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Donate to Team LERA’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s and help millions BY GAIL SCOTT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

GORHAM—When Lera Scott, 53, sang “Amazing Grace” at the Riverside Assembly in Gorham last year, she brought tears to eyes of all in the congregation. Scott was accompanied by her sister, Wendy Browning, who went to the front of the church with Scott and whispered two words at a time to her as she sang in the sweet voice her family remembers from always. Scott has early onset Alzheimer’s. She couldn’t remember the words without Browning’s help. But she remembered the melody and that she loves to sing. Now members of her family and friends plan to take part in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Portsmouth Saturday, Sept. 26. They hope to raise $1,000 in a cause that is close to their hearts, and Scott, who remembers that she loves to walk even if she can’t remember words, will be walking with them.

Anyone who would like to donate to the team walk, can call Scott’s sister Tammy Herman at 723-9717 or send a check to Herman, made out to the Alzheimer’s Association, at 625 Lincoln Ave., #2, Berlin. Please note Team LERA on the check in the notation space. The team also has a space on the Alzheimer’s Association web site, but they seem to be registered under Lera Scott, team leader, not under the name Team LERA. “When she learned about the walk, she got so excited,” said Herman, in a recent interview. “She still wants to make a difference. She loves to walk. She can’t walk by herself because she can’t get back. But she can participate. She is our team leader. She is going to walk and make a difference.” According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s— see LERA’S page 7

A family reunion just before Lera’s diagnosis. Front row (l-r) brother Tim petting Rosco, cousins, Mickey and Margie Cochran. Back row (l-r) sister-in-law Sandra, sister Wendy, brother Steve, sister Tammy, Lera and sister Vickie.

GRS Coop math SAT median slightly better than national BY GAIL SCOTT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

SHELBURNE—Among the myriad issues the Gorham/Randolph/Shelburne Cooperative School District board considered at their September meeting Tuesday were the district’s most recent median SAT scores, reported by Gorham Middle/High School Principal Keith Parent. Contrary to the national trend, Gorham High School students’ math median score in 2010 was 545, above the national score of 516 and the New Hampshire

median of 524, but below Gorham’s 2008 score of 583. Otherwise, Gorham’s scores were on a par with or worse than the national and New Hampshire medians. In reading, Gorham’s median was 501, the same as the national score but 19 points lower than the New Hampshire median. In writing, Gorham’s median was 489 to 492 in the nation and 510 in New Hampshire. These two Gorham scores were the worst in the past five years with the exception of 2007 when Gorham’s read see SAT page 6

Financial housekeeping at meeting BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

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Nickel sales revives soda fountain AVA, Mo. — (NY Times) — At Ava Drug, where pocket change still goes a long way. A nickel buys a scoop of ice cream, a soda or a cup of coffee. Each afternoon the place fills with the frenetic chatter of students arriving for their daily overdose of sugar and the clang of an antique cash register. There is, of course, a story behind how nickel ice cream returned to this hamlet of 3,000 in the Ozarks. That was the price when Ava Drug first opened in 1950 just off the town square, complete, like many pharmacies of the day, with a soda fountain. David Norman, whose father and grandfather started the business, eventually tore out the soda fountain, a money loser that he believed detracted from the core business. The pharmacy was a sleepier place afterward, and he sold the business in 1991. But almost a decade ago, Mr. Norman, more sentimental with the years, bought it back and set about re-creating, as faithfully as possible, the soda fountain that dominated the memories of his youth. The nickel prices were introduced as a short-term gimmick to draw traffic. But they filled the place with energy and gave customers a reason to ignore the WalMart that had eroded other local businesses, so the discount remained.


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WASHINGTON (NY Times) — The Federal Reserve announced a new plan Wednesday to stimulate growth by purchasing $400 billion in long-term Treasury securities with proceeds from the sale of short-term government debt, defying Republican demands to refrain from new actions. In extending its campaign of novel efforts to shake the economy from its torpor, the Fed said that it was responding to evidence that there was a clear need for help. “Growth remains slow. Recent indicators

point to continuing weakness in overall labor market conditions and the unemployment rate remains elevated,” the Fed said in a statement that listed its reasons for worry about the anemic condition of the American economy. “Household spending has been increasing at only a modest pace in recent months.” The central bank said in a statement that the program was aimed at reducing the cost of borrowing for businesses and consumers, including the cost of mortgage loans. It hopes that the lower rates will

encourage companies to build new factories and hire more workers, and consumers to start spending again on homes and cars and clothes and vacations. Specifically, the Fed said that by June 2012 it would sell $400 billion in Treasury securities with remaining maturities of less than three years and purchase roughly the same amount of securities with maturities longer than six years. It said the result would move the average maturity of the bonds it holds to about 100 months from 75 months.

Obama, at U.N., explains reasons for Young adults make gains in opposing Palestinian statehood bid health insurance coverage UNITED NATIONS (NY Times) — President Obama declared his opposition to the Palestinian Authority’s bid for statehood through the Security Council on Wednesday, throwing the weight of the United States directly in the path of the Arab democracy movement even as he hailed what he called the democratic aspirations that have taken hold throughout the Middle East and North Africa. “Peace will not come through statements and resolutions at the U.N.,” Obama said, in an address before world leaders at the Gen-

eral Assembly. “If it were that easy, it would have been accomplished by now.” Instead, Obama said, the international community should continue to push Israelis and Palestinians toward talks on the four intractable “final status” issues that have vexed peace negotiations since 1979: the borders of a Palestinian state, security for Israel, the status of Palestinian refugees who left or were forced to leave their homes in Israel, and the fate of Jerusalem, which both sides claim for their capital.

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Bypass plans are fading into the distance, but state is holding onto the land for now THE BERLIN DAILY SUN, Thursday, September 22, 2011— Page 3


CONWAY — The Route 16 bypass project is inching closer to the cutting room floor, but the state has no plans to sell off the millions of dollars of land it purchased to create a corridor for the project. The project has been pushed back to at least 2022. The $22 million in land and buildings the state bought, meanwhile, is going to stay in state hands, even though the project is looking less and less likely. “If they’re not going to build it,” Conway selectboard chair David Weathers said, “let’s get [the land] back on the tax rolls.” “I don’t think we’ve reached that point yet,” N.H. Department of Transportation spokesman Bill Boynton said. The project has been dropped from the state’s next proposed 10-year transportation plan, meaning the state doesn’t plan to start on it for at

least a decade, if not longer. “It’s really a question of not having the funding right now,” Boynton said. “Right now a new part of the highway system is not in the plan.” That message was reiterated by state officials earlier this week when they came to Conway for a public hearing. The DOT is facing major budget challenges — state money for major projects has evaporated, and the federal government has cut funding by a third. The state has always had to prioritize projects, DOT director of project development Bill Cass said, but this time is different. “We have to prioritize within our priorities.” The new 10-year plan has the department concentrating on existing infrastructure maintenance, primarily major roads and bridges, while letting everything else go. “There are basically no new projects in this plan,” executive councilor Ray Burton said. Even the secondary state roads will be ignored. These cuts are hitting everyone,

Cass said. Even the I-93 expansion is coming to a halt. In Conway that means the southern portion of the Route 16 bypass, previously slated to begin in 2015, has been relegated to a list titled “Deferred Beyond Ten Year Plan.” The southern portion would bypass Conway Village. “We just don’t feel we have the wherewithal to continue these,” Cass said. There is no mention of the central and northern sections of the bypass, which weren’t in the last 10-year plan either. Those sections would bypass North Conway Village and the commercial strip. Pushing the project beyond 2022 means the permit with the Army Corps of Engineers will expire. The state can get an extension, which would be the second one for the bypass. The delays have reinforced the impression among local officials that the bypass will never get built, which at least at Conway town hall, no one is decrying.

“Do we have a traffic problem in Conway Village? I don’t think so,” Conway town engineer Paul Degliangeli said. “The traffic problem in Conway Village is largely during tourist season and on holiday weekends. Is there a traffic problem in Conway Village right now? No.” The state can’t afford to take care of its own roads, he said, much less build new ones. “How do you justify a new corridor for an intermittent localized problem.” The state, meanwhile, might consider selling some property it purchased for the project, just not any of the critical sections. “The question about land is a valid one,” Boynton said. DOT bought enough land to have a buffer around the project, he said, and now the state might consider liquidating that land. But they won’t sell the rest of the land off until the project is officially abandoned, he said. How does the state decide to abandon a project? “On a case by case basis.”

