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Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by throwing strikes, catching the ball on defense and putting the ball in play on offense. Like all successful baseball teams, it all begins with pitching, and the Yellowjackets’ Ethan Hill, even though he gave up six …

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to Ring

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor — Having gone seven months since his last fight, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert is highly anticipating tonight’s scheduled bout against Rhode Island’s Eddie Soto. That the 29-year-old welterweight will be able to do so in his home ring will only make it more enjoyable. Gilbert-vs.-Soto is the main in event in a …

Robert W. Morancy, Sr.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Robert W. Morancy, Sr., 86, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in White River Junction, Vt. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction. A full obituary will follow at a later date. …

Windsor Basketball Makes Big Comeback

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Windsor — Stevens High boys basketball coach Scott MacNamee has never liked having his team play in the Windsor gym. “We never do well over here,” he said. Well, he probably likes it a lot less after what happened Wednesday night as Windsor, down by 20 points in …

William H. “Whitey” Rowell

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — William H. “Whitey” Rowell, 80, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Monday afternoon, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when …

Barbara S. Pettengill

Friday, January 10, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Barbara S. Pettengill, 93, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at her home in South Royalton. She was born on Oct. 18, 1920, in Sharon, Vt., the daughter of Clifton and Lucy (Preston) Brown. Barbara grew up on her family’s dairy farm and attended school …

Cosmos Edge Windsor Boys

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — Chris Ficklin, who vomited three times during the second half, threw up the biggest shot of the night when his 3-pointer from the corner with 15 seconds left was the difference in a 39-37 Springfield win over Windsor in a Marble Valley League boys basketball …

Letter: Applaud the Boycott of Israel

Saturday, January 4, 2014

To the Editor: In her “Boycott of Israel Defies Logic, Morality,” Frida Ghitis fails to identify just what the American Scholars Association (ASA) “boycott of Israeli universities” means. In “Hanlon: Israeli Academics Boycott Wrong,” Valley News reporter Jon Wolper does the same. To me this is basic information …

Post Offices Likely to Cut Hours

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Thetford — In a continuing effort to cut costs, the U.S. Postal Service has proposed scaling back weekday counter service hours at 15 Upper Valley post offices, mostly in Vermont. That’s on top of 17 other post office …

Rollin’ Rollin’ Rollin’: UVLG Closure Scatters Teams

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Watching in anticipation as the ball rotates down the lane, the moment between a bowler’s release at the foul line and contact with the pins can seem like an eternity. Now, just getting to that point has become a much longer journey for Upper Valley high school teams. …

Easy Baskets Give Yellowjackets an Easy Win

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Windsor — Bellows Falls boys basketball coach Evan Chadwick feels if his team is to become a postseason contender, it will have to play solid man-to-man defense. Windsor proved Friday night that the Terriers still have some work to do as the Yellowjackets found the passing lanes open …

Letter: Onstage Risks and Rewards

Thursday, December 26, 2013

To the Editor: The Valley News recently reported on the North Country Community Theater’s production of Rent, appreciating the risk NCCT took in moving away from family shows and tackling more adult themes (“A Shift Away From Family-Friendly Fare,” Dec. 5.) I also applaud NCCT’s decision. Without risk, …

Peter David Hottenstein

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Sharon, Vt. — Peter David Hottenstein, 80, died on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at the Mertens House in Woodstock, Vt. Peter was born on June 24, 1933 in Springfield, Pa., the son of Edward Schroyer and Marie Louise (Cox) Hottenstein. Peter graduated from Springfield (Pa.) High School in …