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Northwood NH News

August 24, 2016

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Northwood Recreation Commission Members Wanted


Currently, the Town of Northwood is seeking individuals to serve as members of the Northwood Recreation Commission. A member of the Northwood Recreation Commission may be an individual of age eighteen (18) years or older who resides in Northwood.


Our next scheduled meeting is Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 7:00pm at the Northwood Town Hall, 818 1st New Hampshire Turnpike, Northwood NH.


Interested parties may contact Sharon at [email protected] or 603-972-5586 X209.



It isn’t too late to sign your little one up for preschool! The Center School Parent Cooperative Preschool in Northwood still has openings for this fall. First day of classes is September 7th. Call 942-7686 or go to for more information.



Children starting a new school year and adults beginning new challenges are welcome to the Northwood Congregational Church Sunday, August 28,  for a “Blessing of the Backpacks (and briefcases)” service. We will celebrate all beginnings, and ask God’s blessing on people of all ages facing new challenges. The service starts at 9:00 AM, and all are welcome, no matter where they may be on life’s journey.



Northwood Church Hosts “Drive-In” Movie Night


The Northwood Advent Christian Church is hosting another community event with a Drive-in Movie Night this Friday, August 26, held outdoors at the church, 113 School St. Northwood. This event is free. It will start at dusk about 7:30pm. The feature movie will be “Where Hope Grows” which was in movie theatres around the country in 2013, starring Kristoffer Polaha, Brooke Burns and Danica McKellar and David DeSanctis as “Produce.” 


The story is about Calvin Campbell who is a former professional baseball player sent to an early retirement due to his panic attacks at the plate. Even though he had all the talent for the big leagues, he struggles with the curveballs life has thrown him. Today, he mindlessly sleepwalks through his days and the challenge of raising his teenage daughter. His life is in a slow downward spiral when it is suddenly awakened and invigorated by the most unlikely person, Produce, a young-man with Down’s syndrome who works at the local grocery store. Calvin slowly loses the chip on his shoulder as he begins to experience the world through Produce’s eyes. Faith, work, purpose, and most importantly family, blossom into Calvin’s life as their friendship develops. The unlikely pair becomes intertwined giving Calvin’s life new meaning and purpose. Where Hope Grows is a story of finding redemption through faith, hope and love.


Drive up and watch from your car or bring a blanket or lawn chair and sit on the lawn.  Popcorn, refreshments and drinks will be available. If threat of rain the showing will be indoors, same time.


Join us for this free public showing under license by Outreach Films on Friday, August 26, and you are always welcome every Sunday at 10 am for worship.



This Weekend’s LRPA After Dark Feature: 1932’s “The Most Dangerous Game”


Join Lakes Region Public Access Television at 10:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday night (August 26 & 27) for our “LRPA After Dark” presentation of 1932’s mystery-adventure “The Most Dangerous Game,” starring Joel McCrea, Fay Wray and Leslie Banks.


“The Most Dangerous Game” opens aboard a luxury yacht sailing to South America. One of the passengers is big game hunter, author and adventurer Bob Rainsford (McCrea). The ship runs aground on a coral reef in dangerous, shark-infested waters. Several passengers enter the ocean but only Rainsford survives the shark attacks, swimming to a remote island. Looking for help, he comes upon the jungle fortress of Count Zaroff (Banks), an exiled Russian aristocrat. He also meets other victims of recent shipwrecks, including Eve Trowbridge (Wray) and her brother Martin. The Count, himself an avid sportsman who has turned the island into a private hunting preserve, knows of Rainsford’s hunting prowess and is delighted to host him as his island’s newest “guest.” Eve confides to Rainsford that she feels something is not right on the island – several other survivors have recently gone missing. Searching the fortress, they come across a room filled with big game trophies, and one of them is a man’s head! Rainsford realizes that the Count is a madman who hunts humans for sport. Rainsford and Eve soon find themselves as the prey in the most dangerous game! How will they escape with their lives?


“The Most Dangerous Game” began production at RKO Studios at the same time as “King Kong.” The films had the same producers, so to save money, they shared several of the same actors (notably, Fay Wray) and jungle sets, as well as the same editor, screenwriter and composer. Fans of “Kong” may feel a similar style and pace to “The Most Dangerous Game.” The film was very well received during its time by critics and moviegoers alike. Although the story has been adapted for film many times throughout the years, our version is considered to be the closest to the original story and still the very best. All three leads give solid performance, particularly Leslie Banks as the over-the-top Count Zaroff.  In his review, Mordaunt Hall of the New York Times noted, … “Through the imaginative fashion in which it has been produced … the fantastic theme of ‘The Most Dangerous Game’ makes a highly satisfactory melodrama.” What are you waiting for? Grab your popcorn and meet us after dark for this vintage thriller.





Dear Voters of Candia, Deerfield, Northwood and Nottingham,    


Having worked with Yvonne Dean-Bailey in the legislature, I am happy to endorse her re-election to protect the interests of Northwood, Nottingham, Candia and Deerfield.


Yvonne won the special election for representative following the resignation of her predecessor in 2014. Yvonne comes from a strong Northwood family and has her values firmly established. Her voting record shows her conservative appreciation for the taxpayers.


Please join me on September 13 and cast your vote in Candia, Deerfield, Northwood and Nottingham for Yvonne Dean-Bailey the person who has earned your vote and my vote.


Senator John Reagan

New Hampshire State Senate District Seventeen Allenstown, Chichester, Epsom, Loudon, Pembroke, Pittsfield, Strafford, Deerfield, Northwood, Nottingham, Raymond



Upper Lamprey Scenic Byway Council

Public Input Session


The Upper Lamprey Scenic Byway Council will hold a public input session on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at the George B. White Building (Deerfield Town Offices), 8 Raymond Road, at 6:30pm. 


