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September 26, 2013

People on the Move: September 26, 2013

In its March, 2013 publication, Provider Magazine, the national publication of the American Health Care Association, recognized Colonial Poplin/Poplin Way Co-Owner/Administrator, Jeff Philbrick, as one of the twenty health care professionals who are on the rise and worthy of watching. Philbrick was praised for his devotion both to Colonial Poplin and Poplin Way and to the residents and staff. Recognized as a leader in the health care industry, Philbrick credits his mother with teaching him that the foundation of a strong, rewarding business is people – residents, family and staff. With a home-like environment, minimal staff turnover and excellent standards of care, both Colonial Poplin and Poplin Way are reflections of Philbrick’s strong values and the success he has achieved in the health care industry.

The Governor and Executive Council met on April 17 in the Executive Council Chamber at the State House, Concord, and considered an agenda of approximately 110 items. The Following individuals from District 3 were nominated by Governor Hassan to serve on Boards and Commissions: Lorraine Stuart Merrill, Stratham, as Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture, Markets, and Food; and Debra S. Grabowski, Raymond, to the Health Services Planning and Review Board.

Exeter Hospital is proud to recognize its affiliated physicians who have been named among the state’s 2013 leading physicians by New Hampshire Magazine. Physicians honored include: Patrick Clary, MD, Rockingham VNA & Hospice, End of Life Care; Michael Pangan, MD, Core Physicians (Reader’s Poll), Family Practice; Thomas McGovern, MD, Core Physicians, Orthopedic Surgery; Everett Lamm, MD, Core Physicians (Reader’s Poll), Steven Loh, MD, Core Physicians (Reader’s Poll), Pediatrics; and Jim Dolan, DPM, Core Physicians, Podiatry.

People’s United Bank recently introduced a mobile check deposit feature to its mobile banking services. Retail banking customers can now deposit checks just by snapping a photo of the front and back of the endorsed check and using a free smartphone app to deposit it. The free service allows iPhone and Android smartphone users to log in to their account using the People’s United Mobile App, select “Deposit” and follow the simple steps to complete the deposit. The apps are available at Apple’s iTunes store or the Google Play store.

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  • ARC Award

    Larry LeGault of Kingston was recognized for celebrating his 20th anniversary working at the Northeast Arc in the maintenance department. The Arc’s entire senior staff came out to congratulate LeGault on this milestone. Pictured above, from left, Jerry McCarthy, CEO, Northeast Arc, Tim Brown, Director, Day Services Division, JoAnne Wahl, Director, Residential Division, LeGault, Joanne Plourde, COO, Gary Penniman, CFO, and Louann Larson, Director, Family Support Division.

    ARC Award Posted 9 hours ago 1 Photo
  • Volunteer of the Year

    Atkinson Academy Elementary School has named its Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Timberlane Regional High School graduate Ashley Higham, right, received the award from teacher Meredith Bastien, pictured left. Ashley volunteered her services three days a week for two hours in 5-K Intensive Needs classes during the school year.

    Volunteer of the Year Updated 9 hours ago 1 Photo
  • Golf Outing Nets Over $10,000 Posted 16 hours ago
  • Volunteer of the Year

    Atkinson Academy Elementary School has named its Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Timberlane Regional High School graduate Ashley Higham, right, received the award from teacher Meredith Bastien, pictured left. Ashley volunteered her services three days a week for two hours in 5-K Intensive Needs classes during the school year.

    Volunteer of the Year Posted 6 days ago 1 Photo
  • 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 9 days ago 1 Photo
  • July 11, 2014
  • 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 20 days ago 1 Photo
  • July 3, 2014
  • People on the Move Posted 28 days ago
  • June 26, 2014
  • New Officers at KVC Posted 35 days ago
  • June 19, 2014
  • Garden Club Attends Meeting Posted 42 days ago
  • June 5, 2014
  • Heritage Commission Receives Award Posted 56 days ago

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Obituaries
  • Alan J. Walker, 68

    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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