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LACONIA — A former Belmont man was sentenced to 12 months in the Belknap County House of Correction yesterday after being convicted by a jury of two counts of misdemeanor criminal threatening that were classified as hate crimes. According to testimony and indictments, Paul Costella, 39, was a customer at the automotive department of Walmart in Tilton in November of 2012 when he became angered by an employee and went on an anti-Semitic rant, saying he was going to get a gun and “kill the Jews.” After an investigation by the Tilton Police, Costella was indicted by a Belknap County grand jury on June 3, 2011. He was tried by a jury in January of 2012, but the trial ended in a mistrial on January 19 after the jurors could not reach a unanimous decision. Belknap County Prosecutor Melissa see raNT page 6

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‘Lincoln’ collects even dozen Oscar nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Steven Spielberg had a great day at the Academy Awards nominations, where his Civil War saga “Lincoln” led with 12 nominations. It was not so great for Kathryn Bigelow, Tom Hooper and Ben Affleck, whose films did well but surprised — dare we say shocked? — Hollywood by failing to score directing nominations for the three filmmakers. “I just think they made a mistake,” said Alan Arkin, a supporting-actor nominee for Affleck’s Iran hostagecrisis tale “Argo.” “Lincoln,” ‘’Argo,” Bigelow’s Osama bin Laden manhunt thriller and Hooper’s Victor Hugo musical “Les Miserables” landed among the nine best-picture contenders Thursday. Also nominated for the top honor were the old-age love story “Amour”; the independent hit “Beasts of the Southern Wild”; the slave-revenge narrative “Django Unchained”; the shipwreck story “Life of Pi”; and the lostsouls romance “Silver Linings Playbook.” A mostly predictable see OSCARS page 6

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NRA, one of the pro-gun groups that met with Biden during the day, rejected the effort to limit ammunition and dug in on its opposition to an assault weapons ban, which Obama has previously said he will propose to Congress. “The vice president made it clear, made it explicitly clear, that the president had already made up his mind on those issues,” NRA president David Keene said following the meeting. “We made it clear that we disagree with them.”

Opposition from the well-funded and politically powerful NRA underscores the challenges that await the White House if it seeks congressional approval for limiting guns and ammunition. Obama can use his executive powers to act alone on some gun measures, but his options on the proposals opposed by the NRA are limited without Congress’ cooperation. Obama has pushed reducing gun violence to the top of his domestic agenda following see BIDEN page 8

TAFT, Calif. (AP) — A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into class in a rural California high school on Thursday and shot one student, fired at another and missed, and then was talked into surrendering by a teacher and another staff member, officials said. The teen victim was in critical but stable condition, Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood told a news conference. The sheriff said the teacher at Taft Union High

School suffered a minor pellet wound to the head and declined treatment. The gunman had as many as 20 rounds of ammunition in his pocket, the sheriff said. When the shots were fired, the teacher tried to get the more than two dozen students out a back door and also engaged the shooter in conversation to distract him, Youngblood said. A campus supervisor responding to a call of shots fired also

began talking to the gunman. “They talked him into putting that shotgun down. He in fact told the teacher, ‘I don’t want to shoot you,’ and named the person that he wanted to shoot,” Youngblood said. “The heroics of these two people goes without saying. ... They could have just as easily ... tried to get out of the classroom and left students, and they didn’t,” the see SHOOTING page 10

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A series of bombings killed 115 people across Pakistan on Thursday, including 81 who died in twin blasts on a bustling billiards hall in a Shiite area of the southwestern city of Quetta. Pakistan’s minority Shiite Muslims have increasingly been targeted by radical

Sunnis who consider them heretics, and a militant Sunni group claimed responsibility for Thursday’s deadliest attack — sending a suicide bomber into the packed pool hall and then detonating a car bomb five minutes later. It was one of the deadliest days in recent years for a country that is no stranger to

violence from radical Islamists, militant separatists and criminal gangs. Violence has been especially intense in southwest Baluchistan province, where Quetta is the capital and the country’s largest concentration of Shiites live. Many are ethnic Hazara who migrated from neighsee PAKISTAN page 11

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N.H. mom guilty of sexually Flu season strikes early & hard in some places NEW YORK (AP) — From the Rocky Mountains cold. Over the holidays, 250 people were sickened at exploiting teen daughter to New England, hospitals are swamped with people a Mormon missionary training center in Utah, but

CONCORD (AP) — A New Hampshire lawyer remained stoic Thursday as a jury pronounced her guilty of exploiting her 14-year-old daughter to produce child pornography. Jurors had the federal case for less than an hour before convicting the 43-year-old woman of all eight counts — transporting her child across state lines to produce child pornography, possession of child pornography and six counts of sexual exploitation to produce child pornography. Her daughter — who did not testify and appeared in the courtroom for the first time to hear the verdicts — showed no visible reaction. The girl was whisked away right after the verdicts by federal victim advocate Jennifer Hunt, who asked reporters to refrain from approaching her. The convicted sex offender faces a minimum, mandatory prison term of 25 years and a maximum of 100 when she is sentenced April 22, U.S. Attorney John Kacavas said. Defense Attorney James Moir said it’s too soon to decide whether to appeal. He said neither he nor the defendant knew the 14-year-old was in the courtroom. The trial lasted only two days but jurors were presented with a series of sexually explicit videos that prosecutors said the mother made of her daughter having sex with two men on different occasions, and a video of the mother performing oral sex on her daughter in May 2012. Juror Peter Evans of Manchester said it was difficult case to deliberate, “but the evidence was pretty overwhelming.” “I feel confident we made the right decision,” said Evans. “She’s going to deserve whatever she gets.” Kacavas said he was not surprised by the speed with which the jury reached its verdicts. “This is a graphic case in which the defendant see EXPLOIT page 13

with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to deal with the feverish patients. Flu season in the U.S. has struck early and, in many places, hard. While flu normally doesn’t blanket the country until late January or February, it is already widespread in more than 40 states, with about 30 of them reporting some major hot spots. On Thursday, health officials blamed the flu for the deaths of 20 children so far. Whether this will be considered a bad season by the time it has run its course in the spring remains to be seen. “Those of us with gray hair have seen worse,” said Dr. William Schaffner, a flu expert at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. The evidence so far points to a moderate season, Schaffner and others say. It looks bad in part because last year was unusually mild and because the main strain of influenza circulating this year tends to make people sicker and really lay them low. David Smythe of New York City saw it happen to his 50-year-old girlfriend, who has been knocked out for about two weeks. “She’s been in bed. She can’t even get up,” he said. Also, the flu’s early arrival coincided with spikes in a variety of other viruses, including a childhood malady that mimics flu and a new norovirus that causes vomiting and diarrhea, or what is commonly known as “stomach flu.” So what people are calling the flu may, in fact, be something else. “There may be more of an overlap than we normally see,” said Dr. Joseph Bresee, who tracks the flu for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most people don’t undergo lab tests to confirm flu, and the symptoms are so similar that it can be hard to distinguish flu from other viruses, or even a

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Power & powerlessness Years ago, when the candidate I was working for rejected my advice, I made the mistake of going back to the headquarters and telling my loyal staff (who together had formulated the rejected proposal) that our recommendation had been declined. I did my best, I told them, but I just couldn’t make the sale. One of my closest pals, and one of the smartest politicos I’ve ever known, took me aside to tell me I had made a monstrous mistake. I thought he meant my failure to sell our plan. No, he said, that was clearly impossible. The mistake was telling everyone I’d failed, rather than convincing them that, upon further reflection, I’d changed my mind and come to the conclusion, shared by the candidate, that our plan was flawed. You just admitted to half of the campaign that you are powerless, he explained. Far better in the long run for them to think you were just wrong. Wise advice. Someone should have told John Boehner. He emerged from the latest debacle not as the guy who stood up, but as the guy who gave up. He comes out of it not wrong, but irrelevant. On the day he was elected Speaker of the House, he was being tagged by friend and foe as the congressional equivalent of a lame duck, neither the leader of his party nor the leader of the House, the guy with the gavel, not the power, a man whose word does not mean a majority, even of his own whips. He may get invited to the White House in the future, but it will be the Senate leaders who cut the deal with the president, and the Democrats in the House — joined by a minority of Republicans, the splinter group in a party divided — who enact it. The Speaker could not even hold his own lieutenants. He might just as well have agreed with them. On the eve of the vote, the everpugnacious former Labor Secretary Bob Reich sent an e-mail exhorting Democrats that no deal would be better than a bad deal. Actually, as a Democrat, I disagree. The president might have been prepared to blame congressional Republicans, but he’s the president, the guy who couldn’t put the deal together. His State of the Union would have been a disaster, the very sort of ugly politics people voted

against. So there was a deal — a partial, unsatisfying deal that violated all of Boehner’s claims that Republicans weren’t ready to give on taxes, that dealt not at all with spending cuts, that was opposed by the majority of his party. House Republicans didn’t redeem themselves in the public’s eye; they looked like a divided, weak and increasingly irrelevant group. They didn’t stand on principle; they fell apart on politics. What could he have done? If he couldn’t get his party to the table to make a deal, then maybe the second best solution was not to advertise his weakness but to affirm his leadership, even if flawed. The result was a foregone conclusion. Boehner’s fate was not. He didn’t just lose. He gave up any vestige of power. Not an auspicious way to begin a new Congress. Publicly speaking, the folks who support the deal and the folks who oppose it can probably agree on one thing: The Speaker gets no credit with the former and plenty of blame from the latter. Lose-lose. There might have been no chance for him to win much, but losing with everyone is the one thing you want to avoid in politics — unless you are standing on principle in doing so. I never heard Boehner stand up and say that even if he were the only Republican to support it, he would make a deal and stand by it. I never heard him say he’d resign if no one followed it. When I complained to my friend that people would think I was wrong for doing whatever it was that I didn’t want to do, he told me that unless I was willing to resign over it (and maybe I should have), holding on to the appearance of power is more important than taking the heat both inside and outside. Yep. Boehner is now trying to double back, insisting he won’t play ball in the future, that his principles really are that. It might work. But I wouldn’t count on it. Power is easy to lose and hard to get back. (Susan Estrich is a professor of Law and Political Science at the University of Southern California Law Center. A best-selling author, lawyer and politician, as well as a teacher, she first gained national prominence as national campaign manager for Dukakis for President in 1988.)

Advance your own positions, sure, but respect those of others To the editor, I submitted a letter to The Sun a few weeks ago in which I mentioned I am a lifelong resident of the Holderness/ Sandwich area. In times past, people treated those with a differing point of view with respect. I am a hardcore conservative and do not agree with our president on much of anything. Never the less, I try to respect the views of others.

