‘All for Ang’ 5K in Memory of Hunking Teacher Angela Iannalfo Is Sunday, Nov. 3

The second annual “All for Ang” memorial 5K takes place at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Bradford Country Club, 201 Chadwick Road, Haverhill, and tickets are still available. The 5K walk/run is held to remember Angela Conte Iannalfo—a Hunking School teacher and mother who died in 2017. Proceeds from the walk go towards groups including the Haverhill Public Schools. There is a $27 entry fee for adults and $15 for children.

Haverhill Firefighter Injured Fighting Thursday Fire on State Street

A Haverhill firefighter attempting to cut power to a home on the city’s State Street was injured Thursday morning and taken to a local hospital as a precaution, the firefighters’ union said on social media. The first responder was sent with his crew to State Street after high winds knocked a tree onto power lines, which became energized and ignited. An update on his condition was not immediately available.

Alleged Haverhill Gunman, 16, Wore GPS Ankle Monitor During Ashworth Terrace Shooting: Police

The 16-year-old Haverhill boy police say walked up to a Lawrence man and allegedly shot him in the face during an attempted robbery on Ashworth Terrace last weekend was on parole and wearing a GPS ankle monitor. Arraigned on an armed assault to murder charge in Lawrence juvenile court Tuesday, the boy is being held without bail ahead of a Friday dangerousness hearing, District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett’s office told WHAV. As WHAV previously reported, the gunfire took place Sunday, Oct. 13 around 6 p.m. in the city’s Mount Washington neighborhood. Haverhill Police Officer Dan Trocki, working alongside the Lawrence Police Department and Massachusetts State Police, was dispatched to Lawrence General Hospital shortly after 6 p.m. to meet with a male victim who sustained a gunshot wound to the face.

Fourth-Grader Brings Pocket Knife on Bradford Elementary School Bus

A fourth grade boy headed to Bradford Elementary School Wednesday morning brought a pocket knife on the bus and was promptly disciplined, Superintendent Margaret Marotta tells WHAV. The boy appeared to be showing the knife to other students on the bus and adults intervened to confiscate the knife before the bus arrived to school. The student in possession of the knife was immediately brought to Principal Louise Perry’s office and his parents were called. A Haverhill Police School Resource officer was also notified. “As always, the safety of students is our foremost concern.

Haverhill High Celebrates Seniors Who Earned John and Abigail Adams Scholarship for MCAS Achievement

More than 100 members of Haverhill High School’s graduating class of 2020 are well on their way to saving money for college after receiving the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship for achievement on the MCAS exam, Principal Glenn Burns tells WHAV. Scholarships, backed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, are awarded to students who earned proficient or advanced scores on the ninth grade science/technology MCAS exam and 10th grade MCAS English/language arts and mathematics exams. All students scored in the top 25th percent of the school district, Burns said. The scholarship provides up to eight semesters of undergraduate education at a state college or university, including Northern Essex Community College and UMass Lowell. More information will be sent to scholarship winners and their families later this month. Class of 2020 John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Recipients:

Nicole Affannato.

Everybody Read! Haverhill’s Tilton Upper School Introduces Free Book Swap

Looking for the latest “Magic Tree House” or “Boxcar Children” book? How about a spooky R.L. Stine mystery just in time for Halloween? At Primrose Street’s Tilton Upper School, the brand-new book swap has all these choices and more for students and families to read together for free, organizer Sara Hastings tells WHAV. A nine-year Haverhill Public Schools’ employee, Hastings was inspired to start a swap after seeing the success of a similar program at Pentucket Lake Elementary School put in place by educator Heather McNeil. “With (Superintendent Margaret) Marotta's resizing plan (that focuses on) equity across the district, I am able to bring something that was created at one school to another so students have the same access to resources throughout Haverhill,” Hastings tells WHAV.

Haverhill’s 55th Annual VFW Santa Parade Seeks Floats, Participants: Here’s How to Take Part

Ho, ho, ho, Haverhill—well, almost. Organizers of the 55th annual VFW Santa Parade have set the date for this year’s stroll down South Main Street and now they’re seeking neighborhood groups, nonprofits and others to take part in the city tradition. Carrying a theme of “Santa Celebrates Haverhill’s Heroes,” this year’s parade kicks off on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 1 p.m.

To take part in this year’s seasonal stroll, visit the parade website at www.HaverhillSantaParade.com and download application materials or call 978-373-3777. All applications are due by Friday, Nov.

Sullivan School Committee Fundraiser Is Oct. 21 at Willow Spring Vineyards

School Committee member Gail M. Sullivan hosts a fundraiser for her re-election campaign Monday, Oct. 21 at Willow Spring Vineyards, 840 West Lowell Ave., from 6-8 p.m.

Sullivan is running for one of three open School Committee seats this Tuesday, Nov. 5. Also appearing on the ballot are fellow incumbents Sven A. Amirian and Scott W. Wood Jr. and newcomers Thomas Grannemann, Toni Donais and Stephanie Viola. Voters will also cast ballots for Mayor and City Council on that date.