Claremont

Frank C. Skrocki

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Frank C. Skrocki, 71, of Lincoln Heights died Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Valley Regional Hospital, with loved ones by his side. Mr. Skrocki was born in Boston, Mass. on Nov. 4, 1943 the son of Raymond and Wanda (Iwonowicz) Skrocki. He was a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic School in Pittsfield, Mass. and spent most of his life farming on his family farm as well as herdsman for Arol Attern. He also worked at Tyler Roofing and Timber Peg. He was a member of the Farmers Association and the Musicians Union. He enjoyed sports, drawing, and playing the accordion, which he started playing at the age of five. In Claremont on …

Hal Johnson

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Hal Johnson, 78, of Claremont, died Jan. 13, 2015 in Sebring, Fla. Visiting hours will be held at Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., with Pastor Donna Gage, officiating. Burial will be held in Mountain View Cemetery with military honors. A …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at Fair Haven on Thursday and in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday against neighboring Hanover. Despite the …

Claremont Collector to Show Civil War Guns

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Increased demand for guns during the Civil War era prompted a period of intensified innovation in the gun industry, with inventors and manufacturers competing to provide the military with a more dependable firearm for soldiers. Not …

Business Notes: April 5, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Runnings will open its doors on Tuesday in the former Lowe’s Home Improvement store, which it bought last year about two years after Lowe’s announced it would close. Runnings is a general merchandise chain store with …

Stevens, Newport Coaches Always Thinking Softball

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Stevens and Newport high schools may be getting new softball coaches, but new certainly does not mean they are new to the game. In the selection of Emily Pegoraro in Claremont and Sam McNeel in the Sunshine Town, …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric …

Decals for Claremont Transfer Station Set

Monday, March 30, 2015

Claremont — The City Council has finalized the decal system that will be implemented in the coming months at the transfer station. On the recommendation of City Manager Guy Santagate, the council agreed not to charge for the decals because it will cost only $200 to print them. …

At the Hospitals: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

VA Police Officers Honored White River Junction — Several employees at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction have received national Veterans Affairs police awards. John Richardson was named 2014 police chief of the year, and …

Birth Announcements: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ADAMS — A daughter, Sara Josephine Adams, born on Feb. 24, 2015, to Amanda Adams and Joey Tebo, of Claremont. BLAKE — A son, Connor Lee Blake, born on March 17, 2015, to Christina Blake, of South Royalton. CHENG — A son, Christopher Cheng, born …

Road, Walk

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Kayleigh Lee, 15, of Claremont, walks her horse, Sunny, back to the barn after Sunny jumped onto a snowbank. Kayleigh has been training Sunny since September. She said she enjoys teaching Sunny how to stay calm on roads …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Burned Apartments Will Be Fixed

Friday, March 27, 2015

Claremont — The owner of the three-story Union Block apartments on Opera House Square where three units were badly damaged in an electrical fire Wednesday evening said he will begin repairs immediately and hopes to have the apartments ready for occupancy in about six weeks. Building owner Gary …