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May 10, 2012

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Lions Charity Golf Tourney

The Plaistow Lions Club will host their annual Golf Charity Tournament on Sat., May 19, at the Granite Fields Golf Club, Route 125, Kingston. Everyone is invited to play, including single players. As a special treat, a sports memorabilia silent auction will be held as well as gifts and prizes. Proceeds will benefit the many local charities supported by the Lions. Interested parties may sign up at Granite Fields or, for more information, call Jim Robinson at 603-247-2015. Pictured above, from left, are golf coordinator Jim Robinson, Walter Lawrenc,e and Ron Ruggiero. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Scholastic Chess Tournament

Mr. Kerry McDermott from Epping High School is pictured above presenting fifth grader Timmothy Verb with an award for Best Unrated Player in his section at the Scholastic Chess Tournament which was held on March 24th at Epping High School.

Keeping Earth Day Green

Members of Atkinson Boy Scout Troop 9 and its sponsoring unit, the Atkinson Lions Club, teamed together to plant several trees at the Pope Road Recreation area. The tree planting was celebrated in honor of local and international Lions Earth Day in the community. The trees were donated by Freshwater Farm and Atkinson Recreation Commission. Pictured from left, are: standing - John F. Troy, John D. Troy, and Mike Bisol; kneeling - Danny Driver, Josh Dimattia, Reed Sheridan, Stephen Morin, Dick Magoon, and Jim Miller. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Poster Winners

Smokey the Bear was on hand at Ellis School in Fremont to present the Poster contest winners with their prizes which were Certificates from Forest Rangers Douglas Miner and Neal Bilodeau, and Gift Certificates from the Fremont Garden Club. Poster Contest Winners were Emily Abney, fourth grade, Jocelyn Miller, third grade, and Logan Hiltz, second grade. The contest was open to children in Kindergarden through the fourth grade.

Shown above, from left to right, are: Art Teacher Mike Fernandes, Pat Angus, Laurel Lloyd, Mary Kaltenbach (President), Fremont Garden Club members, Contest Winner: Jocelyn Miller, Logan Hiltz and Smokey the Bear. Absent from photo, Emily Abney, grade 4. Congratulations to all!

Artist Gives Back

Professional artist of oil painting, Jacqueline Cunningham of Atkinson, pictured above, opened her heart and doors to those who would like to find their hidden talents and to those who would like it to renew the art of painting. Both men and women took advantage of the open workshop that took place at the Atkinson Community Center. For more information, call Jackie at 603-362-8399. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Health Care Center in Epping

Core Physicians and Exeter Hospital have partnered for the new and exciting Epping Regional Health Center, 212 Calef Highway, Route 125 in Epping. Exeter Hospital and Core Physicians will provide valuable healthcare services for residents of Epping and the surrounding communities. They are excited to offer comprehensive services in one convenient location including: family medicine, pediatrics, outpatient adult and pediatric physical rehabilitation, imaging (X-ray), lab and mobile digital mammography. Speakers included from left, Brian Campbell, Vice President of Ambulatory Services, Exeter Hospital; Joseph Bernard, DO and Alexandra Bonesho, MD, Epping Health, Core Physicians. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

National Library Week

National Library Week was celebrated with special functions and speakers as well as just settling down in the quiet with a favorite piece of reading material. Above, Lester Marston enjoys his Car & Driver magazine at the Exeter Public Library. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

SRMS Winter Carnival

Sanborn Regional Middle School (SRMS) celebrated Winter Carnival.  An advisory program was implemented last year to give students support in a small group setting and to provide an opportunity to bond with students across grade levels.  Students participated in a variety of events within their advisory group.  Congratulations to Mrs. Marino's advisory group who won the SRMS Advisory Sportsmanship certificate.  The student's were treated to lunch at Ascio's in Newton.  Congratulations to these students and thank you to all advisory groups for their tremendous spirit and effort in making winter carnival a huge success!

Students Honored in NH Math League

The Math League is dedicated to bringing challenging mathematics materials to students. League specialties include math contests, books, and computer software designed to stimulate interest and confidence in mathematics for students from the 4th grade through high school. Over one million students participate in Math League contests each year. Contest questions are designed to cover a range of mathematical knowledge for each grade level. They're fun too!