Official: Manchester primary Search continues for missing hiker voter turnout lowest in 20 years BY BETH LAMONTAGNE

an “extremely disappointing turnTHE UNION LEADER out,” blaming the lack of races on the ballot — including a primary in the mayoral race — and the rain for MANCHESTER — Voter turnout most of the day. for Tuesday’s primary election was Ward 11 Moderator Roger Major said the worst in at least 20 years. the low turnout was uncharCity Clerk Matt Noracteristic of his ward. mand said it could be the “We have lines here all lowest ever, but as of Tues“We’ll be lucky if the time,” he said, espeday night, he had only we do 10 percent. cially early voters. gone back to 1991 to check the numbers. That’s down even for Major said there is usuOf the 52,483 voters us. ... We never got ally a line at the door when polls open at 6 a.m., but registered in Manchester, 4,868 cast a ballot on any kind of a rush.” on Tuesday, only 27 people had voted by 7 a.m., and Tuesday. That’s about a 9 11 of those voters were the percent turnout. In 1995, poll workers. there were 6,628 voters who cast a Moderator Dick Marston had a ballot in the municipal primary, said similar story in Ward 12, the city’s Normand, the next-lowest turnout largest ward. Voters totaled about total he could find. 450, far below normal, he said. Only two wards — Wards 1 and “We didn’t even come close,” said 8 — had more than 500 people Marston. “We’ll be lucky if we do 10 cast ballots, according to unofficial percent. That’s down even for us. ... results. We never got any kind of a rush.” Normand categorized Tuesday as

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Brian Wu fundraiser to be held this Sunday at Moose Meadow Mini Golf To the editor: The fifth annual Brian Wu Memorial Scholarship fundraiser will be held Sunday, September 25, from 12 to 4 p.m. at Moose Meadow Mini Golf & Arcade. Admission is $10 per person and will include unlimited mini golf, BBQ lunch, raffle prizes, and entrance to the bungee run! In addition, the Gorham Parents Booster Club is sponsoring the “putt for cash” contest. A cash prize of $100 will be awarded to the lucky participant who sinks a hole in one! This event has

been very successful over the years, bringing in over $4000 for Brian’s scholarship. We would like to thank Moose Meadow Mini Golf, Berlin City Auto Group, the Mt. Madison Motel, the Gorham Parents’ Booster Club, Pizza Hut and Mr. Pizza for their generous donations. Please call the guidance office at GMHS with any questions. We can be reached at 466-3600. Thank you and we hope to see you on Sunday! Matt Saladino GM/HS

Space limits our donation acceptances To the editor: We are writing in response to a letter written in regards to donating clothing at The Salvation Army. The Salvation Army Family Thrift Store will gladly accept donations of up to three bags at a time. We are unable to take more than that at a time due to space limitations. Unfortunately, we are unable to take furniture at this time either. We very much appreciate all donations that are brought into our store, as

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POW/MIA observance Friday BERLIN -- The members of the White Mountains Veterans Council will hold their annual POW - MIA Observance On Friday, September 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park on Glen

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Hello fellow Berlinites. As I write this story, the 2011 farmer’s market in Berlin was coming to and end. The market which started in July and ended on September 15 seemed to have had a second successful year. Each Thursday during this time, the market was run on Mechanic Street from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Was there ever a farmer’s market in Berlin before? If so, when did it first take place in the “Paper City”? Here is the story. During the spring of 1917, the North Country Development Bureau of the Berlin Chamber of Commerce began its active cooperation with the farmers by speaking at grange meetings in the surrounding towns and telling them of their new idea about selling their products to the public. At the end of July 1917, this same committee again visited some of the farmers for the purpose of now getting together to sell their produce. Most of the outlying farmers agreed that a “Public or Farmer’s Market” should be established in this Northern New Hampshire city for the benefit of all involved. They held meetings in Shelburne, Milan and West Milan, as the committee for a public market wanted to make sure that growers from both ends of the local valley were invited and understood the rules and regulations for operating this event. Several public spirited citizens offered desirably located land to operate this market. If the public market was established, it would undoubtedly be held on Wednesday and Saturday mornings of each week. This would be the time that the housewives of Berlin could select fresh produce that would be displayed in farmer’s wagons. So, everything was in place to open the first farmer’s market in Berlin on Friday Morning August 31, 1917. The area chosen would be between Main and Pleasant Streets on a small street between Whitcomb’s Jewelry and the Berlin Savings Bank and Trust Company. That area now (2011) is known as “Bickford Place” and is a block above today’s market. Farmers would come from Crystal, Milan, West Milan, Shelburne and the outlying areas of Berlin, with fresh vegetables and fruits to sell directly from their wagons to Berlin’s citizens. The original days were changed to Tuesdays and Fridays and the established times for these markets would be from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. After 10:30 a.m., the market

would be closed to the public and opened up to wholesale dealers only. Growers in the area welcomed this new market, for they believed that it would eliminate peddling, which they always thought was an unsatisfactory and uneconomic method of distribution. It would also shorten the period which was usually required for a farmer to sell his produce and tend to increase production and decrease waste in the upper Androscoggin valley. The first farmer’s market that opened on that last day of August 1917 was thoroughly successful, as its most ardent advocates and promoters had hoped and anticipated. The space that was being allotted to the vendors was occupied at an early hour, with the first arrival and vendor being a man named Oscar Twitchell, who was there at 7 a.m. Produce offered for sale was all of high quality and displayed in a very tasteful manner. There was every form of product of the farm and garden in abundance and vehicles of every description from pushcarts to automobiles. Customers also showed up early on this Friday morning, but no sales were made until the hour that had been agreed upon by all the vendors there. Patrolman Couture, who was on duty at the first farmer’s market, estimated the number of customers when selling was at its peak to be about one thousand. The space was certainly crowded, with a busy throng of people filling their baskets with vegetables, fruit, eggs, chicken and other materials for the family dinner. In a very short time, the entire supply of products was exhausted and the area resumed its usual quiet aspect, completing the first day of Berlin’s open air farmer’s market. I wonder what happened with the wholesale dealers during after market hours. The pessimists, who didn’t believe the farmers would bring any produce or if they did, the people wouldn’t buy it, were stunned at the outcome. On the second day things were even busier. More than twenty farmers drove in with teams and automobiles on Tuesday morning September 4, 1917, to place their produce on sale at this so called “public market”. Many of the purchasers from the previ see FARMER’S MARKET page 5

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ous Friday had returned in order to secure more fresh produce. In view of the fact that nearly 200 dozen ears of corn were sold immediately on Friday, the farmers returned with extra loads on Tuesday and found ready sale for another 400 dozen ears. The most popular corn on this occasion was “golden bantam” and the limited supply was not sufficient to This was the second time SAS has been honored for its work in measurement. In 2010, SAS won the prestigious 2010 Excellence in New Communications Award from the Society for New Communications Research. It was the third time that KD Paine & Partners has been honored by PRNews Platinum judges. In 2009, her firm won an Honorable Mention with the USO for their work tying traditional and social media results to message integrity and online donations. In 2007, the firm won top honors in the Research & Measurement category based on its work for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons: “Using Content Analysis to Demonstrate Efficacy and Formulate PR Objectives.” SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 50,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®. KDPaine & Partners is a New Hampshire-based consultancy that provides plans, products, and services that help PR, public affairs, and marketing professionals measure their success and make better, more informed decisions for their organizations. In addition, it is the publisher of the industry’s first measurement blog (http://kdpaine. and the world’s only international newsletter entirely devoted metrics and evaluation, KD Paine’s Measurement Standard at: For more information about KDPaine & Partners, go to satisfy the demand. Another wellliked item for market purchasers was fine cooking and baking apples at reasonable prices. I’ll bet there was a lot of homemade apple pie back then. There was a limited supply of butter and eggs that were snatched up by the first onsite buyers, thus, the shopping housewives realized that if they desired the best, they had to arrive early.