This brings me to the point of this letter. I do not own a gun. At 70 years of age and being an amputee I probably will not hunt again. However, I am 100 percent opposed to gun control as it is another excuse for big government to take away our freedoms. Guns do not kill; the person pulling the trigger does. Many liberals do not respect a difsee next page

LETTERS You have to get mad before things like a new jail get passed To the editor, When is enough, enough? It is now. The Belknap County’s insistence on building a 42.6 million dollar PRISON, which will also include $1.6 million MORE for personnel and maintenance is insulting. But there is more. The amount that has to be paid annually on the $42.6-million bond for 30 years will amount to between $2.5 and $3 million more. This item is not included in the regular budget. Why should this bother you? Everyone who lives in the county will find the reason in their tax bills or rent bills. Most people who get a tax bill or increase in their rent, believe it is city or town government’s fault. They don’t always associate increases in taxes or rents with what the county spends. Unfortunately, these cities and towns do not have the ability to cut the county budget. They only have to pay the bill. The City of Laconia alone pays over 20 percent of all of the county’s budget. But, wait, this is only part of the out of control spending. The county at present is looking for a 9-percent increase in their regular budget. It would represent approximately $250,000 more to be paid by Laconia than last year. We know that the increase in bond debt and additional personnel and maintenance is going to run over 3 million dollars. Next Monday, January 14, the Laconia City Council will host the Belknap

County Commissioners and the Belknap State Representative Delegation. There will be a lot of discussion on these two subjects and the city would like to see the public from all over the County and city take part in this discussion. Usually, people don’t come out for this kind of hearing, but once the budget is passed by the delegation and approval of loan for prison, it is too late, and we all know how people react when they get their tax bills or increase in rent. You have to get mad BEFORE these things get passed. Hopefully, there will be a good number of delegates and commissioners present at the meeting and that they will hear what the people want and do the right thing. When spending the taxpayer’s money we should ask, is it necessary. Can it wait? Will it do harm if it isn’t done right away? The commissioner’s comment that this should be done “ right” is always the politicians reason for spending more and building more than is necessary. More is not always better. The public is being told every day to do with less and they do. It is time for government to do with less. There are many reasons for delaying this project and reducing the present budget. These will be discussed at the meeting on Monday by the Council, and hopefully by you, the public. Councilor Brenda Baer Ward 4 - Laconia

Winter Farmer’s Market open every Sat. & Sun. through March To the editor, After wrapping up the first Tilton Winter Farmers’ Market of the season, I’m exhausted but excited about the wonderful, warm reception our farmers and other vendors received from the community. It was heartwarming to see so many new and returning visitors from near and far, coming to buy locallyproduced foods and goods from local N.H. vendors. Everyone was excited that the market has been extended to both Saturdays and Sundays to better accommodate busy family schedules. We received raves for the addition of fresh, N.H.-grown mushrooms, honey, dried beans, chutneys, vegan and gluten-free foods, granola, veggie burgers, body-care, beer, herbal products and other goods. Returning vendors featured a wonderful assortment

of local offerings, including fresh, NH-grown tomatoes, root vegetables, meats, cheeses, coffees, popcorn, wine, milk, yogurt, fudge, soups, baked beans, breads, baked goods, and so many other items. It was a true community spirit that helped me pull this market together again and thanks go to all participating vendors, and to our sponsors — The Gaudet family and AutoServe NH for their very generous donation of the space, to Northway Bank, Osborne’s Agway and Common Man’s Tilt N’ Diner for their generous sponsorship. This enables us to operate the Tilton Winter Farmers’ Market every Saturday and Sunday through March. Joan O’Connor, Director Tilton Winter Farmers’ Market Henniker


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LETTERS The really positive aspect of solar is that it has a real pay-back To the editor, I read the letter from Mr. Steve Earl with great interest. I would like to thank him for pointing out his misconceptions in as far as it relates to solar PV. My opinion, just like Mr. Earl’s opinion, really does not matter in the Renewable Energy discussion. What is important are the hard facts. Solar PV is either grid tied, which means the energy produced through the system is dumped directly onto the grid spinning your meter backward, or it is a battery-based system which allows the owner of the system to use the generated power directly without involving the meter and the grid. Generally quality battery systems are more expensive and the batteries have a lifespan of 8-10 years. I would suggest the only time to use battery systems are when your property does not have access to the grid in the first place. If you are like the majority of us we are grid connected and our goal is to be grid neutral meaning we would like to produce the power needed to not have an electric bill. Until fairly recently the biggest hindrance has been the substantial upfront cost of buying a solar production system. System costs have dropped and production efficiency has increased dramatically. Panels produce more power and inverters convert more power for far less cost. Breaking a solar production system down to incremental factors is fairly meaningless, something akin to pur-

chasing a new car one part at a time. By the time you are done pricing your car one part at a time you will quickly realize you can’t afford to ever own a car in the first place and yet we do own cars and they are affordable. Looking at system cost is irrelevant to looking at system value. By way of example would anyone buy a home if the number we looked at was the amortized cost over 30 years? A $300,000 property costs $620,000 over the life of the mortgage. Would we ever pay $620,000.00 for a $300,000.00 property? Probably not and yet we enter into mortgages willingly. The really positive aspect of solar PV is that it actually has a pay-back unlike your car, furnace, electric bill, heating oil or propane bills. For people on fixed incomes nothing makes more sense than renewable energy. The reason is you become a fixed cost producer NOT a consumer. A real life example: 10kWatt system 72,000.00 installed Payback in year 4. No electric bill for the next 25 years. Net return on the life of the system (under warranty): $138,387.00 (190.41 percent). How many oil or gas fired furnaces have a return of investment of 190 percent or any payback at all? Monthly cost: less than the electric bill. John Ramsey Meredith

from preceding page fering point of view. This is clearly shown by the cartoon on Page 4 of today’s (Jan. 9) Sun. In depicting an NRA member/supporter as an ignorant person, the cartoonist actually is defining himself. He’s no different than the picture he draws. Sadly, it seems to me the editor of The Laconia

Daily Sun must feel the same way. Work hard to advance your own point of view; but respect the opinions of others with differing points of view and don’t sling mud. I believe that is what America is all about. Steve Currier Holderness

People on government assistance should give up right to vote To the editor, Not too long ago, I received an e-mail from a friend that made me change my mind about the young generation of future politicians that are one day going to run this country. All this young woman (21-years-old) wanted was to be put in charge and all I want is for her to have a chance to correct all the damage done to this country by week-kneed politicians who follow the bad leaders rather make waves doing as the people who elected them wanted them to do. The following is a quote from her mail: “Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho’s, just enough money for 50 pound bags of rice and beans, blocks of cheese and all the powered milk you can haul away. If you want steak and frozen pizza, then get a job. Put me in charge of medicaid. The first thing I’d do is get women Norplant birth control implants or tubal ligations. Then we’ll test recipients for drugs, alcohol and nicotine. If you want to reproduce or use drugs, alcohol or smoke, then get a job. Put me in charge of government housing. Ever live in a military barracks? You will maintain our property in a clean and good state of repair. Your “home” will be subject to inspections anytime and possessions wil be inventoried. If you want a plasma TV or XBox 360 then get a job and your own place. In addition, you wil either present a check stub from a job each week or you will report to a government job. It may be cleaning the roadways of

trash, painting and repairing public housing, whatever we find for you. We will sell your 22 inch rims and your low profile tires and your blasting stereo and speakers and put that money toward the “common good”. Before you rant and complain that I’ve violated someone’s rights, realize that all of the above voluntary. If you want our money, accept our rules. Before you say this would be “demeaning” and ruin their “self esteem”, consider that it wasn’t that long ago that taking someone else’s money for doing absolutely nothing WAS demeaning and lowered self esteem. If we are expected to pay for other people’s mistakes we should at least attempt to make them learn from their bad choices. The current system rewards them for continuing to make bad choices. AND while you are on the government subsistence, you no longer can VOTE! Yes that is correct. For you to vote would be a conflict of interest. You will voluntarily remove yourself from voting while you are receiving a government welfare check. If you want to vote, then get a job.” This young woman should be commended for her wisdom, which seems to be a lot wiser that the people who keep these same politicians in office year after year hoping one of them will get on the band wagon and help struggling Americans who are forced to pay for all the ingrates. Bev Buker Gilford

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LACONIA — A former Pittsfield man was convicted by a Belknap County jury Wednesday for his fourth conviction for drunken driving. He will be sentenced at a later date and could be ordered to serve as much as 3 1/2 to seven years in prison. Belknap County Attorney Melissa Guldbrandsen said Steven Houlne, 57, was arrested by Laconia Police Officer Holly Callanan after a concerned citizen reported seeing him operating erratically on Summer Street on June 19, 2011. Guldbrandsen said Houlne refused to submit to any field sobriety tests or a breathalyzer but several witnesses testified to his impairment, including that he had an open beer in the car.

Prosecuting Attorney Roni Karnis said “this is a good example of how important it is for citizens to fulfill their civic duty and report impaired drivers.” Guldbrandsen said no one was injured in Houlne’s case but this is his fourth conviction in less than 10 years and is therefore a felony. She said he will face an indefinite loss of his drivers license. Indictment paperwork obtained from Belknap County Superior Court show Houlne was convicted of DWI in March 2, 2007 in Concord District Court and was convicted twice for DWI on December 27, 2002 in Hookset District Court. — Gail Ober

RANT from page one Guldbrandsen brought Costella to trial for a second time in October of 2012 and he was convicted on October 25, 2012 of two enhanced misdemeanors counts of criminal threatening and one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. Costella maintained his innocence. In a phone call to The Daily Sun made the day before his sentencing, he said he had waited 45 minutes for an oil change and a female employee at Walmart noticed a picture of him and his daughter in his car posing with a flag that had a swastika. He said the woman assumed he was a Nazi and confronted him. “She started calling me a Nazi and a skin head,” Costella said. He also said that during his presentencing investigation, he expected Judge James O’Neill to order him to write a letter of apology to the three Walmart employees affected by his rant and he said he wasn’t going to do that because he didn’t do what they said he did. “I’m not like that person,” he said. In fact, as part of Costella’s sentenc-

ing yesterday, O’Neill ordered him to write a letter of apology as a condition of his sentence despite his attorney’s previous argument that she didn’t think it was appropriate. Costella’s complete sentence was no jail time for the disorderly conduct charge. He was ordered to pay a $500 fine plus $120 in court costs with half of it suspended on good behavior. For the first criminal threatening conviction he was sentenced to 12 months in the Belknap County House of Corrections. He must serve at least three months before he is eligible for a home confinement bracelet. O’Neill said the Department of Corrections could consider work release as long as he completed anger management therapy and drug and alcohol treatment. On the last criminal threatening conviction, Costella was sentenced to two to five years in the N.H. State Prison to be served consecutive to his House of Corrections sentence. The state prison sentence was all suspended pending his completion of the above conditions and his continued good behavior for 10 years.

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bunch. But it’s baffling how Bigelow — the first woman to earn the directing Oscar for her 2009 best-picture winner “The Hurt Locker” — missed out on a nomination for one of last year’s most-acclaimed films. “Yes, it was a surprise,” Spielberg said of Bigelow. “But I’ve been surprised myself through the years, so I know what it feels like.” Spielberg was snubbed for a directing slot on 1985’s “The Color Purple,” which earned 11 nominations, including best picture. He also was overlooked for director on 1975’s “Jaws,” another best-picture nominee. “I never question the choices the academy branches make, because I’ve been in the same place that Kathryn and Ben find themselves today,” said Spielberg, who finally got his Oscar respect in the 1990s with best-picture and director wins for “Schindler’s List” and another directing trophy for “Saving Private Ryan.” ‘’I’m grateful if I’m nominated, and I’ve never felt anything other than gratitude even when I’m not — gratitude for at least having been able to make the movie. So I never question the choices.” Especially this time, when “Lincoln” has positioned itself as the film to

beat at the Feb. 24 Oscars. Its nominations include best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis for his monumental performance as Abraham Lincoln, supporting actress for Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln and supporting actor for Tommy Lee Jones as abolitionist firebrand Thaddeus Stevens. Oscar directing contenders usually are identical or at least line up closely with those for the Directors Guild of America Awards. But only Spielberg and “Life of Pi” director Ang Lee made both lists this time. The Directors Guild also nominated Affleck, Bigelow and Hooper, but the Oscars handed its other three slots to David O. Russell for “Silver Linings Playbook” and two real longshots: veteran Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke for “Amour” and newcomer Benh Zeitlin, who made his feature debut with “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” Zeitlin, whose low-budget, dreamlike film about a wild child in Louisiana’s flooded backwoods won the top honor at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, said he never expected to be competing “alongside the greatest filmmakers alive.” “I’m completely freaking out,” Zeitlin said. “Those guys taught me how see next page


