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Lillian Antmin Abel

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Lillian Antmin Abel, 96, died October 3, 2015 at Wheelock Terrace in Hanover. She was born Aug. 24, 1919, in New York City, daughter of Charles and Rose (Barth Waddell) Antmin. She attended Hunter College on a full academic scholarship. After completing her junior year, she was offered a job at the U.S. Census Bureau in Washington, DC. In Washington, Lily met her future husband, William (Bill) Abel and they were married in New York City in 1942. While Bill was overseas in the army, Lillian went to work for the Homeowners Loan Corporation in New York. Lily and Bill moved in 1948 to Allentown, Pa., where son Richard and daughter Laura …

N.H. Drug Court Program Eyes Future of Medicaid Expansion

Monday, October 12, 2015

North Haverhill — If the New Hampshire Legislature doesn’t reauthorize Medicaid expansion, the ripple effect could be felt by graduates of the Grafton County Drug Court, who spend about two years getting clean, according to supporters of the program. Created in 2007, the drug court offers high risk, non-violent substance abuse offenders an opportunity to enter an 18- to 24-month rehabilitation program in …

Hanover Street Vendors Stake a Claim

Monday, October 12, 2015

Hanover — Whether hot dogs, maple syrup, collegiate gewgaws, handmade ornaments or sterling silver, street wares are carefully regulated in downtown Hanover, and vendors guard their locations closely. None closer than Rod Swain of Simple Elegance Silver, who has proposed that the town, when assigning spots, give first right of refusal to vendors …

People in Business: Sept. 27, 2015

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Hanover residents Richard Couch, co-founder and chairman of the board of Hypertherm, and Barbara Couch, former Hypertherm vice president, will receive Lifetime Achievement awards from the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association at the organization’s 102nd annual dinner and awards celebration on Oct. 28 at the Radisson in …

Pitching River Park: Developer Makes His Case for West Lebanon Life-Sciences Research Center

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Hanover — High-tech entrepreneurs tend to cluster in locations where there is a large supply of highly educated scientists and researchers: Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, Cambridge, Mass., and Silicon Valley in California. Those places have among …

Pamelia P. Tisza

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Pamelia P. Tisza, 92, died on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at Wheelock Terrace. She was the daughter of Faelton and Dorothy (Ferguson) Perkins of Bridgewater, Mass. She was a graduate of Smith College and Yale School of Nursing. She and her husband lived in Hanover …

Refugee Talk Planned in Hanover

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Hanover — When Linda Hartke visited a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan earlier this year, she knew she was witnessing a complicated problem that would require a sophisticated solution. The current refugee and migration crisis in Europe is the tipping point of that same issue, said Hartke, CEO …

Retired Attorney Shines Shoes in Hanover to Benefit Homeless Shelter

Friday, September 25, 2015

Hanover — A few minutes before 1 p.m., Neil Castaldo snagged a customer. The man, who said his name was John, climbed onto Castaldo’s stand and placed his brown leather oxfords on the footrests. “These are nice shoes,” …

Entertainment Highlights: Community Dance Celebrates Club’s 20th Anniversary

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The Upper Valley Dance Club is inviting self-doubters as well as aspiring Fred Astaires and Ginger Rogerses, Gene Kellys and Cyd Charisses to the free community dance with which the club will celebrate its 20th anniversary at the …

A Wise Choice: Hanover Senior Glad She Picked Volleyball

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Hanover — When Zoe McElwain’s family moved to Hanover from Gainesville, Fla., two years ago, the then-sophomore had to choose between her two favorite athletic pursuits — soccer or volleyball — since, unlike in the Sunshine State, both …

Fred Pillsbury Carleton, Jr.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Fred P. Carleton Jr, 84, died peacefully Sunday, Aug. 23. 2015, surrounded by his family at Kendal of Hanover. He was a longtime resident of the Upper Valley with family roots going back to Henry G. Carleton in early 1800s Newport. He was born in …

Marilyn (Lindall) Moore

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Marilyn (Lindall) Moore, 86, was called Home on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. She passed peacefully after a long hard-fought battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, at Hanover Terrace Healthcare in Hanover, N.H. where she had resided for the past five and a half years. She was …

Local Roundup: Five-Goal Second Half Enough for Dartmouth

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s soccer team played much of Sunday’s Burnham Field match with Sacred Heart like a toddler taken to the mall: Junior may be well-behaved most of the day, but the outburst will eventually come. The visiting Pioneers may have had that thought, perhaps, …