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November 27, 2012

Holiday Theatre appears at Central starting Nov. 29


For additional information contact Dr. Steve Russell at srussell@necc.mass.edu or to register call 978-556-3700.

Local oral surgeon heads state society

NORTH ANDOVER – Dr. Michael J. Hunter, of Northeast Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center, was recently installed as the 27th president of the Massachusetts Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Founded in 1968, the society is recognized as the official state component society of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Hunter is one of three delegates who represent Massachusetts in the American Association House of Delegates.

During his two-year term as president of the society, Dr. Hunter hopes to increase membership involvement, strengthen relationships with sister organizations and promote education locally and nationally.

Dr. Hunter joined Dr. Michael Shannon at Northeast Oral Surgery in 1998. Their offices are in North Andover and Reading. He lives in North Andover with his wife, Lina, and their two children.

’Life Among Giants’ author talk on Dec. 6

ANDOVER - Author Bill Roorbach will read from his new book, “Life Among Giants,” on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. at Andover Bookstore, 89 Main St.

“Life Among Giants” is the story of David “Lizard” Hochmeyer, who at 17 is nearly 7 feet tall, the star quarterback of his high school football team, and Princeton-bound.

His life seems as if it’s going to turn out perfectly, until his parents are mysteriously gunned down in front of his eyes. Lizard and his sister Kate, suddenly parentless, are left adrift and full of questions about what secrets lie behind their murders.

As Kate and Lizard attempt to find their way in the world (Kate into Yale, Lizard eventually playing for the Miami Dolphins and then starting his own restaurant), they return time and again to the mysterious briefcase their father left behind, his potentially shady dealings, shaky money situation, and finally - the glamorous couple living in the mansion down the street.

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