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At the first opportunity, the offending individual will be asked to meet with school administration to discuss the incident in question. Attending any future athletic events will not be an option until this meeting has been held. Once this meeting has been held and behavior parameters are agreed upon and set, the individual may be able to attend future athletic events. Repetition of these behaviors is not an option and any future negative displays will result in being banished from attending an athletic contest for one calendar year,” the rules continue. Coaches have a lengthy list of responsibilities, from being sure that they are specialists “skilled in the talents of his/her sport” and “planning, developing, coordinating, evaluating, and continually improving their athletic program throughout all levels of the Gorham, Randolph, Shelburne Cooperative School District” to being “directly responsible for their own professional development and for the development of staff, for attending appropriate state and professional meetings and for keeping abreast of current trends and developments in their sport, from making sure their “student/athletes have a thorough physical examination, conducted by a medical doctor each calendar year” to showing exemplary sportsmanlike conduct and supervising all practices; from keeping open lines of communication among staff and with the Athletic Director, to maintaining the lines of public relations information via the Athletic Director and local newspapers, attending area meetings and maintaining positive relationships with “fellow peers, administration, opponent schools, officials, etc.” The proposed rules were approved by the board with one edit to change the wording slightly to rule that the coaches shall communicate with the local press with “results and summaries of all contests and meets.” Generally, all went well with the opening of the schools this fall, noted School Administrative Unit 20 Director Paul Bousquet. Coming year budget conferences begin immediately, he said, and he hoped that no more staff would have to be cut. “The Administration will begin budget discussions tomorrow,” he wrote. “I feel that cuts made for this school year were severe and had an effect on our programs and services for students. . . . we will still face a tough budget year for 2012-2013.” He noted that oil prices are locked in for the 2011-2012 school heating season at $3.2281.

median was 496 and write was 483. From the testing world, Ed Fenn’s Principal Karen Cloutier reported that the school made “Adequate Yearly Progress” last year and thus, has only to repeat the performance this year to be removed from the rolls of “schools in need of improvement” under the No Child Left Behind designation. In her packet of information for school board members, she included the lengthy description of “strategies” the school is putting into practice to accomplish that end. Total enrollment at Ed Fenn is now 193. In his report, GRS Cooperative Maintenance and Transportation Director David Goyette noted that the Ed Fenn School was used for to help “about a dozen or so people during Hurricane Irene. Red Cross set up cots and provisions for folks who needed to be temporarily relocated,” he wrote in his report. Goyette also said he had inspected the work being done on Randolph Hill Road and concluded that the best school vehicle to use on the road would be the 006 bus since the driver would have a good field of vision, needed on the road which is half blocked during all business days as workers address the road’s problems. Elsewhere in his report, Parent noted that 20 Gorham students were attending Berlin’s vocational program. “Auto Mechanics and Welding are the two most popular programs,” he said. Parent said that Gorham will have an accreditation visit from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in the fall, 2013. Dan Gorham and Lucy Evans will be co-chairs of the schools selfstudy before this visit. Parent also introduced the documents with coaches’ job description and rules for coaches’ conduct at athletic events, plus rules for the behavior of fans attending high school events. Fans will be expected to behave themselves: “It is important to refrain from making disparaging remarks to opponents, officials, coaches, or spectators in any aspect of school athletics. Every person is expected to exemplify proper self-control at all times and accept adverse decisions without public display of emotion or dissatisfaction. It is also important to treat opposing team members and officials respectfully and encourage behavior, which will create positive relationships between schools,” according to the proposed rules. “Any individuals who display inappropriate behavior at athletic events,” the rules continue, “will be asked to leave the premises immediately.



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one in eight of Americans aged 65 and over. Of the 5.4 million, 200,000 have early onset, like Scott’s. “The funds raised on the walk will go to help find a cure and to support the Alzheimer programs,” said Herman. As an example of one of the many, many ways the Alzheimer Association helps, Herman told of a late night when Scott had a frightening hallucination. “She had fallen asleep with the TV on. She woke up and there was a movie on where someone got attacked. She thought it was really happening and thought it was happening to me. She was screaming, ‘Are you bit? Are you bit?’ and she was frantic. I told her, ‘I’m ok, I’m ok.’ and I finally got her calmed down. Then I snuck in a call to my sister Vickie. She called the Alzheimer’s hotline and they were able to give us some advice and encouragement and explain what was happening and what to do. I can’t tell you what a relief it is to know you have that support, no matter what time of day it is. They do so much,” said Herman. It has come as a shock to the large family that their Lera has Alzheimer’s. There were eight children in the family, said Herman. Those that live in the vicinity are all pitching in to help, so that Scott won’t have to go to a nursing home, if they can possibly continue to care for her. As far as they know, there is no early onset Alzheimer’s in the family, although the early onset condition is believed to be genetic. They are now beginning to suspect that perhaps their mother had the condition, however. “She passed away in a nursing home in her 60s,” Herman remembered. “She would get confused and forget things. She used to drive and in one month’s time she had three accidents that were her fault and she didn’t know what had happened. When she was in the Coos County Nursing home, I would have to go down every night to help her figure out how to use the phone. They (the staff) attributed it to her need to be resuscitated and losing oxygen to her brain. She had had a heart attack and had to be resuscitated. So they (the doctors) just said it was common when someone loses oxygen to the brain. But now, with hindsight, we wonder. But there’s no way to prove it.” Apparently when Scott’s troubles began, she was living in Florida with her husband where she had her own commercial cleaning business.

“She was struggling for a while. We didn’t know how much,” said Herman. “But when her son, Jamie, wrote her a letter, she wanted to write him back, but she couldn’t write. Her husband said, ‘You tell me what to write and you copy it,’ and she couldn’t do that. And there were other things; she was struggling at work; she was driving but found herself going down the road on the wrong side; she couldn’t put a sandwich together. “When she couldn’t write back to her son, she realized she needed to find out what was going on,” Herman continued. “That’s when they started testing. It’s a process of elimination. They test for other things. Only when they eliminate other things could they say it was early onset Alzheimer’s. And they don’t really know for sure until an autopsy is performed.” On August 21, 2009, Scott’s 52nd birthday, she was told she had early onset Alzheimer’s. “Nice birthday present,” remarked Herman. Her husband couldn’t take the diagnosis. The couple divorced. But Scott’s birth family and her three children— Heidi Drehoebl and Frankie and Jamie Cross—are sticking by her. The children all hope to be with her on the walk in Portsmouth. As soon as her sisters and brothers learned about her troubles, they brought her to Berlin and sister Vickie Rose moved up from Tennessee to help. “We took her right up and said, ‘You come up here and we’ll take care of you,’” said Herman. For a while Scott and Browning and Rose lived with Herman and her husband, Paul, but now she is living with their older brother, Steve Ward and his wife, Sandy, in Freedom. Browning is staying with them to help care for Scott. “She was always so outgoing and a hard worker,” remembered Herman. “She worked in banks in her teens. She was a bank teller. She worked in Realty. She had her own food concession business in Florida that was successful. And when she was diagnosed, she was working in the cleaning business. She was doing a really good job with that.” Mostly Herman remembers that she was a hard worker, but one with a beautiful singing voice. “There is so much I could say about her,” said Herman, “but when she was diagnosed, her biggest concern was …. she cried and prayed, ‘Jesus, please don’t let me become mean and hurt my family.’ That was her biggest concern.”

