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Woman rescued from Mount Jackson over the weekend could end up paying for her rescue BY ERIK EISELE THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CRAWFORD NOTCH — The woman searchers found near the summit of Mount Jackson on Sunday could wind up being charged for her rescue, even though the rescuers who found her credit her skill and preparedness for her survival. “She’s alive today because she was smart,” said Rick Wilcox, president of Mountain Rescue Service, the volunteer rescue service that found Julie Horgan. Horgan, 61, of Milton, Mass., spent Saturday night outside at almost 4,000 feet, but she was neither hypothermic nor frostbitten when searchers found her around 10 a.m. Sunday. The wind was blowing more than 70 mph and the
temperature was near zero that night. “It was pretty brutal. We were certainly anticipating some injuries,” said Alain Comeau, one of the three MRS rescuers who found Horgan Sunday morning. “It was a surprise to find her in good health. She was well equipped, she did everything right.” Horgan spent the night marching in place just below treeline. “You could see this track where she was stomping all night long,” said Steve Larson, another of the MRS members who found Horgan. “She was in much better shape than I would have been had I gone through what she went through.” Horgan’s plan, according to rescuers, was to go out for a day hike of Mount Jackson, a 4,052 foot peak south of Mount Washington on the Appala-
chian Trail. She climbed up the mountain from the west on a well-packed trail wearing double plastic boots and snowshoes. She had multiple layers of winter clothing but no overnight gear. She reached Mount Jackson’s summit in the afternoon, where she intended to turn around and return the way she came up before dark. Instead, she unwittingly wound up walking south along the Appalachian Trail, which was not packed, until she hit the trees. She searched in vain for the packed trail through the trees she’d come up on. Around 3:30 p.m. she called a friend using her cell phone. New Hampshire Fish and Game was notified at 3:40 p.m. Fish and Game sent officers to search for her after
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St. Kieran Arts Center’s 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Celebration and Auction was a huge success. Over 175 people from throughout the North Country gathered at the Town and Country Motor Inn for dinner and a great evening of fun and festivities. The annual dinner helps raise much needed funds to support the performing and visual arts series. Shown with auctioneer and humorist for the evening Paul Fortier are the winners of the “Best Wearing of the Green”, Shawn Gallant and Caitlin Ramsey.
GORHAM— The Gorham town hall auditorium will host its first performance since 2005 this weekend. The auditorium is ready to host productions and meetings after it’s been closed and under renovations for more than five years. After the Friday night concert, which the town is co-hosting with the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire, the town is starting to see the calendar for the venue filling up. “We’re really excited to have the space open and have so much interest from non-profits,” said Denise Vallee, director of finance and administration for the town. She added it’s great that the town can finally host events like this concert. The Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire and the town of Gorham will host a performance titled “The Nature of Dances and Dreams” a consee INTEREST page 6
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Collectors draw the line at 1950s (NY Times) — Prop designers and dealers by trade, Kenyan Lewis and Grace Kelsey are collectors of early 20th-century Americana, objects that date, roughly, from the end of the Victorian era through the machine age. The line is drawn at the 1950s: “We don’t get into that stuff,” said Mr. Lewis, 39. He and Ms. Kelsey, 33, gave up their apartment on the Lower East Side in 2008, and now rent a house in Accord, N.Y., a hamlet about two and a half hours north of Manhattan. When they moved, their belongings filled two 26-foot moving trucks; they made an additional trip with one of the trucks, plus five more trips with a minivan. The contents included stacks of Popular Mechanics magazines from the 1930s and 1940s, vintage patterns and buttons, tube radios and old fans, camp blankets, books, decanters. Throughout the house, which dates from 1890, the new is scarcely evident, except in the office, where a worn 30-foot American flag is draped along a window near three computer workstations, and in the modestly sized attic, where a 73-inch TV looms like a drive-in movie screen. (Living in Accord, they don’t get out much, they explained; Netflix provides entertainment.)
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Scores dead in blast at Yemen weapons factory
SANA, Yemen (NY Times) — An explosion at a weapons factory in southern Yemen Monday morning killed scores of people, according to a hospital in the southern city of Jaar. On Sunday, militants took over government buildings in Jaar, known as a Qaeda haven, as well as the nearby factory in the same province, Abyan. Some news reports said that the militants took some material and left, and that the explosion occurred after a fire broke out when others entered
to loot the factory. Some said a cigarette started the fire. “This accident is a true catastrophe, the first of its kind in Abyan,” said a doctor at the state-run hospital in Jaar, according to Reuters. “There are so many burned bodies. I can’t even describe the situation.” Responders were having difficulty identifying remains amid the chaos and destruction. Counts ranged from about 80 to more than 100. Some were to be buried in mass graves.
Japanese regulator: Contaminated water escaping nuclear plant Japanese
TOKYO (NY Times) — Highly contaminated water is escaping a damaged reactor at the crippled nuclear power plant in Japan and could soon leak into the ocean, the country’s nuclear regulator warned on Monday. The discovery poses a further setback to efforts to contain the nuclear crisis as workers find themselves in increasingly haz-
ardous conditions. In another new finding, Tokyo Electric Power Company, which runs the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power station, said late Monday that it had detected an increase in levels of plutonium in soil samples taken from within the compound a week ago, raising fears of yet another dangerous element that may be escaping the crippled reactors.
It was unclear where the plutonium had come from. The reactors could be a source, and tests of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, which ended in 1980, left trace amounts of plutonium around the world. The highest levels in the soil, of plutonium 238, were found about 500 yards from the most heavily damaged reactors, the company said.
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Rebel advance halted outside Qaddafi’s hometown
BIN JAWWAD, Libya (NY Times) — Rebel forces’ westward charge was repulsed on Monday by a barrage of tank and artillery fire from forces guarding one of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s most crucial bastions of support, while the American military warned on Monday that the insurgents’ rapid advances could quickly be reversed without continued coalition air support. “The regime still vastly overmatches opposition forces militarily,” Gen. Carter F. Ham, the ranking American in the coalition operation, warned in an e-mail message on Monday. “The regime possesses the capability to roll them back very quickly. Coalition air power is the major reason that has not happened.” The sober assessment came as President Obama prepared to address the nation on Monday night about the American role in Libya amid continuing questions about its objectives and duration.
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PORTSMOUTH — Marine wildlife experts are hoping an underweight, possibly sick harp seal found in a New Hampshire marsh can be cured and released back into the ocean. The 200-pound, 5-foot seal was first noticed Friday in a marsh behind the Little Harbor School in Portsmouth. On Saturday, a New England Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue crew took the seal to the University
of New England in Biddeford, Maine, where it will undergo rehabilitation in hopes it can be released. The New England Aquarium’s Tony LaCasse told the Portsmouth Herald the seal was between 50 and 100 pounds underweight. Officials said if anyone sees a seal out of water for an extended time, they should call the aquarium’s marine animal center in Boston. —Courtesy of WMUR
Health and Human Services: Traces of radioactive material found in state CONCORD — A very low concentration of radioactive material, possibly from Japan, has been detected in snow in New Hampshire, state health officials said. The Department of Health and Human Services said radioiodine was found in a test area at HHS in Concord. The concentration was 40 pCi/L (picocuries per liter) — about half of what was detected in Massachusetts. New Hampshire health officials said the low amount of material represents no health threat. A sample of rainwater in Massachusetts showed the presence of radioiodine-131, but nothing was found in drinking water reservoirs. Health officials have been monitoring the possible spread of radioactive material from Japan as workers there struggle to bring under control nuclear reactors damaged in the recent earthquake and tsunami. New Hampshire Public Health Director Dr. Jose Montero said the amount measured was so low that it couldn’t be detected by the air radiation monitoring system in Concord. The material was found in snow that fell last week, and Montero said eventually finding some material from Japan was inevitable.
