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Lillian Antmin Abel

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Lillian Antmin Abel, 96, died October 3, 2015 at Wheelock Terrace in Hanover. She was born Aug. 24, 1919, in New York City, daughter of Charles and Rose (Barth Waddell) Antmin. She attended Hunter College on a full academic scholarship. After completing her junior year, she was offered a job at the U.S. Census Bureau in Washington, DC. In Washington, Lily met her future husband, William (Bill) Abel and they were married in New York City in 1942. While Bill was overseas in the army, Lillian went to work for the Homeowners Loan Corporation in New York. Lily and Bill moved in 1948 to Allentown, Pa., where son Richard and daughter Laura …

N.H. Drug Court Program Eyes Future of Medicaid Expansion

Monday, October 12, 2015

North Haverhill — If the New Hampshire Legislature doesn’t reauthorize Medicaid expansion, the ripple effect could be felt by graduates of the Grafton County Drug Court, who spend about two years getting clean, according to supporters of the program. Created in 2007, the drug court offers high risk, non-violent substance abuse offenders an opportunity to enter an 18- to 24-month rehabilitation program in …

Hanover Street Vendors Stake a Claim

Monday, October 12, 2015

Hanover — Whether hot dogs, maple syrup, collegiate gewgaws, handmade ornaments or sterling silver, street wares are carefully regulated in downtown Hanover, and vendors guard their locations closely. None closer than Rod Swain of Simple Elegance Silver, who has proposed that the town, when assigning spots, give first right of refusal to vendors …

Where Did the Kids Go? Youth Football Out in Hanover, for Now

Monday, October 12, 2015

For the first time in 20 years, football season is coming and going without youth programs in Hanover. The town’s junior high team drew only four players to preseason practices, and its grades 4-5 and 5-6 grade teams had just nine total at the start. Late recruiting efforts …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 11, 2015

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Grant Will Help Geneticist Study How Behaviors May be Inherited Hanover — Giovanni Bosco, an associate professor of genetics at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The five-year Pioneer Award supports exceptional investigators pursuing bold, highly …

Local and Regional Briefs for Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Lebanon Police Issue Warning For Suspicious Man Driving Van Lebanon — Police have issued a warning of a suspicious adult male who is driving around the Upper Valley in a light blue minivan with New Hampshire plates. According to a news release from the Lebanon Police Department, the …

Joan Howe Buckland

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Joan Howe Buckland; born July 11, 1926, in Newport, Vt.; daughter of Vera and Wayne Howe; 67 year wife and true partner of Forest A. Buckland, who preceded her; and beloved mother of Karl Buckland, Bruce Buckland and Jill Cavalieri; passed away on Monday, Oct. …

Hanover Puts Up a Fight vs. Lebanon

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Hanover — Four weeks ago, Hanover High senior Dom Linehan’s right forearm was crushed under a pile of bodies on the fourth play of a 44-0 football loss to Kearsarge. Crushed might be putting it lightly — what …

EPA Fines Army Corps of Engineers for Violations at CRREL

Friday, October 9, 2015

Hanover — The Environmental Protection Agency has fined the Army Corps of Engineers $85,059 to settle allegations that it failed to protect the public from hazardous chemicals at the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory in Hanover. CRREL has about 14,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia in a closed-loop …

Hanover Golf Adds to an Already-Loaded Trophy Case

Friday, October 9, 2015

Greenland, n.h. — During the balmy summer months, optional “captains practices” at Hanover Country Club routinely draw more than a dozen Hanover High golfers. Maybe that’s why the Marauders continue to play in bunches so well during the …

Dr. Edgar “Ed” L Andreas

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Dr. Edgar L Andreas died on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, surrounded by his family. Ed, an only child, was born on Dec. 6, 1946, in Sterling, Ill., to Frances King Andreas and Eugene P. Andreas. Ed graduated from Sterling Township High School in 1965. He …

William Cain Thornton Sr.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — William Cain Thornton Sr., 66, died at Genesis Lebanon Center, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, following a long illness. He was born in Hanover, N.H., to the late Bertie Cain & Eleanor Marie (Chesley) Thornton. Bill is survived by his wife of 45 years, Judith E. …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Soccer Downs Souhegan

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lebanon — And down go the champs. The Lebanon boys soccer team defended their home field against reigning New Hampshire Division II state champion Souhegan on Tuesday afternoon, beating the Sabers 1-0 in double overtime. The game-winner came …