Joan Lora, above, welcomed 43 new members to celebrate the society’s 65th anniversary. With her is Lou Raneri, receiving a copy of the “The Salem Story Continues, 1956-2006” for himself and his wife, Diane. As an all-volunteer organization, members encourage the preservation of the city’s history; collect, preserve and exhibit artifacts and memorabilia; and operate the public museum. For information on how to join, contact 330-337-8514 or visit www.salemhistoricalsociety.org.
Added: Fri, September 28, 2012