“After a release happens, we know we are going to find it here — it was a matter of time — and we just did,” he said. Health officials were able to link the specific material to the reactors in Japan. Montero said the radioiodine presents no threat to drinking water or food, and it has a short half-life, so it deteriorates quickly. On a normal day, the radio chemistry lab in Concord conducts routine tests of the seawater and soil around the nuclear power plant in Seabrook. Health officials said that at this point, there is no cause to step up testing, but should further releases of radioactive material occur at the Fukushima plant, that could change. “Certainly, we are going to keep looking, keep monitoring and keep informing the public if anything changes,” Montero said. Montero said there is also no threat to those most vulnerable to radiation -- infants and pregnant women. He said the concentration found is 25 times below the level that would be of concern for women and infants if they used that snow as their sole source of water over a short period of time. —Courtesy of WMUR
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North Country Heros’ tree to be unveiled To the editor: The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit #82 Gorham is proud to announce that the unveiling of the “North Country Hero’s Tree” will be Saturday, April 2, at Sears on Main Street in Gorham. “The North Country Hero’s Tree” was a community engagement program to promote awareness of the service and sacrifice of U.S. service members and their families and is inclusive of all branches of service, all component, and all generations past and present. Our Heroes’ Tree has much to say for families whose loved ones serve or served in harm’s way. We invite all who would
like to attend for the unveiling to be at Sears for a 10 a.m. unveiling. Refreshments will be served. We also will be announcing the student that was chosen as the recipient of the $100 Saving Bond for writing a poem on “What A Hero Means To Me”. At this time I would also like to thank all the people who assisted me with this project. Sears has generously given us the location for the tree to stand until our local service people return from Kuwait. Diane Bouthot American Legion Auxiliary, Unit #82 National Security Chairperson
Logan King receives INBRE funding for summer research BERLIN -- Logan King, a sophomore at Saint Anselm College, has been named a recipient of INBRE (Idea Networks of Biomedical Research) funding for summer research. INBRE grants are funded by the National Institutes of Health to strengthen biomedical research experiences for undergraduate students. Logan will be working under the direction of
Lisa Bonner, Ph.D., of the Chemistry Department at Saint Anselm College, on a research project examining the use of dopamine transporter inhibitors. The project is designed to examine novel ways to synthesize dopamine transporter inhibitors to treat disease and improve the quality of lives. Logan is the son of Donald and Cynthia King of Gorham.
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By Nicholas Howe
Botany was never my strong suit in prep school. Actually, I didn’t have any strong suits, not even one. I flunked my way through every subject and the school should have thrown me out, but they figured, Well, he comes from a good family, so he’ll come around. I never came around, I couldn’t even get a passing grade in subjects that I actually liked. One of those was Latin, and I did realize that if you don’t know Latin you can’t really know English, and I suspected that English could be very useful and practically every tree and plant in the world has a Latin name, which was about the only other thing I liked in prep school. So I paid attention. I had three years of Latin, and even though I failed my way through all the tests, the sentence structure and the vocabulary and the way Latin thinks stayed with me, and in the years since then hardly a day goes by when I don’t find some use for that language. I just couldn’t pass the tests that might have led a starchy prep school faculty to think that I might have some chance in life. All of which is to say that I can’t identify the small handful of slender greenish dried-out twigs that have been on the floor behind my wood stove ever since I moved in many years ago. They’re thicker than a soda straw but thinner than a common yellow pencil, they’re rigid, and they have nodes about eight inches apart. They might be related to the bamboo family, but that wasn’t covered in the botany class that
I flunked. I don’t actually care whether I know their Latin names or not, or remember why I left them behind my stove some time back, or even how I got them at all, it’s enough to remember that one of their very near relatives got me out of a very difficult spot one winter day in Switzerland. It was during one of my winters on the staff of the U.S. Women’s Alpine Ski Team, where one of my jobs was to do something or run an errand that no one else had time for. I didn’t mind that at all, partly because it was useful and partly because I never knew what was going to happen. For instance, and as I think I mentioned in a recent column, I picked up a hitch-hiker on one of the exit roads at the Munich airport and it turned out to be Sebastian Coe, who at than time held all the world records in middle-distance track events. On another errand I locked myself out of my car, which is almost always inconvenient and on a cold night in the Alps it can even be lifethreatening. I was not happy about this, partly because the team was counting on what I’d gone to get, and partly because I might not survive. Fortunately, I was in Switzerland, and there’s no such thing as a last chance in that country, something or someone will always turn up to fix whatever is wrong. In fact, that’s practically the national industry in Switzerland, whatever the problem might be, they can fix it. Even more fortunately, I was about a block see LATIN page
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J. Bruce Landrigan
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BERLIN - Mr. J. Bruce Landrigan, 78, of 507 First Ave., Berlin, NH, passed away on Tuesday March 22, 2011 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. He was born in Berlin on October 14, 1932, the son of Herbert W. and Madeline (McGivney) Landrigan and was a lifelong resident. He graduated from Berlin High School, in 1950 and was a veteran of the US Air Force. He had been employed by Converse Rubber Co. for 30 years. Bruce was a member of St. Kieran Church, where he served on the church council, a member of the Elks Lodge and of the American Legion Post #36 in Berlin. Members of the family include his wife, Priscilla (Allain) Landrigan of Berlin; a son, Shawn Landrigan and wife Julia of Madbury; two grandchildren, Alexandra Marie and John Kyle; three nephews and one niece; sister-
husband Rick of Milan, and Lori Young and husband Doug of Milan; four grandchildren, Spencer Devost, Ashley Devost, Molly Young and Adam Young, all of Milan; two brothers, Maurice Tremblay of Berlin and Roland Tremblay and wife Joyce of Hendersonville, NC; a sister-in-law, Maureen Tremblay of Uxbridge, Mass.; nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother, Roger Tremblay. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday March 29, at 2 p.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in the St. Kieran Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to meet directly at church. Donations in his memory may be made to the Good Shepherd Parish Memorial Fund, PO Box 570, Berlin, NH, 03570. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To sign the guestbook, please visit www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
Robert A. Delisle
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BERLIN --A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Robert Anthony Delisle, of Berlin, on Tue., March 22, 2011, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Reverend Reverend Mark Dollard, as celebrant. The cantor was Denise Sanschagrin, accompanied by Sandra Patrick, as organist. The acolyte was Cecile Sickler, and the crucifer was Phyllis Morrissette. The pall was placed by his children, Denis Delisle, Diane Desgroseilliers and daughter-in-law, Carol Delisle. His wife, Rachel, placed the cross. His daughter, Diane Desgroseilliers, did the Eulogy. Serving as readers were his granddaughters, Andrea Pearl and Nicole Desgroseilliers. The intercessions were read by his granddaughter, Chantel Delisle. The offertory gifts were presented by his grandchildren, Stephanie Delisle, Natalie Delisle, Cameron Delisle and great-granddaughter Taylor Wright. Internment followed the service at
St. Kieran Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were, his grandson, Nathaniel Delisle, and nephews, Anthony Delisle, Russell Couture, Daniel Gilbert, Mark Gilbert and Michael Pierce. A delegation from the Marie Rivier Associates included: Jeannette Fortier, Madeleine Jeffrey, Diane Fletcher, Cecile and Gerald Sickler, Denise and Robert Sanschagrin, Lorraine M. Ouellette, Barbara Vachon, Jeannette P. Belanger, Rolande Cloutier, Julliette Quintal, Linda Belanger, Louise and Greg Estrella, Rita Bass, Doris Fortier, Jean Paul Poirier, Beatrice Poulin, Cecile Labbee, Nancy Dumoulin, Anita Morin, Muriel Blais, Pricilla Bergeron, Laurette Poulin, Rita Parent, Simone and George Hamel, George Murphy, John DeChaplain, Sr. Estelle Leveillee, Sr. Pauline Sauvageau, Sr. Beausoleil, Sr. Helene de Notre-Dame. There were numerous friends and family members that attended the services from in and out of town.