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Sanbornton cheese makers specialize in mozzarella, ricotta & . . . quark? By RogeR Amsden

‘’It’s sort of like cream cheese with a kick. It’s really versatile and can be used in a lot of recipes which call for cream. We make it several flavors, plain, honey and cinnamon, maple, and garlic and chive, which is our most popular flavor,’’ says Melia, who adds that it’s great on bagels and as a dessert cheese. She says that they create their own cultured buttermilk as the first step in making Quark, adding rennet to fresh milk and letting it stand in a cooler for 18 to 24 hours before processing it. ‘’It makes it chunky, When we were in Connecticut we developed our own starter culture for Quark,’’

she says. She says that the fresh mozzarella is made in a traditional manner with the milk placed in fine mesh bags that resemble pillowcases and allowed to drain until curds are formed. ‘’It takes a lot of babysitting and we use a PH meter to determine when its ready. It then goes into scalding water until it turns into a taffy like mixture. We then out it into a big metal bowl and cut it up and roll it into balls. The idea is to get as much calcium out of it as possible.’’ Melia says the ricotta cheese is made with whole milk and is produced in small batches and hand ladled for a rich creamy texture. She has over 20 years experience in the farming industry, as does her husband, who has spent his entire life in the dairy industry. She holds a master’s degree in agricultural education and taught Agricultural Science for over seven years before she started raising a family. Keefe says that she is hoping to make the farm store the centerpiece of operations at Swain Farm, which uses a diversified approach to make the best use of its resources. The farm has a herd of about 100 cattle, about equally split between milkers and beef cattle and sells sides of beef as well as pork products. ‘’We can custom cut meats for people and we’re looking to expand our milk sales from direct on-thefarm sales to local independent stores, farmers’ markets and restaurants,’’ says Keefe. She says that Swain Farm will hold an open house on Saturday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at which people will be able to tour the farm and see where their food comes from ‘’We’re going to have cheese samples and tours so that kids can see the animals and get to know more about farms,’’ says Keefe, who is also an artist and will have her paintings on display.

Lee, who won the directing Oscar for “Brokeback Mountain,” agreed that there were surprises — but pleasant ones, particularly for Zeitlin’s inclusion. “Newcomers, veterans, a European,” Lee said. “It’s great company, and it’s an honor to line up with them, and encouraging because there is a newcomer.” Colleagues of snubbed filmmakers were not so happy. “That put a damper on my enthusiasm,” ‘’Argo” co-star Arkin said of Affleck, an A-lister who’s arguably proving himself a better director than actor.

“I thought his work was the work of an old master, not somebody with just two films under his belt. I thought it was an extraordinary piece of directing.” “I would have loved him to have been recognized in this,” Hugh Jackman, a best-actor nominee as Hugo’s tragic hero Jean Valjean for “Les Miserables,” said of director Hooper. “But no one will be able to take away the achievement, nor really that the eight nominations that ‘Les Miz’ has are more shared with him than with anyone.” see next page

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SANBORNTON — Quark, a German cheese with a sweet flavor and soft texture which is largely unknown outside of German communities across America, has arrived in the Lakes Region. ‘’It’s almost like a cream cheese,’’ says Leigh Melia, who along with her husband, Harold, have started the Lake Winni Cheese Company, which specialize in soft, fresh cheeses which also includes mozzarella and ricotta. The Melias and their two daughters moved to Meredith in October from Lebanon, Connecticut, where they ran what she describes as a small hobby farm of their own with chickens, dairy cattle and pigs,. Since shortly after moving here they’ve been making their own cheeses at the Swain Farm on Hunkins Pond Road. ‘’We were scouring the countryside to find a place where we could use the milk from our five cows to make cheese. We needed a place with a commercial kitchen and were looking at places like the American Legion that had one. We found about Swain Farm from the people at Beans and Greens in Gilford, who told us that they sold fresh milk from the farm.’’ says Harold. When they talked with Betsey Keefe from Swain Farm about their ideas from making cheese they found exactly what they were looking for, a commercial kitchen with milk processing equipment. ‘’It’s worked out just great,’’ says Keefe, who works with her parents, David and Elaine Swain, to keep the last dairy farm in town, and perhaps the only one remaining in Belknap County, running as a commercially viable operation. Leigh Melia says that while in Connecticut they had a lot of German customers for their Quark, which she says becomes an instant favorite of those who try it.

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SANBORNTON — Quark, a German cheese with a sweet flavor and soft texture which is largely unknown outside of German communities across America, has arrived in the Lakes Region. ‘’It’s almost like a cream cheese,’’ says Leigh Melia, who along with her husband, Harold, have started the Lake Winni Cheese Company, which specialize in soft, fresh cheeses which also includes mozzarella and ricotta. The Melias and their two daughters moved to Meredith in October from Lebanon, Connecticut, where they ran what she describes as a small hobby farm of their own with chickens, dairy cattle and pigs,. Since shortly after moving here they’ve been making their own cheeses at the Swain Farm on Hunkins Pond Road. ‘’We were scouring the countryside to find a place where we could use the milk from our five cows to make cheese. We needed a place with a commercial kitchen and were looking at places like the American Legion that had one. We found about Swain Farm from the people at Beans and Greens in Gilford, who told us that they sold fresh milk from the farm.’’ says Harold. When they talked with Betsey Keefe from Swain Farm about their ideas from making cheese they found exactly what they were looking for, a commercial kitchen with milk processing equipment. ‘’It’s worked out just great,’’ says Keefe, who works with her parents, David and Elaine Swain, to keep the last dairy farm in town, and perhaps the only one remaining in Belknap County, running as a commercially viable operation. Leigh Melia says that while in Connecticut they had a lot of German customers for their Quark, which she says becomes an instant favorite of those who try it. ‘’It’s sort of like cream cheese with a kick. It’s really versatile and can be used in a lot of recipes which call for cream. We make it several flavors, plain, honey and cinnamon, maple, and garlic and chive, which is our most popular flavor,’’ says Melia, who adds that it’s great on bagels and as a dessert cheese. She says that they create their own cultured buttermilk as the first step in making Quark, adding rennet to fresh milk and letting it stand in a cooler for 18 to 24 hours before processing it. ‘’It makes it chunky, When we were in Connecticut we developed our own starter culture for Quark,’’ she says. She says that the fresh mozzarella is made in a traditional manner with the milk placed in fine mesh bags that resemble pillowcases and allowed to drain until curds are formed. ‘’It takes a lot of babysitting and we use a PH meter to determine when its ready. It then goes into scalding water until it turns into a taffy BIDEN from page 2 last month’s massacre of 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school. The president put Biden in charge of an administration-wide task force and set a late January deadline for proposals. “I committed to him I’d have these recommendations to him by Tuesday,” Biden said Thursday, during a separate White House meeting with sportsmen and wildlife groups. “It doesn’t mean it’s the end of the discussion, but the public wants us to act.” The vice president later huddled privately with the NRA and other gun owner groups for more than 90 minutes. Participants in the meeting described it as an open and frank discussion, but one that yielded little movement from either side on longheld positions. Richard Feldman, the president of the Independent Firearm Owners Association, said all were in agreement on a need to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and people with mental health issues. But when the conversation turned to broad restrictions on high capacity magazines and assault weapons, Feldman said Biden suggested the president had already made up his mind to seek a ban. “Is there wiggle room and give?” Feldman said. “I

N.H. House Minority Leader Rep. Gene Chandler of Bartlett address the Belknap County Republican Committee in Belmont on Wednesday night. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Michael Kitch)

like mixture. We then out it into a big metal bowl and cut it up and roll it into balls. The idea is to get as much calcium out of it as possible.’’ Melia says the ricotta cheese is made with whole milk and is produced in small batches and hand ladled for a rich creamy texture. She has over 20 years experience in the farming industry, as does her husband, who has spent his entire life in the dairy industry. She holds a master’s degree in agricultural education and taught Agricultural Science for over seven years before she started raising a family. Keefe says that she is hoping to make the farm store the centerpiece of operations at Swain Farm, which uses a diversified approach to make the best use of its resources. The farm has a herd of about 100 cattle, about equally split between milkers and beef cattle and sells sides of beef as well as pork products. ‘’We can custom cut meats for people and we’re looking to expand our milk sales from direct on-thefarm sales to local independent stores, farmers’ markets and restaurants,’’ says Keefe. She says that Swain Farm will hold an open house on Saturday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at which people will be able to tour the farm and see where their food comes from ‘’We’re going to have cheese samples and tours so that kids can see the animals and get to know more about farms,’’ says Keefe, who is also an artist and will have her paintings on display. don’t know.” White House officials said the vice president didn’t expect to win over the NRA and other gun groups on those key issues. But the administration was hoping to soften their opposition in order to rally support from pro-gun lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Biden’s proposals are also expected to include recommendations to address mental health care and violence on television and in movies and video games. Those issues have wide support from gun rights groups and pro-gun lawmakers. The vice president also met Thursday with representatives from the entertainment industry, including Comcast Corp. and the Motion Picture Association of America. He’ll hold talks Friday with the video game industry. During his meeting with sporting and wildlife groups, Biden said that while no recommendations would eliminate all future shootings, “there has got to be some common ground, to not solve every problem but diminish the probability that our children are at risk in their schools and diminish the probability that firearms will be used in violent behavior in our society.”

from preceding page Composer Alexandre Desplat, who wrote the music for “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Argo” and earned a best-score nomination for the latter, said he was puzzled over Affleck and Bigelow’s exclusion. “I think they both deserved to be nominated,” Desplat said. “Unfortunately, I don’t decide.” “Zero Dark Thirty” has had backlash in Washington, where some lawmakers say it falsely suggests that torture produced a tip that led the U.S. military to Bin Laden. It’s hard to imagine that affecting the film’s Oscar nominations, though, given Hollywood’s history of playing loose with facts in depicting true-life stories. The academy’s directing snubs virtually take “Argo,” ‘’Les Miserables” and “Zero Dark Thirty” out of the best-picture race, since a movie almost never wins the top prize if the filmmaker is not nominated. It can happen — 1989’s “Driving Miss Daisy” did it — but a directing nomination usually goes hand-inhand with a best-picture win. The nominations held other surprises. “Amour” won the top prize at last May’s Cannes Film Festival but mainly was considered a favorite for the foreignlanguage Oscar. It wound up with five nominations, the same number as “Zero Dark Thirty,” which came in with expectations of emerging as a top contender. Along with best-picture, director and foreign-language film, “Amour” picked up nominations for Haneke’s screenplay and best actress for Emmanuelle Riva as an ailing, elderly woman tended by her husband. “It’s the last stage of my life, so this nomination is a gift to me, a dream I could never had imagined,” Riva said. “Michael’s talent is to make the film real. ... That’s why it touched the world. We are all little, fragile people on this earth, sometimes nasty, sometimes generous.” Riva is part of a multi-generational spread: At 85, Riva is the oldest best-actress nominee ever, while 9-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis is the youngest ever for her role as the spirited bayou girl in “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” Spielberg matched his personal Oscar best as “Lincoln” tied the 12 nominations that “Schindler’s List” received. Two of Spielberg’s stars could join the Oscar super-elite. Both Day-Lewis and Field have won two Oscars already. A third would put them in rare company with previous triple winners Ingrid Bergman, Walter Brennan, Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep. Katharine Hepburn holds the record with four acting Oscars. A best-picture win would be Spielberg’s second, while another directing win would be his third, a feat achieved only by Frank Capra and William Wyler, who each earned three directing Oscars, and John Ford, who received four. “Lincoln” also was the ninth best-picture nominee Spielberg has directed, moving him into a tie for second-place with Ford. Only Wyler directed more best-picture nominees, with 13. “I think Steven is a full-fledged genius. I think he has transformed the motion-picture industry more than once, and he’s constantly pushing the envelope and changing,” Field said. “He stands alone. And he has the most profound respect, and he’s a scholar of John Ford and William Wyler and many others. ... He’s a scholar of all of this because he’s so endlessly curious.”

