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Taking it to the Street!

 

Photo Tips and Updates!

 

 

 

 

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY- Capturing poignant moments

 

Historically, as cameras became more portable we gained more ability to capture the spontaneous.  Large view cameras, limited to studio settings gave way to hand held roll film gear and the genre of "street photography " emerged.

From the early work of Eugene Atget (who captured the streets of Paris from the 1890's to the 1920's) to Robert Frank, this type of image making has always been source of inspiration for me. In my humble opinion Street Photography is a topic that deserves not only a level of reverence, it also merits some dedicated learning and practice. 


 

In my latest blog post I have some observations on the form and the differences between Street Photography and Documentary photography.


 

Read OBSERVATIONS ABOUT STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

  

 

 

WE ARE GOING TO NEW YORK CITY -  Street Photo Workshop Oct. 25, 2014

 

Speaking of Street Photography- Join us on 10/25 for a day in NYC.  We have put a tour package together with NH TOURS that feature some great locations and a chance to hone your street photo skills.


 

One of the locations on our tour may be unfamiliar, but an ideal location for capturing city scenes.  We will spend part of our day  on the HIGH LINE which is a public park built on a historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan's West Side. 


 

For complete details and registration go to the tour webpage


 

NEW YORK CITY STREET PHOTO WORKSHOP


This is a view of the HIGH LINE which is a park that is a couple of stories above the streets of Manhattan.  Not only is it ideal for people watching it provides an very unique perspective on the streets below. This is just one of the stops on our day in NYC where we will be working on out=r street photo skills.

 

PHOTOGRAPHERS NIGHT OUT

 

On Oct. 1, I have scheduled a social event for the members of the IMAGE MAKERS MEET-UP GROUP.  Join me for the PHOTOGRAPHERS NIGHT OUT at the Arena Sports Club in Nashua, NH.

 

This is a chance to hang out with our photo friends and enjoy an evening out. For details and registration go to the MEET-UP event page 

  

 

     

 

 

 

 

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Testimonial for Back to Health Muscular Therapy

Back to Health

Before I started seeing Patti at Back To Health, I was miserable. I'm not over exaggerating either. I had been struggling with TMJ for probably about a year and I had been to the oral surgeons. They all told me the same thing, "stay on a soft food diet." I tried that, but my TMJ wasn't getting any better, and to be honest, I was missing being able to eat steak. My TMJ was awful, it was to the point where I couldn't open my mouth wider than a quarter. Needless to say, trips to the dentist were miserable. My jaw was constantly clicking, and it was extremely painful for me to try to open my mouth. I began seeing a chiropractor, which helped a little bit at first, but he could only go as far as my neck, and the big problem area was obviously, my jaw. So he recommended that I make an appointment at Back To Health with Patti, because she could actually work on my jaw. So that's what I did, and I am so so very happy I did, because Patti changed everything for me. Not only is she kind and a great person to talk to, but she really knows what she's doing. It took some time for my jaw to start getting better, and there were some days when I felt like it never would. But Patti didn't give up, and she always told me not to either. And she was right. Gradually, my jaw started to respond to the muscular therapy Patti was giving me. It was great! I could eat some what solid foods again! Although I wasn't up for steak just yet, I could open my jaw wider, with much less pain. I always looked forward to my appointments with Patti because every time I left, I felt so much better. That and I enjoyed talking with her for the half hour we had! Thanks to Patti, my jaw freed up and has been great ever since. I am very happy to say I can once again eat whatever I want, including steak. So, if you're struggling with TMJ like I was, there is hope! Please make an appointment with Patti, she will fix you, I promise. I honestly don't know what I would have done if I never went to see her. She fixed my TMJ and I'm completely positive that she'll be able to fix yours too! 

