CarriageTowneNews.com, Kingston, NH

Newsmakers

May 8, 2014

EH Recognized for Prevention Efforts

Exeter Hospital was recognized recently for its efforts to prevent shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma in infants. The hospital was among 16 in New Hampshire lauded by the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome during the Third Annual Strengthening Families Summit for their participation in the PURPLE program.

Exeter Hospital became involved with the PURPLE program, an educational initiative, in 2011. As part of their commitment to the program, nurses and staff of the Family Center at Exeter Hospital, along with pediatricians and emergency department staff in Exeter were trained in an evidence-based prevention program called the Period of PURPLE Crying®, which offers new information on normal infant crying.

Shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma is a form of child abuse caused by the violent shaking of a baby or small child, usually by an adult frustrated by the baby’s crying. The Period of PURPLE Crying aims to educate parents about the normality of early increased crying during the first months of a baby’s life, and the associated frustration. The program also seeks to teach parents techniques to soothe a baby, and healthy ways to cope with the crying when cry bouts cannot be soothed.

Pictured from left to right are: Maria Doyle of NH Children’s Trust, Inc./Prevent Child Abuse NH; Michelle Savoie (Director, Family Center of Exeter Hospital), Nicole Fowles, Shauna McMenimen, Deb O’Neil, Megan Bruce, Kathy Thomson, Cyndy Carbone, Kyle Hotaling, all of the Family Center at Exeter Hospital, and Julie Price, International Program Director for the PURPLE program of the National Center for shaken Baby Syndrome. Pictured in the front are: Dr. Wendy Gladstone, Cheryl Lodge, Jamie Murray, Liz Fichera.

1
Text Only
Newsmakers
  • Kingston Artist Participates in Exhibit

    NEWBURYPORT, MA —Mary Carolyn Webber of Kingston will present her monotype paintings at the Newburyport Art Association, located at 65 Water Street, Newburyport, MA. The Opening Reception will be held on Fri., August 1, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The exhibit runs through August 10. Other artists in the show include: Patty de Grandpre, Kate Higley, Muriel Angelil, Mary Tuttle, Kate Hanlon, Barbara Nachmias-Kedesdy, Ila Cox, Susan Dosick, Susan Jaworski-Stranc, Mary Arthur Pollak, and Jim Tinguely. For more information, call 978-465-8769, or visit www.newburyportart.org.

    Kingston Artist Participates in Exhibit Posted 6 hours ago 1 Photo
  • Chief Stephen Savage Honored.

    The new Plaistow Police Department Training Facility was named for veteran Police Chief Stephen Savage, insert, the town’ longest-serving Chief. Several area police departments will be utilizing the modern facility.

    Chief Stephen Savage Honored Posted 11 days ago 1 Photo
  • People on the Move Posted 19 days ago
  • New Officers at KVC Posted 26 days ago
  • Garden Club Attends Meeting Posted 33 days ago
  • June 5, 2014
  • Heritage Commission Receives Award Posted 47 days ago
  • May 29, 2014
  • ELLIE FILE4

    File photo Electra Alessio receives a business award on behalf of Carriage Towne News from the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce in 2004. Chamber president Joe Bevilacqua, right, and Jeffrey Butland of the U.S. Small Business Administration make the presentation.

    Saluting the force behind Carriage Towne Posted 54 days ago 5 Photos
  • Masons Donate to Seacoast

    Gideon Masonic Lodge No. 84 of Kingston, made a substantial donation to three students from the Seacoast School of Technology of Exeter, during a fundraiser held at the lodge on Church St., in Kingston. The young men (all welders), will represent the State of NH in the National Skills Championship in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured above, from left, are: Linda Murray, parent advisor; Tim Lavelle. Gideon Lodge secretary; and the three technology students: Tiger Thongchanh, Jeremy Claar, and Ryan Murray.

    Masons Donate to Seacoast Updated 41 days ago 1 Photo
  • Family of the Year

    At the 115th annual Knights of Columbus Convention, held at the Radison Hotel in Nashua, Ron and Nancy Metevier from Council #6850 in Epping, were awarded the 2013-2014 Family of the Year. Pictured with them is the Very Rev. Agapit Jean Jr., the State Champlain for the K of C (also a member of Council #6850).