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Tax Collector Office, Gonyer made a motion at the annual deliberative session of town meeting to add $12,500 into the budget to hire a part-time employee. Although the motion passed and the money was eventually added to the bottom line of the town budget, selectmen refused initially to hire a parttime employee — deciding instead to commission an evaluation of the operations of the Town Clerk-Tax Collector Office. The independent evaluation was performed by Municipal Resources, Inc. of Meredith and recommended adding a 20 hour position to the office staff, which selectmen did immediately after getting the report. The MRI study didn’t address whether or not the town clerk-tax collector position should be divided into two separate positions. Selectmen said they would decide whether or not to put the article on the town meeting warrant at their January 23 meeting.

ACCIDENT from page one Belmon,t struck the 12-year-old in the west bound lane. Parker tried to avoid the collision but struck the 12-year-old’s Arctic Cat in its right front. The boy was thrown from the machine and Parker drove off the side of the road in an attempted to not strike him. Sgt. Matt Currier said Gilmanton Fire Department EMTs check both

the boy and Parker for injuries but said fortunately the boy was wearing a helmet and Parker was wearing a seat belt and neither was injured. Gilmanton Police filed a report with the N.H. Department of Fish and Game. Police ask that snowmobilers take extreme caution when crossing streets and highways and to always stop and look both ways before entering a road way. — Gail Ober

SHOOTING from page 2 sheriff said. “They knew not to let him leave the classroom with that shotgun.” The shooter didn’t show up for first period, then interrupted the class of 28 students. Investigators had not yet had a chance to interview the student and so had no immediate word on a motive or whether the attacker had a previous disciplinary record. Nor did they know where he got the shotgun. The Sheriff’s Department did not release the boy’s name because he was a juvenile and had yet to be charged. But many students and community members said they knew the boy and said he was often teased, including Alex Patterson, 18, who went to Taft with the suspect before graduating last year. “He comes off as the kind of kid who would do something like this,” Patterson said. “He talked about it a lot, but nobody thought he would.” Trish Montes, who lived next door to the suspect, said he was “a short guy” and “small” who was teased about his stature by many, including the victim. “Maybe people will learn not to bully people,” Montes said. “I hate to be crappy about it, but that kid was bullying him.” Montes said her son had worked at the school and tutored the boy last year, sometimes walking with him between classes because he felt sorry for him. “All I ever heard about him was good things from my son,” Montes said. “He wasn’t Mr. Popularity, but he was a smart kid. It’s a shame. My kid said he was like a genius. It’s a shame because he could have made something of himself.”

to a hospital in Bakersfield. Officials said a female student was hospitalized with possible hearing damage because the shotgun was fired close to her ear, and another girl suffered minor injuries during the scramble to flee when she fell over a table. Officials said there’s usually an armed officer on campus, but the person wasn’t there because he was snowed in. Taft police officers arrived within 60 seconds of first reports. Bakersfield television station KERO reported receiving phone calls from people inside the school who hid in closets. About 900 students are enrolled at the high school, which includes ninth through 12th grades. Authorities went room by room through the school and expected to spend the day checking backpacks to make sure no other weapons were on campus. Wilhelmina Reum, whose daughter Alexis Singleton is a fourth-grader at a nearby elementary school, got word of the attack while she was about 35 miles away in Bakersfield and immediately sped back to Taft. “I just kept thinking this can’t be happening in my little town,” she told The Associated Press. “I was afraid I was going to get hurt,” Alexis said. “I just wanted my mom to get here so I could go home.” Taft is a community of fewer than 10,000 people amid oil and natural gas production fields about 120 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The attack there came less than a month after a gunman massacred 20 children and six women at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., then killed himself. That shooting prompted President Barack Obama to promise new efforts


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LHS girls’ varsity team 7-1 after win over Plymouth On Tuesday Evening the Laconia High School girls’ varsity basketball team beat Plymouth to improve to 7-1 on the season. Coach Jeff Greeley said a lethargic start saw the Sachems with a 18-7 lead at the half. “We came alive in the second half to win by 20 points, 47-27,” he said. Cali Swormstedt led the offensive charge with 12 points, all from behind the three-point arc. The team plays next at Franklin on Friday.

Laconia-Winnisquam hockey dealt overtime loss at Kearsarge The Laconia-Winnisquam ice hockey team fought Kearsarge Regional High School to a tie after three periods, only to suffer an unfortunate 4-5 overtime loss on Wednesday. Coach T.J. Galligan said his team faced a 1-4 deficit at the start of the third period. Matt Missert and Brandon Martin each scored, then a Dakota Tyno goal with 31 seconds left forced the game into overtime. Galligan said, “We outplayed them in overtime, hit three posts and had nine shots to their three, but a bad bounce of the puck sent them in on a breakaway to end the game. Great comeback, just a little short.”

LMS girls’ A team picks up wins over Gilford, Kingswood and Belmont The Laconia Middle School girls’ A basketball team picked up a trio of wins within the past week. The first of the three wins was a home game on January 4, with Gilford as the visitors. Laconia won with the score of 29 to 21. Jera Kirk scored nine points, Alyssa Miner scored six and Amelia Clairmont had five points. Coach Chick Tautkus said, “Katie George and Lily Johnson led a third quarter group, with stingy hustle and defense, that propelled the girls to another hard-fought victory.” The team followed that effort with a 38-29 victory earned January 8 at Kingswood. Miner scored 8 points, Rylee Littlefield and Kirk each scored six and Helen Tautkus scored 5. The coach praised his team’s see LMS next page

Gilford off to promising start with 6th straight win By RogeR Amsden FOR THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

GILFORD — Chip Veazey has been coaching basketball at Gilford High School ‘’one year at a time’’ ever since 1982-83 and during his tenure the former Laconia High School sharpshooter (class of 1973) has chalked up over 400 wins as a head coach. Unlike many high school coaches, Veazey is not a teacher at the school where he coaches, instead working at his family’s business, Boulia-Gorrell Lumber Company. His philosophy is simple. ‘’Play hard, play together and play to the best of your ability,’’ says Veazey, who says that he always tries to get the most of the talent available to him. ‘’Getting the kids to play up to their ability and be focused and work hard is what counts,’’ says Veazey, who gives his current Gilford’s Josh Joyce looks for an opening to pass around Winnisquam’s Spencer Pevine as Gilford team, which is 6-0 folhead coach Chip Veasey watches the play during Tuesday’s game at WRHS. Gilford won, 67-29. (Alan lowing a 67-29 win at MacRae/for the Laconia Daily Sun) Winnisquam Regional Tuesday, high marks. ers but he’s a good passer who shares the ball. We’ve got a deep team off the bench and the other sopho‘’They’re competitors and they’re hard workers. It’s the kind of team which is fun to coach,’’ says Veazey, mores Max Troiano in the backcourt and Kaleb who sees the Golden Eagles improving down the Orton up front, who’s done some good rebounding stretch this season as his players become more familand inside scoring has really helped out.’’ iar with one another’s strengths while on the court. He says that seniors David Sykie has been a power inside with his rebounding and defense while guard Three of the players who are having an impact so far this year are sophomores, including the team’s leading Sam Prescott, who is back after a year’s layoff, has scorer, Josh Joyce, who scored 21 points in Friday night’s chipped in with key points. 64-53 win over Laconia and 14 points Tuesday night. Veazey says that juniors Rich Edson, Cameron ‘’He’s not only an outside threat with three-pointsee GILFORD next page

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Laconia Leafs’ Ruslan Mansurov, from Kazan, Russia, carries the puck. (Courtesy photo)

GILFORD from preceding page Partridge and Jack Athanas have been steady contributors, along with Patrick Scannel and that he likes his team’s ability to move the ball around and get it to the player in the best position to take a shot. Currently Gilford is one of only three undefeated teams in Division III along with Campbell 7-0 and always tough Conant 6-0. To date Gilford’s only loss, one which doesn’t count in the regular season’s standings, was a 66-46 lost to a tall and talented Prospect Mountain team (4-2), which reached the state Division III finals last year, in the championship game of the annual Lakes Region Holiday Basketball Tournament which was

played over Christmas vacation. ‘’They’re a formidable team with four big inside players. They’re a very physical team and we weren’t getting our best shots against them,’’ said Veazey, who says that he is looking for the Eagles to step it up they meet Prospect Mountain in regular season play in February, a game which might prove to be a preview of this year’s Division III title game if Gilford continues to come together as a team. The Golden Eagles face a big test tonight when they host a tough Berlin team which is currently 6-1 on the season and appears poised to make another post season run.

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EXPLOIT from page one made the video evidence that speaks for itself,” Kacavas said. The defendant —who has been held without bond since her arrest in November — remains in custody. In their final argument Thursday, prosecutors played the defendant’s own words — recorded during various expletive-laden jailhouse telephone calls to her parents in December — calling her daughter a liar and blaming her for her predicament. “This is not her daughter’s fault,” U.S. Attorney John Kacavas said. “Tell her by your verdicts she should have been a mother.” Moir argued that his client did not force or prompt her daughter to engage in the sex acts she videotaped. “You can hate her. You can be morally outraged by what she did,” Moir told jurors. “You can have these emotions but you have to put them aside when you deliberate.” Kacavas countered that the government didn’t have to show the defendant “caused” her daughter to engage in the sexual conduct depicted in the videotapes. “All she had to do was use or employ this child in making child pornography,” Kacavas said. “She sexually exploited her child.” The final prosecution witness Thursday was FBI agent James Scripture, a computer forensic examiner. He testified that all the explicit videos the jury saw Wednesday were on the defendant’s computer, including some that were uploaded from her iPhone. He said the video of the defendant performing sex acts on her daughter was created a week before the defendant took the girl to Canada and videotaped her having sexual intercourse with a 19-year-old she’d met online. The defense called no witnesses. Two men testified they had sex with the defendant and with her daughter multiple times during separate encounters in 2012, including a weekend-long encounter in Ontario, Canada in May 2012 — three weeks after the girl had turned 14. Both men said the defendant videotaped several of the sexual encounters. The Associated Press doesn’t typically identify victims of sexual assault; it is not naming the mother to avoid identifying the girl.

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ments at the time of his selection and they don’t reflect our desire to celebrate the strength and diversity of our country at this inaugural,” Whisenant said in a statement. The liberal website ThinkProgress posted audio of the sermon Wednesday. In the talk, which the pastor said he gave 15 or 20 years ago, Giglio cited Scripture and called same-sex relationships sinful and an abomination. He warned congregants about what he called the “aggressive agenda” for acceptance of the “homosexual lifestyle.” And he recommended the writings of an advocate for therapy that aims to convert gays and lesbians into heterosexuals. Repeatedly in the sermon, Giglio urged congregants to welcome gays and lesbians to the church and said God loves them.

WASHINGTON (AP) — For 30 years, Jack Lew has had a hand in some of the biggest economic deals negotiated in Washington. What awaits him if he’s confirmed as treasury secretary could far exceed any challenge of the past — a triple-decked potential crisis that will test his experience the moment he opens his office door on the third floor of the Treasury Building Lew, nominated for the job Thursday by President Barack Obama, has honed his skills in the trenches of fiscal policy, helping forge major deals encompassing Social Security and budgets for the likes of former Speaker Tip O’Neill and President Bill Clinton. Obama highlighted that experience in announcing Lew’s selection, an unmistakable nod to the fast-approaching deadlines to raise the government

borrowing limit, avert deep and immediate spending cuts and extend government operations. “I trust his judgment,” Obama said. “I value his friendship. I know very few people with greater integrity.” Flanked by Lew and outgoing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in the White House’s ornate East Room, Obama in effect underscored the nation’s changing economic landscape. In Geithner, Obama had a longtime international finance specialist with the Treasury and the Federal Reserve who took office in 2009 at the height of the nation’s banking crisis. In Lew, currently the White House chief of staff, he has a premier budget expert and close ally as the government plunges into its next struggle over debts and deficits.

