Hanover

Hanover High football coach Mike Ivanoski leads his team onto Merriman-Branch Field before a 2010 contest. The Marauders began practice for the 2013 campaign last week.
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20 and Out: Hanover Coach Ends Memorable Two-Decade Career

Monday, December 22, 2014

Hanover — Longtime Hanover High School athletic director Mike Jackson believes the ultimate compliment for football coach Mike Ivanoski comes from the number of former Marauders who keep in touch long after their playing days are done. Beginning next year, however, those reunions will have to occur beyond the confines of Merriman-Branch Field. Ivanoski, 47, wrapped up a 20-year run …

Lebanon Cruises to Doubleheader Sweep of Hanover

Friday, December 19, 2014

Hanover — Given the various options for a ballhandling guard during a three-on-one break, Lebanon High sophomore K.J. Matte chose the one on Friday night that might come to define what this year’s Raiders are all about. He whipped a behind-the-back pass to a wide-open Greg Roberge, who calmly buried a 3-pointer in …

Ilene Susan Dresner

Friday, December 19, 2014

Newtown, Conn. — Ilene Susan Dresner, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at her Newtown home, after a six-month battle with cancer. The daughter of the late I. Stanley Massarsky and Sylvia Massarsky (Katz) , Ilene was born in Passaic, N.J. on April 20, 1947, and was raised in Clifton, N.J. with her younger brother Sam who passed away in 2008. …

Hanover Boys Hockey Turns the Page

Thursday, December 18, 2014

West Lebanon — They heard their names. They saw their history. Now it’s time to write a story of their own. The Hanover High boys hockey team, along with the Marauders’ female counterparts, received a significant honor in …

Dartmouth Center to Fold Into Institute for Health Policy

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, begun four years ago with much fanfare and a $35 million bankroll, will be merged into a larger and better-established affiliate of the college’s medical school, college officials have confirmed. The move could erase from the organizational chart …

Memories on Paper: Middle School Students, Kendal Residents Share Journals

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

What happens when a group of seventh-graders born into the age of Twitter, Instagram and texting become pen pals with women and men born into the age of the Smith-Corona typewriter, the public pay phone and the 78 …

Mark Yale Slomiak

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Mark Yale Slomiak of Hanover died on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, following a lengthy illness. Mark was born on Nov. 1, 1957, at Hollywood Hospital in Los Angeles, Calif., the son of Harriet and Louis Slomiak. After graduation from Grant High School, Mark received his …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its …

Katherine Naeff Fox

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Kathy died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. She was born in 1935 in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., the daughter of parents who had immigrated to the United States from Switzerland. Swiss-German was her first language; she learned English as she started school. During her high school years …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Krass Third at Dew Tour Slopestyle

Monday, December 15, 2014

Breckenridge, Colo. — She keeps sounding like she’s surprised. The recent record, however, says that nothing Hanover’s Julia Krass has accomplished on snow lately should be shocking at all. The 17-year-old made the podium in her first freeskiing start of the season on Saturday, claiming third place in …

Three Members Elected to Hanover Conservancy Board

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Hanover — The Hanover Conservancy has elected Ann Malenka, Jay Pierson and Mary Sloat, all of Hanover, to its 13-member board of directors. Malenka, director of administration and special projects in advancement administration at Dartmouth, has “deep experience in alumni relations, fundraising and special events planning,” the conservancy …

Local Projects Receive Heritage Grants

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Conservation and preservation projects in Cornish, Sunapee and Haverhill are among 36 throughout New Hampshire that will receive grants from the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program this year. The program provides matching grants to protect and preserve …

Norwich Artisanal Chocolatier My Brigadeiro Opens Storefront in Hanover

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Hanover — My Brigadeiro, the Norwich-base gourmet chocolatier that has won a national following while operating out of owner Ana Paula Alexandrescu’s home for the past two years will be opening its first store in Hanover five days before Christmas. The store, in the spot formerly occupied by …