Hampstead Academy Upper School students competed in the Math League 2012 Contest.  Outstanding individual scores were earned by Daniel Taylor in grade 6, who placed Second in the state and by Noam Hantman in grade 8, who placed Second in the state at his grade level. In the team competition, Grade 6 placed Third in the state, Grade 7 placed Third in the state, and Grade 8 placed Fourth.  Congratulations Math League competitors!

HMS Sports Awards

Congratulations to the Hampstead Middle School Winter Athletes.  The following students were given special recognition by their coaches for their athletic accomplishments. They are pictured from left to right: back row - Kristin Crowell (cheerleading), Abby Deluca (basketball), James Tulley (basketball), Zachary Houston (basketball), Ben Curry (basketball), Kasey Salter (basketball), and  Sydney Sandell (basketball); front row - Emily Heidler (basketball), Maryann Quigley (basketball), Bridget Mulhall (cheerleading), Sydney Dery (basketball), Devin Chaganis (basketball), Zach Bedard (basketball), and Connor Delea (basketball).  Missing from photo is Alethia Tomberelli (cheerleading).

Seacoast League Champions 2012

Congratulations to the NH East Eagles Bantams.  The hockey team finished a great season with a win in the 2012 Seacoast League Tournament.  The team is dedicating their championship win to their friend and teammate, Connor Ball, who passed away this season. Team members are pictured above, left to right: back row -  Head Coach Jay MacDougall of Fremont, Ethan McClure of Brentwood, Ernie Buonopane of Fremont, Sam Kalish of Newfields, Austin Simonds of Kingston, Brennen MacDougall of Fremont, Matt Stollstorff of Newfields, Nate Caron of Nottingham, and Coach Jon Caron of Nottingham; middle row -  Michael Thurston of Newfields, Jack Spitzer of Portsmouth, Isaac Dahl of Brentwood, Colin Dixon of East Kingston, Calvin Babson of Exeter, and Hunter Saxton of Brentwood. In front is goalie Stefan Mraz of Newfields. 

Congratulations, Bantams! (Courtesy Photo by Dena Bouzianis)

Community Dinner

A public community dinner was hosted by members of the First Baptist Church of Plaistow, to benefit the church operating fund. The all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Supper consisted of salad, garlic bread, extra large meatballs, homemade desserts and hot/cold beverages. Kitchen chefs are, from left, Walter Mailhot and Jack Lees. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Scouts Cross Over

More than 200 relatives and friends of Hampstead Troops watched as seventy-five scouts participated in the Arrow of Light and Cross Over ceremonies at Hampstead Middle School. The local members of the Knights of Columbus prepared a meal as part of the annual event. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Guest Teacher holds Master Dance Class

Jay Reynolds Jr. from Sandown, and a former student of Hampstead Dance Academy, just wrapped up “A Chorus Line” at the Paramount Theater in Aurora, Illinois.  He took a break from his vigorous rehearsal and auditioning schedule to hold Master Classes at the Academy. Jay studied with Miss Donna Schipani, owner of the Academy, for 13 years before heading to College and is now pursuing a stage career in NYC. Jay is a graduate of Northwestern University, and has studied with the country's top teachers and choreographers such as Laura Wade, Jeff Hancock, Dominic Missimi, David Bell, and Amanda Dehnart. Jay is currently residing in New York and studying at the Broadway Dance Center with Finis Jhung and Josh Bergasse. It won't be long before we see Jay on the Broadway stage, and we wish him all the best.

Pictured above, left to right, are: back row - Alyson Tarr, Rachel Mermet, Amity Donohoe, Jay Reynolds Jr., Amanda Horrocks, Kara Grandmaison, and Alissa Bredbenner; front row -  Rebecca Sands, Elizabeth Richard, Natalie Livingston, Haley Bredbenner, Megan Bourque, Hannah Jameson, Allysa Gould, Emily Carmichael, and Juliana Mancinelli

For further information about the Hampstead Dance Academy, now in its 26th year, call 329-8101 or visit online at

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