PAKISTAN from page one boring Afghanistan. The billiards hall targeted Thursday was located in an area dominated by the minority sect. In addition to the 81 dead, more than 120 people were wounded in the double bombing, said police officer Zubair Mehmood. The dead included police officers, journalists and rescue workers who responded to the initial explosion. Ghulam Abbas, a Shiite who lives about 150 yard (meters) from the billiards hall, said he was at home with his family when the first blast occurred. He was trying to decide whether to head to the scene when the second bomb went off. “The second blast was a deafening one, and I fell down,” he said. “I could hear cries and minutes later I saw ambulances taking the injured to the hospital.” Hospitals and a local mortuary were overwhelmed as the dead and wounded arrived throughout the evening. Weeping relatives gathered outside the emergency room at Quetta’s Civil Hospital. Inside the morgue, bodies were laid out on the floor.

The bombs severely damaged the three-story building where the pool hall was located and set it on fire. It also damaged nearby shops, homes and offices. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a Sunni militant group with strong ties to the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack. Hazara Shiites, who migrated from Afghanistan more than a century ago, have been the targets of dozens of attacks by Lashkare-Jhangvi in Quetta over the past year, but Thursday’s was by far the bloodiest. Human Rights Watch sharply criticized the Pakistani government for not doing enough to crack down on the killings and protect the country’s vulnerable Shiite community. It said more than 400 Shiites were killed in targeted attacks in Pakistan in 2012, including over 120 in Baluchistan. “2012 was the bloodiest year for Pakistan’s Shia community in living memory and if this latest attack is any indication, 2013 has started on an even more dismal note,” said Ali Dayan Hasan, Pakistan director at Human Rights Watch.

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Laconia Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses was also very important to him. Survivors include a son, William Stanworth Jackson, and his wife, Ethel, of Newtown, PA; a daughter, Carrol Ann Jackson Roy, and her husband, Bill, of Laconia, N.H.; six grandchildren, Denice Roy, Dean Roy, Derek Roy, Michele Jackson Johnson, Seth Stanworth Jackson and Amory Jackson Cone; five great grandchildren, Taylor and Morgan Roy, Nicole Jackson, Nolan Jackson and Peyton Mira Cone and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Dr. Jackson was predeceased by his wife, Clara Alice (Robertson) Jackson, and by his brothers, John Jackson and Gladstone Jackson. Calling hours will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 1:00-3:00PM at the Beane Conference Center, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, N.H. Spring burial will be in the family lot at Highland Memorial Park, Johnston, Rhode Island. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 406 Court Street, Laconia, N.H. 03246. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

LACONIA — Margaret M. Ellinger, 82, of 24 Gilford Avenue, died at the Laconia Rehabilitation Center on Wednesday, January 9, 2013. She was the widow of Moward Ellinger who died in 1975. Mrs. Ellinger was born April 30, 1930 in Somerville, Mass., the daughter of the late Walter and Margaret (Parent) Werzanski. She resided in Laconia for most of her life. . Survivors include two daughters, Linda A. Kennard and her husband, Timothy, of Weare and Margaret R. Brady of Laconia; two sons, Charles J. Stitt and his wife, Patricia, of Gilford and Johnathan C. Ellinger of Laconia; four grandchildren, Mandy Chiappetta, Megan Page, Timothy Page and Michael Kennard; five great grandchildren, Robert Stitt III, Donny Chiappetta, Michael Chiappetta, Molly Kennard and Curtis Page and two brothers, Walter Werzanski, Jr. and Paul Werzanski, both of Florida. Mrs. Ellinger was prede-

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R. Crowley of Franklin , 2 brothers, Robert J. Crowley of Plymouth and Richard M. Crowley of Franklin, 2 sisters: Catherine Contigiani of Gilford and Lucille Auclair of Clearwater, FL, and nieces and nephews. There are no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at 10 am in St. Paul Church. Spring burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations in memory of Mr. Crowley may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Thibault-Neun Funeral Home in Franklin (neunfuneralhomes.com) is assisting with arrangements.

Free first-time homebuyer seminar offered by LACLT and Northway Bank on January 19 BELMONT — Would-be homeowners can learn everything they need to know about buying a home in a full-day seminar offered by the Laconia Area Community Land Trust (LACLT), a HUD-approved housing counseling agency, and sponsored by Northway Bank. So far, 258 first-time homebuyers have graduated from LACLT’s program, representing more than $38 million in local home purchases. The seminar, to be held at Northway Bank (at the Belknap Mall – 9 Old State Road, Belmont), takes place on Saturday, January 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The First-time Homebuyer Seminar is free and open to the public; advance registration is required, and lunch and refreshments will be provided.

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MEREDITH — The Interlakes Summer Theatre will be holding auditions for the 2013 Summer Season on Saturday , February 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the InterLakes High School auditorium. The theatre which is a “Developing Theatre” in Partnership with Actors Equity Association is seeking local teen and adult male and female actors who are non-union members with strong voices for the ensemble of “Les Miserables”. Also seeking a soprano girl (approximate 8-10) and a boy (approximately 12-14) to play singing roles in that show and a young boy, approximately 10-14 to play a major role in “The Full Monty”. A few small adult roles may also be filled in other mainstage productions. The Junior Intern Company, made up of teens and

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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Friday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2013. There are 354 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1913, the first enclosed sedantype automobile, a Hudson, went on display at the 13th National Automobile Show in New York. On this date: In 1805, the Michigan Territory was created by an act of Congress. In 1861, Alabama became the fourth state to withdraw from the Union. In 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed the Grand Canyon National Monument (it became a national park in 1919). In 1927, the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was proposed during a dinner of Hollywood luminaries at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. In 1935, aviator Amelia Earhart began an 18-hour trip from Honolulu to Oakland, Calif., that made her the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean. In 1942, Japan declared war against the Netherlands, the same day that Imperial Japanese forces invaded the Dutch East Indies. In 1943, the United States and Britain signed treaties relinquishing extraterritorial rights in China. In 1963, the Beatles’ single “Please Please Me” (B side “Ask Me Why”) was released in Britain by Parlophone. In 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the first government report that said smoking may be hazardous to one’s health. In 1972, East Pakistan changed its name to Bangladesh. In 1977, France set off an international uproar by releasing Abu Daoud, a PLO official behind the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. In 1995, 52 people were killed when a Colombian airliner crashed as it was preparing to land near the Caribbean resort of Cartagena — however, a 9-year-old girl, Erika Delgado, survived. One year ago: Joran van der Sloot (YOHR’uhn VAN’-dur-sloht), the longtime suspect in the still unsolved disappearance of American Natalee Holloway in Aruba, pleaded guilty in Lima to the 2010 murder of a Peruvian woman, Stephany Flores; he was sentenced to 28 years in prison. Today’s Birthdays: Producer Grant Tinker is 88. Actor Rod Taylor is 83. Composer Mary Rodgers is 82. The former prime minister of Canada, Jean Chretien (zhahn kray-tee-EHN’), is 79. Actor Mitchell Ryan is 79. Actor Felix Silla is 76. Movie director Joel Zwick is 71. Country singer Naomi Judd is 67. World Golf Hall of Famer Ben Crenshaw is 61. Singer Robert Earl Keen is 57. Actress Phyllis Logan (TV: “Downton Abbey”) is 57. Musician Vicki Peterson (The Bangles) is 55. Actress Kim Coles is 51. Actor Jason Connery is 50. Contemporary Christian musician Jim Bryson (MercyMe) is 45. Rock musician Tom Dumont (No Doubt) is 45. Rhythm-and-blues singer Maxee Maxwell (Brownstone) is 44. Movie director Malcolm D. Lee is 43. Singer Mary J. Blige is 42. Musician Tom Rowlands (The Chemical Brothers) is 42. Actor Marc Blucas is 41. Actress Amanda Peet is 41. Actor Rockmond Dunbar is 40. Actress Kristolyn Lloyd (TV: “The Bold and the Beautiful”) is 28.

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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Film about Genetically Modified Organisms sponsored by Sustainable Sustenance. 6:30 p.m. at the Prescot Farm Environmental Education Center in Laconia. A potluck dinner will follows the film at 7:30 p.m. Donations appreciated. RSVP by calling 528-8560 or email barkers@ alumni.unh.edu. LHS Performance of the Agatha Christie murder mystery ‘And The There Were None...”. 7 p.m. in the Laconia High School auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for seniors/students and can be purchased at the door. Belknap County Area Commitee on Aging hosts Associate State Director of AARP New Hampshire to discuss the upcoming legislative session and issues that will affect seniors. 10 a.m. in the Wesley Woods Community Room at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. For more information call 528-2555 or email sdhendricks@ wesleywoodsnh.org. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741. Tot Time at the Meredith Public Library. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Ages 0-3. Daily happenings at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Sit and knit 2-5 p.m. Clever Crafter adult craft time 4-5:30 p.m. Gilford Public Library Happenings. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Drop-In Storytime (Ages 3-5 yrs) 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Knit Wits, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12 Open house for the exhibit of photography and drawn art by Kelly Gammon and Damon Goss. 2-5 p.m. at the Busiel Community Room and Gallery at One Mill Plaza. Celebrity Bartender Benefit held at the Weirs Beach Lobster Pound in Laconia. 7 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Tuft’s Medical Center Cardiac Transplant Division. Meat Bingo hosted by the Meredith American Legion Post 33. 3 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith. All proceeds will benefit the Makenzie Hartman Foundation. LHS Performance of the Agatha Christie murder mystery ‘And The There Were None...”. 7 p.m. in the Laconia High School auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for seniors/students and can be purchased at the door. Karaoke event hosted by the American Legion Post 33. 7:30 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith. $5 donation requested for this event. Al-Anon Meeting at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the firstfloor conference room Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. All compulsive eaters are welcome to attend the Overeaters Anonymous meeting held each Saturday morning from 11 to 12 at the Franklin Hospital. Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society (172 Pleasant Street) in Laconia. The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570. Open Door Dinners offer free weekly meal in Tilton. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. An outreach housed at Trinity Episcopal Church on Main Street, downtown. provides a free hot meal open to all members of the community. All are welcome to eat and all are welcome to help out. For more information, especially about volunteering, please call Pastor Mark at 286-3120 or e-mail him at markk@trinitytilton.org.

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LACONIA – With two highly successful comedy nights in the books, Pitman’s Freight Room in Laconia kicks off the 2013 season with another high powered show as Brad Mastrangelo (Las Vegas, Comedy Central, Tonight Show, cruise ships) and Chris Pennie Brad Mastrangelo (Courtesy photo) (Comedy Central, CMTV) will take the stage Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and seats may be purchased in advance by contacting Pitman’s at (603) 527-0043. “We have had two outstanding shows,” said Pitman’s owner Dick Mitchell. “Even though the last show was close to Christmas we still had nearly 100 people in the room. “We had a number of repeat attendees, but also had a large number who were first timers. I think the word is getting out as to how good the shows are.” Also appearing will be Chris Pennie, a Boston area star who has appeared on Comedy Central and CMTV where he was a finalist in the CMTV comedy competition. Mastrangelo has appeared on Comedy Central and the Tonight Show and is one of the most sought after acts in the business. Mastrangelo’s unique routine hits home with audiences of all backgrounds as he relates tales of family, marriage, fatherhood and countless other topics. A frequent writer for Jay Leno’s Tonight Show monologue, Mastrangelo’s observational comedy has earned him rave reviews and spots on the best comedy stages around the country. “I’m looking forward to this show,” said Mastrangelo. “I’ve heard a lot about the room from other comics who have worked Pitman’s. “The comedians I’ve spoken to have said the room is great and the atmosphere is unlike that of any of the rooms we are used to working,” added Mastrangelo referring Pitman’s unique décor which includes antiques, steamer trunks which serve as tables, along with couches and easy chairs scattered throughout the regular seating. Among the previous comedians who have performed at Pitman’s are Mark Scalia, Mitch Stinson, Artie Januario and Jimmy “PJ” Walsh. All are Boston area headliners who work or have worked Las Vegas. “This is a great room,” said Januario who appeared at the Dec. 15 show. “It has a great feel and the crowd was extremely receptive.’’

