EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

January 31, 2014

DHHS: Pacifier clips being recalled

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services urges parents and caregivers to see if they have a recalled pacifier holder clip and if they do, to return the product to the manufacturer.

This recall of 1.25 million products involves the Playtex pacifier holder clips that attach a pacifier to items such as clothing, diaper bags, and strollers.

Visit cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Playtex-Recalls-Pacifier-Holder-Clips.

Local women will take the ‘plunge’

A Londonderry woman and her sister-in-law, a Pelham native, are leading a seven-member team in the 15th annual Penguin Plunge at Hampton Beach Sunday.

Jill Spring and sister-in-law Natasha Goyette, co-owners of Get It Going, a New Hampshire-based apparel brand, said they have raised about $4,000 for the benefit.

It aids Special Olympics of New Hampshire.

Free tax preparation help available

PLAISTOW — AARP will be holding free tax preparations at the Vic Geary Senior Center, at 18 Greenough Road.

Trained volunteers will be at the Vic Geary Center every Wednesday and every other Monday from 9 a.m. to noon from Feb. 5 through April 9.

These sessions are free and are opened to all low- and moderate-income individuals.

Appointments are required. Call Joyce at the center at 382-9276 for an appointment as soon as possible.

Join a free-throw competition Feb. 9

HAMPSTEAD — The Knights of Columbus Council 9058 will be holding its free throw competition at Hampstead Middle School on Feb. 9.

Participants can register from 1:30 to 2 p.m. on the day of the competition, with the competition staring at 2 p.m.

The competition is open to boys and girls between the ages of 10 and 14 in the greater Hampstead area.

Age eligibility is determined as of Jan. 1, 2014 ,and a birth certificate or other proof of age must be presented at the time of registration. A signature of a parent or guardian is required on the registration form.

For more information, call Pat Bracken at 329-4356 or Nick Sarbanis at 329-6819.

Scholarships offered in Windham

WINDHAM — Scholarship applications for students are now available from Windham Endowment.

Scholarships range in value from $500 to $1,000.

For more information, visit windhamendowment.org.