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May 17, 2012

People on the Move

Lisa Gustavson of Epping was one of eight health professionals that just returned from a tuina (pronounced t-way-na) program held October 15-28 in Bejing, Peoples Republic of China, at the China National Olympic Training Center. Tuina is an ancient Chinese manual therapeutic medical system which combines aspects of massage, physical therapy and acupuncture. This was the second time Lisa has traveled to China for more intense training and the learning of new techniques. For more information, call Lisa at 603-734-4127.

Cooperative Extension, Rockingham County, has announced three new members have been welcomed to its Advisory Council. Made up of county citizens who are elected volunteers, the Advisory Council advises and assists UNH Cooperative Extension in the implementation of local Extension programs. New members include Susan Cox of Brentwood, Isobel Parke of Epping, and Robin Wrighton of Brentwood. Additional members of the Advisory Council include Patrice Baker, Kensington, Rebecca Cronin, Newmarket, Jeff Hillier, North Hampton, Judy and Nathan Merrill, Stratham, Emily Schmalzer, Brentwood, and Linda Thomas, Candia. Elected officials who are members of the Advisory Council include Rep. Wes Shuler of East Kingston and Commissioner Katharin Pratt of Hampton.

New Generation has received a grant of $5,000 from the Bishop's Charitable Assistance Fund for help to pay for the cost of food, utilities, and snow removal. The Bishop's Charitable Assistance Fund makes grants to tax-exempt organizations without regard to religious affiliation for projects that help people in New Hampshire meet their basic needs. New Generation is a homeless shelter in Greenland, that provides shelter, food, and support to homeless pregnant and newly parenting women and their babies from throughout the state.

Dr. Joshua Siegel, MD, of Northeast Surgical Care has been named one of the "125 Outstanding Knee Surgeons" by Becker's Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review. For more information about Dr. Siegel and his services, visit www.accesssportsmed.com and www.northeastsurgicalcare.com.

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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 1 day 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 1 day ago 1 Photo
  • Golf Outing Nets Over $10,000 Posted 1 day 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 7 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 10 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 21 days ago 1 Photo
  • July 3, 2014
  • People on the Move Posted 29 days ago
  • June 26, 2014
  • New Officers at KVC Posted 36 days ago
  • June 19, 2014
  • Garden Club Attends Meeting Posted 43 days ago
  • June 5, 2014
  • Heritage Commission Receives Award Posted 57 days ago

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Obituaries
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    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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    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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