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SANBORNTON — The First Fruits Food Pantry, which was organized by members of Second Baptist Church, 322 Upper Bay Road, Sanbornton, distributed 40+ Christmas boxes filled with a turkey and all the components of an old fashion Christmas dinner on Wednesday December 19. Another 40-50 boxes were given out as the usual monthly distribution to families in the Sanbornton area. Church members are aware that many families, especially those with children, are struggling to keep their heads above water these days. Second Baptist began this local outreach in November 2005 and operated out of the local town hall. A year later the congregation voted to appropriate the funds to construct and furnish the First Fruits Food Pantry and has been distributing complete boxes of food goods to 35-45 families on a monthly basis ever since, not to mention emergency needs throughout the month. Those who feel moved to support this ministry with funds, goods or volunteer time can contact the church office at 524-5996. The church holds worship on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m.


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ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Dear Annie: My husband and I recently moved to the city where my husband’s family lives. One of his brothers has been married for two years. (It’s his third wife.) “Pete” is a likable guy who often arranges fun activities. Pete moved into his wife’s house when they married. She had a teenage daughter, a dog and a cat. Pete got rid of all three. He is obsessive-compulsive and doesn’t like to clean up after pets and couldn’t tolerate his wife’s daughter. The girl now lives with her father, who isn’t a great parent, so she sometimes sleeps in the park. We don’t know what he did with the animals. Pete also made his wife sign over her house because she wasn’t paying her portion of the mortgage and bills. Pete’s wife confides in me, and while she accepts everything he does, she is miserable. My husband and I feel guilty hanging out with Mr. Good Times when he is creating so much pain for his wife and stepdaughter. How do we continue accepting fun invites when we know he is such a control freak? I realize I can’t interfere in his marriage, but I don’t want him to think we condone his treatment of his wife and stepdaughter. The fact that Pete sees nothing wrong with his actions is disturbing. What can we do? -- Worried Sister-inLaw Dear Worried: Abusers often come across as charming guys. But we don’t know what’s really going on. The pets could be fine, the daughter might be OK if her biological father stepped up, and if Pete’s wife wasn’t paying the mortgage, having the house in his name may have been justified. However, all of these things together make Pete’s behavior questionable, if not pathological. If he is forcing these changes onto his wife and she feels trapped, please encourage her to call the Domestic Violence Hotline (thehotline.org) at 1-800-799-SAFE. And speak up. Tell Pete you find his behav-

ior disturbing. Dear Annie: My sister and I are trying to plan a nice dinner for our parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. We would like to invite about 30 close family members and friends to a restaurant that our parents like, but footing the bill for everyone’s meal would be difficult. Would it be OK to add this sentence to the invitation: “We chose a restaurant that we think is affordable to all. Gifts are not required. Your presence will be gift enough.” Or do you have another suggestion? -- Want To Do the Right Thing Dear Want: In other words, you want the guests to pay for their own meals. That necessitates rephrasing the entire invitation because you are asking them to host themselves. Try this: “Please join us in taking our parents out to their favorite restaurant.” Dear Annie: “A Guy in Virginia” asked whether it was OK to look at a woman’s tattoo. I’d like to take this opportunity to clarify sexual harassment. It has a very strict legal meaning at the federal and state level in order to regulate how people behave in the workplace. It has nothing to do with a guy checking out some woman in the grocery. It’s sexual harassment if the person in authority says, “If you don’t sleep with me, I will fire you” -- or not give you a raise, flunk you, etc. It’s sexual harassment if it creates a hostile work environment -- a pattern of looking at pornography at work, making lewd comments or sexist jokes, or displaying suggestive calendars or photos. It is not sexual harassment to say, “I like your hair,” although a pattern of personal remarks that make someone uncomfortable would eventually constitute a hostile work environment. It is NOT about what happens outside the workplace. So if you don’t want someone to stare at you, don’t wear revealing clothes, get a tattoo or wear pink hair. -- BTDT in the Northeast

Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please e-mail your questions to: anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

$1-A-DAY CLASSIFIEDS • CALL 527-9299 DOLLAR-A-DAY: Private Party ads only (For Sale, Lost, Autos, etc.), must run ten consecutive days, 15 words max. Additional words 10¢ each per day. does not apply to yard sales. REGULAR RATE: $2.50 a day; 10¢ per word per day over 15 words. PREMIUMS: First word caps no charge. Additional bold, caps and 9pt type 10¢ per word per day. Centered words 10¢ (2 word minimum) TYPOS: Check your ad the first day of publication. Sorry, we will not issue credit after an ad has run once, and we do not offer refunds. DEADLINES: noon the business day prior to the day of publication. PAYMENT: All private party ads must be pre-paid. We accept checks, Visa Mastercard and Discover credit cards and of course, cash. $10 minimum order for credit cards. CORRESPONDENCE: To place your ad call our offices at 527-9299 between 9 am & 5 pm, Monday through Friday; Stop by our office or send a check or money order with ad copy to The Laconia Daily Sun,1127 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246. You can email ads to ads@laconiadailysun.com, we will contact you for payment. OTHER RATES: For information about display ads or other advertising options, call 527-9299.

Animals

Autos

For Rent

For Rent

FREE Parakeet: Young. To a good home only. Cage not included. 524-6653.

NICE Ford Ranger short bed pick-up. 4 cylinder, 5-speed, 170K, inspected until May, rust free, book value $3,200 selling $2,150/OBO. Call 455-2430

APARTMENTS, mobile homes. If you need a rental at a fair price, call DRM Corp. Over 50 years in rentals. We treat you better! 524-0348 or visit M-W-F, 12-5, at our new location, 142 Church St. (Behind CVS Pharmacy.)

GILMANTON 4-Corners, 1 bedroom in nice neighborhood. Wireless internet included, parking, backyard. Security deposit and lease req'd. No smoking or dogs. $750/month 630-2681.

ROTTWEILER pups AKC Champion Pedigree, parents on premises $500-$600. 603-340-6219

Announcement THE THRIFTY YANKEE HUGE JANUARY SALE! Everything on sale, up to 50% off. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10-5. 603-279-0607. Route 25 Meredith NH across from Interlakes High School, plenty of parking. Cash for your Gold and Silver.

Appliances USED Frigidaire 20.6 Cubic Ft. refrigerator and electric stove. $150. each. 603-998-6176

BOATS WANTED: Boat Slip on Winnipesaukee- 2013 season, for a 20ft. Century Runabout. Mature couple, mostly weekday use. Kevin or Karen 802-263-5700

Business Opportunities

527-9221 Need Extra Money? Start an Avon Business for $10. Call Debbie at 603-491-5359. Or go to www.start.youravon.com and enter reference code: dblaisedell.

Child Care

Autos

MEREDITH CHILDCARE AVAILABLE

$_TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week. P3!s Towing. 630-3606

Experienced & professional provider. Amy (603) 303-2384

1998 BUICK Riviera- 113K, Excellent condition, green, leather, all options. Salvage title, $2,500. $2,500 603-496-5619 1999 Dodge Ram 15004X4, 5.2L, good condition. $2,800/OBRO. Please call 738-7120 for more information. 2004 Buick LeSabre- 100K, automatic, 4-door, runs good. Not registered or inspected. $2,000. 524-5052 2009 Toyota Camry- 4 cylinder, automatic, 40K miles, excellent condition, loaded. $14,000/OBO. 290-2324 BUYING junk cars, trucks & big trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service

BELMONT 2 bedroom apartment, heated, walking distance to the Belknap Mall. $195.00/wk, Four weeks security deposit, no pets. Call:

Employment Wanted COMPASSIONATE LNA/Care Giver. 30 years experience. Great references. Will travel, do overnight. 603-875-1232 or 344-9190 HARD WORKING experienced cleaning woman looking for more jobs. Regular or one-time cleaning. Hillarie, 998-2601

For Rent ALTON/GILFORD Townline: 2BR Cottage w/3-season porch, $235/week +utilities; 3BR Apt. $250/week +utilities. Cable/ Internet included. Dogs OK w/references. Beach access. (603)365-0799. FRANKLIN: 2 & 3 bedroom mobile homes for rent $700-$725. + Utilities, security deposit required, no

GILFORD 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo. Fireplace, gas heat, W/D hookup, no dogs/smoking. 1 year lease, $975/month + security. 455-6269. GILFORD Farmhouse- 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, wood heat possible, animals ok, no smoking. $1,100/Month + utilities, references, security. 293-7038 GILFORD Upstairs Apartment$700/Month, no security deposit. Heat included, electric not included. No pets. Ask for George 998-7750 GILFORD, Single male needs roommate(s). 2 bedrooms available. $100+ per week, share utilities. Pets considered. 556-7098. GILFORD: 2-bedroom units avail able. Heat & electricity included. From $240/week. Pets considered. 556-7098. GILFORD: Currently available, semi-attached. 2 bedroom + exercise/utility room, one bathroom, and one car garage. W&D hookup, refrigerator and stove. Large backyard. $850/Month + heating oil & electric. Owners pay water, sewer, trash and snow removal. No smoking on premises and no pets. 524-1467 LACONIA2-ROOMMATES wanted to share personal home. Clean, quiet, sober environment. All inclusive, $110-$150/week.

LACONIA 1st floor 2-3 bedroom apartment on Pleasant St. Walk to town & beaches, recently repainted, carpeting, appliances, full bath. $1,000/Month includes heat & hot water. 524-3892 or 630-4771 LACONIA 2-bedroom 2nd floor on Province St. Clean, sunny, lead safe. Good neighborhood with private parking. Washer/dryer access, no pets, $800/Month + utilities. 508-423-0479 LACONIA 2/3 Bedroom 6 rooms, move-in ready, quiet neighbors, plenty of storage, garage, washer/dryer hook-up, $850/Month + 1 month security (Flexible payment terms available). Property maintenance rent reduction available. 603-528-1850 or 603-486-3966. LACONIA Elegant, large one bed room in one of Pleasant Street!s finest Victorian homes. Fireplace, beamed ceilings, lots of natural woodwork, washer/dryer. Walk to downtown and beaches. Heat/Hot water included. $925. 528-6885

LACONIA HEAT INCLUDED! Cozy 2-bedroom unit, coin-up Laundry, newly painted, quiet location. $800/Month. Security deposit required. 387-8664 LACONIA Large 3 bedroom 1st floor apartment. All rooms newly painted, new carpeting, newly tiled kitchen floor with washer/dryer. $1,100/Month + utilities. 1 month security deposit and lease required. Available now. Call 603-524-3759 and leave message for application. LACONIA- 2 bedroom house near LRGH. Includes heat & hot water, washer/dryer, and snow removal. $1,000/Month. No pets/smoking.