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Berlin Mounties embrace after their first goal against Gorham, ultimately winning 2 to 1. (JODY HOULE PHOTO)

Berlin nips Gorham for Gaydo Cup on Homecoming weekend Berlin Cross Country teams

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BERLIN -- Berlin senior Jake Drouin scored off a corner kick in the second half to break a 1-1 tie, helping the Mountaineers to a hard fought 2-1 victory over Gorham during Homecoming weekend in Berlin. Both teams played a scoreless first half. The action was consistent with all of the previous Gaydo Cup confrontations between the two schools. Berlin’s Conner Jewett made it 1-0 Mounties with 5:03 gone in the second half. The goal began with an Ethan Dorval free kick. Jewett picked up a high bouncing ball and headed past Huskie keeper Tyler Sanschagrin on the right side eight yards out. The goal was Jewett’s second of the year. Gorham got the score even on a Hunter Lambertson goal at the

Berlin High’s soccer team recieve their trophy for their win over Gorham on Saturday. (JODY HOULE PHOTO)

56:12 mark of the contest. Team mate Jonathan Chabot sent a left side pass down the left side of the box. Lambertson struck a beautiful shot to lower far side for the 1-1

Seniors Nathaniel Stiles and Jacob Hallgren lead the cross-country race for the Berlin boys. (JODY HOULE PHOTO)


Gorham put up a great fight making the game intense, but the Mounties’ determination took charge, (JODY HOULE PHOTO)

score. The goal was Lambertson’s eighth of the year. Drouin’s game winner came with 22:09 left to play. Dimitri Giannos’s corner kick started the play in motion. Drouin’s shot was a low drive to lower right corner to make the Mounties a winner on homecoming weekend. The goal was Drouin’s third this season. For the game, saves for Huskie Tyler Sanschagrin was seven, while Mountie Curtis Arsenault had nine blocks. For corner kicks Gorham had one and Berlin four. “Another hard fought Gaydo Cup game,” said Gorham coach Billy Goodrich. “Both teams played with a lot of passion and played a very entertaining game. I thought our team did a very good job with the 50 – 50 balls and defensively we were very solid. Tyler did a great job, not only with his technique, but also showed great composure for a sophomore. I think that although we lost the game, we can certainly take away a lot of positives which we can build on.” The Keith Parent Sportsmanship awards went to Pat Pike of Gorham and Jake Drouin of Berlin. BHS 0 2-2 GHS 0 1-1 Scoring: BHS- Drouin, Jewett, GHS- Lambertson, Saves: BHS Arsenault 6, GHS Sanschagrin 8.

BERLIN -- The Berlin boys and girls cross country teams got strong runs from their experienced runners, and went on to make it a team sweep, during their homecoming weekend. The Mountie boys were first scoring a team total of 20 points. Newfound was next at 61 points, Prospect Mountain third at 87, and White Mountain Regional finishing at 113 points. Other schools participated, however they did not have the five man minimum team to take part in the team competition. The race was won by Prospect Mountain’s Drew Tuttle in a time of 16:36. Berlin’s Nathaniel Stiles and Jake Halgren finished in second and third place in a time of 17:18. Mountie Shamus Wheeler (currently competing with a very painful foot

Berlin girls cross-country comes in third. (JODY HOULE PHOTO)

injury) was fourth in 17:41, Dustin Moore fifth in 17:58, Cody Deblois sixth in 18:07, and Kennan Wood was seventh in 18:11. The Lady Mountaineers won their event by scoring 21 points. Newfound was second with 45 markers, and Prospect Mountain 66 points, were the other schools scoring in the

Elizabeth Thagouras delivers a stunning performance of the National Anthem at the BHS Homecoming weekend. (JODY HOULE PHOTO 0

team competition. Tams from White Mountain Regional and Pittsburg were also at the Berlin homecoming to compete individually. Spartan Jackie Klineschadt was the overall winner of the girls competition, with a time of 19:51. Mountie Lindsay Dumont was the first Berlin runner to cross the finish line in 20:52 finishing third overall. Moriah Lanteigne was fifth in 21:53, Ashley Bergeron eighth in 21:53, Christina Morin tenth in 22:20, Elizza Stiles 11th in 23:13, and Samantha Labans 18th in 25:38. “It was nice to see so many different schools in attendance,” said head coach Bob Lord. “The kids got a chance to run in front of a home crowd.” The Paul Letarte cross country sportsmanship awards went to Lindsay Dumont and Shamus Wheeler. The cross country teams head to Newfound Regional High School for a competition on Tuesday.

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BHS soccer captains Curtis Arsenault and Zach Bacon were all set to start the Bon fire at the Tondro Parking Lot. (JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO)

The Berlin boys soccer team got together to take their picture prior to the start of the parade. The Berlin boys defeated Gorham 2-1.(JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO)

The Berlin girl’Field Hockey team was very vocal during the Homecoming parade. The Lady Mountaineers suffered their first lost of the season to Division II Kennett 1-0 on Saturday. (JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO)

Profile shuts down Gorham, 4-0 BY JEAN LEBLANC THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

BETHLEHEM -- The Profile Patriots got a pair of goals from Jake Kelly in the second half and went on to defeat Gorham 4-0 in a boy’s Division IV soccer match up in Bethlehem. Profile”s Allen Kormisarek scored at

8:43 from Ben Mulkigian. Mulkigian sent a crossing ball from left wing, and Kormisarek hit on a header from 10 yards out to the upper left corner for a 1–0 halftime lead. In the second half Profile’s Kelley scored at the 49:00 mark off a rebound seePROFILE PROFILEpage page14 see


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By Holiday Mathis you’ll see. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). What you want to become good at, you will become good at. You have to apply yourself, though. That is normally not a problem for you, but today comes with extra-fascinating temptations. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your philosophy will lead you to other people who think along similar lines. It will be as though you are sending out a radio signal that only certain other receivers can hear. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). There will be a choice. Should you be strong, or should you be weak? It will be important for you to take a dominant position regardless of whether you are actually feeling that way. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Sometimes you wonder if the exciting days are all behind you. Well, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Your interesting past will lead to an even more interesting future. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You simply cannot make the sacrifices and compromises you were once willing to make. It would be unwise, inconvenient and possibly physically impossible. So make a new and improved plan. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Sept. 22). You claim your space and expand your territory this year. A partner will help you, working and negotiating on your behalf. Your bold move in October yields results. January brings the start of an exciting project that will shape your year. Loving words and fun getaways will be featured in the spring. Taurus and Leo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 34, 20, 1 and 32.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). It will feel as though you are getting reacquainted with the real you after being out of touch for a while. You never really abandoned yourself completely. It’s just that it’s getting much easier to reflect who you are on the inside. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You will let loose and enjoy yourself. Your playfulness is so attractive to people of all ages. You’ll revel in the attention you receive from people of several different generations. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You may stray outside your realm of expertise, but you’ll be amazed at what you can do with very little practice. It’s because you gravitate toward what matches your natural talents and abilities. CANCER (June 22-July 22). You’ll be inspired to make subtle changes in your physiology. You’ll use your body to great effect. With a stronger posture and a greater physical presence, you’ll command the kind of respect you deserve. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’ll learn quickly and apply what you discover right away. The problem is, if you don’t use this knowledge over and over, you’ll forget the steps. That’s why it will be important to take notes. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ll try something new that seems suspiciously like something you’ve tried a dozen times before. Alas, snake oil sold in different packaging is still snake oil. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). People put on their best clothes when they plan to see you -- at least figuratively. But you can bet that when they primp in the mirror, they are thinking about what

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––––––––––––––––– DAILY CALENDAR ––––––––––––––––– Friday, September 23 Doctors Without Borders: Randolph Town Hall, 7 p.m. Running a basic health clinic in rural Africa, Jon Martinson works with “Doctors Without Borders” and has been sent to both Africa and China. This talk is about his experiences setting up a clinic in Ethiopia, on the border of the Sudan, in a village in a Nomadic area. Saturday, September 24 Harvest Supper: Gorham Congregational Church, 143 Main Street, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Menu will include corned beef, turkey, red flannel hash, baked beans, cole slaw, brown bread, rolls and delicious homemade pies. Tickets at the door. Adults - $8, Children under 12 - $4. Rabies Clinic: Berlin Rec. Dept., First Ave., Berlin. Cats only 12 noon to 2:30 p.m., dogs only, 2:30 to 5 p.m. All rabies vaccinations $12. Sunday, September 25 Bikers for Christ: Leaving Gorham Irving circle K, 1p.m. for this week’s ride to Lake Willoughby, Vermont. All motorcyclist Welcome! Wednesday, September 28 Healthy Living Expo; 2 to 6 p.m., AVH. Free Health Screenings, Presentations and Demonstrations. 2 to 4 p.m. Screening Appointments Required; 4 to 6 p.m.: Screening Walk-ins Welcome 3 p.m.: “Coronary Artery Disease” Presentation. 4 p.m.: “Atrial Fibrillation” Presentation, Both by Dr. Daniel van Buren, Cardiologist Health Resource/ Information Center. Door Prize Drawing; 50/50 Raffle. All ages welcome. For an appointment or more information, please call AVH at 326-5607. Sponsored by AVH and the Moose Valley Wellness Team.