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in-law, Cecile Allain; brother-in-law, Ernest Allain and his wife Laura; sister-in-law, Julia Allain and brother-inlaw, Robert “Bob” L’Heureux. He was predeceased by his brother, Robert B. Landrigan, and his wife, Maureen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday March 30, at 11 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in the St. Kieran Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to meet directly at church. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Anyone who wishes may make a donation in his memory to the Macular Degeneration Foundation, PO Box 531313, Henderson, Nevada, 89053. To sign the guestbook, please visit www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
Raymond L. Tremblay BERLIN -- Mr. Raymond L. Tremblay, 72, of 417 Sweden Street, Berlin, NH, passed away on Thursday March 24, 2011 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. He was born in Berlin on March 1, 1939, the son of the late Joseph “Tubby” and Fernande F. (Peloquin) Tremblay and lived in Berlin most of his life. He was a veteran of the US Navy. He had been employed by the local paper company, starting with Brown Company and continuing until Crown Vantage, from which he retired, He later worked for Currier Trucking. Raymond was an active member of Good Shepherd Parish, a Third Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, a former director of the Androscoggin Fish and Game Association and a former call fireman for the city of Berlin. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors. Members of the family include his wife, Patricia (Fauteux) Tremblay of Berlin; two daughters, Lisa Devost and
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Request for Proposal Energy Audit Berlin Housing Authority (BHA) requests proposals from qualified bidders in the form of bids for an energy audit for 55 dwelling units and 2 boiler rooms at the Morin and Welch Apartments, Berlin, NH. Bids will be accepted until 3:00 PM, April 19, 2011 at the offices of Berlin Housing Authority, 10 Serenity Circle, Berlin, NH 03570. The jobsite is open for a pre-bid walkthrough on April 7, 2011 at 10:00am at 10 Serenity Circle, Berlin NH. Following the pre-bid meeting a contractor may request a second visit to verify conditions by making the request in writing. Audits must be sufficiently detailed to allow for easy modeling in TREAT or comparable software. CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be secured at the office of the Berlin Housing Authority located at 10 Serenity Circle, Berlin, NH or by calling 603-752-4240 and asking for Mary-Jo Landry. The BHA reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding or to reject any or all bids if deemed to be in the best interest of the Owner. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days subsequent to the opening of bids without the consent of the BHA. Davis Bacon wage rates shall apply. Equal Opportunity Employer. Small, minority, women and Section Three owned businesses encouraged to apply
Carl D. Oleson
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BERLIN -- Mr. Carl D. Oleson, 83, of 447 Sweden Street, Berlin, passed away on Monday morning March 28, 2011 at his home following a long illness, with his wife by his side. He was born in Berlin on March 5, 1928, the son of the late Frank A. and Beatrice (Derry) Oleson, and was a lifelong resident. He graduated from Berlin High in 1946 and was a US Army Veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict. Carl was an installer and repairman for New England Telephone and AT & T and retired in 1985 after 31 years of employment. He was a member of the White Mountain Post #2520 VFW, a former member of the Berlin Water Works Board of Commissioners and a member of the Androscoggin Valley Country Club. Carl enjoyed his home, where he took pride in his flowers, vegetable gardens and especially his hobby of model trains. Members of the family include his wife, Irene
(Labonte) Oleson of Berlin; a brother, Frank A. Oleson of Berlin; a sister, Patricia Holden of Hooksett; special family members, Paul Labonte of Bedford, and Debra Laflamme of Laconia; along with nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a sister, Shirley King. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday morning March 31, at 11 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will be in the St. Kieran Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin, on Wednesday afternoon and evening from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Anyone who wishes may make a donation to the A.V. Home Care Services, 795 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570 or to the AVH Home Health and Hospice Services, 59 Page Hill Rd., Berlin, NH 03570 in his memory. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www. bryantfuneralhome.net.
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So far, the town has started booking events through the end of the year. Some of the events already scheduled include a fundraiser for the Family Resource Center; the Gorham High School prom; the Miss N.H. Scholarship Program benefit concert; a Theatre North production of “Little Shop of Horrors”; the Big Moose Bach Festival; the Miss Berlin Gorham program; and a number of meetings and public hearings. As the schedule is starting to fill up, Vallee said there’s one thing she’s looking forward to. “I’m looking forward to the first sold-out show,” said Vallee.
cert with Aaron Larget- Caplan and Orlando Cela on Friday, April 1. The concert is at 7 p.m. in the town hall auditorium. Friday night’s concert features Larget- Caplan, an American guitarist, and Cela, a Venezuelan flutist and cuatro player, according to a release from the arts alliance. The duo will place Latin dances, lullabies and other works. Vallee said this event is just the beginning of the events being hosted in the town auditorium. “We hope that a whole bunch of people take advantage of the renovation,” said Vallee.
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BJHS to present ‘Alice in Wonderland, Jr.’ BERLIN --The Berlin Junior High/ Hillside Elementary School Players will be welcoming spring with a musical adventure down the rabbit hole in Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” Join Alice’s madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with the Tweedles, raps with a bubble-blowin’ Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game. The large cast of wacky characters will be played by BJHS students Amelia Piet, Savannah Stone, Jane Burdick, Sarah Riff, Andrea Withington, Baileigh Hoyt, Kenzie Macdonald, and Mary Cordwell. Hillside students include Brianne Morneau, Jenah Arsenault, Ella Roberge, Rebecca Stewart, Matthew Landry, Lexi Lacasse, Delaney Macdonald, Alexander Therriault, Parker Ayotte, Samuel Stiles, Skye Rano, and Andrew Martel. Rounding out the cast will be Berlin High School students, Becca Sinclair, Kelly Stock, Bryar Grondin, Luis Cardenas-Osorio,
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North Country Health Consortium welcomes new “Better Choices, Better Health” workshop leaders. Top (l-r) Diane Poh, Kate Keating, Kate Vaughn, Terry Couture, Vivian L’Heureux, Wendy Colby, Alice Gagnon, Kathie Stringham. Bottom (l-r) Francine Morgan, Sally Ash, Kathie Early, Jennifer Simon, Peggy Rosen.
