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April 2, 2013

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Healy joins PortMedia team

Dana Healy has joined PortMedia as its community production and training coordinator.

Healy is transitioning from Danvers Community Access Television, where she spent more than six years as public access coordinator. She has a master’s in art education from Endicott College, where she focused on producing curriculum for public access television. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in video production and photography from Franklin Pierce University. She is excited to bring her ideas and programs to the Newburyport community.

Healy has served on the board of directors for Cape Ann Regional Television, as a contractor for Shrewsbury Media Connection as well as the media specialist for Paul Newman’s Double H Ranch. She has won four national awards in her 13 years in public access and hopes to draw from her past positions to better serve the Newburyport community.

Funeral homes continue tree-planting program

Paul C. Rogers Family Funeral Homes of Amesbury, Merrimac and Haverhill and the Elliott, Woodworth and Rogers Funeral Home of Newburyport have renewed their affiliation with Lofty Oaks Association, a New Hampshire organization dedicated to reforestation and conservation efforts in Massachusetts. The firms arrange to have a tree planted for each service that they perform to provide a living memorial in honor of the deceased and to renew the forest life of Massachusetts. The memorial trees are planted in the spring and fall. After each service, close family members and friends are informed that the memorial tree has been arranged.

Barnes joins podiatry practice

Dr. Angela M. Barnes has become an associate podiatrist at Dr. DiResta and Associates podiatry practice at the Forrester Street Professional Building in Newburyport and has joined the active medical staff at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. She is a graduate of Kent State University School of Podiatric Medicine in Ohio. During her medical school training, Barnes served as a delegate for the student chapter of the American Association for Women Podiatrists and was also a student tutor for anatomy and pathology. She was a recipient of the North Central Academy Scholarship in 2004 and 2005.

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