 

Sara Gonsalves

 

 

 

Grand Opening of Doug Carlson’s New Office for HealthMarkets Insurance Agency

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Grand Opening of Doug Carlson’s New Office
for HealthMarkets Insurance AgencySM

 

SALEM, NH – SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 – Doug Carlson, a licensed insurance agent with HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, is proud to announce his new independent sales office, located at 294 North Broadway, Salem, NH.

Doug stated, “I am excited to provide a new way to meet with my clients and serve the needs of our community. I now have the ability to meet with clients in the way that works best for them – either in their home, on the phone or in my office. Getting help and answers to your questions about insurance has never been easier.”

Doug has been with HealthMarkets for approximately 12 years. He and his family live in North Reading, MA and he serves people in both the New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine markets.

Doug’s office is open M–F 9 AM–5 PM and by appointments. As a licensed agent with HealthMarkets, Doug specializes in meeting the Life, Health, Medicare, Long-term care and Retirement insurance needs of small businesses, individual and families through a portfolio of products from more than 140 recognized and trusted insurance companies to give customers the quality, affordable insurance they're looking for at the price that best fits their needs and budget.

Doug Carlson can be reached at (781) 587-1000 and his email address is dcarlson@HealthMarkets.com. You can also now visit Doug at his office at 294 North Broadway, Salem, NH.

About HealthMarkets Insurance AgencySM

HealthMarkets Insurance Agency is the d/b/a or assumed name of Insphere Insurance Solutions, Inc. which is licensed as an insurance agency in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The agency specializes in meeting the life, health, Medicare, long-term care and retirement insurance needs of small business and middle-income individual and families through its portfolio of products from nationally recognized insurance carriers. HealthMarkets has approximately 3,000 agents nationwide. For more information about HealthMarkets Insurance Agency visit www.HealthMarkets.com.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT FOR PURPOSES OF THE “SAFE HARBOR” PROVISIONS OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995

 

This news release may include forward-looking statements relating to HealthMarkets Insurance Agency (“HealthMarkets”) that are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions.  Actual results may vary materially.  Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and we do not undertake any obligation to update them to reflect changes that occur after that date.  Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, HealthMarkets’ ability to maintain applicable licenses, HealthMarkets’ ability to enter into and maintain satisfactory relationships with insurance carriers and agents and the implementation of various information technology and administrative systems, platforms and processes necessary to successfully run the business. Like any business, the progress and success of Insphere entails substantial uncertainty.

Resume for Daniel Labbe

Daniel Martin Labbe

15 Birch St

Hudson, NH 03051

Cell (603) 897-9509

Dlabbe202@gmail.com

 

Education

Keene State College 2009-2014

 

Keene State College Keene, NH, Class of 2014 (B.S.)

Bachelor of Science in Architecture (May 2014)

 

Course Work Design: Intro to Architectural Design, Architectural Design I, Architectural CAD I, Sketch-Up, 3-D Design, Architectural History I Architectural History II, Drawing and Model Making, Collaborative Architecture Project, Senior Design Project.

Course Work Building Science: Safety Awareness, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction, Construction Management, Sustainable Design and Building Science, Architectural Systems, Solar Design II, Building Performance Institute (BPI) training.

 

 

Alvirne High School 2004-2008

Course Work: Drafting I, Drafting II, Digital Electronics, Welding I, Welding II.

Athletic Participation: Ski Club (freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior years.)

 

Experience   2007-present

JDSCC Inc. Pelham, NH September 2013-2014

Security Systems Installations and high tech wiring assemblies, Smoke detector and CO detector installations, Video and Audio Installations.

Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

New Hampshire State Tolls. Hooksett, NH May 2013-August 2013

Highway Toll Attendant, Customer Service and efficiency.

Chilis Bar and Grill Keene, NH October 2009-December 2012

Fully trained line cook, Busser, and Dishwasher.

R.C. Welding LLC. Hudson, NH September 2007- August 2009

M.I.G. welding, Arc Welding, Various metal fabrications and installations.