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––––––––––––––– ONGOING CALENDAR –––––––––––––– Thursday TOPS NH 0057 Gorham: Meet every Thursday, 5:30 p.m., meeting room of the Gorham Public Library on Railroad Street, Gorham. FMI Call Carolyn at 348-1416. Boy Scout Pack 207: meets every Thursday at 6:30 in the St. Michael’s School cafeteria. Berlin-Gorham White Mountain Rotary Club: Meets every Thursday 730 to 830 a.m., Town & Country Inn Shelburne. FMI email Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, noon. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545) Mt. Jefferson LDG. #103 I.O.O.F.: meets second and fourth Thursdays of month, 7 p.m., 701 Presidential Highway, Jefferson. FMI 1-802-892-6684 or 723-0766. Gorham Public Library: Open M-F: 10am6pm, Saturdays: 10am-Noon. Children’s Story Time: Fridays, 1:30pm. View On-line Catalog at https:// FMI call 466-2525 or email AA Meeting: noon to 1 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Berlin Knights of Columbus: Third and Fourth Degree meets on second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., St. Anne’s lower hall, Berlin. Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. for members and guests from September to May. Shelburne Library Schedule: Thursday - 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. FUSION: Youth Group invites all youth grades 6-12, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Games, music, and a good message to get you pumped for the rest of the week! Harvest Christian Fellowship, Willow St. in Berlin. FMIVicky at 348-2354. 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: 12 to 1 p.m., Discussion Meeting, St. Barnabas Church, corner of High and Main St., Berlin. Step Book Meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Berlin. Exercise Classes: Berlin Senior Center, 610 Sullivan St., Berlin, 4 to 5 p.m. (FMI 752-2545) Pre-School Reading, Arts, Crafts Program: Errol Public Library, 10:30 a.m. To register, call Ann Bragg at 483-7720 or go to the library from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday through Saturday. F. O. E. Eagles 1464: Meets first and third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. The Salvation Army Thursday Afterschool Programs: 3 – 3:30, snack and homework help; 3:30 – 4 Timbrels; 4 – 4:30 Sacred Dance; 4:30 – 5 Singing Company; Dinner; and Boys Adventure Corps and Sunbeams. For more information please call 7521644. Dummer Library Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. (FMI 4490995, E-mail: Berlin and Coos County Historic Society Moffett House Museum: Open five days, Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Can also be opened by appointment. Call 752-4590. Available are historical documents, school yearbooks, Berlin/ Gorham directories, annual city reports, city and county reports, Brown Bulletins, old books, artifacts and more. Serenity Steps: 567 Main Street. Berlin’s peer support center. Open Monday to Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 8 p.m. Offers a variety of support groups and activities to area’s Friday Cholesterol Clinic: Monday through Friday, Berlin Health Dept., city hall. By appointment only, Call 752-1272. All area residents welcome. Fee $15. AA Meeting: Discussion Meeting, St. Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Discussion Meeting, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Weekly “Luck of the Draw” Cribbage Tournament. Gorham American Legion, 6 Androscoggin St., Gorham, $5pp: registration 5:15 to 5:45; play starts 6 p.m. Call Legion for more info 466-2433. Bingo: St. Anne Hall, 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by Theatre North. Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, noon. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545)

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by Abigail Van Buren


DEAR ABBY: I am writing in response to the letter you printed from “Respectful in Ohio” (July 25). I am so glad you addressed the subject of proper etiquette in cemeteries. The cemetery where my family members are buried has become a playground for the neighbors in the area. When I visit, I see people walking their dogs on and off leashes even though they are aware of the “No Dogs Allowed” signs. Children are bicycling, rollerblading and skateboarding, along with joggers and walkers. I come to the cemetery to visit with my lost loved ones and tend to their graves. I find it disgusting and disturbing that these folks are using our sacred place for their personal pleasures. Abby, thank you so much for your wisdom on this matter. -- JEAN C. IN MASSACHUSETTS DEAR JEAN: Thank you for agreeing with me. However, some readers felt differently, believing that cemeteries are for the living as well as the dead. My newspaper readers comment: DEAR ABBY: You should know that there is a trend where groups of dog walkers are taking over the care of deteriorating cemeteries. In return for cleaning up, restoring and maintaining graveyards, dog walkers are given permission to walk and run their dogs there. Some readers may find this practice disrespectful, but it has resulted in many cemeteries being restored to the beauty and dignity its occupants deserve. -- CARLA IN VIRGINIA DEAR ABBY: When I read the letter from “Respectful,” it took me back a few years. As I was mowing in the town cemetery, I went around a gravestone into some tall grass and my mower stalled. When I turned it over to see what I had hit, I found a pair of pantyhose wrapped around the blade of the mower. Apparently, cemeteries are sometimes used as a

lover’s lane. I agree with you about practicing good behavior in places like these. But I’ll always laugh recalling what happened to me. I wonder if the lady who forgot her hose that night caught a cold. -- GROUNDSKEEPER DEAR ABBY: I have to disagree with you and “Resentful.” One needs to have a historical perspective about cemeteries and their place in our culture. Prior to the advent of public parks in the late 19th century, the only open, park-like setting in most communities was the local cemetery. People would stroll the lawns, picnic and socialize there. Today, some cemeteries even conduct historical and nature tours. While I don’t condone rowdy behavior, it’s wrong to think they are simply for the dead and mourning. Many families of our fallen soldiers go to Arlington Cemetery to picnic and visit their loved ones. Cemeteries fall into disrepair when they are not active and filled with living hikers, bikers, bird watchers, etc. Let’s encourage people to visit their local cemetery. The alternative is to allow them to go to seed and disappear from our landscape. -- PATRICK H., OHIO DEAR ABBY: Several years ago in a nearby church cemetery, a young couple and their 4-year-old were putting flowers on a relative’s grave. The child got a bit antsy and climbed on a headstone. The stone was loose and tipped over onto the child and killed him. No one should let children play in a cemetery. -- JAN IN SARTELL, MINN. DEAR ABBY: I want children to play on my grave. What could be better than spending eternity listening to the laughter of children? As for dogs, unless you are going to diaper all the pigeons, dogs are the least of my worries! -- ALANSON IN NEW JERSEY

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

For Rent

For Rent

BERLIN one bedroom, first floor, $600/mo.; studio first floor, $500/mo. electricity, h/w, heat included, 603-723-4724.

BERLIN: Two bedroom house fully furnished, $700 no utilities included. 232 Denmark Street, call 603-723-2617.

SPECIAL- Berlin- 2 apt., Glen Ave., $595/mo. Heat, h/w 1st month and 603-345-1416.

For rent: Milan, NH day/ week/ month, no pets, 603-449-2079.

bedroom, parking, included. security.

BERLIN- available now, 5 room first floor apartment, Norway St., 2 bedroom fully furnished w/ garage. $600/mo plus utilities. 5 room first floor apartment on Norway St., 3 bedroom unfurnished $500/mo plus utilities. Both with w/d hookup, paved driveway & shed. No pets or smokers, 603-752-1112. Ask for Monquie or Pam. BERLIN: 1st. floor, 2 bedroom, heat, hot water included, large storage room, w/d hookups $650/mo. small dog o.k., no cats, 603-348-5186, BERLIN: 2 story house, great neighborhood, 3 bedrooms, one bath, nice yard, $700/mo. 723-3042. BERLIN: 2nd floor, 1 bdrm, 2 spare rooms, heat, w/d hook-up. 1 car parking, no dogs. $575 or $700 furnished. 723-1664. BERLIN: 3 story house, over 2300 sq. 6 bedrooms, 2 baths, huge yard $1200/mo. 723-3042. BERLIN: First floor, 2 bedroom, heat, h/w included, recently renovated, off street parking, no pets, no smoking, 915-1230.

