Lebanon

Ernest “Ernie” J. Manville

Friday, September 4, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ernest “Ernie” J. Manville, 74, a lifelong area resident died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson, Mo. He was born June 13, 1941, in Hanover, N.H. to the late Paul & Virginia (Rancourt) Manville. Ernie graduated from Lebanon High School, class of 1960 and had worked for both Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in the maintenance dept., retiring in 2001 after 39 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed bowling and was a member of three different leagues, cooking, playing cards especially Cribbage and 31. He is survived by his sister, Marilyn Bassett of Vienna, Mo.; a brother-in-law, Gary Dunn of Lebanon; a sister-in-law, Becky Manville; …

City Shoetorium to Close

Friday, September 4, 2015

Lebanon — The face of Lebanon’s downtown is poised to see another change as the Shoetorium prepares to close its doors after 45 years on the pedestrian mall. The news of the store’s planned closure, announced in advertisements and in a banner hanging in the store’s window, comes during a time of change …

Lebanon Used Bookstore to Shut Its Doors This Fall

Friday, September 4, 2015

West Lebanon — Though Encore Books survived Tropical Storm Irene, it no longer can compete with online retailers and will close its doors at the end of the month. For more than 20 years, Encore Books, located in the Staples Plaza on Route 12A, provided Upper Valley readers with used and discounted books. “There’s just a lack of revenue,” said Todd Foy, of …

Daisy Elizabeth Sunn

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Daisy Elizabeth Sunn, 82, passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. The daughter to the late Henry and Florance (Lake) Guthrie. On Sept. 29, 1955, Daisy married her husband George N. Sunn Jr. This September will be their 60th …

Candidate Kasich Talks ‘Republican Vehicle’ in Lebanon

Thursday, September 3, 2015

West Lebanon — Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, pitched his blue-collar background and record as a chief executive to voters Wednesday night at the Kilton Public Library. Speaking to a packed room …

Ernest “Ernie” J. Manville

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ernest “Ernie” J. Manville, 74, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Missouri. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Bounce-Back Time: Lebanon Football Looks to Regain Lost Momentum

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Lebanon — Early excitement and late disappointment marked the Lebanon High football team’s 2014 season. The resurgent Raiders and their fans hope that this year’s jubilation will extend into November. “We peaked about week three last year and …

Daisy Elizabeth Sunn

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Daisy Elizabeth Sunn, 82, passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Local Roundup: Hanover, Concord Boys Soccer Deadlock

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord — Hanover’s Griffin Johnson was inches away from ending the game in double overtime, but the crossbar answered his header in the box in what proved to be the best last chance of the Marauders’ 2-2 double-overtime boys soccer draw with Concord on Tuesday. Hanover senior captain …

Marauders Living Up to Their Golfing Reputation

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Hanover — Last fall, the Hanover High golf team secured its third NHIAA Division II championship in four years thanks in large part to superior depth. Despite several graduation losses, the Marauders could be even deeper this year. …

Lebanon’s Rogers House Seeks Grants for Renovations

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lebanon — If two pending grant applications are approved, Rogers House, a century-old Lebanon senior housing complex facing Colburn Park, may get a sprucing up inside and out. One grant, if approved, would go to support energy improvements …

John F. Joline IV

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — John F. Joline IV passed away June 3, 2015. Celebration of Life: “A Life Well Loved and Well Lived” at 4 p.m. on Sept. 12, 2015. at the AVA Gallery & Art Center at 11 Bank St. in Lebanon. …

Local Roundup: Bronze for Cox At World Juniors

Monday, August 31, 2015

Singapore — Hannah Cox is coming home with a FINA World Junior Swimming Championships medal. The 17-year-old member of the Upper Valley Aquatic Club swim team closed junior worlds on Sunday by winning a bronze medal in her women’s 200-meter freestyle specialty. After two near-miss podium efforts earlier …