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April 3, 2014

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Select photos from the April 3, 2014 edition of Carriage Towne News.

Epping Knights Forge Ahead for Neighbors

The Knights of Columbus Council No.6850 and Assembly No.2644 of Epping, meet at St. Joseph Church, 200 Pleasant Street (Route 27) with a mission of helping families in and around the community. As an added bonus, a young group (8-18 years) meets the second Saturday of each month to help others with fuel assistance and other community actions. Pictured from left, Michael Annis, Norm Laganiere, Ron Metevier, Bob Stackpole, Dave Hamilton, and Mike Hausman. If you would like to join or need information, call Rob at 603-895-2889. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Cool Kids for Homeless

The COOL Kids Club of the Atkinson Congregational Church held a successful drive to help homeless families with donations of linens, cleaning supplies, hygiene items, towels, soap, shampoo, craft and school supplies, and much more. The donations were delivered to Emmanus shelters in Haverhill, MA. Some of the COOL Kids are, left, Cole Priest, Matthew William, Skye Priest, Sydney Monahan, and Jack Abel. Standing at left is Karen McLain, Director of Christian Education. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Sanborn Drama South Pacific

Roger’s and Hammersteins’s classic musical “South Pacific” was performed by Sanborn Drama at the Sanborn Regional High School. Giant palm trees graced the stage bringing you to the islands and all your favorite listening pleasures. Cast members include from left, Alex Felisberto, Lt. Buzz Adams; Michael Giordano, Professor; Tyler Sampsonis, Commander Harbson; and Collin Dagostino, Lt. McCaffrey. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Let the Games Begin

Baseball and softball teams are gathering for the season of outdoor fun with friends and family. Future Sandown players Bri Brown, 11, on left, and Gina Sciacca, 8, were part of a general fundraising event to help purchase sports equipment, field maintenance, and at times umpire costs. Standing at left, Matt Brown, dad assistant and John Sciacca, assistant coach. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Children’s Rhyme Hand Jive

The Timberlane Regional Music Department hosted a Choral Concert celebrating Music In Our Schools Month  at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) in Plaistow. Pictured is the sixth grade chorus under the direction of Susan Howard, singing and using the presentation for: A Children’s Rhyme Hand Jive. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Sanborn Students for a Cause

Teachers, students and alumni at Sanborn Regional High School held a “cut it for a cause” cut-a-thon in the auditorium of the school in Kingston, to benefit the Virginia Bartlett Scholarship fund. Ginny Bartlett was the librarian at the school for eighteen years, and lost her battle to cancer. Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths makes and donates wigs to women fighting cancer. Committee members include from left, Madi McLellan, Erin Thompson, Sophie Bortone, Bob Bartlett, husband of Ginny, and Josie Eacho, Key Club president. A special thanks to stylists: Nina, Ashley, and Samantha from Epic Design Studio, Jackie and Melissa from Salon Invidia, and Tammy from Cutting Concepts. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

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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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