Sweet retreat with Maple Syrup makers PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 08 February 2011 00:00

Imagine a scenic valley tucked between two wooded hills, an ice and snow-covered creek running nearby, and steam billowing from the tall smokestack of a large, low barn.  The sap gathered from the nearby maple trees is being boiled down into thick, sticky, pure syrup, soon to be enjoyed by a family on their pancake breakfast.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 February 2011 12:29
SCS students, parents and teachers chime in on making up snow days PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 February 2011 00:00

As of right now the last day in session for Salem Community School is May 27, due to adding a total of eight snow days to the school year. The school was in session on January 17 to make up one day and will again be in session on the following days to help get the state required 180 student school days in, February 14, April 11, May 6 and 16.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 February 2011 11:52
Spice up your winter with SOAR! “Seasoning” PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 January 2011 00:00

The second annual “Seasonings” for SOAR!, a chili cook-off  to benefit Washington County SOAR!, will be held Saturday, March 5 at the American Legion Bingo Hall from 4-8 pm.
Chili aficionados will enjoy the many varieties of chili offered by the teams of chili chefs, along with sandwiches, drinks, homemade desserts, and all the fixings.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 January 2011 15:18
Eagle Scout project benefits The Depot in Salem PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 January 2011 00:00

Viewing the model train operation at The Depot railroad museum in Salem will be easier for young children, thanks to the efforts of a Boy Scout who was working to achieve his Eagle rank.
Chris Schroder, 15, has now completed requirements for Eagle Scout. Three days before Christmas he appeared before the Eagle District Board of Review and was awarded the Eagle rank.
“I have finally completed my journey and I am now an Eagle Scout,” Schroder said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 January 2011 15:19
No updates on baby’s death PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 11 January 2011 00:00

Washington County Prosecutor Dustin Houchin said there is no news on the five-month old infant from Salem who died in the early morning hours of Dec. 31.
Houchin said they are still waiting for resilts from the toxicology results.
He said he doesn’t expect any updates until those results are in.
Be sure to check www.gbpnews.com throughout the week as news will be posted as soon it is available.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 January 2011 11:08
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