 

Personal Activities/Hobbies

Attended North East Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) conference March 4th 2014 to network with industry professionals

 

Snowboarding, Hiking, Golfing, and Woodworking, 

Save Your Business!

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Pro-Turf Landscaping does more than Mow Your Lawn!

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NYC Photography Tour

 

 

NYC PHOTO TOUR - Street Photography Workshop

 

 

When
Saturday October 25, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 11:55 PM EDT
Add to Calendar

 

 

Where

Bus Pick-up locations in Bedford and Nashua, NH

Dear Kevin,

Now that summer is behind us, its time to make some fall photo plans. Join us for a day of photography in New York City.

 

On October 25 we are presenting our next photo tour and we invite you to jump on the bus.  Were heading to Manhattan for a day of street photography and exploration.  Once again we have partnered with our very able travel partners, NH TOURS to bring you this event.

 

Our tour package include a photo workshop, lunch, stops at key locations, photo coaching and of course we do the driving.  

 

 

For complete details and registration click on the links below

Get more information

Register Now!

I can't make it

If you have any questions about this photo tour you can contact me at info@dansplainephoto.com

 

If  you have traveled to NYC with us before you know what a blast this trip is. We have put together a great itinerary and will be in some ideal locations for street photography.  I look forward to having you join us on this photo adventure.

 

Sincerely,

 

Dan Splaine

Dan Splaine Photography

info@dansplainephoto.com

603-988-4573

Paradigm Plumbing, Heating & A/C September Newsletter

Paradigm Plumbing, Heating and A/C

 

 

 

September, 2014 - In This Issue:

Boilers

Furnaces

Preventative Maintenance Contracts

 

 

Good Practices for Boilers and Furnaces 

  

Maintaining records of maintenance and all repairs to support manufacturer, extended or home maintenance warranty contracts, or for the sale of your home is a good practice. Paradigm Plumbing, Heating and A/C keeps accurate and detailed reports of work performed, findings and recommendations. It is also our practice to label equipment serviced with our Paradigm tag giving you easy access and peace of mind on who to call for general care and in an emergency. We are trained to be your equipments general or specialized caretaker. Call or respond to this newsletter with your concerns. 

 

 

Come join us as we help others by donating blood. You may have a reason to donate but you don't need one. Bring a friend and come to meet new friends. Walk-ins welcomed or call now to set up a convenient time for you.

  

800-RED-CROSS

AMERICAN RED CROSS

425 RESERVOIR AVE, MANCHESTER, NH

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH

 1:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Food, gifts and raffle

 

First Time Donor

 Ease your concerns.

Check out some helpful information.

 

 

Preventative Maintenance

 

Our annual Paradigm Preventative Maintenance contracts can be set up for one to five years. Most new homeowners are not aware that new equipment warranty contracts are not transferable.  We have no problem transferring our Paradigm Preventative Maintenance contract from a current to new homeowner. Call us to set up your Paradigm Preventative Maintenance contract for all you heating, cooling and water heater systems.  

 

Find out more here!

 

 

The Paradigm Team includes you! Please provide  some important information.

 

- Make, model, serial number on equipment.
- Fuel source: oil, natural gas, propane
- Install date:  year
- Is there any current warranty
- Did Paradigm install the equipment
- Last date service and last date cleaned
- Unusual odors, sounds or no sounds
- Any leaks around the unit
- Any break in power to home 
 

 

 

 

Congratulations to August's Customer Appreciation Drawing Winner!

 

City Side Management

  

Thank you so much for being such a wonderful and dedicated customer!   

 

 

 

Families in Transition presents the " I AM ONE "

 

  

 

 

How Are We Doing?

Let us know what you think about the newsletter! Is there anything you would like us to add? We would love to hear from you. You can give us a call or email us!

 

 

              

Thank you to everyone who         made this possible!

 

 

 

 

   

SAVE THE DATE!

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH.

COME JOIN THE PARADIGM TEAM AND

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS.

