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Kerry Revival 1861

While doing online research on the Needham family I came across the following statement in an article from the Cambridge (Massachusetts) Tribune from 1901.

Mr. Needham owes his conversion to the great religious revival which swept over Ireland in the year 1861.

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Aly Raisman wears 15 hair elastics to keep her bun secure during gymnastic routines — Boston.com

Aly Raisman is your average 22-year-old from New England—who also just happens to be a three-time Olympic medalist and reigning gymnastics floor champion. The Needham native secured her spot on this year’s five-woman team in San Jose, California—partly in thanks to a stunning floor exercise—and will be heading to Rio to compete for Team USA this August.

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Ride On!

Saturday morning…we know what that means! Yes coffee…see my Facebook post for this week’s coffee muse! At this time of year Saturday mornings also mean riding.Riding my bike has always been one of the best ways to enjoy nature, exercise and do so while moving at a good pace (NOT like running!) Running is something I have to do, keeps me and Guinness healthy, but it is so not as enjoyable as riding! 290 more words

Pan Mass Challenge

Needham Neighborhood Frustrated After Months Of Jack-Hammering

NEEDHAM (CBS) – You can hear the birds sing in Ann Charette’s Needham home every morning until about 7:00 a.m. “That’s when it starts, like clockwork, the jack-hammering,” she says. 185 more words


Apple’s rumored iPhone 8 OLED swap could boost Advanced Energy Industries

”Advanced Energy Industries‘ (AEIS) organic light-emitting diode (OLED) exposure is minimal, a Needham analyst said Tuesday, meaning Apple‘s (AAPL) rumored decision to swap out LCD screens in the iPhone 8 could have minimal impact on small-cap chip gear maker AES,” Allison Gatlin reports for Investor’s Business Daily. 188 more words


Places in Kerry - family origins

Our Irish forebears originated from County Kerry, in the South West of Ireland. A number of places in Kerry are significant in the family story: Killarney, home of the Byrne family, Killorglin, home of the Hicksons. 130 more words