After hurricane delay, Salem hosts a belated Market Street Day

    On Aug. 27, Salem, N.J., should have been celebrating Market Street Day. Instead, it was bracing for Hurricane Irene.

    Two months later, the summer event is going off almost as planned.


    Foods, antiques, crafts, live music and sales — all the Market Street Day traditions — are part of today’s celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Salem. The town didn’t escape Irene unscathed, but it’s recovered enough to hold the 37th annual event and even has an extra feature this year.

    A special presentation will be made to Salem County resident Steve Maconi for his support and dedication to the Market Street Day car show.

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