 

 

 

 

 

OLD HOME HOOKSETT DAY

 

Catch a ride to Hooksett Old Home Day

September 20th, Saturday

Paradigm Plumbing, Heating & A/C will be hosting a booth at the Hooksett Old Home Day on Saturday, Septemeber 20th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This is a free fair available for everyone with food, crafts, a BBQ, entertainment and a parade that will be at 10:00 AM. We hope to see you there and be a part of this exciting day! Come by to sign up for a

 

 

 www.HooksettOldHomeDay.org

 

 

Boilers

 

Do not store items near a boiler. Paint cans, gas, oil, snow blower or lawn equipment to list a few should not be anywhere around boilers. These items at proper temperature could cause an explosion. Let's all be safe. 

 

Forced Hot Water Boiler

 

 

Oil Boiler System cleaning and safety inspection should be done annually.

 

Gas Boiler System cleaning and safety inspection should be done annaully.

 

 

Kedel Boiler   

 

 

Kedel pellet boilers contain a self-cleaning heat exchanger, which means most of the cleaning associated with ash, the byproduct of burning pellets, is done by the system. Required cleaning is reduced to once or twice a year and can be performed by the homeowner or a certified installed.

 

Annual inspection for operational safety and warranty protection is required by a licensed installer. 

 

Considering a new heating system, then check out the KEDEL. The state offers an incredible rebate of up to $6,000.Call and ask to speak to our specialized KEDEL team about install, rebate, and financing options. 

 

 

Furnaces

 

Forced Hot Air 

 

Oil Furnace System cleaning and safety inspection should be done annually.

 

Gas Furnace System cleaning and safety inspection should be done annually.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PARADIGM PLUMBING, HEATING & A/C

 

8 INDUSTRIAL PARK DR. UNIT 12

HOOKSETT, NH 03106

(T) 603-641-6400

(F) 603-641-6405

 

 

STAY CONNECTED

Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter   View our profile on LinkedIn    Find us on Google+

 

Resume for Steve Wall

Steve R. Wall

158 Concord Road J17

Billerica, MA 01821

Phone: (978) 835-9948

steverwall@gmail.com

 

TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Windows Operating System; Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Word; Adobe; Aceit; Activclient; Printers; Hardware; Office Communicator; Dameware; usmt3/4; Thinkvantage; Swimage; Citrix; Ghost; Deepfreeze

 

RELEVANT COURSEWORK: Office Applications, Networking Tools and Techniques, Desktop Operating Systems, Servers, PC Repair and Support, Advanced PC Repair and Support, Customer Service, Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Windows Infrastructure, Security+

 

CERTIFICATIONS:  COMPTIA+, COMPTIA SECURITY+

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

THE CENTECH GROUP, Bedford, MA

 Junior System Administrator                                                                    

August 2012-August 2014

-Desktop support for DoD staff, both civilian and military

-Testing both hardware and software and configuration of desktop and laptop devices

-Troubleshooting problematic tools such as VPN(Cisco), operating system bugs, and wireless connectivity

-Ensuring that all desktops and laptops on network are compliant with USAF regulations

-SECRET clearance as of November 2012

-Environment: Windows Operating System; Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Word; Printers; Adobe; Aceit; Office Communicator; Activclient; Dameware; usmt3/4

 

FIDELITY INVESTMENTS, Boston, MA

Contractor                                                                                                   

October 2011-August 2012

-Deployment technician, handling data migration and replacement of IBM T60,T61, T400 laptops to HP 8460s

-Configure Microsoft Office on all migrated systems

-Environment: Windows Operating System; Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Word; Thinkvantage client for network selection/vpn;, usmt3; Greenline (Fidelity Custom Software)

 

CHUBB INSURANCE GROUP, Boston, MA

Contractor                                                                                                      

September 2011

-Project Team lead of a 4 person team

-Roll out and re-imaging of 200-400 desktops and laptops using Swimage

-Environment: Custom data transfer scripts; Swimage

 

