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Local Roundup: Pogue Sixth at NHCS Nordic Race

Monday, January 26, 2015

Whitefield, n.h. — There are certain allowances that have to be made when gathering hundreds of cross country skiers in one location, such as what happened on Saturday at the first of two New Hampshire Coaches Series high school races of the winter. For one, Lebanon coach Les Lawrence noted, the competitors don’t line up in a mass start, as might happen in other large event. “That would be a …

Mothers’ Day Atop the Mountain: Hanover’s Blum, Buddy Climb to Honor Moms’ Cancer Battles

Monday, January 19, 2015

Anyone who’s dealt with a serious illness in the family is well aware of the importance of treatment and support. Jackson Blum and Alex Roth were willing to travel to great heights to give back. Bearing the slogan, “For our moms, for yours, for moms around the world,” Blum and Roth recently climbed …

Kearney Second at Worlds

Monday, January 19, 2015

Kreischberg, Austria — Veteran American mogul skiing star Hannah Kearney powered her way to a silver medal Sunday at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships, finishing behind only Canadian rival Justine Dufour-Lapointe in the first of two days of bump-running action. The medal was the Norwich native and Hanover High School graduate’s seventh …

Devey Allen Piper

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Lyme, N.H. — Devey Allen Piper, 74, Passed away in his home in Lyme on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, from a stroke and general health failure. He was born Feb. 9 1940, in Hanover, N.H. He was the son of Walter Joseph and Vivian (Gregory) Piper. Devey attended …

Mammoth Tree in Lyme Avoids Chain Saw for Now

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Lyme — The Selectboard on Monday granted an ancient linden tree a “stay of execution,” as one board member put it, giving experts time to assess the health of the tree and the potential safety risks to students …

Fuel Assistance Program Available For Eligible Granite State Residents

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Lebanon — A local fuel assistance program is accepting applications from income-eligible residents of several area New Hampshire towns. Residents of Canaan, Dorchester, Enfield, Grafton, Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, Orange and Orford, including those who have electric heat or heat included in their rent, are eligible for the program. …

Christina M. Schonenberger

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Glens Falls, N.Y. — Christina M. Schonenberger, 84, of Lyme, N.H. and Glens Falls, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Glens Falls Hospital. She was born March 12, 1930, in Glens Falls, the daughter of the late Charles and Catherine (Stauch) Schonenberger. Chris was a 60 …

Balancing Act: Whatever the Sport, Lebanon Sophomore Finds Success

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lebanon — Two of the coaches who call Lebanon High’s Ryan Milliken their own can describe him with five-letter words like motor and gamer. Here’s another one Milliken hopes to apply at Leverone Field House today: zippy. The …

More Sweep Success: Raiders Continue Mastery Over Marauders

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon High boys and girls basketball teams won’t receive any tangible awards for sweeping arch-rival Hanover on Thursday, yet it was a banner night for the Raiders anyway. Senior Vanessa Fluery sank a buzzer-beating jump …

Dolores W. “Dolly” Campbell

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Orford, N.H. — Dolores W. “Dolly” Campbell of Grimes Hill Road passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at her home following a period of declining health. She was 85. Born on Jan. 24, 1929, in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of William and Dorothy B. …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Boys Basketball Prevails on Final Shot

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Orford — Kolin Huntington nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Rivendell Academy boys basketball team a stunning 55-53 victory over a determined visiting Woodsville team on Monday night. The game-winning shot was set up as …

Local Roundup: Soph’s Career High Puts Bishop Brady Girls Basketball Past Hanover

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke has known Riley Bennett since she was a fifth-grader. On Saturday, O’Rourke and the Marauders got to know her more than they’d like. Bennett, a sophomore, scored a career-best …

The Year in Photos: Capturing 'The Moment' Makes for Strong Image

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Photographers look for moments. Yes, light and composition are important elements in what makes a strong image, but the moments are what makes for a memorable photograph. Even on an assignment, the best moments sometimes slip by, which …