For Rent

For Rent

LACONIA- Large Rooms for rent. Private bath, heat/hot water, electric, cable, parking included. $145-160/week 603-781-6294 LACONIA- LARGE, bright 1st floor 1 bedroom on Pleasant St. Heat/Hot water included, on-site laundry, non-smoking. 603-617-9987 LACONIA- Nice 1 bedroom. No pets/no smoking, $130/week plus utilities 387-6810 Laconia- Wingate Village, 103 Blueberry Lane. 2-Bedroom & 3-bedroom townhouses for rent. $825/$875. Washer/Dryer hookups, private yard, full basement, dishwasher & A/C, in convenient location. Heat & hot water included. Call us today at 603-524-4363. EHO, FHO. LACONIA: 2 bedroom, 1st floor. Separate entrance, coin-op laundry in basement. $230/week, including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234 www.whitemtrentals.com. LACONIA: 2 bedroom, 2nd floor in duplex building. $230/week, including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234, www.whitemtrentals.com. LACONIA: Very nice 1-bedroom apartment in clean, quiet, downtown building. Recently painted. Nice kitchen and full bath. $175/week, includes heat, hot water & electricity. 524-3892 or 630-4771.

TILTON: Downstairs 1-bedroom. $620-640/Month. Heat and hot water included. No dogs, 603-630-9772 or 916-214-7733.

For Rent-Commercial

LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428 LAKEPORT: 5-room, 2-Bedroom. Includes snow removal, washer/dryer, lake view. 2nd floor unfurnished. $180/Week. Leave message for Bob, 781-283-0783 MEREDITH: 1-2 bedroom apartments and 2 and 3 bedroom mobile homes, $575-$750+ utilities, security deposit required, no dogs, 279-5846. MINUTES from Concord2-bedroom 1-bath completely renovated energy efficient apartment complex. $825, including hot water with free WiFi. Secured building access, onsite laundry and more. Military discount available. Convenient Rte 3 location in West Franklin! Must See, Call today! 603-744-3551 NEW HAMPTON: Nice 1-bedroom apartment, sliders to private deck, 5 minutes from I-93. $620/month. + security., cat okay. (603)217-0373. NEWFOUND Lake Area, 3 BR, 3 B, 15 acres, fields and woods, 1835 ft on the river, mountain views. $1400/mo. 1 plus year lease, Roche Realty Group, ask for Chuck 603-279-7046 ext 342 anytime day or evening. SHARE log home, own bedroom and bath, possibly sitting area all utilities included. Brand new construction. Small dog possible. Call 603-707-1206

BELMONT: Route 106, 3-bay garage, 2-lifts, excellent location, great condition, plenty of parking. $2,000/month. (603)630-4198.

For Sale 4 Karastan Carpets- 10X14 Serapi $1,200, 4X6 Heriz, $250. 3X5 Multi-color Panel $125- 2X4 Rose Sarouk, $50. 603-528-9661


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For Sale

Furniture

7-foot snowplow with lights & hydraulic lift. Made for a small truck. $400. 524-4445 AMAZING! Beautiful Pillowtop Mattress Sets. Twin $199, Full or Queen $249, King $449. Call 603-305-9763 See “Furniture” AD.

Free FREE Pickup for your unwanted, useful items. Garages, vehicls, estates cleaned out and yardsale items. (603)930-5222.

Help Wanted COME JOIN THE BEAUTIFUL SMILES TEAM OF DR. THOMAS FINN, JR. In Laconia, N.H. Our general dental practice has an immediate opening for an experienced part-time dental assistant. CDA licensing perferred. Must possess excellent computer skills and be experienced with dental software. Maturity, enthusiasm, organization, curiosity, confidence and self-motivation are skills we value. If you are great with people, have a desire to help us provide excellent & healthy restorative & esthetic oral dental care to our patients, and are looking for your own dental home, please contact us now; We are eager to meet your! Please email your resume, references, education data and professional licensing info. to: beautifulsmilesNH@gmail.com

GOODYEAR Integrity P195/70R14. Four tires, used one season. Asking $250. 524-5187 IBANEZ Gio electric guitar, mint, $89, Peavey Special 130W amplifier, Scorpion, $129. Both $199 286-4012.

PIANO

1950’s, Lester Spinet. Reconditioned and refinished 2004. Matching bench $689 negotiable. Contact for photo, details (603)986-1475.

LINCARE, a leading National respiratory company, is seeking a Healthcare Specialist. Responsibilities: Disease management programs, clinical evaluations, equipment set up and education. Be the Dr.!s eyes in the home setting. RN, LPN, RRT, CRT licensed as applicable. Great personalities with strong work ethic needed. Competitive salary, benefits and career paths. Drug-free workplace. EOE. Please fax your resume to 603-267-8231 Attn: Carol, or call 603-267-7406

Belknap Landscape Company is looking for dependable people to shovel snow. This is an On Call position; shifts could vary - day or night on heavy snow days. Job duties will include shoveling snow off roofs or clearing walkways at commercial & residential properties. Must be able to lift heavy objects, work long shifts & able to drive in snowstorms. Applicants must be 18 years of age, have a valid NH driver's license & reliable transportation. BLC is a drug free employer & conducts pre-employment drug screens. If interested please apply in person to Rhonda Blackey at 25 Country Club Road, Unit #302, Gilford, NH.

TECHNICIAN WANTED Winnisquam Auto is growing. Great opportunity for the right person. Must have tools and state inspection license. Great place to perfect your trade and work alongside a Grade A Technician. Must possess a good attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced shop. Looking for a journeyman or apprentice-type abilities. Send resume to frontlinerdy@metrocast.net or call 603-524-7171.

TWO MARINE TECHNICIAN OPENINGS

SALES

Fast growing, small publisher in North Conway needs experienced print & web ad sales person. Full/ part-time, territory from Lakes Region to Canadian Border. Make your own schedule for new and existing accounts. Salary plus commission. Equity position potential for the right person. Resume and references required. (603)356-7011.

Due to continued growth in our boat repair service business Channel Marine will be adding a new experienced Marine Technician to our service team (year-round) and also a winter seasonal position (Jan. thru March/April). Experience and/or certifications with Mercruiser and/or Yamaha a plus. Forward resume to: admin@channelmarine.com or call Kelly at 603-366-4801, X214.

Get the Best Help Under the Sun! Starting at $2 per day Call 737.2020 or email

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carpentry, roofing, roof shoveling, sidewalks/driveways cleared. Interior/exterior painting. Choose custom colors & stencils. Garage, Cellar, Barn clean outs. We offer reasonable rates and senior discounts. Call now and schedule your remodeling project. 552-5903

Home Improvements TOTAL FLOOR CARE, TOTAL HOME CARE Professional Floor sanding, refinishing. Repair: remodeling, painting, cleaning. 603-986-8235

Instruction GUITAR LESSONS

With Mike Stockbridge- Berklee, UMaine All styles, levels, and ages. www.mikestockbridge.com (603)733-9070.

Lost LOST! SEEING EYE DOG! Black Female German Shepherd, Last seen in front of St. Helena!s Church on 11-B at the Laconia/Gilford line, between 9 & 10am on January 7th. 998-6986 REWARD!

Mobile Homes $37,995 72X14 $58,995 52X28

$66,995 38X26 Cape

www.CM-H.com

Open Daily & Sun.

Camelot Homes Rt. 3 Tilton NH

Motorcycles

DELETED YOUR PHOTOS? We can get them back! Call 524-4042.

DICK THE HANDYMAN Available for small and odd jobs, also excavation work, small tree and stump removal and small roofs! Call for more details. Dick Maltais 603-267-7262 or 603-630-0121

Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz

HARDWOOD Flooring- Dust Free Sanding. 25 years experience. Excellent references. Weiler Building Services 986-4045 Email: weilbuild@yahoo.com

NICE !83 Honda V45 Magna750cc, water cooled shaft drive, book value $2,900 selling $1,275/OBO. 455-2430

INTERIOR Painting & Remodeling, cabinet replacements & repairs, flooring. Reasonable, experienced, insured. Dan 677-6763

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

Real Estate CAN'T BEAT THE PRICE!!! Nice little home on 3/4 acre is ideal for year round residence or vacation use. Great Meredith location, near schools, shops, restaurants & lakes. Value at $59,900 Nash Realty ~ 279-6565

Services

603-528-3738

SMALL Heating Oil Deliveries: No minimum required. Eveningweekend deliveries welcome. Benjamin Oil, LLC. 603-731-5980

PLOWING Commercial & Resi dential. Call 630-3511.

MATH TEACHER BELMONT HIGH SCHOOL LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE

Used 2 inch gasoline Homelite water pump. (pumps 83 gallons per minute) with hose and fire nozzle $150. 524-4445 WALL TILES: Ceramic, Glazed, 74 sq. ft., American Olean, 6”x6”, Sandy Ridge (color), $40. Please call 455-3686.

We are currently accepting applications from qualified math candidates to cover for a leave of absence. Instructional level Algebra II and below. Anticipated start date is April 15 through the end of the year. NH Department of Education certification or eligibility required. Please submit your letter of interest, employment application, copies of transcripts, certification information and three current reference letters to:

Furniture AMAZING!

with matching couch

CHUCK!S REMODELING

Dialysis experience preferred, but not a must. Senior nursing students may apply. Please send resume to: Central NH Kidney Center 87 Spring Street, Laconia, NH 03246 or Call

Patriots Playoff Tickets

for sale! (603)356-5775, (603)548-8049.

COUCH

WINNERS WANTED

NURSE NEEDED RN FOR KIDNEY DIALYSIS

Moving sale- Twin beds, daybed, dressers, coffee tables, recliner, 1-year old Jodel woodstove. Call 603-986-3551

Beautiful Queen or Full-sized Mattress/ Box-spring Set. LUXURY-FIRM European Pillow-Top Style. Fabulous Back, Hip and Leg Support, Hospitality A+ Rating! All New Factory Sealed with 10-YR Warranty. Compare Cost $1095, SELL $249. Can Delivery and Set-up. 603-305-9763

Services

We need 21 people ASAP. If you are looking for: Full time hours or more; permanent or temp positions; flexible schedule; nice bonuses for the new year; quick advancement; earning potential; $550 weekly; $1000 sign on bonus; call us immediately. We need help in all departments. Start training this week. No experience required. (603)822-0220.

HOUSEKEEPERS Wanted: We are looking for hard working people who know what clean is! Part-time positions, with potential for full-time hours available in the peak season. Must be flexible, reliable and dependable. Weekends a must. Please apply in person at Fireside Inn & Suites (formerly B. Mae's Resort), Junctions of Routes 11 & 11B, Gilford, NH.

ELECTRIC Wheelchair: Never used, many extras, $1,500. 524-2877.

5500 Watt Honeywell Generator. Electric/hand start. 220/120 outlets, on wheels. Runs good, $750. 677-2865

Help Wanted

SHOVELERS WANTED $10-$15 PER HOUR

Full time, must have barbering skills. 524-7978

CHINA- Royal Doulton- Tiara pattern. 6 place settings, gravy boat, vegetable bowl & service platter. $200. 603-528-9661

FLATBED trailer- 16ft. X 76in. Double axle galvanized frame, carries four ATV!s, needs 4 tires. $650. 875-0363

Help Wanted

HAIR CUTTER WANTED

Antique Philco radio with 78 record player. works well, $250/OBO. 2008 Honda CRV, low miles $14,950. 744-6107

FISH TANK: 46 gallon bow front tank; light wood veneer stand; light, heater, pump and filter included: $250. Call 279-4764.

Help Wanted Full-time clerk, cashier, stocking. Must be 21 years old. Nights and weekends a must. Apply in person. No phone calls please. Meredith Case N! Keg.

FULL TIME AUTO TECHNICIAN Must have own tools, NH State Inspection License. AS certification, valid drivers license and clean driving record required.