SHIRE HGT, Lexington, MA

Contractor

June 2011-September 2011

-Worked as a member of a team of 6 doing a laptop refresh project imaging, deploying and ghosting over 600 laptops

-Environment: SCCM (for remote installs via group policy) custom scripts for data transfer; Citrix systems

 

PEABODY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Peabody, MA

Contractor                                                                                                                  

May 2011

-Assisted the Network Administrators with the deployment of 100-200 PCs, including imaging and freezing

-Troubleshot printers, and PC connectivity to the network

-Provided instruction to staff members as to how to access their files on new computers as well as printing into the lab

-Environment: Windows Operating System; Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Word; Printers; Hardware; Dameware; Deepfreeze; Ghost

 

CHILI’S BAR & GRILL, Burlington, MA

Server                                                

2008-2009

 

ON THE BORDER, Tyngsboro, MA

BOH/FOH Float        

2005-2008

-Maintained flexibility and knowledge of front of house (FOH)/back of house (BOH) duties

-Served as a certified trainer for the FOH and BOH, ensuring newly hired employees were trained and continually developed

-Assisted with FOH and BOH scheduling, ordering of supplies, and inventory management

 

RAINFOREST CAFÉ, Burlington, MA

Retail Supervisor/Food Server

2001-2005

 

EDUCATION            :

 

LINCOLN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE, Lowell, MA                                               

May 2010-May-2011

NETWORKING COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS DIPLOMA PROGRAM (GPA: 3.5)

Completed an intensive 1080 hour program of hands-on and classroom instruction with focus on technical support, networking/repairing personal computers, and MS-Windows Operating Systems installation

 

SHAWSHEEN VALLEY REGIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL, Billerica MA   May 2003

High School Graduate

Certificate of Proficiency in Food Service/Restaurant Management/Culinary Arts

 

 

Resume for Sarita Batra

Sarita Batra

100 Tanglewood Drive                                                                                                                  978-821-9795

Dracut MA 01826                                                                                                           saritabatra@outlook.com

 

Senior Bank Teller

Professional Summary

Trustworthy teller, who enjoys working in a customer-focused work environment, offers strong knowledge of banking products and services. Dependable and punctual with outstanding mathematical aptitude, has saved money to the Company (new fraud Account). Work is error free and very accurate in balancing and making transaction for customers.

Skills & Strengths

      

Able to give accurate and detailed information to bank clients.

      

Proven ability to direct customers to proper staff.

      

Dedicated and detailed-high level of accuracy and strong attention to details.

      

Fluent in English, Hindi and Punjabi.

      

Self sufficient, Positive, Cheerful, People-Oriented, Punctual, Flexible and Quick Learner.

 Professional Experience

Bank/Float Teller, Eastern Bank, Lowell, MA                                                                                   2008 - 2014

      

Executed customer transactions, including deposits, withdrawals, money orders and checks.

      

Rapidly and efficiently prepared customer and ATM cash and change orders.

      

Organized, stocked and maintained the teller window area.

      

Processed quarterly Vault and ATM audits with a zero error rate.

      

Collected member loan payments.

      

Make the withdrawal from customer account and issue cashier's checks, traveler's checks and money orders.

      

Answered telephone inquiries on banking products including checking, savings, loans and lines of credit. Maintained friendly and professional customer interactions.

Senior Teller, Mass Bank, Lowell, MA                                                                                            1992 - 2008

      

Process deposits to customer accounts; includes verification of cash, verification of endorsements, and providing customers with receipts Cash checks for customers and non-customers.

      

Process and properly record the sale of monetary instruments (i.e. official bank checks), mandated reports related to large cash transactions, and the sale of all monetary instruments.

      

Process various types of loan payments and credit card cash advances.

      

Assist with providing customers with access to safe deposit area.

 Education

Bachelor of Arts, Economics and History, Delhi University, D. R. College, Delhi, India