The Friendly Kitchen receives $500 donation

The Fraternal Order of Eagles Pool League presents a donation of $500 to The Friendly Kitchen. From left: Terri Jansky, Hope Butterworth and Mike Bourie.

High stakes and crime drama at the Pierce Law Library

New students at Franklin Pierce Law Center have enough to worry about, what with figuring out where everything is on campus, buying books and getting familiar with the metropolis that is Concord. That’s why the folks at the Franklin Pierce Law Library decided to get creative with their library orientation. Initially, they intended to create a video as a way of replacing the time-intensive library tour, but James Broutzos had other ideas. James went to Keene State to study film, so this project was right up his alley. Unfortunately, the drab subject matter was not.

Pedal for pennies

Your participation in the 2007 Rock ’n’ Race to benefit the Payson Center proves that you’ve got what it takes to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer!
We want to personally invite you to join in again – this time on a bike – to support the most basic needs of cancer patients at the second annual Pedaling for Pennies event on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Rollins Park.
Our event includes a 25-mile ride, a 50-mile ride and a 5K family fun ride to raise funds for the Gene Gillis Fund at the Payson Center for Cancer Care.

Save this old house

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance would like to save all of the historic buildings in the state, but as that would require a tax increase somewhere in the ballpark of 250,000 percent, they’ve opted to focus on seven of the most endangered historic places instead. The program, Seven to Save, focuses on properties at that are more than 50 years old and are significant representations of the state’s heritage.

Toddlers 101

The Parent Information Center invites parents or caretakers of a child that is 2 to 3 years old to attend a free group with their toddler. Learn everyday activities and routines that will help your toddler learn language, develop social skills, behave better and feel good.
The group meets on Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. starting Sept. 20 and ending Nov. 15. Meetings will be held at the Parent Information Center, 151A Manchester St. Free childcare for siblings that come along. Snacks are provided. Toddlers will receive free books and toys.

Wanted: Cap-wearing nurse

Hey everyone, have you seen a nurse at Concord Hospital who still wears her cap? ’Cause Edith Beaurivage is looking for her – she wants to shake her hand. Beaurivage, 87, of Penacook, remembers earning her own cap at Concord Hospital well, and she thinks it’s great that a) this mysterious nurse is still so proud of her cap, and b) that they’re both still alive!
So, Mysterious Cap-Wearing Nurse, if you’re out there, you have a fan. E-mail us at [email protected] and we’ll put you in touch with her.

You’ve got 62 chances to get hired

Job seekers are invited to take part in the second annual Concord/Lakes Region Job Fair scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 4 Pembroke Road.

Remember that New Year’s resolution?

The Concord Family YMCA has begun program registration for its Fall 1 classes. Sign up now for swimming lessons, gymnastics, basketball, water fitness, karate, yoga and more. Don’t miss our youth aqua fitness class or our new Commit to Be Fit programs.
The Fall 1 session begins Sept. 10 and runs through Oct. 27. Stop by the Concord Family YMCA at 15 N. State St., call 228-9622 or visit our website at for more information.
Concord Family YMCA

CCTV Picks of the Week

Vito’s Pet Family: Presidential Pets
Katherine Rogers and Vito ‘The Pug’ Corleone welcome state Representatives John DeJoie and Fran Wendelboe to discuss the beloved pets of the nation’s presidents, past, present and future.
Get your fill of political pet stories on Monday, Aug. 27, or Thursday, Aug. 30, at 7 and 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

The Sky this Month
Host David McDonald and guest Tiffany Picard discuss the recent shuttle launch, upcoming events at the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium and what you should look for in the night sky this September.

These boot were made for walking

This year, Kathleen Brockett from Concord will be taking on one
mission - the fight against cancer, by participating in one walk for one cause -
the Jimmy Fund. Join your neighbors in this effort by registering for the 19th
annual Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk. Presented by Hyundai Motor America, the
event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16.
Brockett will join more than 7,000 participants, who are expected to raise $6.3
million for cancer research and care for children and adults at Dana-Farber
Cancer Institute. Over the past 18 years, walkers and their supporters have