The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

July 20th, 2017

McCain’s Diagnosis • Solar Eclipse Approaches • Trump’s Revealing Interview • Patch Morning Briefing

Also: Manafort and Trump Jr. to testify, rats caring for kittens and simple ways to prevent dementia.

July 19th, 2017

Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

His office confirmed that he had a cancerous brain tumor removed last week.

July 19th, 2017

Trump Travel Ban: Grandparents, Cousins Exempt, Supreme Court Rules

The high court says the government​ can enforce stricter restrictions on refugees, for now​ at least.

July 19th, 2017

Supreme Court Upholds Trump Refugee Ban, But Says Grandparents Still OK

Up to 24,000 refugees assigned to a U.S. resettlement agency will not be able to use that connection to enter the country.

July 19th, 2017

Kittens Are Being Cared For By Rats In The Brooklyn Cat Cafe

Remy and Emile have been tasked with taking care of orphaned kittens.

July 19th, 2017

820-Pound Wild Hog Shot, Killed In Rural Alabama

Wade Seago and his daughter spotted the massive animal in their yard in Samson when the family’s pet schnauzer began barking.

July 19th, 2017

Downtown Spotlight: Pedestrian Mall, Round 1

We’re a little over halfway through our spotlight of the Pedestrian Mall businesses. So far we’ve hit Red Line Cafe, Trolley Depot, Emporium 32, New England Dog Biscuit Company, Aroma Sanctum, Village Tavern, Modern Millie, Wicked Good Books, Village Silversmith, Pamplemousse, Polonus, Bewitched, Omen, and FreakyElegant.  We thought we knew already knew a lot about […]

July 19th, 2017

Congressman Asks NASA About Alien Civilization On Mars (Video)

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican from California, asked a panel whether a Martian civilization existed a few thousand years ago.

July 19th, 2017

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Catches Foul Ball. Then This Happens. (Video)

Looks like the unpopular governor can’t escape the wrath of voters even during his leisure time.

July 19th, 2017

The Public Salon to Engage Community & Cultivate Local Talent at Farmers’ Market

  Whether you have artistic talent or not, you’re invited to take part in a very interesting project-based workshop that will be conducted for 6 weeks on Salem’s Artists’ Row during the Thursday Farmers’ Market from 3 to 7 pm. Mayor Kim Driscoll and the Public Art Commission have launched the Artist in Residence: Pilot […]

July 19th, 2017

Obamacare Lives • Chipotle Sickens • ‘Ring Of Fire’ Brings Heat Wave: Patch Morning Briefing

Also: “Atomic Blonde,” a face transplant, new emojis and more.

July 19th, 2017

Egg Eaters Ante Up For Organic, But Little Changes At Factory Farms

“Why the hell am I paying more for this?” consumers may ask when they learn of small differences in organic and other factory egg farms.

July 18th, 2017

Kiss Of Death: Baby Killed By Stranger With Herpes

“DON’T LET ANYONE kiss your baby,” says a mom in mourning. Why the herpes death rate for newborns is rising in America.

July 18th, 2017

‘Atomic Blonde’ Charlize Theron Packs A Punch In Mini-Skirt And Pumps

Go behind the scenes at the premiere of “Atomic Blonde” in Berlin with Charlize Theron. Plus, watch the official “Atomic Blonde” trailer.

July 18th, 2017

Family Vacation Ends When Son Shoots, Kills Father

The Georgia shooting happened alongside Interstate 75 in Peach County shortly before midnight on Monday, according to the GBI.

July 18th, 2017

‘Mail Rat’ Lives In Nest Of Letters Stolen From Brooklyn Home, Reports Say

The homeowner wondered what had happened to dozens of missing bills and letters.

July 18th, 2017

Man Uses Bare Hands To Pull Shark From Jersey Shore Waters (Video)

Swimmers were pulled from the Jersey Shore waves this weekend after a man used his bare hands to capture a shark. See the video below.

July 18th, 2017

New Emojis: What Characters Would You Add?

A breastfeeding woman, a vomiting smiley and a zombie are coming to your keyboard. What else would you add?

July 18th, 2017

New Emojis Revealed: Which Novel Characters Would You Add?

A breastfeeding woman, a vomiting smiley and a zombie are coming to your keyboard. What else would you add?

July 18th, 2017

Northern Lights Dazzle Michigan: Photos And Video

The Northern Lights put on a spectacular show Sunday night and Monday. We’ve put together a collection of pretty for your eyes.

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