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Hanover's Sam Strohbehn.
Photo courtesy Hanover High

Hanover Soccer Opens With Last-Minute Win

Friday, August 29, 2014

Hanover — After losing more than three-fourths of its total scoring production from last year’s undefeated state championship squad, one of the biggest questions facing the Hanover High boys soccer team this season is where its goals are going to come from. With six seconds remaining in Friday’s season opener against Bishop Guertin, at least one answer finally came for the Marauders. Sophomore striker Sam Strohbehn —the younger brother of 2013 Hanover graduate and former Marauders leading scorer Ian Strohbehn — uncorked a left-footed beauty from the left side in the final seconds, beating Cardinals goalie Ryan Schweizer for a 1-0 Hanover win in the …

A Loyal Soldier’s Campaign Journal

Friday, August 29, 2014

November’s Gladiators , by Terry Baxter; Langdon Street Press, 274 pages, $27.95 The vast piles of books generated by political campaigns tend to be about the decisions of strategy and tactics that led to victory. All those books are one of the many reasons to stay clear of reporting on politics. Having read …

Hugh Blanchard O’Donnell, Jr.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lyme, N.H. — Hugh Blanchard O’Donnell, Jr., 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in White River Jct., Vt. after a battle with cancer. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …

N.H. Football Title Games Get New Home

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Concord — First-year NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins will have three big reasons to return to Cowell Stadium this fall. The former University of New Hampshire nose guard and defensive tackle will be back at his alma mater on Nov. 22, overseeing the state’s first “championship day” — …

Wedding: Parker — Carroll

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Lyme — Charlotte Ames Parker and Nathan Carroll were married on May 31, 2014, in Lyme. The bride is the daughter of Virginia Louise Beggs and Douglas Gest, of Meriden, and Henry Worth Parker and Mary-Margaret Andrews, of …

Frowns Upside Down: Marauders Brimming With Optimism

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Hanover — The photograph that accompanied a Sept. 19, 2013 story in the Valley News about Hanover High football pretty much encapsulated the Marauders’ 1-8 season. The image showed longtime coach Mike Ivanoski with hands on hips, staring …

Hanover-Norwich 2014-15 Bus Routes

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Going Green: Hanover’s Soccer Trip to Ireland Becomes an Education

Monday, August 18, 2014

On the first day, Rob Grabill nearly freaked out. In normal circumstances, the drive from Shannon Airport in Ireland’s County Clare to the west coast city of Galway takes a little over an hour. When Grabill, Hanover High’s …

Lebanon High Athletes Go on Roundball Road Trip

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Lebanon — K.J. Matte and Austin Whaley will head back to Lebanon High School in a few weeks. Perhaps a teacher will assign them a what-I-did-for-summer essay. And both could use four words to sum up their collective …

Letitia “Tish” Oden Smith

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Lyme, N.H. — Tish Smith, 75, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Tish was born and raised in Birmingham, Ala., but Lyme has been her beloved home for over 30 years. A 1957 graduate of Woodlawn H.S., and 1961 graduate of Auburn University, Tish …

Engagement: Hewitt — Coleman

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Lyme — Julie Chandler Hewitt and Andrew James Coleman have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Susan Chandler Hewitt, of Lyme, and the late Alan Dole Hewitt. She graduated from Hartford High School in 2007 …

Forum, Aug. 1: Columnist Fatigue; Co-op Principles; Shop Locally, but Be Earth-Friendly

Friday, August 1, 2014

A Case of Columnist Fatigue To the Editor: Experiencing Co-op fatigue? No, I’m experiencing a severe case of Kenyon fatigue. In his latest screed (“Bunker Mentality,” July 27), he dismisses the letters and testimony of employees who claim to be happy with their jobs and well-treated as being …

Peter Gustav Dayton

Friday, August 1, 2014

Lyme, N.H. — Peter Gustav Dayton, 88, peacefully passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at Linda Manor in Northampton. Peter Dayton was born in Szigishoara, Roumania in 1926, one year before his brother, Henry, who predeceased him last September. He was raised mostly in Czechoslovakia, barely escaping Hitler …