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In a New York state of math

For Joe Ossoff, spending the summer in the N-Y-C was as easy as 1-2-3

When school gets out for summer break, most kids run fast and away, dreading the return to mind-numbing science and math classes. They go to the beach, seek gainful employment or spend time with their friends. You also probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that they spend their time binge watching Netflix. But, you might be surprised to learn that some students actually stay… 0

August 19, 2014

You should be mindful of this Capital Area Wellness Coalition column

Those of us of a certain age grew up with the short story of Walter Mitty as eighth grade required reading. Do you remember? He was that hapless dreamer in James Thurber’s short story who spent most of his time escaping into fantasies of glory and adventure. Every now and then, something would snap him out of… 0

August 19, 2014
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Pedaling for Payson slated for Sept. 13

On Sept. 13, join cycling enthusiasts from around the state at the 9th annual Pedaling for Payson fundraising event to raise funds to support the Gene Gillis Fund at Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care. The fund supports Payson Center patients in need with any out-of-pocket expenses associated with their treatment in hopes of improving their quality of life and perhaps… 0

August 19, 2014
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Old Home Day Saturday in Pembroke/Allenstown

Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home Day is slated for Aug. 23, beginning at 9 a.m. with the Amoskeag Strummers in downtown Suncook. The parade starts in Allenstown at 10 a.m. and continues down Main Street to Broadway and Pleasant Streets, ending at Memorial Field in Pembroke. All day activities include a 9-hole mini golf course, kids games, arts and crafts area, raffles, hay rides,… 0

August 19, 2014
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Living fully with chronic illness program Aug. 27

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a free presentation “Quality Counts – Living Fully With Chronic Illness” on Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to noon at Concord Recreation Senior Program, 14 Canterbury Road. If you or someone you care for is living with chronic illness, you know the day to day realities of managing the disease and balancing your life can be challenging.… 0

August 19, 2014
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YMCA to host 17th annual triathlon Sept. 7

Are you tough enough to Tri Clough? Join the Concord Family YMCA on Sept. 7 for the 17th annual Tough at Clough Triathlon. This family-friendly event will feature both an adult division (swim .5-mile, bike 14 miles, run 3 miles), as well as a youth division (swim 125 yards, bike 2 miles, run .5 mile). Welcoming to beginners and youth/junior triathletes, but still challenging enough… 0

August 19, 2014
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Grant awarded for hospital arts program

Concord Hospital Therapeutic Arts and Activities Services (TAAS) has been awarded a grant of $3,765 for an innovative program entitled, “Using the Arts to Support Families During Cancer Treatment.” The grant was awarded by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. The funded project includes: Art With Heart, a monthly expressive art support group for children of cancer patients;… 0

August 19, 2014
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Ready to Learn fair at Rundlett Middle School

Rundlett Middle School is hosting its Ready to Learn fair for students Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school. The fair will be on a first come first serve basis and will include free haircuts, backpacks, school supplies, immunizations, toiletries, snacks and gently used clothing, as well as information from saving people smiles and N.H. healthy families. 0

August 19, 2014
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Small business and nonprofit workshops

Small businesses and nonprofits seem to be experiencing much of the same confusion and frustration in using social media to market their companies or organizations. How can such platforms be used to catch the attention of customers and supporters to get their message or products out to the public? What strategies can be used to build loyalty? One answer just might be the use of… 0

August 19, 2014
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Spots open for Girls Inc. after school program

Enrollment for Girls Inc. Concord’s After School Program is now open. Girls Inc. is located at the Green Street Community Center at 39 Green St. and is open to girls ages 6 and up. Girls are picked up by buses every day after school and brought to the centers where they are free to engage in a variety of different classes, learn to take leadership roles, improve their health and… 0

August 19, 2014