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Mike and Betsy Gonnerman of Hanover run in Lebanon, N.H., on April 17, 2014.
Valley News - Jennifer Hauck

A Timeless Passion: Age Means Nothing to These Hanover Marathoners

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Hanover — Mike Gonnerman blames The Washington Post. His wife, Betsy, blames herself. Living and working in the nation’s capital at the time, Mike Gonnerman read an author’s account in the Post of running in the Marine Corps Marathon in 1976. The writer seemed pleased with himself, even though he didn’t complete the 26.2-mile race. “That sounded kind of stupid; …

Dartmouth Raises Pay 1.5%

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Hanover — Non-temporary Dartmouth College staff hired on or before March 1 will receive a 1.5 percent pay raise to their base pay for the coming fiscal year, according to an announcement distributed to employees. “Present financial constraints, and the economy as a whole, have resulted in a lower increase than last year,” said the announcement, signed by Lynn Baker, the college’s interim …

Letter: Step in Right Direction

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Sex Assault: A Better Policy To the Editor: In his letter of April 16 (“Sex Assault and Civil Rights”), Thomas Curphey criticized Dartmouth College’s proposed policy for adjudicating cases of sexual assault. Mr. Curphey appeals to constitutionally guaranteed rights of those who are accused and argues that guilt need be proved “beyond a reasonable doubt.” Up until last month, the federal government mandated …

Letter: Forcing Schools to Compete

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

To the Editor: The Valley News recently featured pieces on Common Core education standards. Barbara Couch (Perspectives, March 30) is optimistic that students’ exposure to the state standards will make them better prepared for the work force. The Valley News editorial (April 2) notes that the Common Core standards …

Hanover Hits Numbers Crunch: Shorthanded Squad Slowed in Opener

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hanover — Backs bent, shoulders drooped and expressions were grim Monday as the Hanover High boys lacrosse team gathered at halftime of its season opener. A squad expected to possibly contend for a state title found itself trailing …

Hanover Fire Leaves Siblings Homeless

Monday, April 14, 2014

Hanover — A Greensboro Road single-story ranch house was destroyed in a fire Sunday afternoon. Firefighters from three area departments, Hanover, Lebanon and Hartford, responded while Norwich and Lyme departments covered the Hanover station. Hanover Police Sgt. Brad …

Meals on Wheels: Tuck School Students Serve Up Food, and Lessons in Business Management

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — Two seniors at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth have rolled out a startup venture that is providing other students with nutritious fare along with a side of basic entrepreneurial principles. After more than a …

Engagement: Monzo — Tsai

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — Paula and Van Tsai, of Etna, have announced the engagement of their son, Michael Tsai, to Jamie Castilla Monzo, of Hanover. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Sandra Monzo, of Oxford, Maine, and the late Michael …

Jo Ann Remington

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Naples, Fla. — Jo Ann Remington passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Ohio while on vacation visiting her daughter with her son to celebrate her granddaughter’s first birthday. She was with her family enjoying their love and togetherness, and was so happy to see her …

Frank Miles

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — A memorial service for Frank Miles, 90, who died Dec. 25, 2013, will be held in the Gathering Room of Kendal at Hanover, 80 Lyme Road, Hanover, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014. …

Louise Frances Sherlock Tighe

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Windemere, Fla. — Louise Frances Sherlock Tighe passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, of natural causes following a short period of declining health. She was born to Raymond and Louise Sherlock in Providence, R.I., on June 28, 1932, the elder of two children. After graduating from …

Cradle & Crayon Teacher Earns New England Award

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — Eric Downing, of Lebanon, received the 2014 MenTeach-New England Emerging Professional Award at the Massachusetts Association for the Education of Young Children conference last month in Westford, Mass. Downing, an assistant preschool teacher at Cradle & …

Letter: Co-op Should Follow Its Own Rules

Saturday, April 12, 2014

To the Editor: The letter (April 9) from Donald Kreis, a former Hanover Co-op board member, greatly misstates my complaints relating to the Co-op board’s treatment of its employees, which according to my understanding are contrary to the Co-op’s Employee Handbook. As a longtime Co-op member, I wrote …