    Family of the Year Updated 41 days ago 1 Photo
  • May 22, 2014
  • District Governor Homecoming

    Lions District 44-H Governor James (Jim) Robinson was honored at a Homecoming celebration held at the Atkinson Country Club. Governor Robinson has been a highly active member of the Plaistow Lions Club for over twenty-eight years. Pictured from left, John Pettis, Jr., International Lions director; Kay Robinson; Governor Jim Robinson, and Ed Lecius, past immediate director for New Hampshire.

    District Governor Homecoming Posted 61 days ago 1 Photo

Video News: Select category from list
Delta Cancels All Israel Flights Over Missile Fear Obamacare Aid for Federal Plan Struck Down by Court Inside Brady Oestrike's "Hellish Home" Time Warner Moves to Thwart Murdoch Bid Earnest: WH 'Confident' in Legal Basis for ObamaCare Slenderman stabbing victim receives purple heart S. Korean police find body of fugitive ferry owner Investigators want answers in teen's disappearance Prince George celebrates his first birthday Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Phone video of possible shoplifting spree goes viral Weather Gives Washington Firefighters Hope Brooklyn Principal, Boyfriend Charged With Smuggling Heroin Into Prison Investigators Say Missing Marine Wife May Have Been Having Affair Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message Raw: Black Boxes of Downed Jetliner Turned Over Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Black-and-white Stripes Are The New Orange Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped
Obituaries
  • Marie Rose (Robidoux) Audy

    LAWRENCE — Marie Rose (Robidoux) Audy, passed away at her home surrounded by her family, after suffering a stroke in April. She was born in Lawrence and was the daughter of the late Rose A. (Betit) and Alfred Robidoux, originally of Quebec, Canada. She was predeceased by her husband of 28 years, Armand Joseph Audy, who passed away on June 28, 1976.

    Continued ...
    5 days
  • Charles Anthony "Chuck" Carnival, 79

    Jackson, MS — Charles Anthony “Chuck” Carnival, 79, formerly of Raymond, N.H., passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.

    Continued ...
    12 days 1 Photo
  • Francis M. Lurvey, 76

    Bar Harbor, ME — Francis M. Lurvey passed away Sunday, June 22, in Bar Harbor, Maine, after battling cancer. By his side were his sons, Edwin Lurvey and Steven Lurvey and his niece and husband, Debra and Richard Carey, as well as cousin, Marion McDonald. He was the son of Edwin R Lurvey (Bar Harbor) and Delia Amazeen (Dexter). He is survived by five children, a stepson, and their families. His sons, Edwin and wife April, Steven and wife, Pam, David and his daughter, Meghan, as well as his daughters, Lorraine and Ellen and her husband, Paul DiScipio with daughters, Katherine and Julia, and his stepson, Brian Faulkner and wife, Jody with children, Trevor, Rachel, and Keith. He is also survived by his sister, Sheryl, and many nieces and nephews including Frank Lurvey and Elaine Langer. Francis was predeceased by his twin brother, Frank, as well as his brothers, Edwin and Erwin. He was also predeceased by his longtime companion, Brian and Edwin’s mother, Maureen Faulkner and former wife, Roberta Lurvey Gilmore.

    Continued ...
    19 days 1 Photo
  • Norman R. Cote

    Atkinson, NH — Norman R. Cote, of Atkinson, was called to his heavenly home on June 16, 2014, following a period of declining health.

    Continued ...
    19 days
  • Frederick M. Hopper, 64

    Epping, NH — Frederick Michael Hopper, of Epping, N.H., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Predeceased by his wife, Alice Hopper, he is survived by his longtime girlfriend, Joann Peatfield; daughters, Shay Belair and Jayne Pond; sons-in-law, Adam Belair and James Pond; mother, Arlene Hopper; father and stepmother, Frederick S. and Barbara Hopper; siblings, Susan Hardy, Stephan Hopper, Scott Hopper, and Sherri Chagnon; grandsons, Benjamin Belair, Jonathan Belair and Jackson Pond; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Continued ...
    26 days 1 Photo

Stocks