Lebanon

Haven food shelf volunteer Megan Culp, of White River Junction, left, guides Mark Glines, of White River Junction, second from right, and his younger siblings Hayley Thurston, 13, second from left, and Brayden Trombley, 8, right, as they shop at the pantry in White River Junction Wednesday, November 26, 2014. The food shelf was fully stocked this week though they are providing food to about 70 families a day on average. 
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Demand Up at Food Pantries

Saturday, November 29, 2014

White River Junction — Two of the Upper Valley’s largest food pantries are reporting some of the highest demand they’ve ever seen, while leaders at several other organizations agree that more families are seeking help. Sara Kobylenski, executive director of the Upper Valley Haven, and Jan Bunnell, founder and director of the Claremont Soup Kitchen, said they’re experiencing off-the-charts numbers …

Twin States Stick Together

Saturday, November 29, 2014

West Lebanon — Dozens of Vermont utility workers drove to central and southern New Hampshire Friday to aid tens of thousands of Granite State residents who remained without power following the Thanksgiving holiday storm. While the Upper Valley was largely spared major outages following Wednesday’s snowstorm, about 90,000 New Hampshire residents remained without …

Area Retailers Are Pleased With Turnout

Saturday, November 29, 2014

West Lebanon — At 12:30 p.m., with the temperature hovering around 27 degrees Fahrenheit, there was not a single parking space available at the Powerhouse Mall: Drivers circled the lot looking for a car to pull out and a slot to open, then gave up and parked across the street in the lot …

Josephine C. Kozak

Friday, November 21, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Josephine C. Kozak, 79, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for calling hours. A graveside service will be held at 12 noon at …

Frederick Goss Cushing, Jr.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Frederick Goss Cushing, Jr., 96, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

H.S. Notebook: Hartford’s Brooks Is Vermont’s Top Scholar-Athlete

Thursday, November 20, 2014

White River Junction — Given his own work rarely intersects with Connor Brooks’ academic pursuits, Hartford High boys soccer coach Kevin Guilbault still finds himself impressed with what he hears about his senior striker. Others have been left …

River Park in West Lebanon Set for Final OK; Development Work To Begin in 2015

Thursday, November 20, 2014

West Lebanon — After more than seven years of planning and review, final approval is imminent for River Park, the 38-acre mixed-use development on Route 10 north of downtown West Lebanon, according to developer David Clem, of Lyme …

Elizabeth Marble

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Ashburnham, Mass. — Elizabeth Marble, 84, passed away peacefully and in the loving care of her family on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, as a result of a stroke. If Elizabeth’s (Liz’s) life was intertwined with yours in any way you knew that she was loving …

Margaret N. Kelly

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Margaret N. Kelly, age 87, died Saturday evening, Nov. 15, 2014, at Sullivan County Health Care, Unity, N.H. Margaret resided in the McConnell Unit, where she received loving care for the past two years from a dedicated and devoted staff. She was born on Feb. …

Miriam Evelyn Good Troisi

Monday, November 17, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Our beloved wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Miriam Evelyn Good Troisi, age 91, of West Lebanon, died peacefully in the early morning of Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, after a brief illness. Miriam is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Nicholas Francis …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 16, 2014

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Valley Regional Offers Free Info Session on Health Insurance O ptions Claremont — Valley Regional Hospital has announced that, beginning in January, it will be included in the following networks through the New Hampshire Health Insurance Marketplace: Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Assurant Health; Harvard Pilgrim Health Care; and …

Engagement: Herman — Campbell

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Lebanon — Stephanie Herman and Ryan Campbell have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ronnie Robinson, of Lebanon. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 2000 and attended Utica College of Syracuse University in Utica, …

Volunteer Spotlight: Game Night at Spark

Sunday, November 16, 2014

A recent casino night at Spark, a community center for people with special needs in Lebanon, featured card and dice games and was organized by Dartmouth College students from the Tucker Foundation’s Spark Club. Students from Chi Heorot …