On Friday, May 12, at 7
p.m., the library will present local historian and Civil War expert
Tim Patterson who will give a broad overview of the War Between the
States. Included will be a review of the 17 infantry, one
cavalry, and two artillery units that went to war from New
Hampshire. He will give special focus to the 11th NH infantry
and the men of company “E” which was made up largely of Epsom men.
Tim has the ability to bring the events alive to provide a special
perspective of our history. He has promised also to give an
account of the Battle of the Crater where the 11th NH infantry lost
most of their battle flag but none of their honor.”
presentation, Virginia Drew will give an overview of the treasure of
Civil War battle flags on display in our State House.
Join us for
this special opportunity to hear about our amazing history.
The event is free and open to the all. For further
information, you may contact the library at 736-9920.
Epsom Youth Athletic Association Upcoming Events
Epsom Youth Athletic Association will be holding their annual car
wash on Saturday, May 13th from 9AM to 1PM at the Epsom Fire
Station! They will also be selling hanging plants at the car
wash, just in time for Mothers Day!
Come join Epsom Youth
Athletic Association in a Cornhole Tournament which will be held on
Sunday May 21st on the fields behind Epsom Central School.
Registration will be 1:30 PM and the Tournament will start at 2 PM.
You can sign up the day of the tournament but we would encourage
you to register ahead of time by printing out the registration form
from our website http://www.eyaasports.net/ or
fundraiser is open to anyone and everyone and will be a fun
Don’t forget that the Epsom Library is
showing the movie On Golden Pond Wednesday, May 10 at 1:30PM.
And in the evening of May 10 at 7:00 PM, please join us as Neil
Kutzen presents his program The Art of Remembering Names.
Specially designed learning exercises will be practiced in class and
then at home.
Movie Matinee is moving to Tuesday, May 16 at 1:30
for only this week. We’ll be showing “La La Land”.
The film follows six individuals as they share their triumphs and
failures while navigating their way through the growing pains of
life in LA. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
Congratulations to Jaime M. Hodgdon of Epsom who has been
selected for membership in Gamma Sigma Alpha, the national academic
Greek honor society, at St. Lawrence University.
Hodgdon is a
member of the Class of 2017 and is majoring in Biology and Business
in the Liberal Arts. Hodgdon attended Tilton School.
To be a
member in Gamma Sigma Alpha, students must be a member of a St.
Lawrence fraternity or sorority, be a current junior or senior and
have either a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher
or have a achieved a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher during their
junior or senior year.
SignWorks New England
Announces SignWorks Oval Series For 2017
SignWorks New England is
announcing it will Sponsor the SignWorks Legend Oval Series and the
Sign Works Bandolero Oval Series for the 2017 season.
is excited to champion short track racing here in New England”,
stated SignWorks New England Owner, Keith Matheson. “We are pleased
to continue our partnership with New Hampshire Motor Speedway, a
motorsports institution in the Northeast. With the addition of the
three local tracks to the schedule, this should be a very exciting
season to watch for both Legend Cars and Bandoleros.”
has been a great partner of the speedway, and we can’t thank them
enough for coming back for the fourth year as the sponsor of our
U.S. Legend Cars International and Bandolero series,” said David
McGrath, executive vice president and general manager of the
speedway. “We are immensely proud of the local racing that we
feature here at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and because of the
great partnership with SignWorks, these series have more
opportunities. We have an incredible group of drivers and look
forward to one day seeing them make headlines in NASCAR.” The
SignWorks Oval Series kicks off May 13th at Monadnock Speedway in
Concord-Epsom Elks Lodge
Free Trivia Wednesdays at 7 pm in the lounge 21+
9 am- 12 pm. Mother’s Day Breakfast buffet. Omelettes and eggs to
order. Coffee, tea, milks and juice included . Mother’s eat
for $4, Veterans $6 and children under 10yo $4. We have a
raffle basket provided by Mary Kay, Insight Therapeutic Massage and
Coops Canvas LLC. The event hall will be open for seating for
breakfast as well. Please enter through our main entrance.
Vendor Cardingo 6 pm- 9 pm. $10 to play and donations for the
Liberty house in Manchester will get you additional free cards with
your original purchase. Food and beverage available for purchase.
18+ to attend.
May 20, 6 pm - 9 pm LuLaRoe closet! This event is
multiple LuLaRoe reps with all their stock, we will provide light
snacks and our bar will be open for beverage purchases.
Norman H. Gordon
EPSOM- Mr. Norman H. Gordon, 72, of Epsom, passed away peacefully on
April 20, 2017, in the care of the Concord Hospice House. He was
surrounded by his wife, family and dear friends.
Born at home in
Eastbrook, Maine, he was the son of the late Edgar and Avis (Dyer)
Gordon. He was raised and educated in Maine, and then moved to
New Hampshire in 1969, residing in Epsom with his wife for the past
Norm studied the bible carefully, dedicated his life to
Jehovah God, and was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses Sept.
12, 1976. He regularly read the bible and attended the Concord
Prior to his retirement, Norm was employed by the
State of New Hampshire; He worked out of Bear Brook State Park as a
stock clerk for over 20 years, making deliveries to many NH state
parks. He loved God’s beautiful creations, hiking, gardening,
antique cars and trucks and history. Norm always enjoyed
sharing amusing stories of his time in Maine. He and Sharon
enjoyed many trips to Maine and other places.
He was predeceased
by two brothers, Ronald and Billy (William) Gordon.
survived by his wife of nearly 36 years, Sharon (Russell, Stone)
Gordon of Epsom; his stepson, Daniel Stone and his fiancé Linda
Curry of Montana; his siblings, Gilbert Gordon and Cheryl of NH,
Janice Gordon of ME, James Gordon of ME, Thom Gordon and Maureen of
NH, Jonathan Gordon and Birdie (Roberta Gordon) of ME, Kathy Ginn
and Mark of ME and David Gordon and Kathy of ME. Also survived
by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Gordon and family
would like to express thanks and appreciation to all the following
caregivers for the kind, compassionate care Norman received since
July, 2016: Concord Hospital Staff, Dr. N. Luther and staff, Epsom
Manor Nursing Home, CRVNA and the Hospice House, Dr. T. Sheldon, MD
and staff, and Dr. D. Weckstein, MD and staff.
Calling Hours and
a Memorial Reception for family and neighbors will be held on
Saturday, May 13th from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. in the Still Oaks Funeral
& Memorial Home 1217 Suncook Valley Highway in Epsom. A
Memorial Talk will follow at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
199 East Side Drive in Concord, NH at 3:30 P.M. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be sent to the East Concord Congregation of
Jehovah’s Witnesses, 199 East Side Dr. Concord, NH 03301 or to a
local library in Norman’s memory. To share a memory or offer a
condolence, please visit www.stilloaks.com