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Monday, November 10, 2008

A Look Back on November 10th

Over the years, Betty Jespersen wrote several articles about the Farmington Diner in the Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel. In this article the future of the diner was still in question.

Currently the diner is stored in Wilton, Maine.

Charlene Rocha, Standard-Times correspondent interviewed Phil Paleologos, co-owner of the Shawmut Diner in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

WTVH-TV CBS 5 in Syracuse, New York reported the process of reopening Doc's Little Gem diner after the fire is taking longer than expected.

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Richard Steffy writing for the Perry County Times, spoke about the history and departure of the Decoven Diner, formerly located in Duncannon, Pennsylvania.

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Andi Rierden of the New York Times wrote an article about diners and their significance in American culture.

The Ocean Bay, a mid-century diner in Point Pleasant, New Jersey had a fire that spread rapidly throughout. Connie Robinson of the Asbury Park Press reported a new diner opened in April of 1993.

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