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July 3, 2014

Photo Features: July 3, 2014

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

South Hampton Public Safety Day

South Hampton Fire/Rescue held its annual Public Safety Day at the South Hampton Town Common, 3 Hilldale Avenue, South Hampton. A Jaws of Life demonstration was presented, as well as a fire safety trailer filled with smoke, a bouncy “Sparky” house, car seat inspection, special gifts for the entire family, more safety tips, and fun. Enjoying a piece of delicious pizza is Kienan Hague, 9, son of Kathy and Bobby Hague. Pictured right, Deputy Chief Bob Moore, “let the boys” utilize a hose and nozzle off a pumper toward a spinning target. Participants shown are: Brandon, 7, Darren, 5, with mom Gail Donovan of Amesbury. (Larry Kennedy/CTN photo)

Police Dog Trials

The Police Dog Trials were recently held in Andover, MA. Gail (Cappadona) and Cappa's Kennels had eight dogs participate. All the dogs passed, and all were among the top finishers. Cappa's Kennels is located at 6 Page Road in Kingston, and can be reached at 603-642-8811.

Crossroads Scholarship

Kathie Dayotis, right, Principal of the Atkinson Academy Elementary School, presented the annual Community Crossroads Scholarship to Gina Wheeler, pictured at left. Ms. Wheeler will be studying nursing at Plymouth State College. (Larry Kennedy/CTN photo)

St. Anne Summerfest

The annual St. Anne Church Summerfest will be held on Sat., July 26 on the Hampstead Town Green, Emerson Avenue in Hampstead. This promises to be another favorite action filled event. Scheduled activities will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., beginning with a five-mile road race and 5K fun walk. For more information, call Claire at 603-642-3250. (Larry Kennedy/CTN photo)

Garden Club Honors National Parks

In honor of National Parks Service 98th Birthday, the Atkinson Garden Club presented a tribute to the National Parks – a Patriotic Standard Flower Show. The event was held at the Kimball Library, 5 Academy Avenue in Atkinson.  Pictured above, from left, Susan Miner, flower show chairman; Janet Snowdon, staging chairman; and Donna Robertson, Garden Club president. (Larry Kennedy/CTN photo)

Benefit Wounded Warrior

Insurance Agent Eric Berglund of North Andover, pictured, sings and plays guitar at many events, donating all proceeds to the Wounded Warrior Foundation. A veteran himself, Eric volunteers his services to aid veterans in need. He is shown entertaining at the Atkinson Spring Crafts and Food Fair. (Larry Kennedy/CTN photo)

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  • 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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