The New Hampshire Legislature is very close to approving another crackdown on so-called double-dippers, those who retire from state or local government jobs only to re-emerge on public payrolls on a...
Watching the CHaD East West N.H. High Shcool All Star Game on Sunday afternoon at Manchester Memorial High School are, family of West player Alec Bronchuck, who was in the game. From left: Christine Bronchuck of Weymouth, Mass., holding Andre Stokus, 4 months old, Sutton, Mass., Ariana Stokus, 2 1/2, both of Sutton, Mass., and Jackie Percharde of Boston. Alec Bronchuck is from Merrimack, and his dad, Jake, who also played football, was watching the game, too, among other family members. The umbrella held at right by Percharde, has been to every single football game that Jake and Alec have ever played in. They were at both the original Friday night game for this event and Sunday, umbrella in use for both, rain for one, sun for the other. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Don Higgins of Derry designed two banners commemorating African-American baseball players Don Newcombe and Roy Campanella, who played for the Nashua Dodgers and then went on to the major leagues. The banners were unveiled at Holman Stadium in Nashua on Tuesday. "To have something on permanent display, it's an amazing feeling. I never thought I'd have that chance," said Higgins, an illustrator who has done work for Topps baseball cards. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Employees of The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester posed for a photo at their 2017 Employee Recognition Event held on June 28. (COURTESY)
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty's Seacoast agents spent a night dining and dancing by the ocean at the Seacoast Science Center's annual Sippin' for Seals fundraiser on June 15, raising $65,000 for the Seacoast Science Center's Marine Mammal Rescue Program. From left: Cindy Winthrop, Darlene Olson and Jim Brown. (COURTESY)
Ken Sheldon, New Hampshire state president for Bank of America, recently presented Families First Health & Support Center Communications Director Margie Wachtel with a check representing the bank's $15,000 grant to the community health center. (COURTESY)
Senior Vice President Steve Witt recently presented a $10,000 check from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation to Helen Taft and Terri Burdick of Families First, to be used for mobile health services. which serves people experiencing homelessness and others with very low incomes. Families First has operated the mobile program for 14 years, serving sites in Portsmouth, Hampton, Exeter, Dover and Rochester. (COURTESY)
The SEE Science Center has been awarded a $200,000 2017 Community Development Investment Program grant from The New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority. Organizations that are chosen partner with businesses who receive a 75 percent state tax credit for their contributions. (Hold until we get IDs)
Taylor Caswell, executive director CDFA, and Susan Howland, executive director SEE Science Center, pose during a ceremony to mark the grant award. (COURTESY)
Seacoast Harley-Davidson Technician Jared Midwood works on a motorcycle. This fall, Great Bay Community College will launch its new Certificate in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology thanks to a sponsorship from Seacoast Harley-Davidson. The classes will take place at the North Hampton dealership. (COURTESY)
The Bobby Stephen's Fund for Education, a nonprofit organization that assists disadvantaged students through scholarships and program development and those seeking financial aid for education, hosted the 39th Annual Bobby Stephen St. Patrick’s Day Celebration earlier this year, which raised $92,000. From left: Easterseals New Hampshire President & CEO Larry Gammon, Bobby Stephen, and Easterseals New Hampshire representatives Christine Pederson, Benjamin Adams and Emily Walker. (COURTESY)
Officer Kelly McKenney and General Stark of the Manchester Mounted Patrol Unit, and Terry Wiegelman, vice president, marketing and sales, Members First Credit Union, stand outside the Members First headquarters on Bridge Street in Manchester. Members First recently donated $1,200 to the Manchester Mounted Patrol unit, which is entirely self-funded. (COURTESY)
Nearly 20 Tufts Health Plan employees spent the day June 20 volunteering at the New Hampshire Food Bank. Volunteers worked in the production garden which supplies fresh vegetables to local food pantries, helping with weeding, planting and transplanting seedlings. (COURTESY)
Ashley Godzyk, right, congratulates 2017 MVP Maddy Infantine after the Manchester Girls Softball League recent championship win.
On June 22, 81 students, 47 direct care staff and over 120 other campus staff enjoyed the Spaulding Field Day, the annual end of school year celebration. Once again, MetroCast volunteers helped facilitate the activities. The MetroCasto Foundation also awarded the youht center $2,000. From left: MetroCast employees Howard Deuso, Wendy Mills, Stacie Paradis and Lynn Browher, with Susan Ryan and Spaulding Teacher and Field Day Coordinator Brian Doyle. (COURTESY)