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Constitution Day at PSU Sept. 19

PLYMOUTH β€” Is gay marriage legal? Should the government eavesdrop on your phone and email conversations? Should drones target American citizens? These vexing legal questions will be front and center Thursday, September 19 at 7 p.m. as Plymouth State University celebrates Constitution Day.

Retired NH Supreme Court Justice William Batchelder and the former President of the American Civil Liberties Union and Law Professor Nadine Strossen will have a conversation about the Bill of Rights and recent Supreme Court decisions to celebrate Constitution Day with PSU students and faculty. The event is free and open to the public and takes place at Heritage Commons on the campus of Plymouth State University.

PSU Criminal Justice Professor Mark Fischler said the event will be a thought-provoking discussion about topics affecting every American citizen.

"Justice Batchelder and Nadine Strossen are two of the most selfless and wise people I know," Fischler said. "They both have demonstrated courage in confronting difficult constitutional questions throughout their illustrious legal careers."

Last Updated on Monday, 16 September 2013 10:25

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Inter-Lakes Class of '88 Holding 25th Reunion

MEREDITH β€” The Inter-Lakes Class of 1988 is holding it's 25th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 6-11 p.m. at Waukewan Golf Club. There will be a DJ, light refreshments and cash bar at the event.
On Sunday, Sept. 22, the class will hold a "friends and family" gathering at Hesky Park at 11 a.m. Participants should bring their own food, drink and games to play. Contact Leigh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up for the Saturday evening event.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 September 2013 10:22

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Zeke Martin at Pitman's Freight Room Thursday

LACONIA β€” Pitman's Freight Room at 94 New Salem Street, Laconia, will host Zeke Martin and the Oracle on Thursday, September 19 at 8 p.m.

Born in Brussels in 1973, Zeke Martin entered the world with a pair of drumsticks in his hands.  His unique and soulful style has enabled him to secure endorsement deals with Creation Drums, Murat Diril Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, Mono Cases and Vic Firth Sticks.

The Zeke Martin Project has performed in many locations throughout the northeast region, including the Berklee Performance Center, The House Of Blues in Boston, The Black Repertory Theater in RI, Minton's Playhouse and Sweet Rhythm, in NYC and tours Malaysia yearly.

Additionally, The Zeke Martin Project has shared the stage with such star performers as The Neville Brothers, The Funk Brothers, Ali-Ollie Woodson from the Temptations, three time Grammy nominee Ski Johnson and Regina Bell to name a few. The Zeke Martin Project also just won New England Urban Music Award Best Jazz CD 2010. Currently, The Zeke Martin Project resides in Boston.

Members are Zeke Martin-Drums/Band Leader, Brian Eggleston - Keyboard, Pat Loomis - Sax, Joe Sumrell - Bass
Admission $12, doors open at 7:30 p.m. and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.


Last Updated on Monday, 16 September 2013 10:19

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Altrusa of Laconia donates to Adult Education program

LACONIA β€”The primary focus of Altrusa International is promoting literacy in local communities. Altrusa of Laconia has carried out that mission once again with donations to the Laconia Library, Gilford Library, Belmont Library, and Laconia Adult Education. Altrusa of Laconia has donated to these institutions annually for many, many years.

Altrusa of Laconia is pleased to announce they are now accepting donations online using PayPal and/or credit cards. For more information, visit their website at www.altrusalaconia.com. All monies raised through fundraising efforts are returned back to the community in the form of scholarships and donations to other non-profit organizations and local libraries. Altrusa International is a non-profit 501(C)3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 September 2013 10:16

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