 11-0 run in the first quarter gave Salem the lead for good, but it was a 15-0 run in the second half that secured a 43-31 win for Franklin Park over visiting Carlyle.  Carlyle trailed 19-10 at the half, but scored 8 unanswered points to cut…