, Derry, New Hampshire

July 4, 2013


Derry News

---- — Derry resident honored by PSU athletics

Cory Licata of Derry, a Pinkerton Academy graduate, is the recipient of the Peter S. Cofran Award for outstanding service and support for Plymouth State University athletics.

Licata was a four-year student worker in the Athletic Department, filling countless roles for the home events and facilities staff.

He served numerous shifts such as building supervisor or assisting with event management and is highly respected by the entire athletics staff.

Calling all field hockey players to camp

DERRY — The Red and White Field Hockey Camp is set for July 15-19 and July 22-26 at Pinkerton Academy’s field hockey field.

It’s open to all players in grades 5-12, new or advanced level.

It’s a half-day camp from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost for one week is $90, $170 for both weeks.

The camp is run by Jennifer Resmini, head coach of the field hockey program at Pinkerton, the 2012 Division I state champions.

Campers will be instructed in the fundamental skills and strategies of the game by Resmini, members of the Pinkerton field hockey coaching staff, and recently graduated and experienced Pinkerton Academy field hockey players.

Each camp day will consist of skill stations and contests, instruction in game strategies, lectures, and small and large field team play.

Bring enough water to drink during camp, a field hockey stick, goggles, sneakers/cleats, mouthguard, and shin guards. Goalies must bring their own equipment to the camp.

Email Registration forms can be found at

Check out ‘Night with A Ranger’ series

Visitors and residents are invited to enjoy free programs each Wednesday and Saturday evening this summer. The Wednesday Night with a Ranger series will take place at the AMC’s Pinkham Notch Visitor Center at 8 p.m.

The series includes a special program on July 10, “Weather in the White Mountains: A Tour of Extremes,” presented by the Mount Washington Observatory. The Dolly Copp Campground series will be at the historic Civilian Conservation Corps visitor center inside the campground at 7 p.m. All programs are approximately one hour in length and include time for conversation about the evening’s topic or any other National Forest issue.

“Sled Dogs of the White Mountains,” “Mineral Collecting” and “Introduction to the Night Sky” are just a few of the upcoming family-friendly topics. There will also be opportunities to learn about current issues impacting the forest, such as white nose bat syndrome, Eastern coyotes and emerald ash borer.

Visit for a forest-wide list of programs or to learn about membership opportunities. For more information about this summer’s programs or other National Forest related topics, visit, or call 466-2713.

Check out all Derry has on tap for all ages

DERRY — This summer’s Parks and Recreation schedule definitely has something for everyone.

Programs this year include kayak lessons, American Red Cross swimming lessons, fitness classes and youth sports camps, senior trips and other special programs.

To learn more, call Parks and Recreation at 432-6136 or stop by the office at Veterans Hall.

Hood Park on Rollins Street, Galliens Town Beach on the corner of Pond Road and Route 102, and Don Ball Park with its Splashpad, playground and concession stand on Humphrey Road are open for the season, weather permitting.

Visit to see if they’re open.