Manchester's Airport: Flying Through Time
Now in Third Printing
February 1, 2005 - Southwest N335 (copyright Jason Bisson) August 23, 2006 - new FAA control tower (copyright Jason Bisson) February 1981 - Fly Manchester (copyright Ed Brouder)

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Maurice Quirin has worked for Dow Jones & Company as a freelance editor and anchor for The Wall Street Journal Radio Network since 2003. A Manchester native, he was a newscaster and assistant news editor for 16 years at Dow Jones Interactive Publishing. He also worked as news director at WGIR in Manchester and WBNS in Columbus, Ohio, where he won the Radio-Television News Directors Association's Edward R. Murrow Award for the Northeastern Region. A transportation photographer since 1972, "Moe" is a member of the NH Aviation Historical Society, Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society and National Railway Historical Society. Moe lives with his wife, Laura Fox Quirin, their daughter, Jennifer, and son, John, in Lumberton, NJ. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire, cum laude, in 1972.

Ed Brouder is a Connecticut native who has lived in New Hampshire since 1974. He worked with Moe Quirin at WGIR from 1975-79 and was a news editor with WZID/WFEA/WMLL from 1992-2009. Ed's radio work has been recognized with an Ohio State Award for Excellence in Social Sciences and Public Affairs, an American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award, the Scripps Howard Foundation Jack R. Howard Award for Outstanding Public Service, and the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award for Broadcast Excellence. His first book, Granite and Ether: A Chronicle of New Hampshire Broadcasting, was published in 1993. He earned a Master's Degree in Internet Strategy Management from the Graduate Center of Marlboro College in 1999.

  (l-r:) Moe Quirin, Ed Brouder, Barb Miles and Chris Van Veen  

(l-r:) Moe Quirin, Ed Brouder, Barb Miles & Chris Van Veen

A resident of Manchester, Barbara Miles was raised in New Jersey and Arkansas. An accomplished photographer, Barb has authored numerous articles, tour guides and historical accounts of community development. The former Executive Director of the NH Aviation Historical Society, she has conducted extensive research on pioneer women aviators of New England. Barbara frequently portrays the life of Ruth Law, the first woman to fly in New Hampshire as a presenter for the NH Humanities Council Chautauqua Visiting Scholars Series. She is working towards her private pilot's license. Barb has a Master's Degree in History and Archive Management from Catholic University of America.

Christopher Van Veen has lived in NH since 1983. He worked in marketing communications management for several high-tech companies, and in sales for PC Connection, Inc. Chris founded the Yahoo! Manchester Airport Group in 1999. He also contributed several feature articles that appeared in the Manchester Airport News. When the present terminal opened in 1994, he supported the effort with successful display advertising that promoted the region's growing high-tech industry. Chris received a Bachelor of Science degree from Bentley College in 1980 and his MBA from the University of Southern New Hampshire in 1995. He is married to Denise Guillemette Van Veen and lives in Brookline, NH with son, James, and daughter, Katie.