Claremont

Engagement: Kangas — Dick

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Claremont — David and Brenda Kangas have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kayleigh Mariah Serbian Kangas, to Aaron William Kasmanoff Dick. The bride-to-be graduated from Stevens High School in 2009 and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2013 from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn. She is planning to pursue graduate studies in the field of psychology …

Claremont Chamber of Commerce Names Interim Director

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Claremont — Kelly Murphy has been named interim executive director of the Greater Claremont Chamber of Commerce following the resignation of Melissa Richmond. Murphy , owner of The Nonprofit First Responder and the former director of philanthropy, community relations and marketing at Valley Regional Hospital, served in a similar capacity in 2012 and 2013 during a leadership transition period, Greater Claremont Chamber of …

Fat of the Land: Wide-Tire Biking Makes an Inroad in the Winter

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Lebanon — Spending long winters away from trails is quickly becoming less mandatory for mountain bike enthusiasts. Snow-covered ground is turning much more accessible thanks to “fat bikes,” mountain bikes with giant tires made especially for traversing wintry surfaces. Up to five inches thick and loaded with treads, fat-bike tires allow riders to …

Claremont to Throw New Year’s Eve Party

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Claremont — Claremont’s 250th anniversary celebration will wrap up with a free New Year’s Eve party Wednesday from 6 p.m. to midnight at two locations in the city. At Arrowhead Recreation Area, sports and fitness activities and tubing will be offered from 6-9:45 p.m., followed by fireworks at …

Bonnie L. Cummings

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Bonnie L. Cummings, 65, of 55 Maple Avenue in Claremont died on Wednesday, Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2014, losing her battle with cancer at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Claremont on Dec. 3, 1949, the daughter of Leonard and Shirley …

Raiders on a Roll: Lebanon Takes Down Stevens in Shootout First-Rounder

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Hanover — When the next basketball classification cycle comes around, Lebanon High boys hoop coach Kieth Matte thinks — because of the enrollment situation — his Raiders could drop down from NHIAA Division II to Division III. That …

Orisse Gendron

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Manchester, N.H. — Orisse Gendron, 91, of Manchester, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at Courville at Manchester, after a period of declining health. Orisse was born in Pittsfield, N.H. on April 17, 1923. In her early years, she lived in Pittsfield and Claremont. Later, she resided in Key …

Paul Ralph Pushee

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Paul Ralph Pushee, 70, of Claremont passed away on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, due to complications from open heart surgery. Paul Pushee, son of Olyph and Doris Pushee, loving husband of Inez Pushee, passed away after he suffered organ shutdown due to an aneurism rupturing …

Brenda J. Adolph

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Brenda J. Adolph, 62, a resident of Claremont, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 21, 2014, at her home in Claremont. She was born Dec. 4, 1952, in Hanover, N.H. the daughter of Richard and Edith (Kill) Adolph. She graduated from Fall Mountain High School in …

Brenda J. Adolph

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Brenda J. Adolph, 62, a resident of Claremont, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 21, 2014, at her home in Claremont. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Irene A. Lambert

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Irene A. Lambert, 98, passed away peacefully at her home in Claremont, on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. She had just celebrated her 98th birthday with her family the week previously. Irene Anna Bergeron was born Dec. 14, 1916, in Claremont, the second of three daughters, …

A Life: Marianne Peterson, 1924 — 2014; ‘She Loved to Entertain, Whether It Was in Her Home or On Stage’

Monday, December 22, 2014

Charlestown — For Marianne Peterson, life was to be lived full speed ahead. Whether belting out a show tune in a local variety show, entertaining, cooking one of her signature dishes, selling advertising or organizing and working numerous …

Red Cross Sets Holiday Blood Drives

Sunday, December 21, 2014

The American Red Cross is encouraging donors to keep them in mind, even in the midst of the holiday bustle. Bad weather and the holidays make this one of the most difficult times for the Red Cross to collect the blood it needs to supply hospitals and blood …