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The Milan Village School honored their volunteers Thursday night, March 24, at their annual volunteer supper. Live music provided by Bill and Denise and Friends and food catered by Home Cooked Meals were a few of the ways that the students and staff of the school thanked this hard working group.
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“Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous”
Saturday, April 2 Ventriloquist Show Donna Marie, accomplished ventriloquist, singer and dancer, performs unique musical and whimsical show featuring a bright array of her hand-made puppet friends, St. Kieran Arts Center,155 Emery St., Berlin, 1 p.m. Tickets $6 adults/$3 for children. Call 752-1028.
The Nanny The Nanny
Adventure King of Hill King of Hill Amer. Dad Amer. Dad Fam. Guy
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On Streets Videos
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Monday, April 4 Social Club Card Party: 1 p.m., St. Anne lower hall, School St., Berlin. WIC Clinic: Beginning 9 a.m., CCFHS, 54 Willow St., Berlin. For appointment, call 752-4678 or 1-888-266-7942.
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Tuesday, April 5 AVH Diabetes Education Meeting: 6:30 p.m., AVH lecture room. Topic, Diabetic Neuropathy. Free, refreshments served. FMI 326-5631. WIC Voucher Clinic: Beginning 1:30 p.m., CCFHS, 54 Willow st., Berlin. For appointment, call 752-4678 or 1-888266-7942.
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––––––––––––––– ONGOING CALENDAR –––––––––––––– Tuesday Cholesterol Clinic: Monday through Friday, by appointment only, Berlin Health Dept. City Hall, Berlin. Call 752-1272 for appointment, All area residents welcome. Cost $10. AA Meeting: Women’s meeting, 10 to 11 a.m., St, Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Weight Watcher’s Meeting: Salvation Army, 5 p.m. meeting, 4:30 p.m. weigh-in. Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, MondayThursday Noon, Friday 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545) The White Mt. Apple User Group meets every second Tuesday of the month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the White Mt. Cafe in Gorham. New Apple users and students are welcome. Developmental Play-group: For infant and toddlers offered by Family Centered Early Supports & Services (FCESS), 10: to 11 a.m., Berlin Recreation Center on the first and third Tuesdays each month. This group is free of charge. FMI Cassie Risch 603-447-4356 x3 or e-mail email@example.com. Gorham. Chess Club: welcomes all levels of players, to meet Tuesday, Family Resource building (across from high school) from 6 to 9 p.m. Lessons free. All questions, call Al French @915-0134. Berlin Area Head Start Accepting Applications: For children between the ages of 3-5 years old. This is an income eligible program. Call 752-5464 to schedule an appointment to enroll your child. Gorham Public Library: Open M-F: 10am – 6pm; Saturdays: 10am – Noon. Children’s Story Time: Fridays, 1:30pm. The NH Downloadable Audio Book Program available to patrons, who are able to choose from a varied and extensive collection. FMI at 466-2525 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Artisan Gift Shop: 961 Main St., Berlin. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jefferson Historical Society: Meets first Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. May through October meetings held at the museum on Route 2, and November through April meetings are held at the Jefferson Elementary School on Route 115A. Everyone welcome. Social Night At Dupont-Holmes Post 82 American Legion: Every Tuesday, Gorham, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Food buffet $7 per person while food lasts! Menu varies each week. Free pool, darts, etc. Members and bonafide guests welcome. Gorham-Sabatis Lodge 73, F&AM: meets second Tuesday except January, February, and March (first Tuesday). For more information, call 466-5739 or 466-5960. The Teen Center: St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, corner of Main and High streets, Berlin. Open Monday-Friday from 2:30-6 p.m. for teens who are of ages 14 to 19. Homework help, internet, pool, movies, music, games, snacks and more for free. Call 752-1240. Prayer Shawl Ministry meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at St. Kieran House, 151 Emery St., from 2-4 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, please call Nicole Plourde, NH Catholic Charities,752-1325 Berlin Kiwanis Club: meets at Sinibaldi’s Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Gorham TOP “74”: Meets every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., upstairs over the American Legion, Androscoggin St. Gorham. Call Claire at 752-6617. Milan Public Library: Monday, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday’s 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous: Step Book/Discussion Meeting, .Tri-County (Step One), School St., Berlin 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. White Mountain Ridge Runners Meeting: First Tuesday of every month, clubhouse on Route 110. American Legion Post No. 36 Monthly Meeting: First Tuesday of every month. Salvation Army Social Services: Food pantry, 9 a.m. to noon, 15 Cole St., Berlin. Computer Lab Classes: Berlin Senior Center, 610 Sullivan Center, Berlin. 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Call to be scheduled (752-2545).
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by Abigail Van Buren
OLDER WORKER’S ILL BEHAVIOR COULD HAVE MULTIPLE CAUSES
DEAR ABBY: My heart ached after reading the letter from “Stumped in California” (Feb. 4), who wondered what could be done about an older co-worker, “Anita,” who she said was showing “signs of dementia.” I would caution her about making judgments based on stereotypes of older workers and their health problems. Like Anita, I am in my late 60s. I am also underwater in my mortgage, which means I have no nest egg. Because my husband is unemployed, my savings have been depleted. My short-term memory is poor, and the meds I am on to help me function do not improve my memory. Anita may not have dementia. She may be suffering from unbearable worry and stress. I suggest putting out a hand in friendship to Anita instead of trying to diagnose her. -- FEELING IT TOO IN RICHMOND, VA. DEAR FEELING IT: Many of my readers felt this one, and wrote to offer compassion to Anita as well as possible explanations for her slip in job performance. Read on: DEAR ABBY: Anyone experiencing marked and/or prolonged changes in mood, function and behavior should undergo thorough medical and/or psychological/psychiatric evaluation. Many treatable conditions can affect memory and concentration. The constant tearfulness observed by “Stumped” is a common symptom of depression. If Anita’s office has an Employee Assistance Plan, a supervisor or HR will know the procedure for referring her to an EAP clinician who can evaluate her and make recommendations for treatment, work-related considerations and followup. -- LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, UPSTATE NEW YORK DEAR ABBY: I am a state-licensed hearing instrument specialist. The commonalities between the symptoms of hearing loss and dementia are many. A person with hearing loss has a tendency to withdraw -- she’s more APART FROM than a PART OF. Also, if she’s having trouble remembering things
she’s done before, she may not have heard the request. (How can you remember something if you have never heard it?) I encourage “Stumped” to talk to Anita about having her hearing tested. A hearing aid may be what she needs to help her perform better on the job. -- KNOWS FROM EXPERIENCE DEAR ABBY: As a manager in the federal government, I had an employee who worked hard the majority of her life and did a great job. Suddenly, her performance began suffering. It didn’t make sense to me how she could be so valuable at one point in her career, and then couldn’t do the simplest task without goofing it up. I sent her to a doctor for an examination, and we discovered that this “older woman” was having mini-strokes all day long! I was relieved to be able to retire her on disability, rather than destroying her life’s hard work by firing her. And she was able to get help for a medical condition she wasn’t aware of. -- RUTH IN FREDERICK, MD. DEAR ABBY: Anita may have a thyroid problem. I had similar symptoms in my 40s, and it took two years for the right diagnosis. A blood test is all she would need to find out. -- HELPING HAND IN ORLAND HILLS, ILL. DEAR ABBY: I am 67 and work because I can’t live on Social Security. Perhaps Anita is facing the same problem and must work. My co-workers are supportive, and we have access to a wellness program to help us. She should check with Human Resources. Anita needs support, not criticism. Do not assume all seniors suffer from dementia. -- SEASONED WORKER IN TUCSON DEAR ABBY: Technology is moving so quickly that people of all ages need to update their skill level constantly. The economy is hitting our seniors hard. Anita may be working to pay for medications. To “Stumped” I say: Get off your high horse and stop watching Anita “deteriorate.” Help her! It might be you someday. -- P.J. IN MIAMISBURG, OHIO
Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at: Dear Abby, c/o The Conway Daily Sun, PO Box 1940, North Conway, NH 03860
by Gary Trudeau
BERLIN: 3/bedroom, 2/bath, 2nd. floor, w/d hook-up, includes heat, no pets, no smoking, references required, $750 plus security, 603-986-5264.
