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Edward J. O’Rourke, Jr.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Wolfeboro, N.H. — Edward J. O’Rourke, Jr., of Wolfeboro died Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at the age of 89. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Aug. 8, 1925, to Edward J. and Charlotte Crosby O’Rourke. He graduated from Mamaroneck High School and attended Dartmouth College in the class of 1947. He served as an ensign in the United States Navy in World War II and as a lieutenant during the Korean War. Mr. O’Rourke began his investment banking career with Goldman Sachs in New York City and, subsequently, was a senior vice president and director of the Wall Street firm Blyth & Co. He served on the Board of Governors of the American Stock …

Jacqueline Winship Kimball

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Tucson, Ariz. — Jacqueline Winship Kimball, 90, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Tucson, with two daughters and a granddaughter at her side. She was born in Clearwater, Fla. to Ruth and Roger Winship. She never stopped feeling grateful for their perfect parenting and adored her sister and brother. In 1947 she married her lifetime love, Robert Kimball, shared …

A Life: David Orr, 1934-2015; ‘He Was Never Anything But Calm Under Fire’

Monday, July 6, 2015

Hanover — The renovation of the west stands at Dartmouth College’s Memorial Field is nearing completion and in recent weeks the press box has begun to take shape. When the Big Green’s football season kicks off in September, the new structure will have all the modern bells and whistles. Sadly, its inhabitants won’t …

Goalie Backstops Windham Past Hanover for D-II Lacrosse Title

Friday, June 12, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — Can we be honest for a minute here? In a world of whale autopsy technicians, porta-potty cleaners and sewer inspectors, the job of lacrosse goaltender has to rank right up there. Think about it. You …

Entertainment Highlights: Time and Movement — Corinth Resident Raises Money to Make a Dance Film

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Mina Lawton describes the choreography for her second short film as “a reflection upon the relationship between time and identity, with … three dancers portraying the past, present and future of one person.” Right now, the clock is …

Isabel Cooper Riley

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Isabel Cooper Riley died peacefully on Sunday, May 24, 2015, having enjoyed a life filled with grace and panache. Born in Montreal, she graduated from Trafalgar School for Girls and attended McGill University. She began to ski at age three and was proud to ski …

West Lebanon Man Honored for Community Service

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Hanover — Lt. Col. Nicholas Collins, of West Lebanon, was honored with a ceremony last month at the Richard W. Black Center. Byron Young, who led the organizing efforts, said the idea was to recognize Collins, who retired …

At the Hospitals: June 7, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Alice Peck Day Names RN of the Year Lebanon — Pat Ferraro, a registered nurse in Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital’s Medical Surgical Unit, was named 2015 RN of the year in celebration of National Nurses Week, held …

Hop Audience Engagement Director Tapped for Arts Leadership Program

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Hanover — The audience engagement director at Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College has been selected to take part in a national arts leadership program. Joe Clifford will represent the New England region in the Association …

On to the Final: Hanover Outlasts Portsmouth in Lacrosse Semis

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — Playing its way to the New Hampshire Division II championship game is sweet for the Hanover High girls lacrosse team, but beating Portsmouth to get there makes it just a bit richer. The Marauders came out flying and torched the Clippers’ defense in a 20-15 …

Yvonne Franz Herz

Friday, June 5, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Yvonne Franz Herz passed peacefully into eternity at noon on Friday, June 5, 2015, from the Kendal Health Center in Hanover. Formerly of Rowayton and Darien, Conn., St. Barthelemy, French West Indies and Norwich, Vt. Born to Elmer and Ester Franz in Cincinnati, Ohio on …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Softball All Business in Tourney Opener

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Sunapee — Opening games for top-ranked teams in state tournaments should be about taking care of business. That would make the Sunapee High girls softball squad a bunch of serious businesswomen. The top-ranked Lakers wasted no time dispatching No. 16 Hinsdale in Wednesday’s NHIAA Division IV opener. Rachel …

Storybook Ending at Risk in Hanover

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Hanover — After 15 years on Lebanon Street, Pig and Wolf, the anthropomorphic statues that schoolteacher Bill Hammond brought to life in 2001, may soon have to find a new home. Hammond is advertising his 53 Lebanon St. …