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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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Neil Martino here for a purpose

By Linda Thomas Westwood Hometown Weekly Correspondent A ribbon of tracer fire cut through the night sky over the Green Zone in the middle of Baghdad. It was a black October night in 2005. The air was cool. Bullets were flying everywhere. No one knew where they were coming from. No one knew what was going on. One soldier,...
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