STARK: New 3 bedroom duplex, country setting, appliances included, no pets or smoking. Lease and security required, $900/mo. Plus utilities. Heat included. Call 449-6659 or 749-4355.
BERLIN: One bedroom, 1st. floor, heat, h/w, included, parking, no pets, $525/mo. 752-3089, 340-0401. BUILDING 723-1997.
for rent. Call
CEDAR POND CAMP FOR RENT
For Rent-Commercial GORHAM NH- 299 Main St. 1900sf Great visibility. 466-3809.
Milan, NH. Day, week, month or summer season. On water, no pets, (603)449-2079.
96 Ford Taurus, $750; 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 engine $200; Compound bow, $100, 449-3492.
GORHAM NH- furnished. Includes washer/ dryer, 2 bedroom/ 2nd floor, No smoking/ no pets, $575/mo plus utilities (603)466-3809.
AMAZING! Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set $249, king $399. See ad under “furniture”.
GORHAM, NH 2 bedroom $800/mo, heat and hot water included. Security deposit, references required. 1(800)944-2038. GORHAM, NH Furnished (optional) 1 bedroom $650/mo, heat and hot water included. Security deposit and references required. 1(800)944-2038. GORHAM- New fully furnished 2 BR, all appliances, TV, w/d, heat included. No smoking/ pets 723-8854. GORHAM: 13 Exchange St, (white bldg w/ black trim) 1 br, second floor, h/ hw, fridge and stove, no w/d hookup, no pets. Sec. dep. needed. Call: 466-3378 (8am-4pm, M-F or leave a message). HEATED- 2 bedroom, spacious, sunny, w/d hookups, no pets, no smoking, 1st floor. Security, references, $665/mo. Available 3/1/11. Berlin. (603)343-7912. NEWLY renovated, two bedroom, two bathrooms, hot water only included, $500/mo. 603-234-9507 ask for Bruce. ONE bedroom, furnished, no pets $525, parking (603)723-3856.
BED- Orthopedic 11 inch thick super nice pillowtop mattress & box. 10 Yr. warranty, new-in-plastic. Cost $1,200, sell Queen-$299, Full-$270 King-$450. Can deliver. 235-1773 BEDROOM- 7-piece Solid cherry sleigh. Dresser/Mirror chest & night stand (all dovetail). New-in-boxes cost $2,200 Sell $895. 603-427-2001 Custom Glazed Kitchen Cabinets. Solid maple, never installed. May add/subtract to fit kitchen. Cost $6,000 sacrifice $1,750. 433-4665
MOVING SALE Rental Fleet on sale. Snowboards, Elan skis, Dalbello boots at Boarder Patrol. (603)356-5885.
Furniture AMAZING! Beautiful Queen or Full Mattress Set. Luxury firm European pillow-top. New in plastic, costs $1,095, sell $249. Can deliver. 603-305-9763
Free T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506.
Knowledgeable and dependable automotive technicians of all levels of experience, needed for our growing service department.
$1-A-DAY CLASSIFIEDS • CALL 752-5858 DOLLAR-A-DAY: Ad must run a minimum of 5 consecutive days. Ads over 15 words add 10¢ per word per day. REGULAR RATE: $2 a day; 10¢ per word per day over 15 words. PREMIUMS: First word caps no charge. Additional caps 10¢ per word per day. Centered bold heading: 9 pt. caps 40¢ per line, per day (2 lines maximum) TYPOS: Check your ad the first day of publication. Sorry, we will not issue credit after an ad has run once. DEADLINES: noon two days prior the day of publication except for Monday’s paper when the deadline is Thursday, 11 a.m. PAYMENT: All private party ads must be pre-paid. We accept checks, Visa and Mastercard credit cards and of course cash. There is a $10 minimum order for credit cards. CORRESPONDENCE: To place your ad call our offices 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 752-5858; send a check or money order with ad copy to The Berlin Daily Sun, 164 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570 or stop in at our offices on Main Street in Berlin. OTHER RATES: For information about the professional directory or classified display ads call 752-5858.
Low Cost Spay/ Neuter
2002 Mercury Sable V6 FWD, AUT., 72K miles, power everything, $4000, 603-752-3729.
Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance 603-447-1373
Antiques ANTIQUES, glass, furniture, & collectibles of all kinds wanted by Bob Gauthier, 449-2542. Specializing in Estate and Business liquidation. Bonded.
Announcement GOT a problem? Pray the Rosary! THANKS life.
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BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. BUYING junk cars and local towes, 603-348-3403.
For Rent $75 weekly, private room, shared facilities. "Mother-in-law" quarters, three rooms, renovated, secluded, $100 inclusive, 603-728-7415.
2 bedroom renovated, hard wood floors, Heat, hot water, (603)752-2607.
2000 Audi A6 AWD, loaded, $6000/obo; 2008 Chrysler Convertible, Crossfire, $20,000/obo, 603-449-2164.
2 great apts. available. Great Landlord. 3 bedroom, 1st and 2nd floor. Call H&R Block (603)752-2372.
For Rent Are you working in the area and need a room for a night, week or by the month? Stay at a DuBee Our Guest Bed and Breakfast in Milan. Fully furnished including paper goods, full use of kitchen, wireless internet, Direct TV, barbecue grill, and cleaning service. $35 per night or $125/week. Owners have separate living quarters FMI call 603-449-2140 or 603-723-8722
For Rent BERLIN- Apartments available. 3 Bedroom $775/mo heat included, 1 Bedroom $475/mo. Heat included. Both have washer dryer hookup, electric hot water, Yard. No Smokers. Pets May be considered with excellent references. 723-7015. BERLIN - Upper Main street, First floor, Three bedroom, recently remodeled, garage, $775/mo heated 723-5444, 631-0149. BERLIN: 1- 4 bedroom apts., $475- $750, includes heat, hot water, free moving truck, 723-3042.
