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Bridge named for Fandrey

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On May 10, 1996, Captain Joseph R. Fandrey, a Needham native, died when two helicopters collided during a training exercise in North Carolina. On Saturday, the bridge on Highland Avenue spanning Route 128 was named in his honor, and a brief ceremony was held to commemorate the occasion. To...
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Remembering the Blizzard of ’78

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By Ilene Hoffman January 20, 1978: Huge snowstorm. (When I wrote this, I didn’t know a real huge snowstorm was coming in two weeks.) February 6, 1978: Left work, slightly paranoid about the snow. That’s my diary entry regarding the Blizzard of 1978. Unfortunately, I have no personal photos from that historic blizzard 40 years ago,...
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