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                                                  Contents
ISSUE 30• SPRING 2015
    InsIde CIty Hall
7 CIty CounCIl
9 KevIn’s Corner
The City Manager discusses Salem’s Downtown Plan.
10 newsmaKers our sCHools
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laKe sprIng parK has undergone its first major renovation project since 1996 to make the area better, not only for Salem’s citizens, but also the ducks that live there.
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      18 BrIngIng tHe FunK
West Salem’s DiFusco-Funk is Teacher of the Year.
20 no strIngs attaCHed
A Salem businessman keeps school symphony alive.
21 gImme sHelter
Special needs youth contribute to their animal shelter.
22 ensurIng a Better Future
Salem Educational Foundation launches a new website.
our CommunIty
      24 anImal InstInCts
Chris Dillman is selected Police Officer of the Year.
35 maKIng It Count
Chief Pat Counts devoted his life to Salem for 40 years.
38 extra speCIal Honor
The popularity of WDBJ’s high school football show led to Mike Stevens’ selection to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
42 2014 water report 50 parKs & reCreatIon 54 a long tIme ago
Mike Stevens & Clark Ruhland
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