BERLIN 2 bedroom, heat, hot water included, w/d hookups, HUD accepted. $525/mo 802-388-6904.
BERLIN: 1st. floor, commercial space @ 1500 sq ft only $500, 723-3042.
BERLIN: Room for rent. All utilities included except food. FMI 723-3919 or 723-0308
BERLIN: 3 bedroom, 2nd. floor, heated, h/w, hardwood floors, off street parking, 466-2088.
Applicants must possess a positive attitude and be able to work with others as a team. GM experience and/or inspection certificate very helpful but not required. Must be willing to learn. Own tools required. Medical and dental plans available. Paid holidays, vacations and 401k.
Apply in person to Austin Woodward at Profile Motors, Inc., Rt. 16 & 112, Conway, NH, Serious inquiries only please.
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Donna Marie and her puppet friends to perform at St. Kieran Arts Center BERLIN -- Popular children and family entertainer Donna Marie, an accomplished ventriloquist, singer and dancer, will perform a unique musical and whimsical show featuring a bright array her handmade Puppet Friends at St. Kieran Arts Center, 155 Emery St., Berlin, on Saturday, April 2, at 1 p,m. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children. Ventriloquism never stops amazing children or adults. Donna Marie and Her Friends provide that amazement and a whole lot more. With a fast-paced repertoire of singing, dancing, yodeling and a flair for comedy, her performances capture the imagination of audiences of all ages. Donna Marie has a unique rapport with children, drawing them effortlessly into her magical world where all sort of wonderful creatures reside and where outrageously funny things happen. Donna Marie has appeared on many stages and television programs throughout New England and
Canada. She has performed for the Disney Channel and has become a favorite at schools, conventions, state fairs and at other community and family events. Copies of her most recent book, “Ventriloquism: How do you do that?” will be available for purchase following the performance. “We are looking forward to gathering children and adults together for fun Saturday afternoon at the Arts Center. Come find out how ventriloquists “do what they do” and watch the puppets tell their own fabulous stories in this highly interactive family show!” said Arts Center Director Joan Chamberlain. The program is made possible through the sponsorship of Jim and Rita O’Donnell and Hall of Greetings, with support of the NH State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation/North Country’s Art Ventures Fund, an Anonymous Fund, Libby Family Fund, North Country Region Community
ARE you hard-working, honest and experienced repairing cars? We want to see you! Busy auto repair shop looking to add automotive technician. Pay/ Bonuses based on experience & production. Apply in person at Northern Tire- North Main Street, Colebrook.
HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison 367-8851.
RAFFI’S Painting and Pressure Cleaning. Residential, commercial, industrial, interior, exterior. Pressure wash driveways, roofs, siding. Carpet cleaning, lead removal. Certified 29 years experience. Full insured, free estimates, references available. 603-915-0816, 603-723-2690.
NEW Hampshire Books Needed; White Mountains, AMC Guides, History, Sets, Estates, Many Others. Mat, 348-7766.
Looking To Rent LOOKING for room to rent. (603)752-3496.
Motorcycles BUY • SELL • T RADE www.motoworks.biz
(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH.
LOCKNESS Painters starting back for the year. Interior/Exterior, fully insured. Good prices, free estimates, new number, 603-752-2218.
MOWER MEDIC repairing throwers, mowers, blowers, augers, tillers, trimmers, chainsaws, etc. Here, there, anywhere. 723-7103. TIM'S CARPENTRY All phases, kitchens, bathrooms, sheetrock, painting, wall papering, masonary and more. Free estimates, insured. 466-5933, 915-6216.
TECHPROS- COMPUTER SALES & SERVICE
16+ years experience! On-site computer repair, upgrades, wireless setup, virus removal, & more! (603)723-0918 www.TechProsNH.com
St. Judes - $5
Wanted To Buy BUYING junk cars/ trucks, heavy equip- farm mach., scrap iron. Call 636-1667 days, 636-1304 evenings.
DEADLINE for classifieds is noon 2 days prior to publication
Always Ready, Always There. Call your local Recruiter! SSG Matthew Hawkins 603.340.3671
ARE YOU READY FOR A CHANGE? Enjoy the quality of life found in the Mt. Washington Valley while working in a progressive hospital that matches advanced medical technology with a compassionate approach to patient care. Join our team and see what a difference you can make! In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an excellent benefits package that includes health/dental, generous paid time off, matching savings plan, educational assistance and employee fitness program. We have the following openings:
• Paramedic- Per Diem- Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic; EMS Provider license; 1yr pre-hospital care (EMT-I or higher) • OB/RN- Per Diem- Must have OB experience. • Medical Records Clerk- F/T Temp- To facilitate set-up, transition of paper records into the electronic system (Sequel Med). Requirements: medical terminology, data entry and office experience. • RN/Case Manager- BSN required, Masters Degree preferred. Strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking capabilities and outstanding internal and external customer relations skills. Previous case management experience with knowledge of benefit plans, insurance reimbursement and regulatory requirements desired. Clinical experience with ability to proactively interact with physicians on current and proposed care within an acute care environment required. • Office RN- F/T- Previous office experience preferred. BLS required. Willing to be a team player, NH License. • Clinical Coordinator- F/T- RN with Wound Care exp. Resp. to coordinate clinical activities of the Wound Care Center. Must have organizational and leadership skills. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing pref. Maintains and demonstrates competency in BLS, infection control, safety and all unit required skill review. • Physical Therapist- Per Diem- Min Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy. Previous inpatient exp pref. Current NH PT License and CPR Cert req. Wknd and Wkday cov. • RN- F/T- ACLS, BLS & PALS and some acute care exp and critical care exp pref. Must take rotating call. Positive attitude, team player, computer skills and critical thinking skills required. A completed Application is required to apply for all positions Website: www.memorialhospitalnh.org. Contact: Human Resources, Memorial Hospital, an EOE PO Box 5001, No. Conway, NH 03860. Phone: (603)356-5461 • Fax: (603)356-9121
CITY OF BERLIN New Hampshire
HOUSING COORDINATOR TEMPORARY FULL TIME The City of Berlin is accepting applications for the position of Housing Coordinator. This position will be of a temporary full time nature reporting to the City Manager for an undetermined length of time. There will be no benefits associated with this position. The primary function of this position will be to continue to address the issue of surplus substandard or blighted housing within the City of Berlin. Doing this involves competing for local, state and federal funds, obtaining and dealing with hazardous substance remediation funds via grant writing, managing any funds received, writing and administering various types of contracts, work with other City departments concerning housing issues and assist the Finance Director with tax deeded properties and manage the sale or demolition of these properties as determined appropriate. Educational requirements include a college degree in fields such as engineering, project management or equivalent. Must possess and maintain a valid passenger motor vehicle operator license. Significant experience in project management and in writing plans, proposals and grants. The minimum requirements listed above may be satisfied by having any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Job description is available at the City Manager’s Office (603-752-7532), Berlin City Hall, 168 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570, Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm or on the City website www.berlinnh.gov. Letters of interest and resumes must be received at the City Manager's Office by Thursday March 31st, 2011 The City of Berlin is an equal opportunity employer.
