Friday, September 14, 2012
The man who plans a Wipeout course for the public in Danvers was arrested on Sept. 11 after flying over Salem in a motorized parachute - one of his other adventure sport businesses.
The man arrested earlier this week for flying a motorized parachute over Salem is the mastermind behind a public Wipeout course planned to be built in Danvers last this year. Patrick Tarmey the same adrenaline quest that lead him to create Wipeout at first got him into motorized parachuting. “After the success with Paramotor Tours I started Wipeout,” Tarmey told Danvers Patch. “I have an addiction to extreme recreational businesses.” Tarmey, who lives in Peabody, has been in the headlines this week after multiple 911 callers reported him flying over Salem on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Tarmey’s escapades, including his arrest and payment of $50 in court fees, have been reported by the Salem News, WBZ-TV and WHDH-TV news. Tarmey said he …
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Friends and family came together to celebrate the life of Karen Martin.
The band was lively and fun, entertaining the crowd of 300 revelers with rousing renditions of Maroon 5, Lady GaGa, Journey-even taking it old school with Olivia Newton John and Etta Fitzgerald in their mix. With dinner stations, a myriad of passed appetizers, music, dancing and full bar, it was a great party- a fitting tribute for the one person who would have enjoyed it the most: Karen Martin. On October 28, The Karen Martin Benefit was held at the Danversport Yacht Club. The committee in charge of the event had anticipated an unprecedented turnout, upwards of 400 attendees, given that this year marks the tenth anniversary of Martin’s passing on September 11, 2001. With just 200 tickets sold going into the week of the event, the …
Monday, September 12, 2011
On the ten year anniversary of 9/11, Danvers paid tribute to the fallen heroes and their families.
On the morning of the ten year anniversary of 9/11, Danvers residents came together to remember the sunny September day in 2001 that changed every American's life Learn more about the day's memorials here. For complete 9/11 coverage from Danvers, head over to our Week in Review: 9/11 Conversations.
Several events took place in town honoring and remembering the victims of 9/11 on the ten year anniversary.
Several events took place in Danvers yesterday to honor the fallen victims of the tragedy that changed America ten years ago. Starting at about 8:30 a.m., New Brothers Restaurant and Deli held their annual remembrance. After 9/11, Kary Andrinopolous, Brothers owner, said he used to host a memorial at his home, but when it became too big, he decided to offer it to the entire town at his business in the square. At 9 a.m. the town paid tribute to fallen Danvers resident Karen Martin, a flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 11. Organized by retired Danvers police officer Jim George, the walk began on North Putnam Street, and finished in front of the Danvers Fire Department headquarters on High Street. State Representative Ted Speliotis…
Danvers School Committee meets this evening, free DCAT studio classes, and more today, September 12.
Before you start your week, check out these five things you need to know today, September 12: 1. Be sure to check out coverage from yesterday morning's 9/11 memorials in town. For a complete list of our ten year anniversary stories, check out our Week in Review: 9/11 Conversations. 2. Tonight the Danvers School Committee will meet at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. 3.Partly sunny skies with a high near 80 degrees are predicted today by the National Weather Service. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4 p.m. 4. Interested in becoming a part of the Danvers Bi-Peds? Check out their monthly meeting, tonight at Endicott Park. Learn more about the Bi-Peds' Swamp Walk initiative here. 5. Studio production classes begin today at the …
Sunday, September 11, 2011
The tenth anniversary of 9/11 coverage on Danvers Patch.
This week we've honored those who we lost on 9/11/2001 with a special ten year anniversary tribute. Here are some of the conversations throughout the week on Facebook and our user comments. For our complete 9/11 anniversary coverage, check out:
Friday, September 9, 2011
9/11 memorial events in Danvers.
Not sure what to do this weekend? Here are our picks for things going on in town. 9/11 Memorials in Danvers Other Picks There's a lot to choose from this weekend. For a complete list of events, head over to our Events Calendar.
Where were you on September 11, 2001?
Everyone has their story. We caught up with some folks in town at Town Hall and New Brothers Restaurant and Deli to ask them where they were on September 11 on that historic day, and what their initial reaction was. Do you remember exactly where you were when you found out? We do. Join in the conversation and let us know where you were, here.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
On Sunday, the Diversity Committee and Peabody Institute Library are sponsoring a discussion panel for the ten year anniversary of 9/11.
On the ten year anniversary of 9/11 this Sunday, a panel of experts will discuss the various impacts the day has had on Americans at the 9/11 Ten Years Later: A Decade of Change for American Culture, sponsored by the Town of Danvers Diversity Committee and the Peabody Institute Library. "It's a nice opportunity for people to reflect on those events," said Donna Marturi, head of reference information and services at the library. "The tenth anniversary is an important one for us to think about all that has happened and how we move forward from here." Town Manager Wayne Marquis will act as moderator for the panel, which will include Police Chief Neil Ouellette, media expert Dan Kennedy, and authors of "September 11 in Popular Culture, A …
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
"We all consider each other brothers. When we drive into the city they take us right into their fire stations. Its a brotherhood," John Salvenelli said of the New York firefighters he'll be staying with during this year's 9/11 anniversary.
Beverly firefighter and Danvers resident John Salvanelli will ride down to the ten year anniversary of September 11 in New York City on his Special Edition 9/11 Harley Davidson, a bike only firefighters could order. Salvenelli, a Danvers resident for 30 years, and Beverly firefighter for 27, is president of the Red Knights, Mass. Chapter 14. Salvanelli recalls that sunny day in September of 2001, working on his uncle's house when he was told to come inside to see the news. Once Salvanelli watched the images he said, "do you have any idea how many firefighters just got killed? Nobody grasped it." Immediately following, the Beverly firefighters got together and drove down to New York with 343 bronze firefighter helmets, made by Brian …