CEDAR POND CAMP COMPLETELY renovated 1 bedroom apt. on 2nd floor. Call H&R Block (603)752-2372. ERROL 2 bedroom duplex, 1.5 bath, w/d, private yard, $540/mo. No pets. Reference plus security. (603)482-3402. GORHAM 2 bedroom, heat, h/w, fully renovated, applianced, off street parking, snow removal, no pets, 723-6310. GORHAM: 2nd. floor, 2 bedroom, plus bonus room, newly renovated, heat, h/w, no smoking, no pets, $700/mo. 466-5911. GORHAM: 2nd. floor, spacious three bedroom, newly renovated washer/ dryer hook-up, lg. porch, off street parking, w/ snow removal, attic for storage, no pet/ smoking, and utilities. 752-7096. GORHAM: 3 bedoom house, $795 completely remodeled, no utilities included, 84 Lancaster Road, 466-5933, 915-6216. GORHAM: Two second floor apartments, both 2 bedroom, in town. W/D hookup, parking, storage, $650-$700/mo. Heat included. No smokers for application call 723-7015.

BERLIN: One bedroom, 1st. floor, heat, h/w, included, parking, no pets, $525/mo. 752-3089, 340-0401.

GROVETON- Very Nice Large 4 bedroom 2 bath house avail. Nov 1st. Taking applications w/ references- 2 car attached garage, All appliances, water/ sewer, large yard, screen porch, pellet stove option- Call after 5:30pm 603-636-0049 $900/month (negotiable w/ lease agreement).

BERLIN: Two bedroom house, $700 no utilities included, 805 Fifth Ave. call 603-723-2617.

NEWLY renovated, 3 bedroom $650/mo. 331 Pleasant Street 603-234-9507 Bruce.

BERLIN: Great 2/3 bedroom, dining room, off street parking, $550/$600 includes heat, first and last, references, 508-888-7869, 508-274-5945.

$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.


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Low Cost Spay/ Neuter


Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance 603-447-1373


Sweeney’s Family Thrift Store opening Sept. 16th, 10am-6pm. 273 Pleasant St., Berlin. Open Wed-Sat. New & used items. Something for everyone.

1 to 2 bedroom. Furnished, private bath, kitchen, TV. Short term weekly/ monthly. Berlin. (603)203-1816.

SIAMESE kittens for sale. Short hair, seal point. $200 (603)752-2703. TEDDY Bear puppies born 9/11, taking deposit $100. 1st shots, vet certificate. Ready 11/7 $600. (603)728-7822. TWO mini dachshund, one male, one female, $350, ready to go after 9/20, good homes only, 752-7973.

Antiques ANTIQUES, glass, furniture, & collectibles of all kinds wanted by Bob Gauthier, 449-2542. Specializing in Estate and Business liquidation. Bonded.

Autos 1999 Jeep Cherokee 4x4. 158k miles, runs well needs body work. Best offer (603)752-1615, leave message. 2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4 V6.4.0, FMI 348-1212, asking $6000/OBRO. BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. JUNK car removal, best local prices, Roy's Towing 348-3403.

For Rent BERLIN 1st floor 1 bedroom. 2nd floor 2 bedroom, heated. Call (978)609-4010.

634 Burgess Street, 2nd. floor, 2 bedroom, heat, hot water, garage, no pets, $700, security deposit, 752-3765. APARTMENTS for Rent: Gorham 1st floor- 2 bedroom, heat & H/W included, W/D connection $650/mo. 2nd floor- 2 bedroom heat & H/W included, $600/mo. Mobile home for Rent: Gorham 3 bedroom $550/mo. No utilities included. 603-723-2628.

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 $135/week. Owners have separate living quarters FMI call 603-449-2140 or 603-723-8722

BERLIN renovated apt; 5 rooms, 2 bedroom, 1st floor, 2 family, walk to town, off street parking, w/d hook-up, no pets, no utilities, references and security $550/mo. (603)455-2245.

BERLIN 2 plus bedroom house. $600/mo. plus utilities. Deposits required. (207)571-4001.

BERLIN 2 bedroom house, lots of land, $700/mo.; 2 bedroom, first floor, apt. heat included, $600/mo. security, references, no pets, 714-5928.

BERLIN lg 2 bdrm, 1st floor apt w/ garage. Nice location, heat, hot water, $650/mo. No pets. (603)252-3372.

Become a Community Integrator The Community Services Center is growing and we are looking to hire a Part Time Community Integrator to work as part of a team to teach and support individuals to acquire skills needed to live independently, to work/ volunteer, to develop community connections. A Community Integrator will be encouraged to share their skills and interests to contribute to the uniqueness of the job description. If you are a positive, self motivated, team player who is able to communicate, brainstorm, problem solve and creatively approach life, this position may be for you. Come share yourself with us and we will grow together. Applicants may be expected to work weekends, evenings and possible some holidays. A HS diploma, a reliable vehicle, driver’s license, good driving record, car insurance, and no criminal record are required. Please direct applications and inquiries to: Denise Gagnon, Program Director, Community Services Center 69 Willard Street, Berlin, NH 03570, (603)752-1005 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are looking forward to hearing from you!

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For Rent

For Rent

For Sale

HOUSE for rent: 2 bedroom house with single car garage in Berlin. Stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer furnished. Lawn mower and snow blower also available. No pets, no smoking. Tenant pays water, sewer, heat and utilities. $700/month, security deposit and references required. Call 466-9999 or 723-4166.

TWO apts., both 2 bedroom, both include oil, hot water, newly renovated, $600/mo. 603-887-0508.

KENMORE upright freezer w/ paperwork. 8.7 cubic feet, clean, works great. $100, 466-2858.

LARGE Madison Ave. 2 bedroom. Appliances, laundry, storage included. $525/mo, + utilities, no pets/ smoking. (603)383-6115.

5 drawer desk & chair, Dining table, chairs, TV set & stand, car cover, mattress set, 752-1177

ONE bedroom @ $495; 3 bed room @ $675 w/ heat, storage, w/d hook-up, parking included, 752-6243. ONE bedroom, deck, frig., stove, heaqt, h/w, parking, no pets, sec. deposit, references, $550, 723-3856. ONE bedroom, east side, heat incl. garage, parking, $550/mo. 728-7967. ONE bedroom, very large, closets, big yard, frig, stove, heat, h/w, parking, no pets, sec. deposit, references, $625, 723-3856. ONE or 2 bedroom apt. 1st. floor, $600, heat, h/w included. No smoking, no dogs, nice neighborhood, yard 326-3026. Ready Oct. 1st., security, references required. PICKARENT.COM: Apartments and homes for rent, landlords & tenants contact us for rental results, 603-348-2000.

For Sale 4 studded snows 195/65/15 great tread. $150. Kirby G2000 Vacuum w/ acces., like new $150 (603)466-2858.

ALUMINUM truck, full size, diamond plated tool box, good condition, only $75, 2 antique, bear recurved bows, 603-723-4967. AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”. BEAUTIFUL leather chair that also reclines, like new, dark brown, $250, 466-2780 mornings. COMPOUND Bow, Bear Kodiak Magnum, great shape, $100/firm, 466-2858. DJ System: 2-400 watt powered Behringer speakers, 1-4 channel mixer with equilizer, 2-8 multicolored tree lights & extras, FMI call 603-723-4165. $900. FOOD Freezer, 37"LX29"D, $150, 752-2963. FOUR new snow tires, 205/55R16 only used 1/2 season, $300, 752-4662. FOUR winter tires in good condition, fits a Camry or equilivent, $25/each, call 723-7187.

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:

• Lab Aide- Per Diem. Excellent Phlebotomy and Computer skills required. • RN- full-time ACLS/PALS, previous OR experience preferred. Med Surg or critical care experience considered. Certification preferred. Must be a team player/good work ethic/positive attitude. • Medical Assistant or LPN- full-time position assisting in orthopedic medical practice. • LNA- FTE 0.8 and Per Diem. Provide care and activities of daily living for multiple residents of the Merriman House. Looking for a caring, enthusiastic, team-oriented professional who will appreciate our supportive and friendly environment. Experience and NH LNA license required. • Office RN- FTE 0.6. Experience Office RN. BLS required. Knowledge of Coumadin Therapy Management or Certification. Please check out our website for specific details on the positions. A completed Application is required to apply for all positions Website: Contact: Human Resources, Memorial Hospital, an EOE PO Box 5001, No. Conway, NH 03860. Phone: (603)356-5461 • Fax: (603)356-9121

PIANO, nice Kranich & Bach oak spinet piano with bench. Perfect size! $600/firm, 723-8881.

