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Announcements: Mentor youth

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

CONCORD Be a Friend The Friends Youth Mentoring Program has scheduled orientations for new mentors: adults on April 16 from 5 to 7:30 p.m., adults on May 5 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and teens on June 25 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. All orientations will be held at the Friends Program offices, 202 N. State St. Call 288-0108 to register. Essay contest New Hampshire high school students are invited …

Student art successes

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three area students recently received recognition for artistic accomplisments. Karrington Telgin, 6, of Weare won the town’s annual fire truck coloring contest and received a ride home with the Weare Fire Department. Mabel Johnson, 7, of Pittsfield won the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation contest with her t-shirt design inspired by her grandmother. Shirts with …

People

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

BRISTOL Michelle Roy was named to the dean’s list for the fall at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. She is a neuroscience major. CONCORD Annmarie Timmins was inducted to the Upsilon Pi honor society, a chapter of Chi Sigma Iota mental health and school counseling honor society at Plymouth State University. She is …

Announcements: A few good men

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The great outdoors New Hampshire Project Learning Tree will give four $250 grants to help develop outdoor classrooms in New Hampshire schoolyards. Qualifying schoolyard projects include planting trees and shrubs to provide wildlife food or cover, establishing pollinator gardens, building ponds or other water sources such as birdbaths …

Siblings killed in New York house fire buried in Israel

Monday, March 23, 2015

Seven Jewish siblings who died in a devastating New York house fire were laid to rest in Jerusalem yesterday at an emotional ceremony attended by several thousand mourners. Friends and relatives of the Sassoon family attended the service, …

Singapore rattled by death of patriarch

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Singapore’s founding prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, died yesterday, leaving the wealthy and orderly city-state in uncharted territory as a small but growing percentage of the country questions the one-party monolith that Lee helped forge. Lee, who died at 91 after a bout with pneumonia, ruled Singapore for …

Concord Crier for March 22, 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015

PENACOOK Discuss a captivating novel ∎ The Penacook Branch Library’s book club will discuss The Unredeemed Captive by John Demos on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room. The club meets the last Wednesday of each month. Future dates and titles are posted in the library. ∎ The …

Announcements: Two special ConcordTV shows

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Compassionate cooking The New Hampshire Spaying and Altering Service is offering for sale a gourmet vegetarian cookbook, Cooking With Compassion, to raise funds for its low-cost program for dogs and cats. The cost is $20 postpaid. For information, …

People for March 21, 2015

Saturday, March 21, 2015

BARNSTEAD Zachary Mayo was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. BELMONT Eligah Gravenhorst was inducted to the Alpha Chi Epsilon chapter of Lakes Region Community College Phi Theta Kappa honor society. BOSCAWEN Jennifer McMahon was inducted to the …

People

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

HILLSBORO Josline Watkins was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. HOOKSETT Lexie Scarpa was inducted to the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society at Becker College. HOPKINTON Benjamin Thesing was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester …

Announcements: Reading grants available for rural libraries

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

CONCORD Empower girls Uno’s on Fort Eddy Road will donate up to 20 percent of your bill to the Zonta scholarship fund on March 22 if you mention “Zonta” to your server. The Zonta Club of Concord is an organization of professional women whose mission is to empower …

Prize-winning blooms

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

T wo members of the Bow Garden Club, Joyce Kimball and Susan Johnson, displayed arrangements at the Boston Flower and Garden Show last weekend. Both returned home with ribbons. Kimball’s fairy garden arrangement placed first in the “Tea …

Announcements: Nominate the Everett

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

CONCORD Nominate the Everett! Kraft is holding a Hockeyville contest and asking for people to show their love of hockey by nominating their community rink as the “most passionate” hockey arena. The winning community rink will win the title of Kraft Hockeyville, receive $150,000 towards arena upgrades, and …