Donna Marie and her puppet friends
Fund and the Stanton and Elizabeth Davis Fund. Upcoming Sunday performances in the 2011 Series include the International Musical Arts Institute Spring Concert on Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m., John Cassell, Pianist and Entertainer on May 1 and Mill City Revival Band on Friday, May 20. For a complete 2011 Arts Center schedule and more information, contact the Arts Center at 7521028, 155 Emery Street or visit www.stkieranarts. org or St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts on Facebook.
American Red Cross teams up with Boston Red Sox to honor donors
BERLIN -- All who come in to donate blood at an American Red Cross blood drive in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont throughout the Red Sox season will be eligible to win the chance of a lifetime and become the Blood Donor of the Game. Eligible donors can give blood on Friday, April 1, when the Red Cross comes to White Mountains Community College nursing wing rooms 143 and 145 in Berlin, NH. Donor hours will begin at 12 and continue through 5:30 p.m. Walk-in or for an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS. All presenting donors will receive a free movie pass to the Princess Theatre in Berlin. The Blood Donor of the Game Program will launch its sixth season on April 8, 2009 on the field at Fenway Park. In addition to winning two tickets to a game at legendary Fenway Park, each Blood Donor of the Gamewill receive special, on-the-field recognition at a pre-game ceremony, and will be presented with a commemorative souvenir and photograph. The winners who become the Blood Donor of the Game will be honored like the heroes they are. The real winners, however, are the patients who are able to receive the blood they need because of generous blood donors. To donate blood and platelets through the American Red Cross, individuals must be at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in general good health. For additional information regarding donor eligibility and for official contest rules, please call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org. Residents of the state of Maine and Massachusetts may donate blood at the age of 16 with parental consent.
Got News? Call 752-5858
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Walter Nadeau appointed to NH Legends of Hockey board
BERLIN -- At a meeting held on March 14, in Concord, the board of directors of the NHLOH unanimously appointed Walter Nadeau as a new member of the board. This brings the number to four members from the North Country. He will be joining directors Dick Roy, Don Huot and Greg Nolin. Nadeau is a highly qualified member having a career as a school teacher, police officer and at present serving as vice-president of the Berlin and Coos County Historical Society located at the Moffett House. His expertise in the history of hockey pertaining to the Berlin Maroons, Notre Dame and Berlin High Schools will be invaluable.
Increasing family-school partnerships in special education BERLIN -- Join in an opportunity for families, educators and community members to discuss and share what resources they have available, how they can be accessed them and how everyone can learn about them. Knowing our resources is important for all of us in our work to expand Family-School partnerships in Special Education. It will be held on April 6, at St Barnabas Hall. The time is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. There is no cost and there will be light refreshments. It is being sponsored by see PARTNERSHIPS page 17
Students from USA Karate in Berlin took home the trophies as they competed in the North Country Classic Tournament in Franconia. From l-r: Brenden Lilly, Evan Lilly, Cora Huter, Crian Bourassa, Olivia Boucher, Jeremyah Dow, Aric Huter, missing was Nick Bunnell and Alex Walker.
Berlin Bowling Center weekly league results BERLIN/GORHAM -- Friday, February 25 Couples League: Top teams- #1 Hot Rodders 57-31, #2 Strike Force 55-33, #3 Sharpshooters 51-37, high game men- Brad Host 201, Al Host 178, high series- Al Host 504, Gary Pinette 478, high game women- Liz Host and Tina Host 179, high series- Tina Host 494, Laura Ouellette 458. Saturday, Debruary 26 Kid’s League: Top teams- #1 Pinz-A-Flyin 15-3, #2 Marines 12.5-5.5, #3 Irish Mafia 10.5-7.5, high gameTanner Cote 157, high series- Cote 313, most over averageDavid Withington +56, most over average series- Cote +61. Bumper League: Teams- Fireballz, Pin Knockers, Transformers, No Team, Bowling Buddies, The Beeez, high gameWesley Fillion 89, Paul Fortier and Kathryn Hayes both at 87. Sunday, February 27 Couples League: Top teams- #1 Strykers 60-36, #2 Spares 57-39, #3 Ball Busters 53-43, high score men- Mitch Cou-
ture 215, Mike Chapman 191, Rollie Baillargeon 190, high series- Couture 554, Jay Williams and Bruce Bunnell 501, high game women- Terry Couture 201, Marion Clancey 192, Lisa Williams 190, high series- Williams 513, Louise Tyler 495, Karen Gagne 449. Monday, February 28 Women’s League: Top teams- #1 AWDY 21-15, #2 Mom’s Nite Out and Three’s Company both at 20-16, high gameLisa Williams 197, 193, Sue Small 192, high series- Williams 557, Sue Small 544, Louise Tyler 476. Tuesday, March 1 Commercial League: Top teams- #1 C&C Satellite 64-36, #2 Sherwin Williams 57-43, #3 Double K Trucking 56.543.5, high game- Rick Riendeau 247, Bill Dube 235, Erik Anderson 224, high series- Norm Small 589, Richard Duclos 567, Dube 559, most over average- Riendeau +74, Dube +66, most over average series- Duclos +87, DJ
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Members of the Auger Open committee Mike Fodor, Casey Mitchell and Ernie Blais recently met with Walter Nadeau and Odette Leclerc from Berlin Historical Society at the Moffett House on High Street in Berlin. This year’s Ice Golf Tournament raised $2,876.48 in net proceeds which were donated to support the ongoing efforts of restoring two historic buildings located on East Milan Road in Berlin. The 160 year-old structures are the last of the former Brown Company buildings which were originally used as barns for the many horses used in the logging industry in years past.
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The Saturday Bumper League recently completed their winter schedule. The top finishing team were the Fireballz. Pictured L-R: Paul Fortier, Cassidy Parker, Madison Fillion, and Wesley Fillion. (COURTESY PHOTO)
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2-Person League: Top teams- #1 Numba Won! and Spare Change both at 4-0, #3 Strikers 3-1, high gameRon Langlois 190, Gary Pinette 188, high series- Pinette 497, Guy Labens 456, most over average- Samantha Labens and Ron Langlois +52, most over average series- Luc Perreault +70, Guy Labens +45. Spare Change won round 1 with a record of 20-8. Wednesday, March 9 Senior League: Game 1 “No Tap Winners”- Chuck Dodge and Bob Miller 179, Game 2 “Predict Your Score”- Norm Bouchard, Game 3 “Splits, 9’s, X’s”- Bob Miller and Lorraine Flibotte 200, Game 4 “Poker Bowling”- Don Springer, Lucky Ticket winner- Henry Bertin. Parent Information Center at 603224-7005 or by email at admin@picnh. org. NH Connections is a project of the Parent Information Center funded by the NH Department of Education Bureau of Special Education.
Joint Motion of Laidlaw Berlin BioPower, LLC, and Berlin Station, LLC, for Transfer and Amendment of the Certificate of Site and Facility Issued to Laidlaw Berlin BioPower, LLC, and Notice of Change in Major Contractor. The New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee will hold a public meeting for consideration of the Joint Motion of Laidlaw Berlin BioPower, LLC, and Berlin Station, LLC, for Transfer and Amendment of the Certificate of Site and Facility Issued to Laidlaw Berlin BioPower, LLC, and Notice of Change in Major Contractor. At the Public Meeting, the Committee will consider motions to intervene, if any are filed, and in the absence of intervention, may deliberate on the merits of the Joint Motion or may determine that further proceedings are necessary. The public meeting will take place on April 22, 2011, at 9 AM in Hearing Room A at the offices of the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission, 21 South Fruit Street, Suite 10, Concord, New Hampshire 03301.