Steel Buildings Reduced Factory Inventory 30x36 – Reg $15,850 Now $12,600. 36x58– Reg $21,900 Now $18,800. Source# 1IB, 866-609-4321 TRACE Elliot Super Tramp Amplifiers, like new! $500 & 300/firm, 723-8881. TWO Harley Davidson motorcycle helmets, new $125/each, excellent condition, $60/each, both for $100 603-723-6276. TWO kitchen tables with leaves, excellent condition, oak $60 and maple $45, 603-723-6276, 603-752-6276. VEGAS Casino video poker machine, plays quarters, paid over $800, asking $395/BO, 723-6276, 752-6276. WINTER tires, excellent condition, hardly used, size 195/65/R15. only $50 for both, 603-723-6276, 603-752-6276. WOOD kitchen set, four chairs, $125; gas stove 20" $75; table saw 10" $15, 752-1777.

Furniture AMAZING! Beautiful Queen or Full-size mattress set, Luxury Firm European Pillow-top style, Fabulous back & hip support, Factory sealed - new 10-Yr. warranty. Cost $1095, 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.

Help Wanted HAIRDRESSER booth rental available. Experience required, Berlin 326-3274. LOOKING for individual to help split and stack fire wood. Must be energetic, dependable. Already have wood splitter, need help to finish. Stop in 299 Main St Gorham. SEEKING experienced plumbing & heating contractor to perform boiler installations for boiler distributor. SOMEONE to plow, shovel & sand during the winter months. Must have own plow and equipment. Call 723-2617.

Help Wanted

Real Estate


Respiratory Therapist

WE buy homes, any place, condition, price, 978-870-6438,

MATT Christian Tree Care. Pruning, tree removal, stump grinding. Fully insured, free estimates. (603)476-3311.

Needed P/T Flexible hours 1-2 days a week based out of our Gorham, NH location. CPAP knowledge is helpful, prior Respiratory Therapy experience and licensure required. Semi-annual raises, educational incentives, vehicle reimbursement. Excellent starting salary. Come join this exciting industry and a great team. Please forward a resume to: spushee@keenemedicalproducts. com or mail Keene Medical Products, Inc. PO Box 439, Lebanon, NH 03766 att: HR Director.

Home Improvements FORTIER HOME REPAIR Old & New- One call, We do it All! (603)752-1224.

Mobile Homes GORHAM: 4 bedroom, Gateway Trailer Park, asking $15,000/BO, FMI, 603-723-1480.

Motorcycles BUY • SELL • T RADE

(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH.

Services APPLIANCE Repair: Washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators, air conditioners, dishwashers, best rates around. Steve 915-1390. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison (603)367-8851.


Highest quality craftsmanship. Fully Insured. Lowest prices guaranteed. FMI (603)730-2521. CARPENTRY, handyman, property maintenance, no job too small. Call Dennis Bisson, 723-3393, free estimates. CHEAP and dependable fall cleanup scheduling for Oct. & Nov. fully insured, free estimates. 728-9926. CLEANING services, specialties, stained carpet, scuff marks, aroma-therapy. Call June Bug Cleaners (603)348-3157.

Recreation Vehicles

DROP off laundry service. Available Mon-Thurs 8-4. Same day service. Call Jodi (603)348-5442.

2000 Honda Foreman 450S, 4 wheeler, 4X4, electric start, reverse, 5' angle plow, excellent condition, $2800/BO 703-3304, 752-7912.

LAUNDRY service. Available 7 days wk 7am-7pm Same day service. Pick-up/ drop-off available 603-348-5442.

TWO OFFICES AVAILABLE OFFICE SPACE IN BERLIN Spacious second-floor corner office in downtown Berlin. Known as the Sheridan Building, this classic revival structure built in 1905 and renovated in the 1980s and 1990s is located next to City Hall. Ceilings are high and windows are plentiful in this corner which includes one large room, one medium sized, and a private bathroom. $450 a month, and includes heat. Second floor, corner office, two rooms with shared bathroom. $350.

For a video tour go to: For more information call Mark 603-356-3456.

SUBSTITUTES NEEDED for Special Education Teachers and Paraprofessional Positions Edward Fenn Elementary & Gorham Middle High School The GRS Cooperative School District is seeking substitute teachers and paraprofessionals to work with students at all 3 levels: Edward Fenn Elementary School (grades K-5), Gorham Middle School (grades 6-8) and Gorham High School (grades 9-12). Preferred applicants are persons with experience and training; however, there are no formal degree requirements. Applicants should have an interest in working with students and collaborating with school teams. If you are interested in applying for either position, please contact the SAU 20 office to request an application. (466-3632) For inquiries, contact Becky Hebert-Sweeny at the SAU 20 Superintendent’s Office, 466-3632, ext. 6 SAU 20 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ODD jobs, mowing, spring fall clean ups, painting, carpentry, general home repairs, no job too odd, 603-723-0013. PROPERTY Maintenance/ Handyman. Carpentry, plumbing, electrical. Low rates. Any size job. Emergency service available (603)915-1390.


16+ years experience! On-site computer repair, upgrades, wireless setup, virus removal, & more! (603)723-0918

Get the help you need quick!

Advertise your help wanted in the Daily Sun!

ONLY $1.00 per day

15 word or less for 6 or more days! 752-5858

Wanted To Buy BUYING junk cars/ trucks, heavy equip- farm mach., scrap iron. Call 636-1667 days, 636-1304 evenings. JUNK car removal, best local prices, Roy's Towing 348-3403.

Yard Sale BABY clothing, baby equip ment, Halloween costumes and so much more! 9 Jordan Ave., Berlin. Saturday, Sept. 24th, 9am-noon. No early birds please. GARAGE: 61 Jericho Road, Sat., 9/24, 8-3, everything must go! GIVEAWAY sale everything must go, 630 Rockingham Street, Berlin, Fri. 9/23, 9-4, Sat. 9/24, 9-2. HOLIDAY items, treasures collected by Jeanne, good prices & choices, 9 Cottage Street, Gorham 9/24, 9/25, 9-4. INDOOR yard sale, Sat. 9/24, 8-4, back entrance, table & 6 chairs, TV's, coffee tables, etc. 228 Willard Street, 752-3916.


Antiques, household goods, kitchenalia, furniture, knickknacks and more. Friday, 9/23, Saturday, 9/24. More items added on Saturday! 9am-2pm, 41 Paine Street, Berlin. Green house behind St. Vincents Nursing Home. SATURDAY, 9/24 & 10/1, 597 Main Street, Gorham, rain or shine, 8-2.

Full Time (35-40 hour) Service Coordinator/Case Manager Position We are looking for a team focused individual with great organizational and effective communication skills. This individual must be self-directed, have the ability to work independently with and able to facilitate group meetings. We are looking for someone who is flecible, willing to learn, demonstrate effective interpersonal skills, takes initiative, has some knowledge of Mental Health and Developmental Services, and is dependable. A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field is required. Valid driver’s license and car insurance are mandatory. Northern Human Services provides a good benefit package. Please send resume and cover letter to: Louise Johnson, Director of Community Support Services The Community Services Center 69 Willard Street, Berlin, NH 03570, (603)752-1005 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE for classifieds is noon 2 days prior to publication

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INVITATION TO BID The Commissioners of Coos County are requesting bids for the plowing and /or removal of snow for Coos County Nursing Home, 364 Cates Hill Rd., Berlin, NH for the 2012 snow season. (If seasonal, please submit a plan of action.) The Commissioners reserve the right to reject any and all bids. Bids should be submitted to the Administrator, CCNH, PO Box 416, Berlin, NH 03570, no later than October 5, 2011. Outside of envelope should be marked (SNOW REMOVAL BID).