The purpose of the session is to obtain input from residents and business owners located along the Byway (see, to raise awareness of the Byway initiative, identify concerns in the corridor communities, and begin the process of developing the Goals and Objectives for the Corridor Management Plan.


The Byway effort is currently led by the Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission and made up of members representing the towns of Candia, Deerfield, and Northwood.  The purpose of the Byway Council is to protect the historic and cultural features along the Byway, encourage the public to investigate the historic resources along the Byway, encourage and promote recreational opportunities, and promote economic development.  Public participation and input is a vital component in the development of the Corridor Management Plan.  This document is required by NH DOT to ensure statewide recognition of the Upper Lamprey Scenic Byway, and is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.



Letter To The Editor


I was pleased to see Mr. Jandebeur thanking our town’s great volunteers for the hard work they did making the Bean Hole Bash a success.  I appreciate when town leaders and elected officials take time to recognize our dedicated volunteers.


Unfortunately, Tim’s letter took a turn for the worse as he segued from thanking volunteers to bashing our school for squandering funds and not educating our kids.  Tim declared his role on the school board was clearly defined.  He said, “I absolutely believe in transparency in government.  As you can see they hate this concept.  I will not go along to get along.”  Tim also declared recently that parents serving on the school board is a conflict of interest.


Seriously Tim, it is time to look at what you are actually accomplishing as a school board member.  You have done everything in your power to “educate” us about all that is wrong in the Northwood School.  It is time to put the funds we do have to effective use.  Team with your fellow board members, school administration, and the SAU and get something right.  Then you can write and tell us a happy story of success instead of yet another “transparent” tale of squandered time and money. 


Just a reminder Tim, every year that goes by with more and more negative letters, squandered budgets, and as you put it “a well below average town in educating our kids,” that’s another year our kids and families suffer.


Pot stirring only creates greater divides, resulting in less ability to compromise and influence change.  The goal of a school board member should be to make our school a better place for TEACHERS TO TEACH AND STUDENTS TO LEARN at a responsible cost.  Is that really your goal?


Mike Brieger



Northwood CrankPullers Annual Snowmobile WaterCross


The Northwood CrankPullers Snowmobile Club is hosting its annual Snowmobile WaterCross event at Lake Shore Farm in Northwood, N.H on Sunday, September 11, 2016!


Bring your family and lawn chairs and get ready for some great fun or load up your sled and participate!  There will be a Vintage snowmobile display, Swap Meet, club memberships, club apparel for sale and as always we will have lots of great food! Visit our website for more details, guidelines and rules on this event.   As always we really appreciate our landowners and are always looking for new members.  Hope to see you there!!


Gates open at 7am, registration 7-9am and the water crossing will start at 10am.




Robert M. “Sid” Carlson


Robert M. “Sid” Carlson of Northwood, NH (formerly of Barrington NH, Stoneham MA, and Woburn MA) passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, August 18. Beloved husband of Norma (Richardson) for 55 years. Devoted father of Pamela Ganem and her husband, John, of Exeter, NH, and Gary Carlson and his wife, Judy, of Northwood, NH. Proud grandfather of Ryan, Justine, Derek, Sean and Jared, and great-grandfather of Mackenzie. Loving uncle, cousin and friend.  Predeceased by his parents, Greta and Albert Carlson, and his 7 siblings: Helen, Doris, Edie, Eddie, Eleanor, Donald and Jean.


Known by his many names: Bobby, Robert, Uncle Bobby, Uncle Bob and the Gov, Sid’s early career began as a barber in Woburn Square, a Navy reservist and a Stoneham police officer.  He then trained at the Massachusetts State Police Academy and earned rank of Sergeant; during his tenure he was special aide to Governor Frank Sargent.  After his retirement, he created Carlson Detective Agency and remained an active private detective until his passing.


Above all, he was a devoted and dedicated family man.  The youngest of 8, he transmitted his ingrained “children learn what they live” motto to his children, grandchildren, great-grandchild and his extended family of many nieces and nephews.  He organized yearly reunions and holiday get-togethers as well as co-hosted with his loving Norma years of Christmas Eve gatherings and summer flockings to Nippo Lake, Barrington. 


With Norma and friends, he founded Suburban Special Needs Committee, enlightening children and young adults with developmental delays with yearly “proms” and visits from the likes of “Killer” Kowalski (wrestler) among others, who became endeared friends.  He has been a member of the Barrington American Legion and for 26 years proudly carried the American Flag in the color guard in the Barrington Memorial Day Parade.  He and Norma have been presiding members over the Barrington Historical Society for over 20 years.


Over the past 12 years he and Norma have wintered in Myrtle Beach SC. They became the Activities Coordinators of the Sandcastle South Snowbirds, planning excursions, daily adventures and fostering friendships. 


We struggle with the sudden loss of our beloved Husband, Dad, Papa, Sid, Bobby, Robert, Governor.  He has touched thousands of hearts with his unselfish, infectious personality, funny poolside pranks, joke gadgets and “when I was with the Governor” stories.  We are forever blessed to have crossed his path in this lifetime. You are missed... 


Friends and family may call from 4-7:00pm on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 at Purdy Memorial Chapel, 2 Concord Rd., Rte 4, Lee, NH 03861.


Funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 at Purdy Memorial Chapel with Rev. Miram Tirabassi, officiating with burial to follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Northwood, NH.  To sign our online guestbook, please go to






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