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Ex-trooper offered plea deal in DMV case BY JAMES A. KIMBLE THE UNION LEADER
BRENTWOOD – State prosecutors have offered a plea deal to an ex-state trooper charged with taking bribes and offering inspection stickers to a Manchester man. But so far, it appears Fred Stamatatos, 40, of Pelham, is going to fight the charges at trial in Rockingham County Superior Court. Prosecutors recently offered Stamatatos either a six-month county jail sentence or a scenario in which they could argue for up to 12 months in jail before a judge in exchange for his guilty plea, according to court records. Stamatatos was indicted on a felony bribery charge and nine misdemeanors for allegedly providing inspection stickers for salvaged vehicles to Aldaberto Medina, 39, of Manchester without performing state-mandated inspections. An Aug. 1 trial date has been set for Stamatatos, and the defense may argue for some evidence to be thrown out of court before the case heads to trial, court papers say. The felony
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the sun set, when winds were between 70 and 90 mph and visibility was near zero. Temperatures were in the single digits. The searchers were unable to find her. The next morning Mountain Rescue Service, which specializes in searches in winter alpine environments, responded, as did the New Hampshire National Guard, the Appalachian Mountain Club and Androscoggin Valley Search and Rescue. The National Guard sent a Blackhawk helicopter, which spotted Horgan near treeline to the south of the summit just before 10 a.m. They directed rescuers on the ground to her location. When they first walked up, Comeau said, “she had a big smile on her face, happy to see us.” “We all expected a much worse scenario than what we found,” Larson said. Comeau, Larson and a third rescuer, Jim Surette, gave her food and hot water, and she was able to hike down on her own. She got back to Route 302 around 12:30 p.m. But the state is still considering whether she will have to pay for the rescue, which cost thousands of dollars. “Ultimately it’s the attorney gener-
bribery charge is punishable by up to 3 1/2 to 7 years in state prison if a jury convicts Stamatatos at trial. Stamatatos was arrested last May as part of a widespread bribery investigation that focused on a Department of Motor Vehicles clerk in Salem who issued fraudulent driver’s licenses in exchange for cash payoffs. The ex-clerk, Donna Rockholt, of Manchester, pleaded guilty on Feb. 4 to bribery, theft and drug charges and agreed to become a state witness. She is expected to serve at least 12 years in prison for taking bribes since May 2005. The licenses were used to give illegal immigrants and criminals from Massachusetts new identities, according to prosecutors. More than a dozen people were arrested as part of the scheme. Stamatatos had no role in the license fraud operation, according to prosecutors. State police were monitoring phone calls made by Medina when they allegedly picked up on a conversation he had with Stamatatos, leading to his arrest, according to court records and prosecutors.
al’s office that decides,” said Lt. Doug Gralenski, of New Hampshire Fish and Game. Fish and Game fills out a report and makes a recommendation, he said, but it comes down to whether she was negligent or not. “That’s being investigated as we speak,” he said. The answer hinges on two things, Gralenski said: her equipment choices, and her decision-making and judgement. She was well equipped, but she went up high during harsh weather. “Was that a prudent decision?” he said. “That would be the area we’d be looking at.” Fish and Game will make a report about the incident and submit it to the attorney general’s office to make the decision. The rescuers, however, called Horgan a success story. “Experienced, knowledgeable, fit prepared,” Larson said. “She had it all.” Horgan told Larson she’d been hiking for 14 years. “Everybody is guilty of getting lost,” Larson said. “All three of the people who found her had been lost in that exact same spot.” “I don’t think it’s at all a fine-able incident,” Wilcox said. has dealt with lots of similar incidents that usually end far worse. “This woman was at least equipped.”
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UNH’s Thompson signs with NHL’s Penguins BY ALLEN LESSELS THE UNION LEADER
University of New Hampshire senior forward Paul Thompson of Derry signed a professional hockey contract today to play in the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. He has been assigned to Pittsburgh’s American Hockey League affiliate, the WilkesBarre/Scranton Penguins, plans to join the team this week and
hopes to play in his first AHL game this weekend. Thompson, who played his high school hockey for Pinkerton Academy of Derry and skated at the junior level for the Hooksettbased New Hampshire Junior Monarchs, closed out his collegiate career Sunday night in UNH’s 2-1 loss to Notre Dame in the Northeast Regional finals of the NCAA tournament at Verizon Wireless Arena.
Notre Dame advanced to the Frozen Four in St. Paul, Minn., on April 7. UNH finished its season with a 22-11-6 record. Thompson scored 28 goals and had 24 assists for 52 points as a senior, and was named Player of the Year in Hockey East. He is one of 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Award, which goes to the best player in Division I. Thompson had 57 goals and 55 assists in 140 career games at UNH.
Residents grill Guinta about Libyan air strikes, gas prices BY JASON SCHREIBER THE UNION LEADER
PLAISTOW — U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta got an earful last week when nearly 150 people packed a town hall meeting to grill him about everything from unemployment and skyrocketing gas prices to the nation’s new military role in Libya’s civil unrest. At his second town hall meeting since taking office in January, the former Manchester mayor was peppered with questions from the standing-room only crowd inside Plaistow Town Hall on Thursday. Derry resident Michael Layon’s criticism of President Obama’s handling of the U.S. involvement in Libya drew the loudest applause. Layon expressed frustration over Obama’s decision to take orders from the United Nations without consulting with Congress before the U.S. launched air strikes against Libyan ground
forces in a coalition effort to enforce a no-fly zone over Libya. “I have a great concern and a problem with the fact that he went to the U.N. and not to your representatives,” Guinta told the crowd, saying the country’s sudden military involvement in Libya will lead to some “constitutional dialogue” in Congress in the coming weeks. Guinta, a Republican, said the U.S. spent $100 million on the first day of air strikes, and “we don’t have a clear mission, and we don’t have a clear end-game.” With U.S. forces still in Afghanistan and Iraq, Guinta said adding a “third front without the express consent of Congress was wrong.” Other constituents told Guinta that Congress should take steps to cut foreign aid and keep more of the money at home. Wallace Rose of Kingston had a suggestion when it comes to troop deployment around the world. “I think it’s about time these
countries start paying for our troops,” he said, as a woman in crowd shouted “Protect Arizona.” Several people voiced concern about rising gas prices and the nation’s reliance on foreign oil, saying the government needs to start looking at natural resources closer to home to meet its needs. Warning the crowd to brace for gas prices of $4 a gallon within the next two to three months, Guinta agreed that the country needs to “tap into the oil that we know is onshore and offshore” and to take advantage of its own natural gas resources and other energy opportunities. With House Republicans eyeing $100 billion in federal budget cuts, Don Seely of Hampstead told Guinta that he’s worried about more workers facing layoffs, including teachers. “You’re starting off with cutting jobs of the people who can least afford it,” Seely said. “These are cuts that affect ordinary people with ordinary jobs.”
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