To n i ’ s Pi z z a 102 Main St., Berlin • 752-4014 Check out these great deli prices... Honey Ham....................4.99 lb Med/Rare Roast Beef. .5.69 lb Hard Salami...................4.99 lb Bologna..........................2.49 lb Old Neighborhood Hot Dogs...................4.49 lb

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Gorham girls fall to Groveton 2-1, defeat Patriots 1-0 GROVETON/BETHLEHEM -- GROVETON 2 GORHAM 1 The Groveton girl’s soccer team took advantage of two of their corner kicks, scoring a pair of goals and defeating the Lady Huskies 2-1 in a girl’s Division IV soccer game in Groveton recently. At 15:31 of the first half, Hall shot the ball off of a corner and deflected off the hands of Huskie keeper Brook Nadeau for a 1-0 lead. The Huskies looked to make a game of it by tying things up just into the second half. Gorham sniper Lily Keenan took a Jess Stewart feed and beat a couple of Groveton defenders and shot to the far side beating Eagle goal keeper Shauna Randall to make it a 1-1 game. The goal was Keenan’s fifth on the Fall. At the twenty fifth minute of the second half, the Eagles got the game winner. Hall began the play on a corner kick. The Huskies failed to clear the ball in front of the Gorham goal. The ball found the foot of Wheelock and she netted her shot for the 2-1 Eagle victory. For the game, Groveton held a four to three advantage in corners. Gorham’s Nadeau had five saves while Groveton’s Randall had six saves. Eagles 1 1-2

Huskies 0 1-1 Scoring: Eagles- Wheelock, Hall, Huskies- Keenan. GORHAM 1 PROFILE 0 Gorham’s Lily Keenan scored the game’s only goal with one minute to play, leading the Lady Huskies to a 1-0 victory over Profile Thursday. “We played good ball possession soccer,” said Huskie mentor Jeff Stewart. “We had at least 10-12 shots that just missed and one that hit the cross bar.” The Gorham girls peppered the Patriot net to the tune of 10 shots, and controlled play throughout. The Huskie goal keepers had to make four stops all together as Brook Nadeau and Cassandra Poulin split the duties between themselves. The Huskies held sway in the corner kicks by a margin of four to two. The game winner came in the 39th minute of the second half. Midfielder Jessica Stewart was the play maker, making a nice feed between a couple of players. Keenan was at top speed and made a couple of moves to free up her kicking leg. Keenan’s blast found the far side of the net for her sixth goal of the year and more importantly got her team the victory. GHS 0 1-1 PHS 0 0-0 Scoring: PHS- none, GHS- Keenan.

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“Even though a final of 4 – 0 indicates a dominate performance, I think the team played some very good soccer under tough rain conditions,” said Gorham coach Billy Goodrich. “We had a number of quality chances. Point blank attempt by Hunter and a great save by Greenlaw, a ball off the post my Michael, and a crossbar deflection off a Jon Chabot direct kick could have kept us right in the game. A good job from our bench as we were without Andrew Lemieux. Brian Veazey and Doug Blunden gave us some quality minutes.” The Huskies will take on Berlin this Saturday for Homecoming. PHS 1 3-4 GHS 0 0-0


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of a nice first save by the Huskies Tyler Sanschagrin. Patriot Cam Johnson’s drive deflected right to Kelley yards yards out, and he shot it to the lower right corner. Kelley scored his second of the game at 62:42. Kelly received a pass from the left corner from Nick Christopher. Kelly then snuck in behind the Gorham defenders one on one against Sanschagrin. Kelly shot the ball to the lower right for a 3-0 lead. Profile’s Johnson got the final goal 64:20. A scramble in front of the Huskie goal allowed Johnson to find the upper right corner for a final score of 4-0. For the game, Sanschagrin had eight saves and Profile’s Travis Greenlaw blocked 13 Huskie shots. The corner kicks were Gorham 5 and Profile 7.

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The Berlin City Council will hold a public hearing Monday, October 3, 2011 in the City Council Chambers of City Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m. to receive public opinion regarding the following subject matters: • Resolution 2011-30 authorizing an application for a grant of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) from the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the NH Charitable Foundation for the White Mountain Ridge Runners. • Resolution 2011-31 carrying over Two Million, Seven Hundred Seventy Five Thousand, Seven Hundred Forty Nine Dollars and Eighty Cents ($2,775,749.80) of Capital Appropriations for the Fiscal Year 2011 ending June 30, 2011 which are not yet expended from the previous fiscal year. • Resolution 2011-32 accepting Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) donated to the City of Berlin to help fund the Downtown Economic & Design Strategy work The full text of the proposed ordinances and resolution is available for public review in the City Clerk’s Office. Debra A. Patrick, CMC, Berlin City Clerk

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Christine M. Moores

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BERLIN, NH -- Mrs. Christine M. Moores, 58, of 39 Spruce St. in Berlin, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. She was born in Berlin on November 25, 1952, the daughter of Leon O. and Assunta “Sue" (Elia) Trottier and was a lifelong resident of Berlin. She was a graduate of Berlin High School in 1970 and attended college at Plymouth State College and White Mountains Community College. She was employed at Absolute Power Sports and prior to that was employed at Currier RV Center as their office manager for 30 years. She was an avid golfer and fly fisherman. She was also a former board member of Woodlands Credit Union. Members of her family include her husband, Robert A. Moores of Berlin, NH; her son, Jason

Moores of Franklin, NH; her grandson, Caleb Moores of Franklin, NH; a brother, John Trottier of Meredith, NH; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and a brother, Leon J. Trottier. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 27, at 11: a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 79 High St., Berlin. Interment will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Berlin. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home 180 Hillside Ave. in Berlin on Monday, September 26, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of NH, 814 Elm St., Suite 300, Manchester, NH 03101. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.

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in remote rescues or emergencies. The club needs a fiscal agent to apply since they are not a 501c3. A public hearing on this resolution will be held on Oct. 3. *The Council approved proposing a resolution carrying over a total of $2.7 million in capital improvement funding for projects that have not yet been completed. That figure includes bonds that have not been drawn on, segregated funds and general fund appropriations. Among the projects awaiting completion are Police building maintenance and a Police impound building, City Hall repairs, Public Works garage repair, Fire Department building maintenance, Library exterior repair, Hutchins Street realignment, and sidewalk replacement, as well as many others. A public hearing on this resolution will be held on Oct. 3. *Also the subject of an Oct. 3 public hearing, is a resolution to accept a combined donation of $10,000 for the downtown. Public Service of New Hampshire and the Berlin Main Street Program have each offered $5,000 toward the cost of the downtown economic and design strategy work currently underway by HE Bergeron Engineers.

tee that the cost would not increase more than seven percent and offering a five percent rebate, for a net increase of no more than two percent. Mayor Paul Grenier expressed reservations about the three year term, since Primex would be getting out of the health insurance business next year but labor contracts are valid through 2014. He didn’t want to see the city lose “the economy of scale,” he said, referring to the multi-policy discounts offered by insurers. McQueen allayed that concern, noting that there will still be a health insurance option under Primex, it will just be run by Albert C. Jones as a public trust. He assured the council that he will contact Primex to see if a two year contract could be negotiated. *The city council agreed to consider a resolution to act as fiscal agent for the White Mountain Ridge Runners as they seek a $20,000 grant through the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund for an emergency response vehicle. City Planner Pam Laflamme explained that the vehicle would be shared by the club, fire and and law enforcement to assist

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The AVF&G Hunter Ed Team recently certified 86 students and thanks to the all volunteer instructor staff, this year’s class was a huge success. They were: Sherry Anderson, Ron Croteau, Russell Douglass, Keith Enman, Timothy Hayes, Joseph Levesque, Eddy L’Heureux, Paul Partenope, Bob Pelchat, Mike Riendeau, Mike Rozek, Tom Sutton. Also thanksed were the White Mountain Community College, the Berlin Police Dept. David Bryant, Claude Morin and from the NH Fish & Game Dept., Conservation Officers Glen Lucas and Geoffrey Younglove. Roland R. Turgeon, was the chief instructor.

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