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William Smith of Lebanon Post 22 gets in position to field a Dover ground ball during Tuesday's New Hampshire Junior Legion Baseball tournament game at Gill Stadium in Manchester.

 Gil Talbot photograph

Post 22 Rallies to Stay Alive in Junior Legion Tournament

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Manchester — As he prepared to leave Gill Stadium at 11 p.m. Tuesday, coach John Grainger was flagged down by a fan of his Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team. “Thanks for the heart attack!” shouted the supporter. All Grainger could do was smile and shake his head. The emotions of the previous four hours had left him …

River Valley Community College to Present Award to Hypertherm Exec

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Claremont — For her years of support of efforts to train and employ graduates of River Valley Community College in Claremont, and to generally widen access to job training, the school will confer its Walter R. Peterson Award on Hypertherm’s Barbara Couch. Couch, Hypertherm’s vice president of corporate responsibility, will receive the award on Sept. 19, during the Peterson Award dinner that will …

Lebanon Schools To Buy Property

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon School Board has reached agreement to purchase a nearly two-acre parcel of land neighboring Hanover Street and Lebanon High schools. The Evans Drive parcel is being sold by Ann Therrien, a member of the Hatch family who has owned the former farm for six generations. School Board Chairman Jeff …

Forum, July 29: Change in Norwich; One for the Books in Bradford; Measles Prevention

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Vocal Minority in Norwich To the Editor: I’m compelled to respond to Brian Livingston’s attack on Norwich Town Manager Neil Fulton and the needs of the Norwich municipal workers (“A Pool, Not a Police Station,” July 14). There is ample evidence that the police department’s building is beyond …

William (Bill) Joseph Peck, Jr.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Morristown, Ariz. — William (Bill) Joseph Peck, Jr. formerly of West Lebanon, N.H. died on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the age of 89. He was born in 1925. He was a member of the American Legion Post #22 and a lifetime member of the West Lebanon VFW. …

Long Odds for Hospital Jobs: Hundreds Seek D-H Training Slots

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

West Lebanon — There were no drill sergeants in sight. No Outward Bound wilderness ordeals. No deals to vote anyone off the island. But as 350 job seekers flocked to a West Lebanon hotel Monday, formidable obstacles lay …

Dover Drops Lebanon in Jr. Legion Opener

Monday, July 28, 2014

Manchester — Steve Cerrone is a talented wrestler, but it was he and his Lebanon Post 22 Junior American Legion baseball teammates who were dropped Friday. Facing Dover Post 8 in the opening game of the state tournament …

Post 22 Seniors Fall in Extras

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — Ryan Corderio delivered Mike Wasserman with a 12th-inning sacrifice fly as Dover Post 8 handed Lebanon Post 22 its first loss of the New Hampshire Senior American Legion state tournament on Friday, 2-1, at Holman Stadium. The defeat sends Post 22 (15-5) to a losers’ …

Wayne Lee Armstrong

Monday, July 28, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Wayne Lee Armstrong, 90, of Genesis Eldercare in Lebanon died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Wayne was born in Norwich, Vt. on Dec. 11, 1923, to George M, and Wilma (Greenwood) Armstrong. Wayne attended school in Norwich and Hanover High School. On March 22, 1943, in …

Route 4 Bridge Work Pushed Back

Monday, July 28, 2014

West Lebanon — Reconstruction of a portion of Route 4 in West Lebanon has been postponed several weeks due to “unforeseen circumstances,” according to a statement from the state’s Department of Transportation. Utility work planned for the portion of Route 4, also known as Bridge Street, between the …

Madeline M. LaHaye

Monday, July 28, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Madeline M. LaHaye, 87, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in the comfort of her home while surrounded by her family. She was born on March 18, 1927, to the late Emmit & Madeline (Sturtevant) Smith. Madeline attended school in Plainfield and graduated from Lebanon …

A Life: Margaret ‘Peggy’ Poffenberger, 1922-2014; ‘Sought Peace, Worked For Peace’

Monday, July 28, 2014

Brookfield, Vt. — “Some things — soul-searching things — cannot be planned,” Margaret “Peggy” Poffenberger once wrote in a poem. “Living and dying, the daily and the extraordinary; To fly, purposefully, God-like, honking with wild geese, across the …

Rotary Club of Lebanon Member Tapped to Lead Regional District

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Lebanon — A longtime member of the Rotary Club of Lebanon was recently named governor of Rotary District 7850. The club has also named a new president and honored several of its members. Bruce Pacht, of Lebanon, will …