EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

February 14, 2014

'Princess Allison' will be celebrated at Salem High tonight


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SALEM — Salem High School is showing its love for 6-year-old Allison tonight as they celebrate her upcoming Make-A-Wish experience.

Allison’s wish is to be a princess. Like her favorite princess, Merida, she knows about being brave. Her days are filled with doctor visits, treatment plans and uncertainty.

The Salem High Blue Devils will be showering Allison with gifts prior to tip-off against the Londonderry Lancers. As an honorary Blue Devil, PrincessAllison will sing the national anthem. Throughout the game, funds will be raised to support

Allison’s Make-A-Wish experience. Allison departs on her wish trip Feb. 23.

Summer job openings listed in Plaistow

PLAISTOW — Application packets for employment in Plaistow Recreations Summer Recreation Program are available at the Plaistow Town Hall and online at plaistow.com.

These positions include counselors and counselors in training. The Summer Recreation Program is housed outdoors at the PARC facility located on Old County Road.

This is a minimum of a six-week commitment. There are looking for individuals with good leadership qualities, who enjoy children and have good decision-making skills.

The deadline for counselor positions is March 15 and counselor-in-training positions is April 1. Call the Recreation Department with questions at 382-5200, Ext. 18.

Fish & Game talks climate change

CONCORD — Learn more about climate change at a free talk at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord,.

No preregistration is necessary. Fish and Game is presenting the session in cooperation with the National Wildlife Federation.

Three biologists will team up to discuss up-and-coming wildlife issues, from moose to birds.

NH Fish and Game moose biologist Kris Rines will explain the interesting challenges the state’smoose are facing and give an update on the current large-scale moose study occurring in northern New Hampshire.

N.H. Audubon biologist Pam Hunt will discuss trends in bird movement, including which birds are on the rebound, and which are declining throughout the state.

NH Fish and Game biologist Emily Preston will talk about the recent release of N.H. Fish and Game’s Climate Adaptation Plan.

University of New Hampshire Cooperative-Extension’s Alyson Eberhardt, a coastal ecosystems specialist, will present the interesting aspect of impacts to seasonal patterns and how to collect data to help scientists learn more.

Register for Mad Science in Windham

WINDHAM — Windham Recreation is offering Mad Science programs on Friday, Feb. 28.

The deadline for registration is Feb. 20. The cost is $16 to $36, depending on the program and the child’s age. The programs are for children ages 4 to 12.

For more information, visit windhamnewhampshire.com, call 965-1208 or email recreation@windhamnewhampshire.com.

Vendors needed for flea market

NEWTON — Country Pond Fish and Game Club is seeking vendors for its annual Fishermen’s Flea Market on Saturday, March 15.

The club is looking for people with old or new equipment to sell or trade. Eight-foot tables cost $5. The flea market is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information or to reserve a table, contact Richard Tuite at 347-1373 or email Marksman1953@yahoo.com.

Business education workshops begin

WINDHAM — The Community Development Department and Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce are hosting a series of free business workshops, beginning Feb. 20.

The first session, led by Bev Donovan of Colliers International, will be about leasing and rental negotiations.

Village Bean Fine Coffee, 33 Indian Rock Road, will host the session, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Register online at windham-nh.com or RSVP by Feb. 17 to Laura Scott, community development director, 432-3806 or lscott@windhamnewhampshire.com.