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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie details his foreign policy towards Iran at the beginning of his stop at Salt Hill Pub Newport, N.H.,  on July 28, 2015 as a part of his town hall tour across New Hampshire for his Presidential primary campaign. Christie gave a speech and answered questions for nearly two hours over the course of his time in Newport. 
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Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper Valley in recent months, Christie kicked off his appearance at Salt hill Pub with a rousing tirade, containing many applause lines, against …

Robert L. Zrike, Sr.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Juno Beach, Fla. — Robert L. Zrike, Sr. (89) of Juno Beach and Grantham, N.H., and former resident of Greenwich, Conn., died on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Born Sept. 13, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of Salim K. Zrike and Valentine Hamad Zrike. He was a graduate of Washington and Lee University, class of …

Robert L. Zrike, Sr.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Juno Beach, Fla. — Robert L. Zrike, Sr. (89) of Juno Beach and Grantham, N.H., and former resident of Greenwich, Conn., died on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Born Sept. 13, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of Salim K. Zrike and Valentine Hamad Zrike. He was a graduate of Washington and Lee University, class of …

Beverly Place

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Beverly Place, 83, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Hanover Terrace health and rehab center. Arrangements are pending with Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon and Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

David Erkson

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Burlington, Vt. — David Erkson, 84 of Burlington died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, surrounded by his family at the University of Vermont Medical Center after a period of declining health. He was born in Unionville, Conn. on Oct. 23, 1930, the son of the late Myron and Sarah …

‘Valley News’ to Publish New Monthly Business Magazine for Upper Valley

Sunday, February 22, 2015

West Lebanon — The Valley News has announced plans to expand its coverage of the Upper Valley business community with the publication of a new monthly magazine. The first issue of Enterprise: The Business Magazine of the Upper Valley, will be published on March 31. The free magazine …

3 From Upper Valley Join Charitable Foundation Boards

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Three local residents have been named to the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s regional advisory boards. James R. Clements, of Grantham, is the CEO of Spaulding Youth Center, an therapeutic treatment center for children with neurological, emotional and behavior challenges in Northfield, N.H. He will serve on the Lakes …

A Super Cause: Area Churches Hold Football Food Drive

Friday, January 30, 2015

Grantham — Football fans in New England and Seattle may not feel like they have a lot in common right now, but Methodist churches in both regions are trying to harness the excitement surrounding Sunday’s Super Bowl to pull in the same direction for a good cause. The …

Joyce McWethy Kostuck

Friday, January 23, 2015

Grantham, n.h. — Joyce McWethy Kostuck passed away at home in Grantham on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at the age of 91. Music is the thread that ran throughout and defined major aspects of Joyce’s life. By high school, she was performing and teaching piano, as well as …

Shirley (Roberts) Watts

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Schenectady, N.Y. — Shirley (Roberts) Watts of Kingsway Manor passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, surrounded by loving family. She was born on Aug. 14, 1919, and lived her entire life in Schenectady and Scotia and was a graduate of Draper High School. Shirley was a …

Wedding: Barrow — Turner

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Enfield — Nicole Lynne Barrow and Matthew Ryan Turner were married on Sept. 20, 2014, in Croydon. The bride’s father walked her down an aisle made of maple logs and mason jars of fall flowers, to the gazebo …

Betty C. Smith

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Betty C. Smith, 79, of Grantham died on Monday, Nov. 24 of lymphoma. Born in Tyringham, Mass. on Oct. 15, 1935, Betty was the daughter of Wilbur and Carrie (McCarthy) Clark. She grew up in the Berkshires and graduated from Lee High School and the …

Andrew Gillette Warner

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Andrew Gillette Warner died at home, Sunday afternoon, Nov. 23, 2014. Andy was born in Rochester, N.Y. on June 11, 1943, second son of Karl and Jane (Moore) Warner. He attended Colgate University, earning a BA in sociology, with a thesis documenting the racial unrest …