Hanover

Helen H. Bircher

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Helen Margaret (Humphreys) Bircher, 93, passed away at Genesis Transitional Care Unit (Lebanon, N.H.) on Saturday, May 2, 2015, after suffering a stroke in mid-February. She was born on Aug. 8, 1922, in Littleton, N.H. to Henry and Margaret (Valentine) Humphreys. Helen graduated from Hanover High School in June 1940. She worked in secretarial positions and retail sales throughout the Upper Valley area for her entire working career. Then in the later years she worked part-time at the Howe Library (Hanover) until she retired at the end of June 2015, just before her 92nd birthday. She took pride in her independence and maintaining her own residence. Having lived her entire life in …

Hanover Co-op Workers To Meet With Union

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Hanover — After nearly a year of turmoil sparked by the unexplained firing of two longtime employees, a union representative has floated the possibility of unionizing workers at the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society, a matter he plans to visit town to discuss on Thursday. Union organizer Joel Nelson of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 1459 announced the meeting in an …

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 …

John Seelye

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Palatka, Fla. — John Seelye, age 84 of Palatka passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Gainesville, Fla. He was born in Hartford, Conn. Jan. 1, 1931, to Douglas and Maida Seelye. John served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant, during the Korean conflict. He …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

Dartmouth Grad Quits Adam Sandler Film

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Hanover — A 2013 Dartmouth College film and media studies major was among the Native American extras to walk off the set of an Adam Sandler production on Wednesday, citing the film’s offensive character names, costumes and scenes. …

A Solitary Quest

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Hanover — John Graham can count on the fingers of one hand how many American academics have immersed themselves in studying the liturgical chant music of the Georgian Orthodox church. He happens to be one of them. In …

Hanover Brings the Fun in Rout of Lebanon

Friday, April 24, 2015

Lebanon — There were plenty of days — heck, even weeks — in the not-so-distant past when the Hanover High softball team didn’t score double-digit runs. Not so Friday, as the visiting Marauders pounded arch-rival Lebanon, 17-5, at …

Quick Actions by Bystanders Help Save Heart Attack Victim

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Hanover — When Weiping Liu saw a bicyclist collapse on Route 120 near the Lebanon town line last week, he knew what to do. In fact, he had prepared precisely for this sort of situation starting 13 years …

Mixed Views on Proposed Walkable Hanover ‘Gateway’

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Hanover — A proposal to transform Hanover’s western approach along West Wheelock Street into a walkable district for young professionals drew a number of challenges at a public informational session Tuesday night, including questions about whether it was …

Lili Paxson

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Lili Paxson died on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at “Kendal at Hanover” in Hanover where she had lived for the past 10 years. She died peacefully surrounded by the love of her family as she left this world. Lili was born Lydia Edith Schoepperle in …

Hanover Officials Propose Walkable Neighborhood for West Wheelock Street

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hanover — Town leaders are proposing to offer incentives to developers along West Wheelock Street in an effort to convert the corridor from a pass-through district to a walkable neighborhood largely for young professional renters. The plans, if …

Sanders Speaks Out In Hanover

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has remained coy about whether he’ll run for president, but as he spoke about presidential politics in front of a microphone at a house party Saturday afternoon, with camera crews from …