EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

January 9, 2014

School Board chairman seeks re-election


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SALEM — School Board Chairman Bernard Campbell announces he will seek another three-year term.

Campbell, who has been on the board for 15 years, said in a statement that he pledges to help provide more educational opportunities for Salem children if re-elected.

His seat will be the only one on the five-member board up for election March 11.

Campbell is a local attorney and business owner who graduated from Salem High School in 1974 and Boston University School of Law in 1980. He has also served as deputy town moderator for two decades.

Campbell said the most important initiative the School Board has undertaken in recent years is the renovation of its elementary schools. Another important initiative is the proposed renovation of Salem High School, he said. The proposal goes before voters in March.

Pelham lacrosse parents to meet

PELHAM — Pelham Parks and Recreation is hosting a parent information meeting for boys and girls lacrosse at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sherburne Hall, 6 Village Green.

Recreation director Brian Johnson will answer questions. Lacrosse is for ages 7 and up.

Call 635-2721 or email recreation@pelhamweb.com for more information.

Presidential award goes to Holly Doe

PELHAM — President Obama has announced that Holly Doe of the Pelham School District has received the 2012 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

The award was previously announced in New Hampshire by the state Department of Education.

Fishing, hunting expo slated in Salem

SALEM — The 13th annual Rockingham Fishing & Hunting Expo is Saturday and Sunday at Rockingham Park.

The event will feature more than 200 exhibitors and 50 seminars for hunters and fishermen. Door prizes will be drawn every hour, and there will be activities for children as well.

The expo is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The cost is $8 for anyone 16 and older, $3 for children ages 6 to 15. Admission is free for ages 5 and under.

There is free parking. Valet parking is also available. For more information, go to RockinghamExpo.com.

Church welcomes former organist

PLAISTOW — On Sunday, First Baptist Church of Plaistow will welcome Mark Pichowicz, a former church organist at FBC.

Pichowicz was a sophomore at Timberlane Regional High School when he was hired as organist and it propelled him to complete his college experience in music, majoring in organ performance at Duquesne University.

Pichowicz served at several churches in other areas of the country and has been called to serve the Diocese of Raleigh, N.C. He will be responsible for providing professional support and guidance to 45 other parish music ministers.