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Walt Cunningham leads a performance of the Dartmouth College Gospel Choir in New York in 2013. A film class at the college has made a short documentary about Cunningham, which will screen this evening in Dartmouth's Loew Auditorium. (Michael Dames photograph)

Doing Justice to the Subject: Dartmouth Film Class Documents a Man of Many Parts

Friday, May 29, 2015

Walt Cunningham, the artistic director of the Dartmouth College Gospel Choir, has the distinction of having been accepted to study as an undergraduate at both Juilliard and West Point, not a combination you see often. He is also the subject of Introducing ... Walt Cunningham , a 30-minute documentary made by Dartmouth College students that premieres this evening at Loew …

Helen C. Chase

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Born Helene Giannina Cosenza on April 13, 1918, in New York City to Dr. and Mrs. Mario Cosenza, Mrs. Chase died at the age of 97 at Kendal at Hanover on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Her father, a noted classics and renaissance scholar, was also Dean of the Faculty at Brooklyn College, the first American of Italian descent to hold …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including her 100th strikeout of the season, while allowing three earned runs to pick up the …

Hanover Girls Lacrosse Spreading Scoring Around

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High girls lacrosse coach Chris Seibel fretted earlier this season that his team was sluggish. The NHIAA Division II Marauders had graduated some significant talent, were installing a new defense and had booked their toughest …

Dartmouth College Students Petition for Professor

Monday, May 11, 2015

Hanover — Nearly 800 students at Dartmouth College have signed a petition that demands the reinstatement of a chemistry lecturer whose teaching and lab supervisory positions are disappearing as her department moves toward employing more tenure-track faculty. The …

Unified Prom Called ‘Amazing’

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Hanover — A unified prom, themed “Under the Sea,” was held last weekend at Hanover High S chool. The prom, supported by the Byrne Foundation, brought together about 40 Hanover and Hartford high school students with and without …

Marjorie Rice Fallows

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Bass River, Mass. — Marjorie Rice Fallows, 89, of Bass River died on May 2nd surrounded by her family. The wife of the late Alden Fallows, she is survived by her two daughters, Becky MacDonald (husband Wilson) and Pam Pendleton (husband Tom) of Holliston, Mass.; her son, Dave …

Engagement: Lyon — Marion

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Hanover — Bonnie Anne Lyon and Pat Marion have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Debra Ann Hall of Vernon, Conn., and Alan Robert Lyon of Stonington, Conn., and graduated from Manchester High School in …

Engagement: Rhodes — Prasuhn

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Lebanon — C. Harker Rhodes III and Andrea Rhodes, of Lebanon, have announced the engagement of their son, C. Harker Rhodes IV, to Geraldine K. Prasuhn. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Marion and Bernd Prasuhn, of Duesseldorf, …

Raiders Roar Back: Down 7-0, Lebanon Rallies for Big Win Over Hanover

Friday, May 8, 2015

Lebanon — It was like Floyd Mayweather-vs.-Manny Pacquiao, with much less hype — and much more back-and forth. In a classic between bitter rivals on a summer-like day at Lebanon High School, the host Raiders batted around in …

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 …

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 …

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 …