The Gazette received one final donation to the Gazette Santa Fund this past week. A donation of $50 was sent in by Janice Pinette, stating it is "in memory of my beloved husband, Ron."
The Lamplighter has learned that several local horror writers are in the running for a Bram Stoker Award, the annual award of the international Horror Writers Association, due to their contributions to the New England story anthology "Epitaphs." Haverhill writers include Christopher Golden, John McIlveen, Scott T. Goudsward and Dave Goudsward. In addition, Tracy Carbone of Haverhill worked on the anthology as an editor.
If you still want to know more about Team Haverhill "Possible Dreams" event, and the article in this week's Gazette isn't enough, you can tune into reruns of Frank Novak's "Point of Reference" special on Haverhill Community Television. The show, featuring an interview with Team Haverhill Chairperson Alice Mann, will be rebroadcast on Jan. 26 at 7 and 11 p.m. and will also be shown on Jan. 27 at 6 a.m., 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Though known for its store displays of classic instruments and musical arrangements, The downtown Haverhill Music Centre apparently is not afraid to dabble in some new pieces of music. The Lamplighter noticed once customer walking out of the shop with several score books of Lady GaGa's "The Fame Monster."
Chunky's Cinemas have started showing classic films, such as the "Godfather Part II," in their theaters this week. Hopefully more classics will follow.