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March 21, 2013

Photo Features: March 21, 2013

Select photos from the March 21, 2013 edition of Carriage Towne News.

Neill Earns Chief's Award

Veteran Atkinson Firefighter Robert C. Neill, above left, has earned the Chief's Award from Atkinson Fire Chief Michael Murphy, right. The award was presented “in special recognition of Bob's long and dedicated service to the Atkinson Fire Department from 1967”, during ceremonies held at the fire station on Academy Avenue. Bob's contributions to the fire department are exemplified by his many leadership roles: Fire Lieutenant (1971-1972); Fire Captain (1973-1975); Deputy Chief (1976); Firefighters Association President (1970); and Firefighters Association Treasurer (1968-1969 and 1991-1999). (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

SPCA Pet Adoption

Bunnies are only some of the friendly pets that are up for adoption at the New Hampshire SPCA, located at 104 Portsmouth Avenue in Stratham. Staffer Kate Papoulias of Kensington, holds a very cute and cuddly “Aria” who is looking for a good home and would make that certain someone a wonderful companion. For information, call 603-772-2921. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

 

 

Yarn Club at Gale

Gale Library hosts a Yarn Club at the library each Friday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.   All skill levels are invited to attend! Pictured above, from left, at a recent meeting are: Ruth Bragg, Wendy Baker, Doris Williams, Marnie Butland, Irene Giannatsis, and Pat Estabrook.

Easter Services

Special Easter Sunday Services will be held on Sun., March 31, with the Rev. Dr. W. David Thomas, pastor at the Kingston Congregational Church, 6 Church Street, Kingston. Easter Sunrise Service will be held at 6:30 a.m., followed by breakfast; and worship services at 8:45 and 10:30 a.m.  All are welcome. For more information, call the church office at 603-642-7256. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Reading, Writing & Grandma

It doesn't get any better than this for little Giavanna Sarcione, 3, as she gets to spend some time with the Mickey Mouse Magic Moments educational book and grandma, Janet Sarcione. It was all part of the fun as the team attended the “We've Got Books” Sale at the East Hampstead Union Church. Proceeds will benefit the operating fund. Records and video sales rounded out the event. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

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