Linda Murphy, Personnel Manager Shaker Regional School District 58 School Street, Belmont NH 03220 Application Closing: 2/4/2013

PROMOTIONS, heavy sales, marketing, personal courier. available for 30-60-90 day periods. Mr. Blackburn 515-6764

PIPER ROOFING Quality Work Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Metal Roofs • Shingle Roofs

Our Customers Don!t get Soaked!

528-3531 Major credit cards accepted

CHAIR CANING Seatweaving. Classes. Supplies. New England Porch Rockers, 10 Pleasant Street in downtown Laconia. Open every day at 10, closed Sunday. 603-393-6451.

COMPLETE CARE CLEANING SERVICE Reasonable rates, home and commercial. No job too big or

QUALITY Firewood: Seasoned, dry hardwood. Pine or green available. Call for details, competative prices. 393-1708. CALL THE HUNGRY PAINTER: Painting, small tree work, dump runs, odd jobs, water damage/drywall repairs. 455-6296.


Faith Hope and Love Foundation awarding scholarship LACONIA — The Faith, Hope and Love Foundation will be awarding its Sixth Annual $1,000 College Scholarship to a deserving high school senior. Applications must be in the foundation’s PO box by February 14 at 5 p.m. Criteria: — High School Senior in the state of New Hampshire (New Hampshire citizen) — Must not be involved in or accused of any illegal activity — Must have and show documentation of a specific need for funds (income, financial need) — Must have 3 letters of reference (all sent in together with application in one packet) — Must have a letter explaining how awarded funds will impact their life and how they are willing to give back to the community Those who feel they fit this criteria and want to apply, can do so by visiting www.faithhopeandlovefoundation. org no later than February 14. All applications must be received by the above date in order to be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee. see next page

Snowmobiles 03 Skidoo Grand Touring, V1000, 4 stroke, 2 up, fully equipped, like new, 1570 miles. $3500 OBO, 293-9183

Storage Space LACONIA: Storage sheds, South Main Street. 8 1/4 X 8 1/4 $30/month, 4 1/4 X 8 1/4 $15/month. 524-1234.

Wanted Small aircraft owner looking to rent (ASAP) heated space near Laconia airport. 603-991-0768 or ennovate99@gmail.com

Yard Sale BAG LADY BOUTIQUE Open Sat. 1/12 10am-4pm. Big Sale! Unique clothing/gifts, glassware + antiques. Better prices than the donation stores! Rt. 3 Belmont. Turn in @ Appletree Nursery- in the back. 455-0316

Home Care EXCEPTIONAL SENIOR HOME COMPANIONSHIP Care provided by mature & qualified caregivers. Starting at $17 per hour (some restrictions apply). Call 603-556-7817

THE LACONIA DAILY SUN, Friday, January 11, 2013— Page 21

LACONIA HIGH SCHOOL CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

LHS Class of 1950 LHS Class of 1951 LHS Class of 1952 LHS Class of 1962 LHS Class of 1967 LHS Class of 1971 LHS Class of 1972 LHS Class of 1979 LHS Class of 1983 LHS Class of 1991 Alan Wool Alex Emery Altrusa of Laconia Ann Kaligian Barbara Luther Bob Hamel Brad Geltz Bruce Shumway Carmel Gill Carol Rawson Carroll Stafford Charlene Monroe Dawn Graves Dennis Doten Don & Judy Minor Doug Whittum

Dr. John Grobman

Lyman Jackson

DW Bell

Mary Vandernoot

Ed Emond

Matt Lahey and Family

Ed Engler

Mike Seymour and Family

Eileen Ladieu

Phelps Family Trust

Elizabeth Squires

Reginald Clarke

Ethelyn Nutter

Richard Kelly

Gail Hannabury

Richard Schultz

Betty (Clow) Hjermstad

Rodney Roy

George, Nick, Mary & Jim Noucas

Scott Davis

Jack Jones

Stephanie Ewens

Jayme Duggan

Stewart Dickson

Jeannette Giguere

Subway

Jennifer Wallace

Tara Columb

Joan Distefano

The Champlin Family

John Heney

The Lou Athanas Jr Family

Jack & Shirley Woodward & Family

The Murray Family

Joseph Sack

The Selig Family

Kathleen & David McCabe

The St. Lawrence Family

Lori Groleau

Virginia Wakeman Trust

Lorna McEwen Lou Athanas Youth Basketball LuAnn Walsh Lucien Bouley Mary Vandernoot Matt Lahey and Family

For more information please contact:: The LHS Athletic Field Capital Campaign P. O. Box 309 Laconia, NH 03247 603-524-5710


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Nature’s view opeN houses SATURDAY 1/12 : 11 A.m. - 2 p.m.

53 Port Way, Laconia. Come check out Nature’s View: Laconia’s fastest growing area of new homes. Several models to look at—ready for you to pick out the finishing touches. Stop at 53 Port Way for info and a brochure. Prices starting at $219,900.

Directions: Rte. 3 (Union Ave, Laconia) or Rte. 106 (Parade Rd.) to Elm St., Laconia to Massachusetts Ave. Left on to North St. and then right onto Nature’s View Dr. to 53 Port Way.

www.RocheRealty.com

(603) 528-0088

(603) 279-7046

Preowned Homes FOR SALE View home listings on our web site www.briarcrestestatesnh.com or Call Ruth @ 527-1140 or Cell 520-7088

Open HOuses Saturday, January 12 th

11:00am-1:00pm: 17 Coquina Lane, Laconia

$172,000 MLS# 4188594

12:30pm-3:30pm: Governor’s Crossing 37 Sterling Drive, Laconia | $229,900 | MLS# 4208796 25 Butternut Lane, Laconia | $239,900 | MLS# 4208070 37 Butternut Lane, Laconia | $242,400 | MLS# 4208081 29 Butternut Lane, Laconia | $269,695 | MLS# 4128535 35 Sterling Drive, Laconia | $335,000 | MLS# 4171810 19 Sterling Drive, Laconia | $299,900 | MLS# 4208793

MLs# 4188594

MLs# 4208796

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Plymouth State University announces creation of Division of Online and Continuing Studies PLYMOUTH — As the world moves into the 21st century, education is taking different forms and paths; Plymouth State University is embracing the value of online and continuing education with the creation of the Division of Online and Continuing Studies (DOCS), formerly the Frost School of Continuing and Professional Studies. DOCS will serve undergraduate, online students – reflecting the changing educational needs of full and part –time students as well as students who want a combination of evening, daytime and online courses. Dr. Nancy Betchart, Dean of PSU’s Division of Online and Continuing Studies, said the change reflects PSU’s goal of offering quality, college level courses and degree programs to adults and working professionals. “We have seen a tremendous response to our online course offerings over the last 8 years and saw almost 3000 enrollments in 2012. By entering PSU through DOCS, students have priority for online and evening classes or they can blend online, evening, and daytime classes in a schedule that meets their needs,” Betchart said. “We are pleased to now offer four different degree programs 100% online (Criminal Justice, Communications/Media, Nursing and Business Administration),

but will continue to work with students who prefer evening classes or a blended approach. Out staff is committed to helping students who are trying to balance their education with work and/or family responsibilities find a program and schedule that works.” DOCS offers opportunities for commuting, working, and/or non-traditional students to continue their educations by completing a degree or just taking courses for professional development with a variety of options. — Students may be admitted to PSU through DOCS and earn a PSU degree through 100% online degree programs or through a blended approach of face-toface (evening and/or daytime) and online courses. — Students can take online, evening or daytime courses part-time without being formally admitted. — Non-credit courses are also offered for those seeking educational enrichment, professional development opportunities and summer camps for youth. — DOCS offers College Level Examination Program (CLEP) testing – another way to expedite progress toward a degree. — Students may apply or enroll for fall, spring or summer terms

GILFORD — Roger Bailey of Gilford will talk at the Guys’ Night Out program of the Gilford Community Church on Thursday night, January 17 which gets underway at 6 p.m. Bailey has a new invention called the AIR (Amphibious Ice Rescue) RESPONDER. He has also created a company in Gilford that produces Amphibious Ice Rescue equipment. This equipment will be used by first responders to rescue people on water that is either open or iced over. The AIR RESPONDER is like a hydro-plane boat powered by an off the shelf snowmobile. The night begins at 6 p.m. with socializing, followed by dinner catered by Ellie Murphy at 7 p.m. The cost for the entire evening is $10 per man and reservations are needed by January 14 and can be

made by calling the church office at 524-6057. The Gilford Community Church is located at 19 Potter Hill Road in Gilford Village just off of Rt. 11A. All men in the Lakes Region are invited to attend .

Local inventor Guy’s Night Out speaker on January 17

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Forestview Manor achieves perfect score in annual state survey

MEREDITH — Forestview Manor had its annual state survey by the Department of Health and Human Services in late December and is pleased to announce that it received a perfect score. “This survey confirms what we already knew— that our staff does a fantastic job taking care of our residents,” said Executive Director Amanda see next page

from preceding page Mail the application and requested documentation all in one packet to the FHL PO BOX 64 Laconia NH 03247. Those who make it to the Top 5, you will be notified via mail and then interviewed by the Scholarship Committee on March 13, at 6:30 p.m. at a location to be determined. The scholarship will be awarded at the 2013 Benefit Dinner on April 27 at the Belknap Mill in downtown Laconia.

LOCKE LAKE. 4 BR, 3 bath Contemporary style home on a corner lot right near the lake. Wrap around deck, stone fireplace, beautiful wood flooring and kitchen cabinetry, full finished walkout basement. This property will not last long at this price, come see it TODAY!! $139,900 Dennis Potter 731-3551

EXTRA LARGE WINNIPESAUKEE CONDO with 6 BRs, 3 baths & a private side entrance that could be used as an in-law suite. Newly remodeled throughout. 2 gently sloping beaches, marina, mooring & possible boat dock. Bring the entire family! Central location a small association. $349,900 Travis Cole 455-0855


Local Builders Association meeting focuses on photovoltaic systems

MEREDITH — The Lakes Region Builders & Remodelers Association will hold its January meeting at 7 a.m. on Thursday, January 17 at Hart’s Turkey Farm. The featured speaker this month is Kim Frase of Frase Electric in Sandwich, who will explain he economic value of solar photovoltaic systems ground mounted, roof mounted and pole mounted arrays, the associated inverters and an all-important cost analysis. Federal, state and local power company incentives will be discussed as well. Frase will offer tips for builders to incorporate into the design process, including the home’s orientation to

the sun, acceptable amounts of shade, roof pitches and more. The value of photovoltaic related heat pump and geothermal systems will be covered. The meeting agenda includes introductions from LRBRA President Julie Hayward of Hayward & Company Log & Timber Homes and updates on LRBRA promotional efforts from LRBRA executive officer Dale Squires of Belknap Landscape Company. Attendees will also learn about the upcoming March 2-4, 46th Annual HBRANH NH State Home Show at the Radisson Center of NH in Manchester and the aggressive marketing efforts planned for the October 12-14, NH Parade of Homes.

from preceding page Cook, RN. “These staff members are committed to the people in our care. They are not only careful to do everything to the highest possible quality standard, but they also go the extra mile to create an environment that is warm, comfortable, and homelike for our residents. “This year, like last year, the surveyors continued to be impressed not only with the quality of care we provide, and the level of excellence in our operation, but also with the interactions

they saw between staff and residents, and the genuine love that our staff feel for the people in our care. I would like to thank the Forestview staff for their hard work and dedication—it shows. Not only in something like a deficiency-free state survey, but also in the happiness and satisfaction of our residents and families every day.” Forestview Manor is an assisted living facility offering a range of care, and specializing in care of residents with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and memory loss. For more information call 279-3121.

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