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November 8, 2012

People on the Move

Skin Serenity MediSpa opened eight years ago in Haverhill, MA. Owner, Carol O’Connell, started with just two employees but has quickly grown Skin Serenity into a successful medical spa with over 15 employees and a client base of over 5,000. Carol decided to expand her business to a satellite location in downtown Exeter where they offer a wide array of pampering spa services such as facials, massage, body treatments, and waxing. Skin Serenity also offers all of the cutting edge medical spa services including laser skin rejuvenation, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion and peels. Skin Serenity’s Medical Director, Dr. Michael Kutka, Plastic Surgeon of Haverhill, MA, is also available for Botox, fillers and sclero vein therapy. You can visit Skin Serenity MediSpa located within Forever Young DBM at 159 Water Street in Exeter. For more information, visit www.skinserenitymedispa.com or call 603-775-7546.

New Creation Healing Center, 80 Route 125, Kingston, recently welcomed three new staff members. Candice “Candy” Cassidy of Sandown, is now working part time as a receptionist at the front desk and as Director of Volunteers. Angela Cunningham of Plaistow has been added to the medical assistant team. Rachel Seavey of Exeter serves as medical transcriptionist. Founded in 1994, New Creation Healing Center takes a whole person approach to health care and cure, bringing together family practice medicine, massage, counseling and Christian spirituality and prayer. For further information, call 603-642-6700.

Brothers Alex and Jeff Lazerowich from Stratham, have recently launched their first venture together called Dorm Sleep LLC. As college students themselves, they have recognized a problem for students living in dorm rooms, the lack of quality sleep. To find out more, students and parents can check the Dorm Sleep website, www.mydormsleep.com.

A printing company from Warner and the Department of Environmental Services were recognized for their work to keep New Hampshire green during Greenerpalooza V in July at the Meadowbrook US Cellular Pavilion. Atlantic Green Energy of Seabrook, which provides advice, sales and installation of energy efficient equipment, was named Best in Show among more than a dozen vendors at the concert. For more information about Greenerpalooza, visit www.nhEconomy.com.

Exeter resident and Provident Bank customer Patricia Keefe’s good luck is good news for the St. Vincent DePaul Society Exeter (SVdP). Ms. Keefe won his-and-hers Felt® cruising bicycles in a random drawing at The Provident Bank this summer. Not needing both, she donated the men’s bike for a raffle prize in SVdP’s Community Festival Fundraiser (COMFEST) held on August 4 to raise money for its Community Assistance Center. Coincidentally, The Provident Bank provided financing to SVdP for the purchase of their building last year.

Jones & Beach Engineers, Inc. in Stratham recently completed, designed, and obtained project approvals for a CVS Pharmacy and mixed-use commercial development on Main Street in Amesbury, MA. Jones & Beach is celebrating its 35th Anniversary this year providing land survey and civil engineering services to private and municipal clients. You can reach them at 85 Portsmouth Avenue, Stratham or call 603- 772-4746.

Dr. David Davis, of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics, has won the Aircast Award for Basic Science at the 2012 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. Dr. Davis’ abstract was chosen out of 450 submissions in a highly competitive selection process as the best basic science paper for 2012. Dr. Davis presented his abstract, Simple Guidelines for Anatomic Femoral Tunnel Placement in ACL Reconstruction of the Knee, at the Annual Meeting July 12-15 in Baltimore, MD. Written in collaboration with Dr. Mark Steiner, the paper came at the conclusion of significant research on ACL reconstruction during his fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.

Psychic medium Debbie-Raymond Pinet of Raymond lives in two worlds - this one and the mysterious Other Side. She bares her soul in The Growth of Truth, her new book that tells of the heaven and hell of her life. Co-authored with multimedia journalist Bonnie Meroth from Epping, The Growth of Truth is a candid, down-to-earth and poignant account of a psychic medium who has committed to serve both those who dwell amongst the living s well as though who have crossed on to the Other Side. Books are available at the Water Street Bookstore in Exeter, www.amazon.com and www.barnesandnoble.com.

One year ago, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network opened the doors to their newest hospital on Pease International Tradeport to care for patients in need of specialized rehabilitation services following an illness or injury. As the only free-standing hospital for comprehensive medical rehab in the greater Portsmouth area, NRH at Pease operates at maximum capacity and has served 805 patients in their first year. Patients receive physical, occupational and speech therapies following diagnoses including traumatic brain injury, multi-trauma injury, spinal cord injury, hip fractures and stroke.

 

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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 28 minutes 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 21 minutes ago 1 Photo
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  • 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 19 days ago 1 Photo
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  • 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

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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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